Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars; S. Highley and W. Curry, 1839. Illustrated by Thirty-three coloured plates, with portrait and memoir of Pallas. Purplish cloth covered boards. 12mo. 7" x 4-3/8." 267 pp. of text. One leaf of publisher's ads inserted between text and plates. Book is complete and clean. A few faint smudges here and there. There is hardly any foxing. Plates are in very good to fine condition. Binding is weak at the back of the book; signatures of plates are loosening but still holding. Item #394
Volume IX in the Naturalist's Library Collection. This book is Volume I devoted to Dogs. There is a frontispiece portrait and an engraved title page (shown in my photos) and there are 31 consecutively numbered plates in the back of the book: 30 of individual canines and the last plate shows canine skulls.