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A History of British Water Birds, indigenous and migratory

MACGILLIVRAY, William

Including their Organization, Habits and Relations; Remarks on Classification and Nomenclature; an Account of the principal Organs of Birds, and Observations relative to practical Ornithology. Volumes I and II [complete in themselves.]

BRIGHT, CLEAN, CRISP COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BINDING

Published: William S Orr & Co., 1852

Stock code: 42453

Price: £480.00

With the nineteenth century trade ticket of Callander & Dixon of Whitehaven on front paste-downs. Published as Volumes IV and V in the author's 'History of British Birds' (1837-1852) but often found (as here) with their own bindings, series and volume titles. Volume I [IV]: Cursores, or Runners; Tentatores, or Probers; Aucupatores, or Stalkers; Latitores, or Skulkers; Vol. II [V]: Cribatores, or Sifters; Urinatores, or Divers; Mersatores, or Plungers. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Freeman 2398; Mullens & Swann 371; Tate p.36.