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Antique Leather Bound Book "Science From An Easy Chair" by Sir Ray Lankester, 1920

Antique Leather Bound Book "Science From An Easy Chair" by Sir Ray Lankester, 1920

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London, Meuthen & Co. Ltd. 1922. Leather. Fifteenth edition. Handsomely bound in a full calf binding, with gilt detailing to the spine, with a crest to the front board and marbled page ends and bottom. With the bookplate of Huntington Grammar School ( Great Britain), that reads Chemistry Prize Christmas 1928

Fabulous near mint condition! 7.5" by 5". 423 pages with light foxing throughout.

A handsomely bound work of general scientific interest from the early twentieth century. This work features a collection of papers which were featured in the Daily Telegraph between the years 1908 and 1909. The topic covered in this volumes includes: Darwin's theory; Fresh-Water Jelly-Fishes; Sleep; The Universal Structure of Living Things; Tadpoles and Frogs; About Cholera; Clothes Moths, Stars and more. Illustrated with 2 plates and 87 illustrations throughout. In addition, there is a folding table towards the rear of the volume, being a a table showing the Geologic History of Man in Western Europe.

Externally smart. Slight fading to the spine, as to be expected with this colour leather, with minor shelf wear to the extremities.
Internally firmly bound.

Stored in archival cover in a non smoking, cat free home, this has no lingering odors.

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