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British Birds.

British Birds.

Condition: Very Good/N

London : The Religious Tract Society , 1846 A very good copy in the original decorative cloth binding with hand coloured frontispiece and 23 further hand coloured plates. Anonymous author. The binding has a gilt bird on a branch to the front board and gilt titles to spine. All edges gilted. The binding is bright and clean with light wear to corners. There is the beginning of a split at the front spine joint but the book is sound. Original yellow endpapers present. Contents with frontispiece and guard; title; contents and plate list; text 216pp with 23 guarded plates. Internally in very good clean condition with the occasional light mark or spot.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032769
  • Title: British Birds.
  • Author:
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Religious Tract Society
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1846
  • Keywords: british birds; religious tract society; victorian natural history; victorian bird books
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; birds;
  • Subjects: NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching;
  • Size: 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall


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