COUNTRY RAMBLES IN ENGLAND Or Journal of a Naturalist; With Notes and Additions, By The Author of "Rural Hours."
Buffalo: Phinney & Co. 1853. First American edition with Susan Fenimore Cooper's introduction and appendix. BAL 3963. With bright and charming American chromolithographed frontispiece and decorative title. The naturalist John Knapp's writing on the landscape, wild flowers, ancient trees, vegetation and birds of the southern counties of England is presented to American readers here by Cooper with a detailed appendix noting similarities or differences in the American landscape. 8vo (19 x 12 cm); chromolithographed frontispiece + chromolithographed decorative title + 336 + (1) pp. with 5 text engravings + 2 engraved plates.
Original blind and gilt -stamped cloth, lettering and landscape vignette on upper cover, decoratively gilt title on spine faded; scattered light foxing to text, but a well preserved copy.
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