Birds of Great Britain..." (Fine Bird Books p. 29 and p. 78). Zimmer p.261; Wood p. 365; Nissen IVB 372. " /> GOULD, John. <I>The Birds of Great Britain.</I> London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1873. Vol. I (only). 2<V>o. 37 hand-colored lithographic plates most heightened with gum-arabic, by Gould, Richter, Wolf, and Hart (short marginal tear to one plate and small nick to another). Dark green morocco gilt, covers with broad ruled and tooled border, spine elaborately gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in two, g.e. <I>Provenance</I>: Fiennes Stanley Wykeham (bookplate). "The most popular of all his works is always likely to be <I>Birds of Great Britain..." (<I>Fine Bird Books</I> p. 29 and p. 78). Zimmer p.261; Wood p. 365; Nissen <I>IVB</I> 372. | Christie's