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ANECDOTES OF THE LIFE OF ... BISHOP OF LLANDAFF;
Watson, Richard.

ANECDOTES OF THE LIFE OF ... BISHOP OF LLANDAFF;

Written by Himself at Different Intervals, and Revised in 1814. Published by His Son, Richard Watson. T. Cadell and W. Davies ... 1818.
2nd Ed. 2 vols. T.p. + 440pp. + T.p. + 476pp. Half title present. Port. frontis. engraved by W.T. Fry after Romney. Browning, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, minor wear to extremities, gilt rule edged compartments with gilt lettered title label to spines. Richard Watson, (17371816). With the vignette ownership leaves of W.C. Hewitson bound in to each volume (detached from volume 2). William Chapman Hewitson (1806-1878) British naturalist, Author. Hewitson was particularly devoted to the Coleoptera and the Lepidoptera and, also, to bird's nests and eggs. His collection of butterflies, collected by him as well as purchased from travellers throughout the world, was one of the largest and most important of his time. He was also an accomplished scientific illustrator.
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