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Author Name    HUDSON, W.H.:

Title   Rare, Vanishing & Lost British Birds. Compiled from notes by W. H. Hudson by Linda Gardiner. With 25 Coloured plates by H. Grovold.

Publisher    London and Toronto, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1923

Seller ID   77382

Hardback, Size 9 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Blind embossed tree on front. In very good condition. Spine darkened. Boards clean. Slight curl to front board. Lacks front free endpaper. Mild foxing to front ‘half-title’ page. Colour plates clean and bright. A couple of tiny spots to a couple of page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. - The first edition was published in 1894. This edition records birds that were lost in the intervening years and measures that were taken to protect them, e.g. from collectors, not merely of eggs, but of the birds themselves. Each bird is described and accompanied by a beautiful illustration. 120pp. With 25 colour plates by H. Gronvold.

NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS W.H. HUDSON, Rare, Vanishing, Lost, British Birds, Linda Gardiner, collectors, protect, Ornithology, Coloured plates by H. Grovold, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1923,

Price = 10.00 GBP


Annals of Christ's Hospital., PEARCE, E. H.;
Annals of Christ's Hospital.

A Knight of The White Cross. A Tale of The Siege of Rhodes. With twelve illustrations by Ralph Peacock and a plan., HENTY, G. A.:
A Knight of The White Cross. A Tale of The Siege of Rhodes. With twelve illustrations by Ralph Peacock and a plan.

Letters to the Countess of Ossory. In Three Volumes., WALPOLE, Horace;
Letters to the Countess of Ossory. In Three Volumes.

Dorset Smugglers., GUTTRIDGE, ROGER:
Dorset Smugglers.

The VANITY FAIR Album. Vol. XII. (12) A Show of Sovereigns, Statesmen, Judges, and Men of the Day. Biographical and Critical Notices by JEHU JUNIOR. Twelfth Series., “JEHU JUNIOR”
The VANITY FAIR Album. Vol. XII. (12) A Show of Sovereigns, Statesmen, Judges, and Men of the Day. Biographical and Critical Notices by JEHU JUNIOR. Twelfth Series.

The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf. Limited Numbered Edition., HILTON, H.H. / SMITH, G. G.:
The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf. Limited Numbered Edition.

Fridtiof Nansen 1861-1893. Translated by William Archer., (NANSEN) BRÖGGER, W. C.; ROLFSEN, NORDAHL;
Fridtiof Nansen 1861-1893. Translated by William Archer.

Redskin & Cowboy. The Talisman Library., HENTY, G. A .;
Redskin & Cowboy. The Talisman Library.

 


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