[LEAR, Edward.] THORPE, Adrian (ed.). The Birds of Edward Lear. Ariel Press. 1975.
Folio. Publisher's cream cloth with red leather labels to front and spine, dustwrapper, in brown card slipcase; pp. , 12 colour plates; fine.
Number 11 of limited edition. A beautifully produced book featuring reproductions of twelve of Lear's most impressive bird illustrations with a short but informative biographical introduction. Now much sought-after.