Title: The Natural History of Marsupialia or Pouched Animals
Author: Waterhouse, G. R.; Jardine, William (ed.)
Illustrator: W. Dickes et al.
Publisher: W. H. Lizars
Year published: 1841
Place of Publication: Edinburgh
Book Condition: Very Good
Notes: G. R. Waterhouse, The Natural History of Marsupialia or Pouched Animals, ed. by William Jardine (Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, 1841), pp. 323. 8vo. Fine binding in half green leather, spine divided into five compartments with gilt lettering and decoration, volume numbered XI in Roman numerals on the spine (numbered according to its position in Jardine’s ‘Mammalia’ series as opposed to the Naturalist’s Library as a whole), spine slightly faded, slight foxing to preliminary and trailing pages, but the volume is otherwise in very good condition. Marbled paper on boards and end papers. Complete with illustrations: 34 hand-coloured plates, 1 hand-coloured title page, 1 b/w frontispiece portrait (of John Barclay). The lettering on the spine reads: ‘Naturalist’s Library: Mammalia: Vol. [number in Roman numerals]’.