Animal and vegetable physiology considered with reference to natural theology
by Roget, Peter Mark
London: William Pickering, 1834. 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xxxvii, , 593, ; vii, , 661, ; 463 wood-engraved illustrations in the text throughout; publisher's full blue cloth, printed paper labels on spines; 2 old rubberstamps on title pages, one label slightly chipped (no loss of text); very good. An 8-page Pickering catalogue is inserted inside the front cover of volume I. Issued as Treatise V in the Bridgewater Treatises, a series paid by the bequest of The Right Honourable and Reverend Francis Henry, Earl of Bridgewater to the Royal Society for the creation of 1000 copies of a work "on the power, wisdom, and goodness of God, as manifest in the creation; illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments - as for instance the variety and formation of God's creatures in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments…"
(Inventory #: 48982)
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.