Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars; S. Highley and W. Curry, 1835. Illustrated with thirty hand-colored plates and hand colored- title page. Engraved frontispiece of John Ray. First edition. 12 mo. 7-1/8" x 4-5/8". Brown cloth, spine stamped in gold. A tight, clean copy without any foxing. Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, dated 1841. All plates in fine condition. Item #398
269 pp. of text. 16 pp. publisher's advertising. Memoir of naturalist John Ray, born in 1628, considered to be the father of natural history in England.