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Hardwicke's Science-Gossip. Vol. 1-28 / Science-Gossip New Series Vol. 1-8

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  • Catalogue No : 33911
  • Published : 1865-1902
  • Cover : Hardback

Description:

Science-Gossip was a monthly popular-science periodical. 1st Series (1865-1893), was published by Hardwicke, and titled Hardwicke's Science-Gossip: an illustrated medium of interchange and gossip for students and lovers of nature'. The first editor was the mycologist Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1825-1914). In 1893 John T. Carrington became proprietor of 'Science-Gossip,' which he edited until 1902. The New (2nd) Series (1894-1902) published under Carrington's ownership was titled 'Science-Gossip; an illustrated monthly record of nature and country-lore'. The journal provides a fascinating insight to the exchange of natural history observations and queries between amateur and professional naturalists of the period, richly illustrated with fine text figures.

Condition

A rare almost complete set, comprising 36 (of 37) vols, missing only the final volume from the 1st Series, vol. 29 (1893). 1st series bound in orig. dec. cloth, except for two vols, one rebound in half-leather, the other in cloth; 2nd series bound in mixed cont. cloth, gt titles to spines. One vol is ex-lib. with usual stamps and markings. Vg.

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