Hardcover reprint of the original 1891 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Our Common Birds And How To Know Them. Grant, John Beveridge. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Our Common Birds And How To Know Them. Grant, John Beveridge. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1891. Subject: Birds, United States.
Fair. Oblong 8vo Eleventh edition . Guide to bird identification, illustrated with 64 black and white plates. Brown cloth lettered and decorated in black, red, and yellow. Covers rubbed at the extremities with light fraying to the corners and spine ends, hinges internally cracked but secure, transparent stain to upper and outer margins throughout most of the book, not interfering with the printed areas, personal bookplate on front pastedown, no other markings.
Fifth edition. Oblong, 5.5"H x 7.5"L. Brown cloth with three-color decorative cover and spine. 224ppgs. Previous owners bookplate and signature inside front cover. (John Gould Jennings) Signature also appears on ffep. Illustrated with many b/w photographs of mounted specimens. Very good/no dust wrapper. Corners and spine tips are lightly bumped, binding tight, interior clean and unmarked with no foxing. Probably one of the earliest basic birdiing guides with photographs.
Fair/No Jacket. 24mo-over 5"-5¾" tall Boards have edgewear and rubbing, spotting and soiling. Both inside hinges are cracked, boards are attached but loose. pages and binding holding together. Previous owner's names on FEP, pencil writing on title page and rear endpaper, spotting/fingerprints throughout interior, black and white photos. G-1.
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