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4 volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10 x 6 inches. Quarter bound in dark green morocco leather to spines and corners with marbled paper boards. Blind embossed decorative edging to boards, with raised banding and gilt lettering to spines. Orange Endpapers. Speckled edges. In very good conditions. Some wear to covers: some fading/darkening to spines with some rubbing and surface chips to leather on edges and corners. Some rubbing to corners. Chips to marbled paper on rear edges of vol.1, slightly to rear edge of vol.2 and also to front edge of vol.4. Mild foxing and darkening to endpapers and title pages, light/mild foxing to most pages throughout. Else a very good set. 4 vols: Illustrated with B&W decorative tailpieces and B&W vignettes. 68 colour chromolithographic plates of eggs in volume 4.
Title: A History of British Birds. With coloured illustrations of their Eggs. In Four Volumes (Including Plates Volume.)
Publisher: London, Printed for the Author by R.H. Porter and Dulau & Co. 1883, 1884, & 1885.:
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Seller ID: 83803
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS SEEBOHM, Henry: British Birds, coloured illustrations of Eggs, Four Volumes, plates, leather, fine binding,