The Journal of a Naturalist. John Leonard KNAPP.
The Journal of a Naturalist
The Journal of a Naturalist

The Journal of a Naturalist

Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. First American Edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Quarter morocco leather over marbled boards. 5-panel hubbed spine with gilt lettering and decorations. Marbled endpapers. 2 full-page plates and 5 wood engravings. [3], viii, 286 pp.
Scuffing to boards. Light foxing throughout. Previous owner's signature on title page. Tight and clean, an excellent copy.
This is a first American edition of English naturalist John Leonard Knapp's (1767-1845) best known work, originally published anonymously. Bright botanical illustrations are particularly noteworthy. Very good. Item #2744

Price: $250.00