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    With Gorgeous Color Plates of Game Birds

    John Guille Millais. Game Birds and Shooting Sketches; Illustrating the Habits, Modes of Capture, Stages of Plumage, and the Hybrids and Varieties Which Occur Amongst Them. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1892.

    First edition. Folio. 72 pages. Illustrated with 16 full-page color lithographed plates, 18 full-page tinted autotypes and numerous woodcuts in the text.

    Publisher's red three-quarter straight-grained morocco over pebbled cloth with gilt titles. Top edge gilt. Moderate wear to the binding. Scattered foxing throughout. Overall, a very good copy of a beautifully illustrated bird book.


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