New York: J. Fitzgerald & Co., 1881. Leather. 755p. Ex-library. A large hardcover book bound in 3/4 black leather with green cloth boards. Edges of leather heavily rubbed, and boards just barely starting to crack off (but still secure enough for normal handling). Stains at head and foot of spine, penetrating through to the endpapers. Various library markings and stickers inside, but otherwise, text clean and binding secure. Item #174448
A bound volume of American reprints of various British scientific books. Includes T.H. Huxley, Charles Kingsley, and "The Naturalist on the River Amazons" by H.W. Bates.