One Thousand Objects For The Microscope - M. C. [Mordecai Cubitt] CookeFrederick Warne & Co., Undated , Hardback.
Condition: Poor. A copy for reading rather than admiring, generally shabby but text complete and acceptable. Spine strip detached, heavy wear to the edges of the boards. Edges of the textblock heavily spotted. Pages lightly age-tanned and the binding is now somewhat fragile.
With five hundred figures, frontispiece and XI plates to the rear. Presumed first edition, no earlier edition mentioned, but not stated so or, indeed, dated but research indicated that later editions had an updated preface mentioning that fact. Circa 1900. Publishers adverts to the lining papers.