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Studies of nature (Volume 1).

  • Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de, 1737-1814.
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Etudes de la nature. English


Worcester [Mass.] : Printed for J. Nancrede, Marlborough Street, Boston, 1797.

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illustrations, maps (engravings) ; 21 cm (8vo)


First American edition.


Dedication of American edition to George Washington signed: Joseph Nancrede. Boston, February, 1797
Edition statement transposed; precedes "In three volumes." on title page
"Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts, by Thomas, Son & Thomas."-- colophon to vols. 1 and 2; "Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts, at the press of I. Thomas, by L. Worcester."-- colophon to v. 3
Vol. 1: [2], iii, [2], iv-lxiii, [1], 395, [1] p., II leaves of plates (1 folded); vol. 2: x, [1], 12-496 p., III-V folded leaves of plates; vol. 3: 392, 385-488 p
Plates engraved by Samuel Hill and William Rollinson
Signatures: v. 1: A⁶ B-H⁴; ²B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3B⁴ 3C² (²3C2 verso blank); v. 2: [A]⁴ B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3O⁴; v. 3: [A]⁴ B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3O⁴. Cf. ESTC
NLM copy has an unsigned gathering of 4-leaves bound after ²3C2 in vol. 1: a list of subscribers and bookseller's advertisements.
NLM copy incomplete: lacking vol. 2.


Paul and Virginia --v. 3, pp. [205]-331 -- Arcadia --v. 3, pp. [333]-488

References note

Evans 32796
Blake, J. NLM 18th cent., p. 398
ESTC (RLIN) W29495



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