London: William Tait, 1846.
First edition. Original drab boards, darker brown spine. Half-title present. With original five wood-engraved illustrations by Scott in delicate, Pre-Raphaelite style. Presentation copy to John P. Young. Signed by Scott on half-title: "John P. Young, 35 Elswick Row, Newcastle." With long holograph note by "T.H.," 1907 (and 1908) describing book and points of issue. With several holograph edits by W.B. Scott in the book, including adding, "me," on p.11, some cross-outs, and p.63 with bold edit, crossing out "formed the terrene fruits," and addding "and Formed"... for "earth" fruits..." With the accession number in pen (by T.H.), "No. 1043," in his collection.
Price: $1,250.00 Item #4056