Lot 274: MORRIS, F.O. A History of British Birds.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: MORRIS, F.O. A History of British Birds. 358 hand-colored wood engraved plates. 8 volumes. 8vo, modern 1/2 brown morocco with black lettering pieces; plates generally very clean with only the occasional foxing, some spotting throughout text and along foredge. London: Groombridge and Sons, circa 1865
Notes: A handsome miniature set of plates generally mimicking those in John Gould''s "Birds of Europe."