London. Lloyd. 1896.
32 color plates with tissue-guards, xi+339pp, index, 12mo (7.5 x 5.25 in, 19x13cm), red cloth with gilt lettering and decorative line. Spine sunned and split at top and bottom of one edge, light crease to first 20 pages with crease scarcely noticeable on plates, plate of the fox has two tiny rubbed spots (pinhead size), plate of the black rat has been reglued at wrong edge so that original bound edge is now at fore edge, occasional foxing not affecting plates, interior good to very good with the plates clean and bright. One volume of the Lloyd's Natural History series. Includes chromolithographic plates of bats, badger, hedgehog, common squirrels, dormouse, deer and many others. There are four bat prints: Greater Horse-shoe Bat, Long-eared Bat, Common Bat and Reddish-Grey Bat, all attractive plates with atmospheric backgrounds! Item #25365