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||Cloth, diaper, ultra fine
||Publishers binding; Plant
||A popular handbook of the ornithology of the United States of America and Canada. Based on [Thomas] Nuttall’ manual. Vol. I. The land birds. Vol. II. Game and water birds.
||The design is by Julius A. Schweinfurth. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, and Company, 1891.
Cambridge, Mass.: John Wilson and Son, University Press. 2 vols. Vol. I. xlix, 473p. 1 plate. Vol. II. vii, 431p. 1 plate. Black endpapers and pastedowns. Red ultra fine diaper-grain cloth. Both covers are blocked with an identical design. The lower covers are not blocked. The upper covers are blocked in gold, featuring birds blocked in trees, in dense foliage. These are blocked as a square on the fore edge head and tail, and on the spine side of the cover. The same trees, foliage and birds are blocked in gold on each spine. On the centre and lower half of each spine, and at the tail, the words: “/ Nuttall’s/ Ornithology/ [rule]/ Chamberlain/ Vol. I./ Land Birds/ [Vol. II./ Game and/ water birds/] Little Brown & Co./” are blocked in gold. Text copyright Edmund M B King.