A History of British Birds; In Three Volumes; Plus Second Supplement to the History of British Birds

SKU: 025535
Regular price £90.00 GBP inc. VAT
Volume I: Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Shelfwear to boards. Front board is present but detached. Corners bumped and worn. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is rather tatty and coming loose. Spine is faded. Page edges are rather grubby. Marbled endpages. Front inner hinge has failed. Rear inner hinge is cracked but holding. Textblock is starting to crack. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 525 pp. Illustrated throughout. Volume II: Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Shelfwear to boards. Corners bumped and worn. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is rather tatty and coming loose. Spine is faded. Page edges are rather grubby. Marbled endpages. Previous owner's mark. Front inner hinge is starting to crack. Rear inner hinge is starting to crack. Textblock is starting to crack. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 669 pp. Illustrated throughout. Volume III: Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Shelfwear to boards. Rear board is present but detached. Corners bumped and worn. Wear to board edges and especially along the spine edges where the cloth is splitting. Spine is rather tatty and coming loose. Spine is faded, with some loss. Page edges are rather grubby. Age discolouration to endpages. Front inner hinge is cracked but holding. Rear inner hinge has failed. Textblock is starting to crack. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is generally clean. 581 pp. Illustrated throughout. Second Supplement: Beige card boards with black lettering to spine and front. Boards are generally in good order, just a little grubby. Rear board is coming loose from spine. Wear to board edges. Only fragments of the spine remain. Slight foxing to textblock. 71 pp. 18 black and white illustrations. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 3251g.(YBP Ref: 025535:1-O9)
  • Author: YARRELL, William
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  • Publisher: John Van Voorst
  • Condition: Good Minus
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  • Size: 8vo - over 73/4in - 93/4in Tall
  • Binding: Hardcover
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  • Published in: London
  • Published Date: 1843
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  • Language: English