London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1917. First Thus. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. Thick 8vo (6.5" x 9"), red cloth with gilt-and-black embossed decorations, with 100 full-page illustrations in color selected by H.E. Dresser from his "Birds of Europe," 405 pages. Good + / None. Item #1345
A SCARCE and COLORFUL collection of bird images from Britain.
Cloth is still attractive in its decorative binding, though a somewhat soiled, rubbed, and shaken. Text block is holding. The numerous brightly colored bird plates are remarkably clean and with very little foxing or other imperfections. Small nicks to the head and tail of spine and along the hinges.