Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills

Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills

Published by Darton, Harvey, & Darton and J. Harris, London, 1812
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96pp. A pocket-sized reference for children, with full-page engraved plates of each of the forty-eight birds, along with a description of the characteristics and mannerisms of each species. Occasional light internal spotting, else about fine. In a variant binding of olive green patterned cloth, gilt-titled to spine. There is no mention of this binding in the Darton bibliography. Owner's inscription on front blank. A scarce Mills title. (Bromer/Edison, pp. 140-141; Darton G650.2; Osborne, p. 207; Spielmann 365; Welsh 4993). (2 11/16 by 2 3/8; 68x61mm). Bookseller Inventory # 26817

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Title: Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant ...

Publisher: Darton, Harvey, & Darton and J. Harris, London

Publication Date: 1812

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Mills, Alfred

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