By British Ornithologists' Union
London   John Van Voorst
8.5" by 5.5" xxxi, [2], 2-229pp
A smart, first edition copy of this ornithological reference text.
By British Ornithologists' Union

1883 A List of British Birds

London   John Van Voorst
8.5" by 5.5" xxxi, [2], 2-229pp
A smart, first edition copy of this ornithological reference text.
£90.00
: 1kgs / : 732L28

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Leather Binding

Bookplates to the front pastedown and to the recto of front endpaper, 'The Daltry Library' and 'The Wells Bladen Gift'. 

With an illustrated title page. 

Produced by the British Ornithologists' Union. 

This work discusses a selection of birds, with their Latin names, and a brief description. Birds discussed include the missel-thrush, redwing, rock-thrust, whinchat, redstart, sanderling, avocet and auk.

Condition

In a half calf binding, with cloth covered boards. Externally, very smart. Patches of rubbing to the joints and extremities. Bookplate to the front pastedown, and to the recto of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright. Occasional light scattered spots to pages, heavier to the first and last few pages.

Very Good

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