1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 350 - GBP 450
JOHN GUILLE MILLAIS
The Natural History of British Game Birds. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1909. 2°, 37 plates, 18 coloured, after Millais and Thorburn (occasional light, mainly marginal spotting and staining), original russet and red cloth gilt, top edges gilt (rubbed, a few small stains). Provenance: "Given to me by Viscount Dalrymple on my marriage - Oct. 20, 1909" (pencil inscription on limitation leaf).
NO. 474 OF 550 COPIES. Nissen IVB 636.
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