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A History of British Birds (Six Volumes)

Morris, F. O.

Published by Groombridge and Sons, London
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps (Chanute, KS, U.S.A.)

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Later printing of the first edition (1862-1865). Six volumes bound in half red leather with raised spine band and gilt stamped lettering and blind stamped decoration. Marbled paper over boards. All edges are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Collated and complete, with 358 hand colored illustrations. Covers are scuffed and a little worn, though lettering remains bright and clear on spines. Scattered light foxing, only minimally affecting less than ten plates. Volume remains tight, and contents are clean and intact. Color on plates remains very bright and crisp, and sill protected by tissue guards. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 032267

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Title: A History of British Birds (Six Volumes)

Publisher: Groombridge and Sons, London

Binding: Half Leather - Hardbound

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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With more than 25 years of experience buying and selling out-of-print, collectible, and rare books, maps, and ephemera, I am now doing business from my home at 60 Poplar Heights Rd.; Chanute, KS 66720; U.S.A. by appointment only. I offer a selection of more than 5000 books of all genre, as well as more than 1000 maps ranging from 15th century to early 20th. All inventory is hand selected and believed to be of significance for the collector, the reader, the historian or the general book lover. Historically, I have specialized in Kansas and regional history, but also maintain quality collections of Natural History, Theology, Americana, Railroad, Travel and Exploration, Medicine, Art, and Psychology, Neurology, and Psychiatry. Fine bindings, plate books, signed and inscribed items are also an important part of my collections. Smaller, though intriguing collections of other genre are also a part of my holdings. Appraisal, consultation, and collection development services are available. Please come and browse, talk books, and have a cup of coffee in a relaxed and book friendly environment. But for the convenience of both of us, please email or call first. Trade terms available and dealers are welcome.

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