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Author: THORBURN Archibald

Title: British Birds Four Volumes

Price: £950.00

Year: 1915, 1915, 1916, 1918

Edition: First Editions

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co

Summary: LARGE PAPER EDITION viii -143 + vi ? 72 + vi ? 87 + viii ? 107 + 11 pages, top edge gilt except the supplement 4to. 82 colour plates. Some occasional light spotting to prelims and lesser so to the text, the plates bright with no spotting. Bound in the publishers red cloth, gilt ruled line to board edges and titles in gilt to the spines. The cloth in exceptional condition with no fading or marks. The supplement in the publisher printed card covers as issued. The large paper edtion was limited to 104 copies this being number 74 An exceptional set of the first edition of Thorburn's finest work which ran to many editions. The cloth so often found faded and marked and rare in this condition with the supplement.

Ref: 22264

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