Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888.
12 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888.
Profusely illustrated by more than 2200 woodcuts in the text, 168 full page engravings, and 12 color plates, along with articles by many contributors on Lower Invertebrates; Crustacea and Insects; Fishes and Reptiles; Birds; Mammals; Man. Volume 1 has a small chip on the top of the spine; otherwise a fine set.