Complete sets of this work are scarce. Notable for the inclusion of New South Wales flora and fauna. In all over thirty Australian species are described. The information on these species was possibly supplied by John White.
First edition. 12mo, a complete run bound from the original parts, comprising 144 parts in 8 volumes, 432 (of 433, lacks man of war bird from final issue) hand-coloured engraved plates, occasional light soiling, spotting, and staining, contemporary calf, rebacked to style, one board replaced.
ESTC Citation No. P6705
Stock ID: 100287