London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1843. Quarto, five handcoloured engraved plates. Publisher's printed wrappers, a fine copy, all contained in a quarter calf box with marbled boards, very scarce.
The first monograph on Australian fish and the only monograph with handcoloured plates of Australian fish. This is also the first fascicle of an intended larger work on Australian fish which was never continued.
Dean II, 345; Nissen ZBI, 3387, not in Ferguson.
Price: $12,500.00 AU