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The Life of a Bird; an Account of the Progress of Birds from the Nest to their Perfect Condition

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The Life of a Bird; an Account of the Progress of Birds from the Nest to their Perfect Condition

Seller ID: 127

London: SPCK, 1851. First edition. With a number of full-page b&w engravings and some others cut into text. A small volume (11 cm x 14 cm) but with more than 400 pages giving accounts of things avian-- nest building, eggs and egg-painting, habitat, exotic and domestic birds. In brown cloth with impressed decoration and gilt title on spine. Tips are worn through, fraying and wear along the spine (faded but with the title clearly legible), a few spots and marks. Back hinge is weakening and a few of the early pages are stained and smudged, but the book is otherwise tight and clean, none of the engravings is affected. On the front free endpaper, "Presented to Isabella Miller by S.S. No. 7 as a Prize for Bible History July 18[63?]."

Price: $40.00

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