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British Song Birds: A Practical Treatise on their Habits, Nidification, and Incubation; the mode of rearing young birds, and their treatment in sickness and in health by Joseph Nash - 1st Edition - 1872 - from E C Books (SKU: 032768)

British Song Birds: A Practical Treatise on their Habits, Nidification, and Incubation; the mode of rearing young birds, and their treatment in sickness and in health

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British Song Birds: A Practical Treatise on their Habits, Nidification, and Incubation; the mode of rearing young birds, and their treatment in sickness and in health

by Joseph Nash

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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London : William Tegg, 1872 A good to very good copy in the original decorative cloth binding with colour frontispiece and 7 further colour plates. All page edges gilted. The binding has light mottling to the edges of the boards and the spine is slightly faded. The spine ends have slight pulling and reinforcement has been added at some point. Original brown endpapers present. Contents are complete with 8 plates and illustrations in the text. The paper, including plate paper is toned and there are occasional small marks and spots. There is light spotting to the verso of the endpapers and the following page. Otherwise the contents are in very clean condition. A scarce work.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032768
Title
British Song Birds: A Practical Treatise on their Habits, Nidification, and Incubation; the mode of rearing young birds, and their treatment in sickness and in health
Author
Joseph Nash
Illustrator
Newton Fielding
Format/binding
Decorative Cloth
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
N
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Tegg
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1872
Keywords
joseph nash; victorian bird books; song birds; ornithology;
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; birds;
Size
12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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