Tweeddale (Arthur Hay, ninth Marquess of) The Ornithological Works edited and revised by his nephew, Robert G. Wardlaw Ramsay, together with a biographical sketch by William Howard Russell, photographic portrait, 11 hand-coloured lithographed plates by J. Smit, map errata leaf, modern half morocco, gilt, for Sotheran, t.e.g., 4to (314 by 245mm.), London, printed by Taylor and Francis, for private circulation, 1881, sold as a collection of plates
Copies of this book contain varying numbers of plates, Nissen calling for 22 plates and 2 maps.
References: Nissen IVB 419; Fine Bird Books, p.112.
Provenance: autograph letter from the author tipped-in; inscribed by Lady Tweeddale to the Rev. Henry Baker Tristram, F.R.S (1822-1906), traveller and naturalist, on half-title; bookplates of W.H. Mullens and H.B. Tristram.