London: published for the author by R.H. Porter, 6 Tenterden Street, W., and Dulau & Co., Soho Square, W, 1883. 1st edition. Finely bound in contemporary aniline calf over buckram boards. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt with raised bands. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Item #318891
Physical description: 3 Vol. & Atlas, col. illust. Notes:
Plates bound with: "Classification of birds; an attempt to diagnose the subclasses, orders, suborders, and families of existing birds" (with special pref. dated 1895): v. 4, p. [iii]-x, 11-52 and "Geographical distribution of British birds" (with special pref. dated 1893): v. 4, p. 53-102. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., Edinburgh and London.
Includes index. Subjects:
Geography. Eggs. Birds Nests. Birds Great Britain.
Birds Eggs Great Britain.
Great Britain, British Isles.
Great Britain. Aves Great Britain. Aves Eggs Great Britain. Pictorial works. Genre: Illustrated.