New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1857. Reprint. Hardcover. Two volumes bound in one. Royal octavo; pp. I; 290; II; 298; illustrated with "one hundred fifty" black and white engravings; decorated red cloth, gilt with a green oval spine label, gilt, and marbled edges; very good, wear at the rear board and joint. Still a very solid copy. Very good. Item #12478
A mid 19th century American printing of a cornerstone of natural history.