Pp. 276; frontispiece portrait of George Cuvier; title page with hand-colored vignette of the tiger, 35 fine hand-colored lithograph plates of lions, tigers and other cats, some text-figures (line-drawings). Original publisher's ornately blind-stamped red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and with gilt symbol on the front cover, top page edge in gilt, sm 8vo. This is volume XVI in 'The Naturalist's Library' edited by William Jardine who is also the author of this title. This second edition is revised and enlarged. The title of the first edition of this work is 'The Natural History of the Felinae: Lions, Tigers, etc.,' this title of this second edition was shortened. No ownership marks. A bright and clean copy in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5109
Title: Mammalia: Lions, Tigers, etc. (The ...
Publisher: Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, (). Second edition.
Publication Date: 1844
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