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Birds in London by  W.H Hudson - First Edition - 1898 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.co.uk

Birds in London

by Hudson, W.H

Condition: Very Good


London, New York, Bombay: Longmans Green & Co.. Very Good. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. About near fine in bright light green cloth; gilt-lettered spine; in the center of the front board is a bright design of an English Tower, birds and a tree; with a single gilt line boarder. TEG. Xvi, 339, p. [340] blank. Followed by [1]- 40 pp. publisher catalog. Illustrations by Bryan Hook, A.D. McCormick and from photographs from Nature by R. B. Lodge. Frontispiece with tissue guard. With 17 plates (including frontis.,) and 15 in text illustrations. Black endpapers, fep loose with a large chip from the fore-edge Ends rubbed. An exceptionally nice copy. S William Henry Hudson (1841 - 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist and a founding member of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.; 8vo .




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