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Lord Lilford on Birds

Trevor-Battye, Aubyn (editor)

Editore: Hutchinson, London, 1903
Condizione: Good ++ Rilegato
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Thomas Littleton (Baron Lilford) became President of the British Ornithologists Union in 1867 and remained in that capacity until 1896. These 271 pages of TEXT (plus appendices, plus INDEX =312 total) are notes from his tenure. They include chapters entitled : `Ponds, Paddocks and Aviaries', `Otter Hunting Falconry and Shooting' , and `Notes from Mediterranean Journals '. Meet Sankey and Grip and / or the tame lammergeiers. In ADDITION to the rooks, hoopoes, snipes, rock-thrushes, pheasants, fieldfares, and peewits you will ALSO encounter otters, rabbits, Barbary mice, lemurs and pied stoats. Victorian biology at its broad-based best. 12 b/w plates (Thorburn) plus frontis complement the text. Cond : Boards are cloth, gilt lettering on spine and face. Issued w/o dust jacket ? Greenland Falcon in (debossed) gilt comprises cover graphic. SPINE top and tail worn, also fore points. Binding tight for age. Top page edge is gilt. P/O name on front ep. VERY minor foxing and soiling. Page edges are sli. rough-cut. Quote (p. 242) : " Discovered a falcon's nest in an apparently almost inacessible hole in high cliff; had an ineffectual chase after two young shags, which could not fly; went back round northern end of Spargi ; lunched in a cove where . ." Size: Quarto. Codice inventario libreria 003417

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Titolo: Lord Lilford on Birds

Casa editrice: Hutchinson, London

Data di pubblicazione: 1903

Legatura: Cloth

Illustratore: B/W Drawings

Condizione libro: Good ++

Condizione sovraccoperta: None - as Issued

Edizione: First Edition.

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