Lydon, Alexander Francis (illus).
Manchester, United Kindom. J. Ainsworth. 1856.
FOUR handcolored wood engravings, approx 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, accompanied by text page from original volume. Light age toning to edges; soft vertical creases and pinholes from original binding to right margin of three prints, outside image area; staining to Locust print; good condition overall. Francis Orpen Morris was an Irish clergyman and naturalist who collaborated with the printer Benjamin Fawcett and the artist Alexander Francis Lydon to produce popular volumes on natural history. These prints are taken from "Bible natural history : containing a description of quadrupeds, birds, trees, plants, insects, etc. mentioned in the Holy Scriptures" Item #56242