Lot 228 of 515:
British Birds with their Nests and Eggs  

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British Birds with their Nests and Eggs

Butler, Arthur G.


Brumey & Clarke



6 volumes. 24 chromolithographed plates of eggs after F.W. Frohawk with numerous b&w plates. (4to) 31x24.5 cm (12¼x9¾"), green pictorial cloth lettered in gilt with nest emblems on spine and birds stamped in gilt on covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers.

Arthur Gardiner Butler was an English entomologist, arachnologist and ornithologist. He worked at the British Museum working on the taxonomy of birds, insects, and spiders. At the British Museum he was appointed as an officer with two roles, as an assistant-keeper in zoology and as an assistant-librarian in 1879.
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Lot Amendments

Mild rubbing with a bit of fraying at spine ends and corners, a few scuffs; a few tender hinges, mild toning around edges, light offsetting from plates; very good.

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