ADAMS, H.G. Humming Birds described and illustrated. Groombridge and Sons. 1856.
Small 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to front, spine gilt,; pp. xxviii + 29-70 + [ii], 8 hand coloured plates, text illustrations; previous owner's inscription to ffep, spine bumped at head, occasional spotting, very good.
First edition. This is a charming and beautifully illustrated work with a section on the general physiology and behaviour of hummingbirds and then descriptions of each of the very attractive plates.