Lees, Edwin; Pictures of Nature in the Silurian Region Around the Malvern Hills and Vale of Severn Including Incidental Excursions with the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club and Notes of the Natural History, Pictorial Scenery, Botany, Geology, Customs and Superstition. Malvern: H W Lamb, 1856. Octavo, pp. xii, 336, text figures.
The work is complete and bound in the original embossed green cloth with gilt spine titles. The binding is clean and tight, spine sunned and corners bumped. The text is very clean and bright. In very good condition.
Edwin Lees (1800–1887) was a British antiquarian, and naturalist. In January 1829, Lees founded the Worcester Literary and Scientific Institute. From this time on he devoted all of his time to the local natural history of various regions. The above volume on the Malvern Hills is one of his works.