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Complete in 5 volumes. Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original dustwrappers with colour plate to front of each. A really nice set. In very good condition. Covers all very good matching dark blue. Dustwrappers very good. (Very minor Rubbing to edges. Volume IV slightly lighter, Volume V slightly darker) Not price clipped. No inscriptions. Two endpaper light tanning Else a very clean and tight set. 5 volumes. With b/w and colour plates and distribution maps. A comprehensive guide to british birds. Giving a full description of birds, song, nesting habits, food, courtship, breeding, habitats and distribution. Beautifully illustrated.
Title: The Handbook of British Birds. I Crows to Flycatchers. II Warblers to Owls. III Hawks to Ducks. IV Cormorants to Crane. V Terns to Game-Birds.
Publisher: H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd. 1938 - 1941 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 81519
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS Natural History Ornithology, first edition, Witherby Ltd., Birds, I Crows to Flycatchers. II Warblers to Owls. III Hawks to Ducks. IV Cormorants to Crane. V Terns to Game-Birds. , WITHERBY, H.F; The Handbook of British Birds., JOURDAIN, F.C.R; TICEHURST, N.F. & TUCKER, B.W.:, Warblers Owls hawks ducks game birds witherby jourdain, 2nd imp,