London: Frederick Warne and Co., n.d. Leather bound. Octavo : pp. (6) (iii) iv-vii (viii) 631 (636) : five illustrations as called for : a.e.g. : full leather binding with triple ruled borders in blind and gilt dentelles : five raised bands to the spine and title lettered in gilt : plain e.p.s : presentation inscription on the verso of the f.f.e.p. reads, " A. K. Graham | Prize for | Latin and Greek Grammar |Lower Fourth Form | Sunnymede | Easter 1895".
Joints, raised bands and corners rubbed ; light foxing and creasing to the first six leaves, other wise clean throughout. Very good. Item #1786
Charles Waterton (1782-1865) was a pioneering conservationsist, explorer and naturalist. The preface of this edition is dated 1870, making it a posthumous edition. From the natural history library of Louis Pigott, author of The Birdman of Brisbane; Silvester Diggles and his Ornithology of Australia.