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Good. No Jacket. 422 pages, plus ads, plus ten hand colored bird plates and four hand colored egg plates. Title page with hand colored vignette. Green cloth covers show a little rubbing and are a little discolored near edges. Inked library stamp at top of front free end page, with deaccession stamp below. NO other library markings. Private name stamp at bottom of title page. Hinges (internal) are cracked, though volume remains tight. A few leaves near center with tears along upper edge, though not affecting text. Plates remain good.
Book 12mo. 18.5cm, the 4th edition, revised by W.C.L. Martin, in 2 volumes, xxiv, 379 & 440pp., ads., plates include frontis and engraved title pages with vignettes, in the original blind decorated green cloth, gilt spine titles and blind decorations, small bit out of the top spine edge of volume two else a very good to fine sound set (snds). -Wood p474. Freeman 2713.
Fair. No Jacket. Size: 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo); 2 Volumes set. All hand coloured plates present. Quite worn covers. Binding could be tighter. text bloacks generally good with the odd bit of pencil or crayon scribble. Ink inscription. 379, 391 pages 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide. Robust packaging.
2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, raised ribbed spines with gilt lettered labels, marbled paper-laid boards and edges (edges rather scuffed and rubbed with wear to joints and boards). Pp. xxiv + 379 [&] 391, illus with coloured plates and titles and in text (title pages heavily spotted with previous owner's 1859 inscription on front free endpaper), 391, illus with coloured plates, coloured vignettes on titles and b&w illus in text (title pages heavily spotted and some light spotting throughout but plates largely bright and unmarked; some small nicks to page edges; previous owners' neat inscriptions on endpapers with armorial bookplates).
2 volumes. Fourth edition. Illustrated with 28 coloured plates (complete). Bound in half black leather with gilt stamped leather labels on spines, five raised bands, marbled paper boards and matching marbled end papers. Minor wear at extremeties, frontispieces and half titles separated, water staining to a few plates, otherwise a fine set.
Very Good. No Jacket. 12mo. Both volumes nicely rebound in modern burgundy cloth with gold stamped lettering on spine; Two volumes, with 19 hand colored plates, plus hand colored illustration on title pages; A little foxing and smudges, though overall contents are in very nice condition.
Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 2 volumes complete. Fourth Edition. Full red cloth with elaborately bind stamped design on the front cover, gilt lettering on the spine, corners bumped moderate wear, this book has been professionally reback preserving the original spine, collated and complete with all bird plates (hand colored), in text illustrations, and the bird egg plates (handcolored). Overall in VERY GOOD condition. Rarely seen in the original binding.
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