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T. C. Eyton

A History of the Rarer Species of British Birds

Intended as a Supplement to the History of British Birds, by the late Thomas Bewick.

Published: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, London, 1836

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1836.

Originally published in three monthly part.

These original parts have been bound in this contemporary 

half-leather bindings with the original covers bound in at rear.

Also, contains a catalogue of British Birds.

Bookplate of W. H. Mullens present [a well known ornithologist].

Contemporary half leather over green boards.

Raised bands with gilt title to spine.

Marbled endpapers.

A History of the Rarer British Birds.

vi, [1], 101 pages.

Woodcut illustrations and vignettes.

A Catalogue of British Birds.

iv, 67 pages, [3].

Original front & back covers bound in.

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 26 x 17.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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