with figures of all the species
by Edward Forbes
London, printed for the Ray Society, 1848.large 4to [36x26cm]. pp[viii] 104 + 13 lithograph plates, all with some hand-colouring.
some foxing, mostly light but quite heavy on a few pages. the plates are very clean.
generally a very good condition hardback in a later green cloth binding. from the library of the Millport Marine Biological Station, with stamp to title-page and front free end-paper.