Complete 3 Volume Set of Nests & Eggs of British Birds F. O. MORRIS, B.A. 1896
W. B. TEGETMEIER WITH 248 PLATES CHIEFLY COLOURED BY HAND – LONDON J. C. NIMMO – MDCCCXCVI 1896. Printed by BALLANTYNE, HANSON & Co. Edinburgh and London.
Description: Hand cut pages – olive green hard book covers with gold decoration impression and title lettering on spine.
Edition: 4th 1896
Dimensions: 10 ¾” x 7 ½” x 1 ¾” ( 27 x 19 x 4 cm)
Condition: Commensurate with age - rubbed edges, shelf bumped corners volume 1 front cover white mark (as seen in photographs) front cover. Foxing rust spots mainly evident on initial and end blank papers. The glue has lost its properties and there are sections and pages that are no longer attached. However, all books complete, entire. Pencil marks from previous seller inside cover. Signs inside cover of all volumes having once has been glued either ownership sticky back label or library books.
Pages: Vol. 1 pages – 177 Vol. 2 pages – 154 Vol. 3 pages – 207
Weight overall without packaging 4.7 kg.
Note: I have not touched these books to repair the loose pages benefiting from specialist book mender repair attention.
SKU AJ799 1