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Edward Turner BENNETT

The Tower Menagerie: comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment
with anecdotes of their characters and history
1829 Description: stich bound oblong illustrated book bound in dark blue clothe with gold embossed text, featuring [102] wood-engravings on [132] pages
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper wood-engravings, printed in black ink, each from one block; letterpress text, printed in black ink Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Edition State: 1st edition
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: sheet 22.4 h x 14.4 w book (open) 23.2 h x 28.6 w book (closed) 23.2 h x 15.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.3903
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2013.