Sydney: Craftsman House, 1988. Hardcover : Volume 1 : pp. [1-6], 7-146, [147-148] : Illustarted throughout including 56 colour plates : Olive cloth cover boards with lettering in gilt on spine : Peach endpapers : Mottled brown pictorial dust jacket : Volume 2 : pp. [1-6], 7-136, [137-138] : Illustrated including 51 plates : Olive cloth covered boards, gilt lettering on spine : Mottled red pictorial dust jacket.
Foxing to top edge both volumes : Toning to margin of boards : Head and tail of spine very slightly pushed on volume 1 : Faint toning to boards both : Some light stain marks to first few pages, both : Light scrath mark to volume 1 : Some stain marks to inside dust jackets on both : Tiny ware mark to foot of endpaper, volume 1. Very good / good. Item #1746
A beautiful two volume set with over 100 coloured plates illustrated by the Scott sisters, daughters of entomologist and entrepreneur, Alexander Walker-Scott.