Wood engraved plates are printed in grey with one or two colours and hand-coloured. All are unsigned
Plates are the same as those used in an 1854 and 1871 edition of this title published by Groombridge and Sons. See McLean D 0008 and McLean D 0012
Plates are printed by Benjamin Fawcett. Cf. McLean, Ruari and Antonia. Benjamin Fawcett, 1988
Includes "Index.": p.  at end
McLean, Ruari and Antonia. Benjamin Fawcett: engraver and colour printer
MASS copy 1: Bound in green diagonal wave-grain cloth blocked in gold and blind in the same design as McLean D 0008 and McLean D 0011. Covers blocked in blind with series title: "Young Naturalist's Library". With presentation inscription dated 1858
MASS copy 2: Bound in half green calf and marbled paper-covered boards. With ownership inscription: "Annie St. John Partridge". With presentation inscription: "For the children of Hazelhurst.". Bound with McLean D 0010
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