MILLAIS, J.G. The Mammals of Great Britain and Ireland. Longmans, Green, 1904-06.
Large 4to. 3 vols. Twentieth century blue half morocco gilt, top edges gilt; pp. xx + 365, xi + 299, xii + 384, 273 plates by Archibald Thorburn, Millais, Gronvold and others, including 62 fine coloured lithographs, and other illustrations; spines a little sunned, occasional spotting, very good
First edition, no. 476 of 1025 copies only. This is a superb and generously illustrated work showcasing some of the top wildlife artists of the time including the great Archibald Thorburn. It is also a comprehensive survey of British mammalia with every species described at length.
Nissen ZBI 2819.