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A History of British Birds - Rev. F. O. Morris

1870 - George Bell and Sons, London - Second Edition
An exceptional six volume set of this milestone in ornithological illustration containing 365 fine full page hand coloured plates, each one supported by a detailed description. The artwork is by A.F. and C. Lydon, plates engraved and printed by Benjamin Fawcett, arguably the most accomplished of nineteenth century woodblock colour printers.

The preferred second edition with the plates no longer featuring the background colour, in the original gilt pictorial bindings which are particularly bright.
 
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Price HK$ 12,000



A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland with Descriptive and Historical Letterpress. - The Rev. F. O. Morris (editor)

Circa 1890 - William Mackenzie, London - First Edition
Exquisitely illustrated six large quarto volumes in publishers ornately gilt decorated bindings.

Containing 240 beautiful full page colour chromolithograph plates of country houses printed by Benjamin Fawcett from coloured wood blocks from drawings by Alexander Lydon.

Each illustration is accompanied by a fascinating description and history of the house and its owners.
 
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Price HK$ 9,000