James Nisbet & Co, 1862.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 393 + 2pp ads. Green boards with gilt titles & decoration. A near fine copy with fresh & crisp boards. Bright gilt with no rubbing. Internally complete with neat contemporary bookplate to front endpaper. Usual spotting to titles. No inscriptions. All plates present. An unusually attractive first edition copy of the second series of Gosse's extremely popular Romance of Natural History.