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Author Name    BANNERMAN / LODGE (ills.):

Title   The Birds of the British Isles. In Twelve Volumes.

Publisher    London, Oliver and Boyd, 1953-1963 (1st. editions)

Seller ID   78781

Complete in 12 volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 11 x 8 inches. In full green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spines, in illustrated dustwrappers (each with colour plate to front). In very good conditions, with very good dustwrappers. (DW’s Some minor rubbing to edges, two volumes have small faint green mark on spine, protected with plastic covers.) Volumes One & Two, slight brown mark on inside wrapper flap & front endpaper. Else inside very clean and tight throughout. A very good set in dustwrappers. -- “In each case, after listing the species and distinguishing the different races, Dr. Bannerman gives a description of the birds for identification purposes, followed by an account of its distribution and migrations, and a complete life history. Wherever possible the bird’s behaviour and habitat are described from first-hand experience, and Dr. Bannerman supplements his own wide observations with accounts by other leading ornithologists at home and abroad.”. Interesting to the layman and to the expert. The illustrations are from paintings specially executed by George E. Lodge, “the skill and vigour of whose representations of birds are unsurpassed”. 387 beautiful coloured plates by GEORGE E. LODGE, tissue guarded ( depicting 426 species). Approx. between 400 - 500 pages per volume. Top edges green. (Dustwrappers with illustrated plate to front.)

NATURAL HISTORY::Ornithology Ornithology Natural History, Ornithology, bannerman, lodge, birds, habitat, behaviour, BANNERMAN, LODGE, The Birds of the British Isles, Twelve Volumes, 1st edition, dustwrapeprs, birds, falcons, prey,

Price = 250.00 GBP


The Works of Alexander Pope. New Edition. Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters, and Other New Materials. Collected in part by the Late Rt. Hon. John Wilson Croker. With Introduction and Notes by Rev. Whitwell Elwin. With Portraits and Other Illustrations. In Five Volumes., POPE, ALEXANDER: CROKER, Rt. Hon. John Wilson: WHITWELL ELWIN, Rev.:
The Works of Alexander Pope. New Edition. Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters, and Other New Materials. Collected in part by the Late Rt. Hon. John Wilson Croker. With Introduction and Notes by Rev. Whitwell Elwin. With Portraits and Other Illustrations. In Five Volumes.

The Second World War. The "Chartwell" Edition. Complete in Six volumes., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.:
The Second World War. The "Chartwell" Edition. Complete in Six volumes.

The Novels of Jane Austen. The Winchester Edition. Complete In Ten Volumes., AUSTEN, JANE:
The Novels of Jane Austen. The Winchester Edition. Complete In Ten Volumes.

In Darkest Africa. Or: The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps. USA Edition. In Two Volumes Complete., STANLEY, HENRY M.:
In Darkest Africa. Or: The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps. USA Edition. In Two Volumes Complete.

A History of British Birds. Fourth edition revised, corrected and enlarged, with three hundred and ninety four plates coloured by hand. COMPLETE 6 Volumes, MORRIS, REV.F.O.:
A History of British Birds. Fourth edition revised, corrected and enlarged, with three hundred and ninety four plates coloured by hand. COMPLETE 6 Volumes

British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition., THORBURN, A.:
British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition.

In Darkest Africa. Or: The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps. Third Edition. In Two Volumes Complete., STANLEY, HENRY M.:
In Darkest Africa. Or: The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps. Third Edition. In Two Volumes Complete.

The British Bird Book. An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles. Illustrated by Two Hundred Coloured Drawings and Numerous Photographs. In Four Volumes., KIRKMAN, F. B.; OXON. B. A.;
The British Bird Book. An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles. Illustrated by Two Hundred Coloured Drawings and Numerous Photographs. In Four Volumes.

 


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