Lot 174: Dresser (Henry Eeles). A History of the Birds of Europe, Including all the Species Inhabiting the Western Palaearctic Region, 9 vols. including Supplement, 1871-96, wood-engraved additional titles, 723 fine lithographed plates (721 hand-coloured), after Keulemans, Neate, Wolf and Thorburn, some scattered spotting, mainly to text and foredges, bookplate of Evelyn Vida Baxter, t.e.g., contemporary burgundy half morocco, volume IX rebacked with original spine relaid, a few small scuff marks and light edgewear, one or two covers with partial fading, 4to, together with Eggs of the Birds of Europe, Including all the Species Inhabiting the Western Palaearctic Area, 2 vols., 1910, 106 colour plates, original wrappers bound-in at end of volume II, t.e.g., contemporary green half morocco, spines with raised bands and gilt decoration (a little faded), 4to. First work Anker 120; Fine Bird Books p.92; Nissen IVB 267; Wood p.324. A good set of D
Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015
Wednesday, 10th June 2015
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