1910 Rare Ornithology First Edition in a Morrell binding ~ Britain's Birds and Their Nests Illustrated by George Rankin.
Author: Arthur Landsborough Thomson. (Illustrator, George Rankin).
Title: Britain's Birds And Their Nests: Described by A. Landsborough Thomson with an Introduction by J. Arthur Thomson. Illustrated with 132 Drawings in Colour by George Rankin.
Publisher: London, W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1910. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10.5 " X 8 ".
Pages: 340 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine half morocco leather binding, finely bound and signed by Morrell (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown, one corner slightly bumped - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt. A rare find in such a nice binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing mainly on the preliminary pages - as shown, nice armorial bookplate of Captain Roland Milvain on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 132 beautiful full-page ornithology plates by George Rankin.
The book: Rare in such a nice binding and attractive First edition of this Ornithology book on Britain's Birds And Their Nests.
The author: Sir Arthur Landsborough Thomson FRSE PZS CB LLD (8 October 1890 – 9 June 1977) was a Scottish medical researcher, mainly remembered as an amateur ornithologist and ornithological author and acknowledged expert on bird migration.
The illustrator: George Rankin (1864-1937) Alias: George James Rankin. He was a famous Bird painter.
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