Life of a Scotch Naturalist. Thomas Edward, Associate of the Linnean Society.
by [EDWARD, Thomas (1814-1886)]; SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904).
London:: John Murray, 1879., 1879. 8vo. xix, , 448 pp. Frontis. port., plates by George Reid, figs., ads. Original blind- and gilt-stamped maroon cloth; upper corner bumped. Bookplate of John Burton Craig, Edinburgh 1879. Very good. Sixth edition. Edward was not particularly important in terms of direct impact on research or conservation. He was not trained as a naturalist—in fact he was a shoemaker—however his love of nature eventually led to him spending all his time collecting specimens of Scottish Fauna, discovering numerous new species.
(Inventory #: RW1387)
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