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THORBURN, Archibald. British Birds.

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THORBURN, Archibald. British Birds. Longmans, Green & Co., 1925-26.

8vo. 4 vols. Original crimson cloth, spines titled in gilt; 192 coloured plates by Archibald Thorburn; gift inscription in pencil to ffep, spines sunned and slightly marked, internally very clean and bright, very good.
New edition. Wood: "To avoid overcrowding of the coloured figures (in previous editions) the number of plates has been increased from 80 to 192 in the present printing." Wood describes Thorburn's plates as "beautiful and accurate."
Nissen IVB 938; Wood p. 597.