HOWARD, HENRY ELIOT. 1873-1940.
The British Warblers. A History with Problems of Their Lives. London: R.H. Porter, 1907-.
2 volumes in 3. Large 8vo (285 x 180 mm). Half-titles, errata, publisher's slips. With 35 chromolithographed and 51 photogravure plates after Henrick Grönvold, 12 color maps. Some toning to colored plates, occasional offsett, small edgetears and minor chipping to a few text leaves, half-title detached vol 1, 3 leaves detached vol 3, uneven sunning to spines.
FIRST EDITION. A "detailed study of the life-histories of British Warblers, with a philosophical discussion of the instincts and habits of the various species. The illustrations are very fine" (Ayer/Zimmer p 309). Wood p 392.