London. Edward Lloyd, Ltd., 1896.
Four hard-bound volumes, maroon cloth boards, 7 1/4 x 5 inches. Volume I: 340 pp with 31 chromolithographic plates; Volume II: 308 pp with 27 chromolithographic plates; Volume III: 338 pp with 35 chromolithographic plates; Volume IV: 314 pp with 35 chromolithographic plates. Spines uniformly sun-toned (tan) with embossed gold lettering and trim. Very attractive, clean set; no writing or inscriptions. A total of 128 handsome color plates, as called for. Four volumes from Lloyd's sixteen volume Natural History Series which was comprised of (in addition to the 2 four volumes of British Birds offered here) Game Birds (2 volumes), Lepidoptera (5 volumes), Carnivora (1 volume) Mammalia (1 volume) and Primates (2 volumes). The four volume British Birds, complete and in very good condition, is a most attractive set. Item #48959