Three (3) Bird related books, including Birds of New England. 1st item: The Birds of New England by Edward A. Samuels, 1870. Published by Noyes, Holmes, and Company, Boston. Octavo, 591 pages including appendices and indexes, 8 chromolithographic plates with tissue paper guard, additional illustrations, hardbound in tooled green cloth with gilt pictorial covers and lettering to spine, brown end papers, gilt top edge paper, ink inscriptions from previous owner, earliest dated 1875 to front end paper. 9 5/8" H x 6 3/4" W x 1 3/4" D. 2nd item: Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania, Second Edition, by B. H. Warren, M.D., 1890. Published by Authority of the Commonwealth, printed by E. K. Meyers, Harrisburg. Octavo, 434 pages including appendices and indexes, 100 chromolithographic plates, hardbound in grey cloth with one quarter black leather binding, gilt lettering to covers and spine. 10" H x 7" W x 2 1/4" D. 3rd item: The Hawks and Owls of the United States in Their Relation to Agriculture, prepared under the direction of Dr. C. Hart Merriam, Ornithologist, by A. K. Fisher, M. D., Assistant Ornithologist, 1893. Published by Authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, printed by the Government Printing Office, 1893. Octavo, 210 pages including indexes, 26 chromolithographic plates with tissue paper guards, hardbound in tooled dark brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W x 1" D. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with normal shelf wear, buckling, scuffs, to covers corners bumped. Pages with foxing spots, tears, areas of dampstaining, toning impressions, to pages and illustrations. Pages 273-304 separated from binding. Ink inscriptions from previous owner, earliest dated 1875. Mylar covers with old scotch tape. 2nd item: Overall good condition with minimal shelf wear, corners slightly bumped. Pages in overall good condition with toning, toning impressions, including plates. Chromolithographic plates are collated. 3rd item: Overall good condition with shelf wear, scuff, to covers, minute tears, to top and bottom of spine, corners bumped. Foxing spots, toning, to majority of pages including plates.
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