LILFORD, THOMAS L. 1801-1861. Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands. London: 1891-97.
Lot 6130
LILFORD, THOMAS L. 1801-1861. Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands. London: 1891-97.
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£890 - 1,500
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LILFORD, THOMAS L. 1801-1861.
Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands. London: 1891-97.
7 volumes. 8vo (250 x 165 mm). Photogravure portrait, 421 chromolithographed plates after Archibald Thorburn, some heightened in gum arabic. Period green crushed morocco by R.H. Porter. A few plates and several text leaves lightly toned, some shelf wear, spines faded.
Provenance: Constance Melanie Hills of Red Leaf (bookplate).

Second edition.
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