Charles Waterton

SIMSON, James. Charles Waterton.

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SIMSON, James. Charles Waterton. Edinburgh: MacLachlan & Stewart, 1880.

8vo. Original green cloth, gilt; pp. [ii], 40, [8, ads. for other books by Simson); a fine copy.
First edition. This critical life of the natural historian and taxidermist Charles Waterton is very uncommon. Simson provides a criticism of the accounts of C. Waterton's life by Norman Moore and J. G. Wood.