ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY of London. Proceedings of the Scientific meetings. London: for the Society, [1830 - 1904].
81 volumes (76 volumes for the years 1830-1904, 5 volumes of indices), 8° (224 x 158mm). Numerous plates, many hand-coloured lithographs, by or after Frohawk, Keulemans, Mintern, Richter, Wolf and others, printed by Mintern Brothers and others. Uniform vellum, the flat-backed spines with blue morocco lettering-pieces, t.e.g. (some light soiling, fore-edges of covers of some volumes lightly gnawed by rodents).
A FINE RUN of a publication that ran from 1830 to 1964 (it was subsequently published as the Journal of Zoology, 1965-?). The indices are for the years 1830-60; 1861-70; 1871-80; 1881-90 and 1891-1900. The list of contributors includes most of the great 19th-century naturalists and natural-history artists. Nissen ZBI 4744. (81)