H.L. Meyer - Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs. - 1853/1857

Description
H.L. Meyer - Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs. - 1853/1857
Bindings, Biology, Illustrated, Ornithology - Quantity: 7 - Hand coloured illustrations - Book

Seven volumes with a total of 322 hand-coloured illustrations of birds, 100 hand-coloured illustrations of eggs and 8 black and white illustrations of eggs. This concerns the new, extended edition of the octavo edition.
Bound in leather bindings with stamps and edges. The book blocks are gilded and the flyleaves are of marbled paper.
In good condition. The leather has some wear on the hinges, volume III, page 111 has a tear in the text page. Most title labels are absent. The gold on the spine is mostly gone. The leather is in good condition otherwise. A few illustrations with minor foxing as is usual.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
7
Subject
Bindings, Biology, Illustrated, Ornithology
Author/ Illustrator
H.L. Meyer
Book Title
Coloured illustrations of British birds, and their eggs.
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1853
Publication year youngest item
1857
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
London, G.Willis, no.1 Great Piazza, Covent Garden.
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
1600
Dimensions
22×14 cm
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