Green cloth-covered boards, approx 11.5" tall. Elaborate gilt decoration. Heavily worn. Damage at corners and spine ends. Gilt edges. Title page barely held on and will probably come loose with any more handling. 12 beautiful color chromoliths of various birds, incredible plates. All 12 plates in fine shape. Suitable for framing. One other text page detached. Also poems about birds by famous poets. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Familiar Birds and What the Poets Sing of ...
Publisher: White, Stokes, and Allen
Publication Date: 1806
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Book Description White, Stokes & Allen, New York, 1886. 134 pp. 12 fine full-page color plates. Folio, publisher's blue-green decorated cloth, a.e.g. First edition. Old ink ownership signatures; light use to cloth; tight and sound. Bookseller Inventory # 53126