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THORBURN, Archibald (1860-1935, illustrator). Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland, London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1923. 4° (374 x 275mm). Half title, title printed in red and black, 30 coloured plates by Archibald Thorburn. (Some very light marginal staining.) Original red cloth gilt (upper cover stained, some scratching to lower cover). Provenance: "A.R.N.-C. from Sir Hammond-Banner on the occasion of his marriage Nov. 1st 1923" (pencil inscription on front free endpaper).

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THORBURN, Archibald (1860-1935, illustrator). Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland, London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1923. 4° (374 x 275mm). Half title, title printed in red and black, 30 coloured plates by Archibald Thorburn. (Some very light marginal staining.) Original red cloth gilt (upper cover stained, some scratching to lower cover). Provenance: "A.R.N.-C. from Sir Hammond-Banner on the occasion of his marriage Nov. 1st 1923" (pencil inscription on front free endpaper).

With 17 other works or part-works of related interest in 24 volumes including Arthur G. Butler's Birds of Great Britain and Ireland (London, [n.d.], 2 vols.), W. Bromley Davenport's Sport (London, 1885, number 104 of 250 copies), Francis Orpen Morris's A History of British Birds (London, 1860, vols. I-III only, of 6), Samuel W. Baker's Wild Beasts and their Ways (London, 1890, 2 vols.) and The Grouse in Health and in Disease (London, 1911, 2 vols. including appendix). (25)
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