PENNANT, Thomas. British Zoology, London: Benjamin White, 1768, volumes I - II only bound in one, 8°, PRESENTATION COPY, second edition, 18 engraved plates (a few light spots), contemporary half calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. [Nissen IVB 710] With 7 other works on ornithology in 13 volumes. (14)
The named work is inscribed by C. J. de Murr: "Donum Dni Auctoris", verso inscribed: "Donum Dñi Thomae Pennant, Armigeri; d. 26 Jun. 1769"; further 6-line inscription in Latin by de Murr, dated 18 November 1782; several annotations and corrections in de Murr's hand; library stamp to verso of title.