Title: Birds Of The Sea And Shore
Author: Gladys Davidson
Illustrator: Robert Aitchen
Year: 1948 (First Edition)
Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Description: Stunningly illustrated guide to over 30 species of bird found in and around the British Isles. Eight of these birds have their entries accompanied by beautiful colour plates, whilst the remainder have equally impressive b&w woodcuts. Each illustration is captioned with the bird's wingspan and overall length given in inches.
Undated first edition.
The spine is bumped and foxed. There is also light foxing on the front board. Pages are lightly foxed (one or two plates are affected, too), but are otherwise unmarked. Lacks jacket. Previous owner's name printed in black ballpoint on fep. Lower corners of front and rear boards are bumped.
Measures 21.5 cm × 16 cm (8.6″ × 6.4″). 8vo. 64 pp.