GOULD, John (1804-1881). The Birds of Europe ... Vol.III. Insessores. London: by Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, 1837.
Volume III only (of 5), large 2° (545 x 370mm). 87 hand-coloured lithographic plates only by and after J. & E. Gould printed by C. Hullmandel. (Lacks the Siberian Jay, Chough, Raven, Carrion Crow, Rook, and Wall Creeper, some spotting, mostly marginal, one plate and a few leaves of text creased.) Contemporary brown half morocco by Mackenzie, gilt spine in compartments (rubbed, worn at extremities, hinges weak), g.e. Provenanace: T. Fowell Buxton (manuscript label). Zimmer pp.251-252; Anker 169; Fine Bird Books p.77; Nissen IVB 371; Sauer 2.