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Size 5.25 x 7.25 inches. Bound in original dark maroon cloth with gilt titles on spine, & lines on boards. In very good condition. Spines very slightly sunned. Volume 3 has small faint white mark head of spine. Small neat inscriptions to 3 front endpapers. Volume 4 has faint crease on frontis. Inside some light tanning. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a clean and tight set. Four volumes. 128 chromolithographic plates with tissue guards. Comprehensive guide to British Birds at the end of the 19th century.
Title: A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain. Allen’s Naturalist’s Library. Four volumes.
Publisher: W.H.Allen & Co. 1896-1897.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81868
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS R.BOWDLER SHARPE, Hand-book, Birds, Great Britain, Allen’s Naturalist’s Library, Four volumes, guide, British Birds, 19th century, chromolithographic plates, colour plates,