A History Of The Fishes Of The British Islands.
Bound contemporary n half red morocco all edges gilt, spine raised bands decorated with emblematic fish tools and elaborate gilt. occasional very light offsetting and some light foxing to prelims and occasionally on a plate, but nowhere is this bad or disfiguring. A fine example.
252 COLOUR PLATES
Groombridge and Sons, 5 Paternoster Row,,
Four Volumes, Vol.1, 245 pp., Vol. 2, 265 pp., Vol. 3, 208 pp., Vol. 4 4, 39 pp. Illustrated with 252 colour printed and hand coloured plates and numerous wood engravings in the text.
The plates are fine impressions many with additional scenery (reeds, boats, harbour scenes) and the colour printing is augmented by hand colouring to finish the magnificent full page illustrations. A fine set.
[Stock No. 25481]