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A Natural History Of The Nests And Eggs Of British Birds

£350.00

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In Three Volumes. Fourth edition, 1896. By the Rev. F. O. Morris (Rector of Nunburnholme, Yorkshire), Revised and Corrected by W. B.Tegetmeier, (Member of The British Ornithologist's Union). Olive green boards with gilt decoration to front board, gilt titles to spine, embossed decoration to rear boards. General wear externally: bumping to corners of boards and tops and tails of spines. Text block edges uncut and age darkened with slight spotting in each volume. Volume I has slight grubbiness externally and front board has some bubbling and small tears to surface. There is some light foxing to the end papers, front and back and light foxing throughout. Gutter breaks at p25 and p153 but otherwise sound binding. 178 pages. Volume II: similar to Vol I, but incipient crack at front hinge, the half title page and plate LXXX are loose while plate LXXXI is missing. Gutter break at p88. 155 pages. Volume III: foxing slightly heavier, gutter breaks at title page and p104. 207 pages, including index for the three volumes.

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Author(s):
Morris, F. O.; Tegetmeier, W. B.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1896
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
John C. Nimmo
Title:
A Natural History Of The Nests And Eggs Of British Birds

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In Three Volumes. Fourth edition, 1896. By the Rev. F. O. Morris (Rector of Nunburnholme, Yorkshire), Revised and Corrected by W. B.Tegetmeier, (Member of The British Ornithologist's Union). Olive green boards with gilt decoration to front board, gilt titles to spine, embossed decoration to rear boards. General wear externally: bumping to corners of boards and tops and tails of spines. Text block edges uncut and age darkened with slight spotting in each volume. Volume I has slight grubbiness externally and front board has some bubbling and small tears to surface. There is some light foxing to the end papers, front and back and light foxing throughout. Gutter breaks at p25 and p153 but otherwise sound binding. 178 pages. Volume II: similar to Vol I, but incipient crack at front hinge, the half title page and plate LXXX are loose while plate LXXXI is missing. Gutter break at p88. 155 pages. Volume III: foxing slightly heavier, gutter breaks at title page and p104. 207 pages, including index for the three volumes.

Author(s):
Morris, F. O.; Tegetmeier, W. B.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to
Edition:
1896
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
John C. Nimmo
Title:
A Natural History Of The Nests And Eggs Of British Birds

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