NATURAL HISTORY / ZOOLOGY HISTORICAL VOLUMES, SET OF SEVEN, Georges Cuvier, "The Animal Kingdom, Arranged in Conformity with its Organization, by the Baron Cuvier, Member of the Institute of France, &c., with Additional Descriptions of All the Species Hitherto Named, and of Many Not Before Noticed, by Edward Griffith, F.L.S., A.S., &c, and Others", 1827, Geo. B. Whittaker, London, volumes I through V, volume IX, and volume XVI, numerous plates, marbled boards with leather corners and spine, black labels with gilt lettering, most with ink stamp "STEEVENS HOSPITAL / MED. & SURGICAL LIBRARY, 1813" to endpapers and plates.
Very good condition overall, expected moderate wear and some minor losses to boards/spines, corners bumped and worn, interiors with expected toning, some minor foxing or stains, primarily to endpapers, ink stamps as described.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.