London: H.G. Bohn, 1853. Fourth edition. Hardcover. 500pp. Duodecimo [18.8cm]. Rebound in cloth with a leather spine label stamped in gold lettering. Includes 31 hand-colored plates. Head edge of textblock is gilt. Extremeties rubbed. Cloth on back board and inside of front board is faded. Light foxing to outer edge of the text block. Pages very slightly age toned. Text block cracked at the attachment of both front and rear endpapers. Very good. Item #58650
Includes 31 hand-colored plates. Contents cover the capture and care of many kinds of birds including birds of prey.