Bolton, James: Harmonia Ruralis, or An Essay towards A Natural History of British Song Birds
publ. by W.Simpkin & R.Marshall London 1830
orig. hand col. copper engravings; 22 x 17/ 19 x 15 cm; Vol. II; 2nd ed.; some slight but even browning; faint occ. foxing, o/w exc cond.
Beautifully executed originally hand coloured copper engravings of birds and their nests with eggs. This is truly one of the finest bird books! – Measurements are given individually for both plates. Please note that the birds and their respective nests are sold in pairs and prices are quoted for both prints. All faults are very light and do not deter from the beauty of these lovely bird prints!
Nissen IVB 115