The Handbook of British Birds - H. F. Witherby, Rev. F. C. R. Jourdain, Norman F. Ticehurst & Bernard W. TuckerLondon: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1938, Hardback.
Condition: Very Good. Gently, and not uniformly, faded at the spine of all five volumes which are all a little marked on the boards. Previous owners' name to the first blank of each alongside a personal book plate. Pages gently tanned with scattered spotting throughout althought the colour plates are bright and clean throughout. A decent set.
Contains: Charts; Colour plates; Black & white drawings; Maps; A Uniform First Edition 5-Volumes Set: Volume I with 33 Plates, Text Figures and Maps (Crows To Flycatchers), 1938; Volume II With 30 Plates, Text Figures And Maps (Warblers To Owls), 1938; Volume III With 39 Plates, Text Figures And Maps (Hawks To Ducks), 1939; Volume IV With 33 Plates, Text Figures And Maps (Cormorants To Crane), 1940; Volume V With 22 Plates, Text Figures And Maps (Terns To Game-Birds) (Additions And Corrections) (Systematic List And Indices), 1941;