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Lot 598
MORRIS (FRANCIS ORPEN) A History of British Birds, 6 vol., 1851-57; and 3 vols. of Eggs and nests, 1892 (9)
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MORRIS (FRANCIS ORPEN)
A History of British Birds, 6 vol., first edition, 358 hand-coloured plates, 2 joints split, small stabmark to 3 spines [Nissen IVB 645], Groombridge, 1851-1857; [A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds], 3 vol., "third edition", 248 plates, lacks title and contents leaf of volume on, John C. Nimmo, 1892, publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt, rubbed, 8vo (9)
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