Circa late 1850/1860s. Embossed pattern on boards with beautiful gilt device and decorated spine. Detailed illustrations of plants, insects and fishes in b&w. 2 colour illustration (one as frontispieces, the other between page 124 and 125) as frontispiece. Front end pages split at the gutter and well as between title page and the list of illustrations page. Light scattered foxing.
Publisher: Published for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Publication Place: London
Binding: Hardcover. Edge-wear mostly to spine and corners.
Dimensions: 12mo. 129pp