Fraser Darling A Naturalist on Rona, 1939, in d/jkt; Lord De Tabley The Flora of Cheshire, 1899, gilt cloth, VG; Douglas Dewar Game Birds, 1928, repaired binding, fine wood engravings, inscribed to the Duke of Portland by Seton Gordon with a further autograph letter from Seton Gordon tipped in; and related titles from 1859. Fair to fine. (9)
John Mossop A Synopsis of British Land-Birds, in verse and prose, Jackson & Walford, 1841, original gilt cloth, fine; xviii,,259pp; Sharpe A Chapter on Birds, 1895, 18 coloured plates, fine; E. Fitch Daglish Woodcuts of British Birds, 1925, one of 500 printed, title label on spine worn; and 3 related. VG/VF (6)
Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature, 1780s-1790s, disbound, the Robert Bernard engraved plates only, comprising Birds (64) and 2 others; a few slightly damp-stained in lower margin but mostly VG/VF. Margins intact. Uncut. Overall 13 x 9.5”. (66, two double-page)
Lloyd’s Natural History series comprising W.F. Kirby A Hand-Book to the order Lepidoptera in 5 volumes, & Ogilvie-Grant Game Birds in 2 volumes, Edward Lloyd 1896-97, octavo, uniform gilt cloth, VG, with 156 and 48 tissue-guarded colour plates respectively. Some minor browning to tissue guards and elsewhere but the plates largely unaffected. (7)
James Jennings Ornithologia, or The Birds; a Poem, in two Parts; with an Introduction to their Natural History; and copious notes. Poole & Edwards, 1828 First Edition; nineteenth century cloth, gilt, backstrip a little faded o/w VG; bookplate removed from front pastedown; engraved frontispiece, and a further frontispiece to Part Two on Foreign Birds; each part with its own pictorial half-title, the foot of the half-title to Part One repaired. A small library stamp of the Islington Literary & Scientific Society in the margin of two pages in the text o/w fine internally; pp.xxix,(3),468,6. A rare work of ornithology.