with illustrations of their climate, geology and natural history; and an account of the Whale-Fishery.
fourth edition, revised and enlarged
Leslie, Sir John, Jameson, Robert & Murray, Hugh
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 1835.8vo. pp484. folding chart and fifteen engravings. extra vignette title-page.
a nice example in a contemporary elaborately gilt decorated leather binding. gilt edges. light rubbing to spine and joints.
hinges lightly pulled, but firm, possibly with an old glue repair.
1846 prize label from the English Academy, West Regent Street, Glasgow to front paste-down.