Statement of responsibility: Revised and adapted to American zoology, by Joseph B. Holder ...
Content: Original ed. published under title: The illustrated natural history. London : Routledge, 1853. Cf. Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustraton, 4449.
Content: First American ed. published under title: Our living world. New York : S. Hess, c1885.
Content: Illustrations: 34 mounted oleographs (copies of plates in Brehms Thierleben, by L. Prang & Co.); 68 full-page wood engravings and ca. 800 smaller wood-engraved ill., after designs by Harrison Weir, Joseph Wolf, W.S. Coleman, Friedrich Specht, Gustav Mützel and others.
Content: The col. ill. are chromolithographs by L. Prang & Co., copies of ill. in Brehms Thierleben.
Content: v. 1-2. Mammals. -- v. 3-4. Birds. -- v. 5-6. Fishes, reptiles, etc.