Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889 [author]; Holder, Joseph B. (Joseph Bassett), 1824-1888 [editor]
New York: Selmar Hess, 1898. Quarto; 6 volumes; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear and scuffing to spine caps, hinges, corners, edges, shelfwear; Text blocks have red tinted edges, marbled endpapers, generally clean and tight but for torn or loose endpapers, slight amount of foxing; "Fully illustrated with scientific accuracy", frontispiece and illustrations including color plates in each volume,; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (missing marbled front flyleaf) x, 316 pages — Vol. II. (front hinge broken with loose front flyleaf and tear to frontispiece, missing rear marbled flyleaf, rear endpaper torn away) vi, paged 317-626 pages — Vol. III. (surface tears to leather on front board; front flyleaf and endpaper loose, small tear and fold to frontispiece, missing rear marbled flyleaf) vi, 316 pages — Vol. IV. (tear to front flyleaf at hinge) vi, paged 317-624 — Vol. V. (short tear to rear flyleaf at top of hinge) viii, 296 pages — Vol. VI. (frontispiece is loose from binding) vi, paged 297-594.
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