[PENNANT, Thomas (1726-98)]. Indian Zoology. Second Edition, London: Henry Hughs for Robert Faulder, 1790 [but 1791]. 4° (242 x 192mm). Hand-coloured vignette on title, 16 hand-coloured plates. (Some offsetting.) Contemporary speckled calf (rebacked and recornered). Anker 395 (first edition of 1769); Nissen IVB 714; Sitwell Fine Bird Books p.131; Zimmer p.499.
With 23 other books of related interest including John Bigland's A Natural History of Animals (Philadelphia, 1828, hand-coloured plates) and A Natural History of Birds, Fishes, Reptiles and Insects (Philadelphia, 1828), William Walton's A Memoir... on the Naturalization of the Alpaca (London, 1841, PRESENTATION COPY), James Aspinall Turner's Remarks on the Linnaean Orders of Insects (London, 1828), The Cabinet of Natural History, American Rural Sports (Philadelphia, 1830, vol. II only, 16 plates only, some hand-coloured), John Blackwall's Researches in Zoology, illustrative of the Manners and Economy of Animals (London, 1834, PRESENTATION COPY) and John Edwards Holbrook's North American Herpetology; or, a Description of the Reptiles inhabiting the United States (Philadelphia, 1836, vol. one only, 23 hand-coloured plates), (24)