London: John Murray, 1900. Second Edition, fifth impression. Hardcover : pp. [2 blank] [i-iii] iv-viii  2-487  : Tables within text : Dark green cloth covered boards with blind double border : Gilt lettering on spine and decorative band head and tail : Spine lettering spells Fertilisation with a 'z ': Black endpapers : Initialed in blue on first and title pages.
Boards are faintly stained and marked : Head and tail of spine pushed and slightly torn : All edges toned : Last couple of pages still unopened and a few pages roughly opened : Some marks on first and last pages but otherwise clean throught. Good. Item #1590
First published in 1876, this volume is the secoud edition, fifth impression.