New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1902.
Westminster Edition (Appleton-Authorized Edition). Leatherbound. Sixty-three volumes.Octavo. Limited to 1000 sets, this is privately bound in exquisite three quarter maroon leather over marbled boards with finely tooled floral design in gold and green labels on to spine. Top edge gilt. marbled endpapers, frontispiece portraits/illustrations in each volume. Many of the frontispieces engravures, publisher's authorized edition of Selected Library of Modern Science with the major classic works by Darwin, Huxley, Tyndall, White, Spencer, Jevons, Painter, Trowbridge, Schmidt, Ferri, Le Conte, Young, Draper, and more. Some volumes illustrated with additional black and white reproductions of photographs, paintings, drawings, and some facsimiles & maps (some partly colored in fold-out). Frontispieces and plates protected with tissue guard. Very good. Item #1270