complete 4 volume set bound in textured olive buckram with embossed gilded lettering. Fully gilded edges to text block. All copies in good condition with wear consistent to 120 year old books at the worst being some light erosion at head and tail of spine and bumping at the corners. Bindings in good condition. Beautiful color plates and B&W prints. Text block does have some ink spots, but is essentially unmarked and only very lightly yellowed. A very nice set. Large and heavy books will incur additional shipping costs especially overseas. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Nature's Wonderland or Short Talks on ...
Publisher: F. R. Niglutsch
Publication Date: 1893
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description F. R. Niglutsch, New York, 1893. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 1071+ pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. All volumes has moderate wear along with small binding tears at spine top. Webbing exposed or partially exposed on volumes. NATURE. Methodically covers entire zoological spectrum, including an excellent book and a half on the Natural History of Man. Describes a wide range of living creatures, from the smallest and simplest, such as protozoa and sponges, to the more complex, including birds, insects, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and mammals. Profusely illustrated with beautiful black and white full-page drawings, some with tissue guard, along with drawings & sketches drawn with "scientific accuracy." (Key Words: Nature, Animals, Animal Life, Vertebrates, fishes, reptiles, snakes, lizards, birds, Mammals, Primates, Hottentots, Polynesians', Arabian Musicians, Chinese Garden, Fakir Penance, J. Sterling Kingsley). book. Bookseller Inventory # 30724X1