Collation: One box contains 6 volumes, and the other 5. There are 100 plates in 10 volumes, and the last one contains only descriptions of the collections and tables.
Altogether in two wooden boxes, beautifully disguised and labeled on the lid , each containing 6 notebooks with a theme about nature.
The author is Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel. The works is entitled Kunst-Formen der Natur. Published by the Bibliographisches Institut in Leipzig.
The original edition in decorative boxes was issued in 1899, while the fascimile or copy was issued in 1904.