JARDINE, WILLIAM. 1800-1874.
The Naturalist's Library. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1833-43.
40 volumes. 8vo (167 x 100 mm). Approximately 1300 hand-colored plates, engraved vignette titles (several colored) and series half-title in each volume. Period quarter crushed morocco and marbled boards by Brentano's, gilt spines, morocco spine labels, top edge gilt. Some rubbing and light wear to bindings, loss of one label.
COMPLETE SET of this comprehensive work overseen by Sir William Jardine, comprised of multiple volumes devoted to each of Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology, and Ichthyology. Nissen ZBI 4708