Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1871. First edition Ex Libris. Original Cloth. . Ex. Libris. 8vo (20 x 13.5 cm) 1st Edition. Original green cloth. Collation: [xi] xii-xvii, [1-blank],  2-517pp. + engraved frontispiece(colored), folding colored map and 20 lithographic plates (4 colored). Binding in generally good condition, spine repaired with original laid down on new cloth. Wear present to front right corner. Internal condition is good with institutional stamp pastedowns and on title page. Plates and text are very good. There is some flaking of paper along edges. Very Good. Item #0000131
Excellent natural history collection from a very varied area of sea and land life that is not easily approached. (Wood, p. 306).