pp xxiv, 304 plus a portrait frontispiece and 60 chromolithograph plates of eggs (including 2 plates of Great Auk eggs). Inscription and book plate on front endpapers. Minor damage and a few damp marks on publisher's cloth binding. Size: Imp 8vo. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Coloured Figures of the Eggs of British ...
Éditeur : Pawson & Brailsford
Date d'édition : 1896
Reliure : Original Red Cloth Gilt
Etat du livre : Very Good -
Edition : 1st Edition.
Description du livre Pawson and Brailsford, Sheffield 1896, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth, with gilt title and Author to upper board and spine. Head and tail of spine and corners bumped, with light rubbing to spine corners. Lower board with blind ruled decoration,also two abraded marks. Front end paper cracked at hinge. Upper board plus spine pulling away from text block at top of hinge area, but board remains very well attached. Pale foxing in some degree to nearly all of the 60 remarkable quality chromolithographed plates of eggs, also occasionally through book, but nothing really offensive. The book a circa 1880 probably comprehensive study of UK bird population; details of bird, nest structure, eggs with numbers and dimensions, favoured localities, rarity. Depressingly often "becoming extinct". HEAVY BOOK, Unpacked weight 1.9 Kgs. Size 260 x 175 x 45 mm. Very Good condition. No dust jacket. 304 pages Very Good condition. No dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire D2304
Description du livre Pawson and Brailsford, Sheffield, 1896, 1896. First edition. Hardback. Cloth slightly worn and bumped with marks to rear, scattered foxing to text and some plates, otherwise near very good. With frontis and 60 plates. Bookplate to pastedown. Please be aware that this volume is heavy and therefore extra postage will be requested. N° de réf. du libraire A149496