1857 The Water Birds
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Fine Binding, Illustrated
Bookplate to the front pastedown, from Wesley college, Sheffield. Bookplate is dated 1869. With the crest of Wesley College to the front board.
Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and twelve plates.
In a charming binding.
A lovely work, which reflects on water birds. With chapters on a variety of birds including plovers, harbingers, woodcocks, tringas, gannets.
In a full calf binding, with gilt stamping to the boards and spine. Externally, very smart. Minor fading to the spine. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Spots to the first and last few pages.
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