PENNANT, Thomas (1726-1798). British Zoology. Warrington: William Eyres for Benjamin White, 1776-1777.
4 volumes (203 x 130 mm). Engraved titles, letterpress titles to vols.I-III only as usual, 280 engraved plates (several folding). (Scant spotting.) Modern quarter leather, marbled boards. Fourth edition. Welsh naturalist Thomas Pennant first published British Zoology, based on works by naturalists in other European countries, in 1761. It was immensely popular, and was issued in 1766 and 1767 in quarto format.
Estimate $ 300-500