Lizars (plates engraved by).
Edinburgh. W.H. Lizars. 1836.
31 hand colored engraved plates with tissue guards plus engraved portrait and engraved title page (33 plates total), xv-264 + 7pp, 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound). Rubbing and soiling to cover extremities, two small paper labels to spine, new endpapers, very light minimal foxing to a few pages, plates are particularly clean and in very good condition. This is identified as Volume IV of the Naturalist's Library on the first title page; as part II of the Natural History of the Ruminating Animals on the second title page, as Mammalia Vol. IV on engraved title page and as Mammalia IV on the spine label. The finely engraved and handcolored plates include an African Buffalo, American Bison, Leicester Ram, etc. Item #40994