Title A History of British Birds. Fourth edition revised, corrected and enlarged, with three hundred and ninety four plates coloured by hand. COMPLETE 6 Volumes
Publisher London, John C. Nimmo, 1895 (4th.ed.).
Seller ID 78708
6 volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10.5 x 7 inches. Quarter bound in fine polished green morocco leather bindings, spines lettered in gilt, with raised and gilt banding. Marbled paper boards with gilt line edging. Marbled endpapers and all page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Spines faded. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges, some minor rubbing to boards. Foxing between endpapers and to half-title page, binders stamp to front endpaper “Bickers & Son, Leicester.” A couple of very minor spots to pages, some spots to edges of plates, else inside very clean and tight throughout. Beautiful copies. Prof. ills with 394 hand coloured plates. xx + 318pp + 62 plates. vi + 288pp + 69 plates. iv + 281pp + 63 plates. vi + 258pp + 68 plates. iv + 232pp + 68 plates. iv + 235pp + 64 plates. The fourth edition, newly revised, corrected, and enlarged by the author.