Millar’s System of Natural History of 1785


Millar, George William: New, Complete. And Universal Body, or System of Natural History; Being a Grand, Accurate, and Extensive Display of Animated Nature…. Alex. Hogg [London] 1785 1st edition folio.

Frontispiece and 50 other full page plates of engraved illustration [complete as Binder’s Instructions on page 618. 618pp. Contemporary quarter green leather gilt with marbled paper covered boards, Binding rubbed and worn with upper board nearly detached but internally very good. An interesting example of this magisterial work which would have been an essential work for a gentleman’s library. Armorial bookplate of Sir Richard Brooke, Bart to front pastedown with a later bookplate of John R Phillips. Closed tear across one page of text [p 545[.     jun21/1

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