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A History of British Birds. Vol. I-VI

by Morris, F.O.

  • Hardback £1,200.00
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  • Catalogue No : 50825
  • Published : 1851-1857
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : iv, 364; iv, 360; iv, 391; iv, 330; iv, 315; iv, 290

Description:

First edition. This popular work on British Birds went through several editions. Includes many figures of British birds, for which the wood-blocks were engraved and printed by Benjamin Fawcett, Driffield. Francis Orpen Morris (1810-1893) was a clergyman and naturalist. He was a prolific writer on natural history subjects.

Mullen & Swann, p 417; Freeman 2670; Nissen IVB, 645.

Condition

6 vols, roy. 8vo, cont. half calf, raised bands to spines, gilt tooling to compartments, lightly rubbed, leather title pieces, marbled endpapers and edges. Some minor wear/chipping to head/foot of a few spines. Foxing to endpapers and preliminaries, elswhere, scattered foxing, mostly light. Very good, attactive set.

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