YARRELL, William (1784-1856)
A History of British Fishes ... illustrated by nearly 400 woodcuts ... [Bound with:] Supplement to the History of British Fishes ... in two parts
London: Van Voorst, [1835-]1836-1839. 2 volumes, 8vo. (9 1/2 x 6 inches). Half-titles. Numerous illustrations.
Contemporary full brown morocco by J. Mackenzie & Son, covers elaborately bordered in gilt and with a large central design composed of small tools in gilt, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges
Provenance: John Murray (circular booklabel)
First edition with the supplement in a beautiful contemporary binding by Mackenzie.
Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher 133.