Freeman, W. H. (del) and Brunier, Dupree, et al (sculpt).
London. Cassell, Petter & Galpin. 1901-1902.
FOUR VOLUMES BOUND IN TWO. 47 color plates, 1 black and white plate, black and white full page and in-text illustrations throughout, marbled endpapers and edges, vii+376+viii+376+vi+408+vi+346pp, index to each volume, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, gilt lettered leather spine and leather corners with green cloth covered boards (hardbound). Back hinge splitting on first bound volume, rubbing to leather on both volumes; interiors in good tight condition with faint scattered foxing. A collection of attractive color plates and detailed black and white wood engraved illustrations highlighting the wonders of the animal kingdom, sea life, birds, reptiles and insects. Item #52951