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YARRELL, William.
A History of British Birds. Illustrated by 520 Wood-Engravings. In Three Volumes. PLUS First [14 wood engravings] and Second Supplements [18 wood engravings].

pp. xxxii, 525, (i); (ii), 669, (i); (ii), 528; (ii) Title, (ii) Preface, 7-53, (i) blank, (iv) Catalogue; x, 71, (i). [No half-titles appeared to be called for despite pagination]. The main work in 3 volumes bound in contemporary half green morocco and marbled boards by HENRY BEILBY, Birmingham with their ticket, with the book-plates of JOHN CROFT DEVERELL [1840-1921] the Supplements in original green cloth, the First with a blind-decorated border to the boards, the Second with a plain double-ruled border, all in very good condition, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN with his notes at the front of v.I and the Second Supplement.


John Van Voorst. London.

Date Published: 1843-1845-1856. 5 volumes. Imperial 8vo. [MAIN TEXT 27.2 x 19.1 cms. SUPPLEMENTS 28 x 18.4 cms.] One of 50 copies.

Stock No. 63594

Price: 2,000.00