This 13" high by 8.5" wide 1879 Front Book Cover from Natural History of Reptiles, Fishes, Amphibias, Insects, Worms, Molluscs, Zoophytes & C. for the Use of Young People by W. F. Kirby, F.E.S. was published in London by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. It has a richly colored 7.75" by 7.25" lithograph of fish, eels, shells, and ocean foliage, which appears to be printed on a page with its top corners curled down. The interior of the cover is off-white. This 1879 Front Book Cover from Natural History is in good condition with no fading to the original colors. However, there is some edge wear to the paper and the underlying thick board. Ideal for art project.