The Romance Of Natural History by Philip Henry Gosse
1871. Fourth Edition. 363 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt. Black & white illustrations. Pages remain bright and clear with minimal tanning and foxing. Binding is weak. Some pages are dog-earred. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Spine has crushing to both ends. Spine is heavily tanned. Book has forward lean.