Two matching slim books, undated ?ca 1914. Green paper covered boards, red/orange spines, colour illus tipped in to fronts. Slight shelfwear. Bindings shaken, inner hinges splitting; In The Tree Tops, all pp attached; Dicky Bird Friends, attached fore and aft with clear tape. Slight general browning, scattered foxing. Neat owner name top title pp, To/From completed both front pastedowns; otherwise internally unmarked. Both unpaginated [24pp]; 4 colour plates each + many b&w drawings in text.
A pair of attractively illustrated books for children, each describing the family lives of four birds (The Kittiwake Gull, The Owl, The Motherly Thrush, Master and Mistress Magpie, etc).