xxiii, , 435, ; viii, 426,  pp., 5 fine hand-col plates, 2 vols, 8vo, cont. polished calf, a little rubbed and mildly scuffed, spines gilt in compartments, black and red morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Book-plate of Henry Lloyd Gibbs to pastedowns. Plates clean and crisp. A handsome set. Sixth edition. Earlier editions consisted of four volumes; the sixth edition is a revision of Vols I & II only (Vols III & IV were not subsequently reissued). Hand-coloured plates are by John Curtis (1791-1862). 
Author KIRBY, W.; SPENCE, W.
Publisher Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans: London
Condition A handsome set.
Pages xxiii, , 435, ; viii, 426,  pp.