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A History of British Birds. Second Printing of the First Edition. In Six volumes.

By: MORRIS, REV. F. O.:

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons, 1866 Between 1st & 2nd editions (1857 1st, 1870 2nd):

Seller ID: 82668


6 volumes; Hardback, Size approx 10 x 6.5 inches. In dark green/blue cloth covers with gilt decorative lettering and pictorial and blind embossed decorations to spines and gilt vignettes to front. Yellow endpapers. In very good conditions, Some rubbing on edges, with a few chips ends of spines. Corners a bit bumped. Volume I two light scuffs on rear hinge, & light faint mark on rear board. Inside pages generally clean and tight, plates very crisp, bright and clean, all guarded. --- Regarded as the very best edition of this set. This set falls in-between the 1857 1st edition and the 1870 2... View more info

Image for A History of British Moths. Accurately delineating every known species, with the English as well as scientific names, accompanied by full descriptions, date of appearance, lists of the localities they haunt, their food in the caterpillar state, and other features of their habits and modes of existence, etc. Complete in Four Volumes. Containing nearly Two Thousand Exquisitely Coloured Specimens.

A History of British Moths. Accurately delineating every known species, with the English as well as scientific names, accompanied by full descriptions, date of appearance, lists of the localities they haunt, their food in the caterpillar state, and other features of their habits and modes of existence, etc. Complete in Four Volumes. Containing nearly Two Thousand Exquisitely Coloured Specimens.

By: MORRIS, REV. F. O.:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons, 1872:

Seller ID: 79281


4 volumes. Hardback, 10 x 6 inches. Green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spines and gilt vignettes to fronts. Blind embossed covers. Dark brown/black endpapers. In very good conditions. Lovely bright clean covers. Some rubbing to corners. Some light foxing spots to prelim-pages. Inside pages all very clean and tight, plates all very clean and bright. Vol.3 has minor tape repairs to section p79-82. Else an excellent, near-fine set. 253 + 180 + 223 + 321pp. Illustrated with nearly Two Thousand “Exquisitely” Hand-Coloured Specimens. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: MORRIS, REV. F.O:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo, 1892 3rd:

Seller ID: 81619


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 f... View more info

Image for A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds.

A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds.

By: MORRIS, REV. F.O:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons 1865 Reissue of first edition of 1853-56.:

Seller ID: 82197


3 vols; Tall 8vo; Attractive blind stamped original green cloth with extensive gt.decor.on spine & gt.vign.ill.on fr.covers. In very good condition. A Nice bright set. A few small chips ends of spines, corners lightly bumped. Private bookplate on each front endpaper. Volume I front endpaper has two small holes. Early blank pages some very light foxing, pages a little rough cut, else generally clean & tight. Size 25cm x 17.5cm Complicate with 225 hand-col.plts.; View more info