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The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson on sale for €995.00
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The Natural History of Ireland

William Thompson

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The Natural History of Ireland. In four volumes. (1) Birds, Comprising the Orders Raptories & Insessions. Pages xx, 434. London: Reeve, 1849. (2) Birds, Comprising the Orders Rasores & Grallatories. Pages xi, 350. (1850). (3) Birds, Comprising the Order Natatores. Pages vii, 491. (1851). (4) Mammalia, Reptiles, and Fishes. Also Invertebrata. Pages xxxii, 516. (1856). Each with a separate index, frontis. portrait of the author to volume (1). Uniformly bound in original light green cloth, decorated in blind, gilt titles to spines. Light wear to head & tail of spines, corners bumped. The definetive early work on Irish natural history. Thompson, born in Belfast, retired from the linen business and devoted himself to the nature study. He published extensively in scientific journals and published this great work from 1849-56. The final volume being published after his death.

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