TENNENT, Sir James Emerson.
Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon;
with narratives and anecdotes illustrative of the habits and instincts of the mammalia, birds, reptiles, fishes, insects, etc., including a monograph of the elephant and a description of the modes of capturing and training it.
First edition. 8vo (19 x 13 cm), illustrated throughout with wood-engravings, previous owner's ink inscription inside on preliminary pages, marbled endpapers; full contemporary calf gilt, spine gilt decorated, green morocco label, gilt lettered; xiv, 500 pp; a fine copy.