Sir William Jardine; A Life in Natural History. Christine E. JACKSON, Peter DAVIS.

Sir William Jardine; A Life in Natural History

London and New York: Leicester University Press, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [i-vi], vii-xii, 1-244 : 32 illustrations including frontispiece portrait of Sir William Jardine (1800-74) by T. H. Maguuire, 1849 : Pale green paper boards with illustration of Jardine, lettering in black and white : White spine with lettering in green and black. As new. Item #1809

"Sir William Jardine (1800-74) of Jardine Hall near Lockerbie, was a Scottish baronet and landowner. He was also a magistrate, Convenor of the Church of Scotland, and Deputy Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire in 1841, but, above all, he was an eminent naturalist in several fields, knowledgeable about birds, fishes, insects, plants and geology." (back cover). From the library of Louis Pigott, author of The Birdman of Brisbane ; Sylvester Diggels and his Ornothology of Australia.

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