History of British Birds Vol. 5.
Driffield : B. Fawcett , circa 1851 to circa 1903 315 pp., 4to. Hardcover w/ red leather corners & spine. A classic in ornithological study. Containing 57 beautifully detailed hand-colored plates of the birds described in the text. Rebound w/ new boards & pds. Slight wear to boards. Binding tight. Some light scuffing to gilt textblock top edge. Missing title pg; first plate bottom edge somewhat detached but holding strong. Some sm tears scattered to fore edges, otherwise pgs clean & crisp. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 157386)