Some more scraps about birds
Some more scraps about birds Some more scraps about birds Some more scraps about birds Some more scraps about birds Some more scraps about birds
£375.00
Newcastle Printed by J. Bell & Co.. 1880.

First edition. 1880-1881, [vi], 273pp. 43 illustrations from line drawings by the author. Some photographs by the author's son in law. Contemporary green half-calf with title panel in red leather, title in gilt. Gilt tooling and decoration to the raised bands. Some scuffing to the spine. After some introductory chapters on the plumage of birds, each chapter contains an essay on a specific bird. The final chapters are entitled "Some remarks perhaps irrelevant to the title of my book" and "Natural History Notes about Burmah". Fine copy of this rare volume.