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Three Volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo; approx 10.5 x 7 inches. Attractive dark green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spines & gilt ‘nest’ vignettes to front boards, blind embossed on rears. Green endpapers. In very good conditions. Cloths are bright, with bright gilt. Some rubbing to edges, ends of spine and corners, minor bumps to corners. Some bumps to edges of vol.1. with a couple of small nicks to edges of cloth. Some soiling to front board of vol.3. Bookplates to endpapers “Alfred Master Whitaker.” Publishers advert slip and authors obituary pasted to front endpapers vol.1. A couple of small dark spots to title pages, inside pages and plates very clean and tight throughout. Plates bright. Volume 3 has remains of original dustwrapper (in pieces and heavily torn at edges.) Else very clean and tight copies. 3 volumes: 184, 173 & 200pp. Illustrations complete with 248 Coloured full-page plates.
Title: A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds Third Edition, Newly Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. In Three Volumes. With 248 Coloured Plates.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,
Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo, 1892 3rd:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81619
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY Ornithology Natural History, Ornithology, nests, eggs, birds, morris, colour plates, 1892, 3 volumes,