BINGLEY, WILLIAM Animal Biography; or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners, and Economy, of the Animal Creation, Arranged According to the System of Linnaeus. London: Richard Phillips, 1805.
3 vols. 8vo, bound in polished half calf over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines, t.e.g. Frances Evelyn "Daisy" (of the famous music hall song "Daisy Daisy" by Harry Dacre), Countess of Warwick, bookplate. Third edition, with fold-out frontispiece plate of lioness and cubs to vol. 1. Minor wear to boards; light intermittent foxing; darkening to some leaves.
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
BINGLEY, W. Animal Biography; or, Authentic Anecdotes of the ... Animal Creation. London, 1805. 3 vols. Third ed.