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Country Rambles in England; or Journal of a Naturalist; With Notes and Additions by The Author of "Rural Hours"

KNAPP, John Leonard

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Originally published in 1829 under the title: The Journal of a Naturalist. Author rambles through the Severn River countryside, discovering Roman encampments, geological deposits, wild plants, beautiful oak trees, carpenter bees, Dogsbane, fungi, marten cats, hedge sparrows, a ghost moth, and fairy rings, among other local wonders. Bal 3963.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Phinney & Co.
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1853
  • Place Published: Buffalo
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    336 p. 20 cm. Colour frontispiece and engraved colour title page. 2 b&w plates + 5 wood engravings. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt design on cover and blank impressing. Spine faded with chipped ends. Owner's inscription on front free endpaper to Edward Acheson from his friend and pastor Chas. E. Stafford, 1874. Foxing. Front free endpaper missing and back free endpaper partly torn out. Introduction and notes by Susan Fennimore Cooper.