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Swaysland, W.

Published by Cassell and Company Limited, London (1903)

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From: BEACON BOOKS (Sidney, BC, Canada)

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About this Item: Cassell and Company Limited, London, 1903. Green Cloth Hardcovers. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Thorburn, A, and Others (illustrator). Not Stated Presumed First Edition. , First and Second Series (2 Books Including 4 volumes). Each of the 2 volumes contains 2 series of publications, Volume 1 containing Series 1 and 2. First series - viii, 160 pages; Second series - viii, 160 pages. Volume 2 series 3 and 4. Third series - viii, 160 pages. Fourth series - viii, 176 pages. Each of the 64 birds has a coloured plate by Thorburn , facing a description page with black and white drawing and enlarged capital, including some rarer species such as the Redstart, Capercaillie, Pipit, Dunlin etc. Also for each bird at the end of the section is a further drawing as an end-piece, hence each bird has three types of illustration. Series Four then contains a section on Egg Collecting, with a further 16 plates by an illustrator AFL. Both covers are lightly soiled. Both front end papers have a piece of paper tipped onto them, presumably covering an inscription. Corners lightly bumped. A very good copy of these two books. Size: 5 x 7.5. Birds, Natural History. Seller Inventory # 005146

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SWAYSLAND, W.

Published by Cassell, London No Date (ca1889)

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From: Collectors Treasury (Johannesburg, South Africa)

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About this Item: Cassell, London No Date (ca1889). Archibald Thorburn (illustrator). Early Printing. A very good copy indeed in the orignal pale green pictorial cloth, bevelled boards. Contains 40 superb chromolithographs after Thorburn. Publisher's catalogue for August 1889 bound in at rear. Seller Inventory # 39578

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Swaysland, W & Thorburn, A ( illustrator )

Published by Longmans Green And Co London (1901)

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About this Item: Longmans Green And Co London, 1901. 1st edition. Small 8vo. First, 2nd, 3rd & 4th series each viii + 160pp and numbered I, II, III & **** on spine. 40 colour plates per series. Publisher's original blue cloth covers, extensive pale green arts &crafts leaves design + gilt lettering on front & spine. Red decorated eps ( series 1 - 3 ) & white eps ( series 4) but the set is presumed as issued ( from the preface, series fourth was issued in 1901 but slightly later- hence perhaps the use of **** instead of IV on the spine and the white eps ). Very slight shelf wear top/bottom spine but clean & tight & bright set. Very attractive matched arts & crafts set. VG+. Seller Inventory # 4017

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Swaysland, W.

Published by Cassell & Co., London (1883)

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About this Item: Cassell & Co., London, 1883. Leather Bound. Condition: Near Fine. 1st. First Edition. 3/4 blue morocco and marbled paper covered boards, marbled edges. Complete in four volumes: 160pp, 40 color plates + 148pp ads, dated October, 1882; 160pp. 39 color plates (missing one plate), + 164pp. ads dated June, 1884; 160pp. 40 color plates, no ads; 176pp. including index, 40 color plates, no ads. Previous owner's nicely penned gift inscription, dated January 1st, 1888 on front free endpaper of each volume. With the exception of the single missing plate (probably a binder's error) this is a beautiful NEAR FINE set of the actual first edition. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 97325

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W.Swaysland

Published by Cassell and Company, London (1901)

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From: THE BOOK SHOP (HASTINGS, N/A, New Zealand)

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About this Item: Cassell and Company, London, 1901. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None. A.Thorburn (illustrator). 1st Edition. 2 volumes in 3/4 maroon leather with leather corners,gold titles to spine.A little scuffing to leather,boards covered with olive green cloth.Many B & W illustrations and many coloured full page plates,on heavy paper,160 plates in colour.Blocks all tight and clean,no loose or missing pages;a class binding.First,second,third and fourth series all bound in 2 volumes,lovely set,amazing colour plates. Seller Inventory # 000087

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Swaysland, W.

Published by Cassell & Company, Limited; London. (1883)

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From: Ryan O'Horne Books (Hexham, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Cassell & Company, Limited; London., 1883. Hard. Condition: Very good. Profusely illustrated throughout with 148 (37 per volume, incl` the egg`s plate) beautiful chromolithographs by A. Thorburn and by Eliza Turck etc and with the plate detailing various eggs to each volume by R. Kearton. Also illustrated with charming, deta (illustrator). Very good. Recently rebound in cloth, with gilt lettering to spines. A touch of foxing to far extremeties. Name neatly penned to free front endpaper of each volume. Frontispiece to volume I splitting along gutter bend; all as pictured; otherwise a beautifully preserved, fresh set. Volume I dated 1883, the rest are undated but are presumed to be the first printings running up to 1888. Seller Inventory # 019913

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Swaysland, W.

Published by Cassell & Company Ltd., London (1901)

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From: Watkins Natural History Books (Dolgeville, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Cassell & Company Ltd., London, 1901. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 160 color Litho Plates, Drawings (illustrator). 1st Edition. Near fine, bit of spine wear, decorative covers, contents fine, bindings and hinges solid, 4 volumes, 160 color Litho Plates, Drawings. Seller Inventory # 023904

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Familiar Wild Birds. Complete 4 Vols: Swaysland, W.

Swaysland, W.

Published by Cassell (1901)

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From: Finecopy ABA (Westbury, WILTS, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Cassell, 1901. Hardback. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. Complete set of 4 series all dated 1901. A Fine set in the charming original publisher's Arts and Crafts inspired covers. A charming set with all colour plates in Fine condition. No ownership markings. Seller Inventory # 107427

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Swaysland, W.

Published by Cassell & Company, Limited, London (1883)

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From: Thomas Rare Books (Yaxley, SUFFOLK, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1883. hard back. Condition: Fine. 1st edition. 160; 160; 160; 176 pp. 160 chromolithograph prints by A. Thorburn and by Eliza Turck etc and with the plates detailing various eggs to each volume described by R. Kearton. First, Second, Third and Fourth Series. Half-calf green morocco with green marbled boards. Matching marbled end-papers. Fine bookplate in each volume ' CBF' with a decorative design printed in blue. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # X399

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Swaysland, Walter

Published by Cassell & Company, London (1883)

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From: Foliofinebooks (Mississauga, ON, Canada)

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About this Item: Cassell & Company, London, 1883. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1883-(89), 8vo, 4 volumes. First edition. Beautiful vivid color plates, tissue guards, vignettes, by Thorburn & others, advertisements at end each vol., original pictorial cloth, gilt, rubbed, front hinge of vol 2 cracked, name in ink on half title each volume. Bird on covers of volume I &II faded, title and tree branches in lovely ornate gilt on covers, gilt edges. Volumes solid and plates exceptional. They feel textured and very lifelike, lovely set for collectors of birds. E-mail for pictures. Seller Inventory # 000057

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