London: Thomas Tegg, 1830-1831. Tall octavo, text illustrations. Contemporary full diced calf, badly rubbed, spines fragile and damaged, bookplates; contents sound.
Volume one: Quadrupeds; volume two: Birds published by John Sharpe.
The Zoological Society (of London) was founded in 1826 and this is the first publication on the zoo's inhabitants. Most of the drawings are by William Harvey but the Blue and Yellow Macaw (and possibly others) is attributed to Edward Lear.
BM(NH) p. 2398; Wood p. 231.
Price: $300.00 AU