2 volumes. 12mo. ii,319,pp. ii,310pp. Gold-lined three-quarter leather over gold-embossed brown cloth, gold lettering and vignettes on spine. Raised bands. All gilt edges. "Illustrated by upwards of three hundred coloured engravings; the whole arranged and written from the best and modern authorities, by W. I. Bicknell." Color frontispiece in both volumes. Illustrated half-title page. Some age wear and minor staining on bindings. Few finger smudges on first- and last few leaves and on margin of some leaves. Frontispiece color folding plate in Vol. I separated in two parts with five-inch closed tear but complete. Slight foxing to few leaves at front and rear of volumes. Colored cut out of an illustration of a lady pasted on blank page in rear of Vol. I. Complete two volume set with stunning, detailed color engravings. Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Scripture Natural History, and Guide to ...
Publisher: London Printing and Publishing Co
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: g to vg
Edition: Thirty-Ninth Thousand
Book Description London Printing and Publishing Company, London and New York. Hardcover. No date but circa 1880; Illustrated by Upwards of Three Hundred Coloured Engravings; Thirty-Ninth Thousand; 3/4 brown leather & brown leather-like cloth over boards; gilt spine title, raised bands, all edges gilt, gilt cover decoration, pale endpapers/pastedowns, fold-out frontis vol.1, & normal frontis vol. 2; An almost very good set; 318 & 310 pages. Size: 4.75"x6.5". Seller Inventory # GM13912
Book Description John Tallis and Company, London, New York. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. c. 1851 (no date listed). Red leather boards with gilt decoration, rubbing to edges, corners, and spine edges, some surface spottng to Vol. I back board. Minor soiling to boards. Four bands on spines, spines darkened, gilt devices and printing. AEG. "300 Coloured Engravings". Vol.1 front board separating but still attached at one spot. Interior clean, pages lightly toned, binding tight. Seller Inventory # 001461