A History of British Birds, with Coloured Illustrations of Their Eggs. (4 Vols)

SEEBOHM Henry 1832-1895

Complete with all 68 chromolithographed plates & 99 illustrations. 4 Volumes in uniform half dark green morocco over dark green cloth, some gilt tooling, edges rubbed. Spines, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles, edges rubbed. Vol 1, 1883, [3],…

£725 | Published: 1883 | Publisher: Published for the Author by R.H. Porter and Dulau & Co.

Birds of Prey

THORBURN Archibald

A portfolio containing a facsimile of the original edition of 1919, to include, titlepage of 1990, titlepage of 1919, 2 leaf preface, limitation leaf, plate list leaf, (12) leaves of text to accompany the plates, 12 plates (all coloured), all loose…

£350 | Published: 1990 | Publisher: Greyfriars Books & Prints Ltd.

Birds of Prey

THORBURN Archibald 1860-1935.

Tall folio, Fine, Ltd ed, 12 pls, 1990. In a lime green portfolio, 36.5*27 cms, black ink titles to upper cover, [4], (iv) leaves, 12 leaves of coloured plates each accompanied by a leaf of descriptive text, being a facsimile of the original…

£350 | Published: 1990 | Publisher: Greyfriars Books & Prints Ltd

British Birds


WITH EIGHTY TWO PLATES IN COLOUR, SHOWING OVER FOUR HUNDRED SPECIES Four Volumes, mixed editions (2*4th, 2*3rd), in red cloth, gilt edge tooling, corners bumped. Spines, faded, edges bumped. Internally, Vol 1, 4th ed, 1918, half title, frontis,…

£400 | Published: 1918 | Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.

Pictures of Bird Life in Pen and Pencil

WATKINS The Rev MG [Morgan George] 1835-

Tall folio, 15 pls, 56 illus. In half c1920 morocco, with brown cloth, some decorative blind tooling, corners and edges bumped and rubbed. Spine, blind tooling, titles in gilt to brown calf label, edges rubbed. Internally, B&W frontis,…

£175 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co:

A History of British Birds [WITH] the 2 Supplements.

YARRELL William 1784-1856

Original edition of the principal handbook on British Birds published during the 19th C. It is accurate, well written and the illustrations are excellent. Yarrell recorded his subjects in a way that became a model for later authors. Uniformly…

£600 | Published: 1843 | Publisher: John Van VOORST