Glaucus; or Wonders of the Shore.
Seller ID: 983
London: MacMillan and Co., 1879. Later edition (xi, 245) of the book, an expansion of an 1854 article in the North British Review, first published in 1855. Octavo in full leather with gilt titles and decoration, five raised bands, marbled edges, front cover with the gilt imprint of the Glasgow Academy; marbled endpapers, prize label on front pastedown. Twelve fine, full-page colour plates by Dickes and three wood engravings depicting creatures of the seashore. A bit of wear around the edges, hinges with two short breaks. Still, a handsome copy.
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