A History of British Birds, Vol. I-VI, by the Rev. F. O. Morris, 1851-1857. Published by Groombridge and Sons, London. Octavos, 2,095 total pages, Vol. VI with appendix and index, full page 358 wood cut engraved illustrations, some with paper guards, Vol. I – plate 1-59, 60 plates total, Vol. II – plate # 60-119, 60 total, Vol. III – plate # 120-178, 59 total, Vol. IV – plate # 179-240, 62 total, Vol. V – plate # 241-297, 57 total, Vol. VI – plate # 298-357, 60 total, hardbound in tooled green cloth with gilt pictorial covers and gilt lettering to spines. 10 3/8" H x 7" W x 1 7/8" D. CONDITION: Covers in worn condition with shelf wear scuffs, loss to gilt, rubbing to cloth, corners bumped. Pages with foxing spots, toning/toning impression, creases, some pages separated from binding, some paper guards present. Plates are collated.
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