Fine hardcover with faded spine, previous owner's name on front endpaper in slipcase. Reprint of a periodical published from 1830 to 833 in 28 parts. The present Imprint edition in one volume retains all 56 plates of the original, 12 in color, and some of the wood engravings. Text edited and abridged by Gail Stewart. Biographical sketches of Charles Wilson Peale and William Bartram.