OSPREY; OR, EGRETS AND AIGRETTES
1896 · London
by Hudson, W. H.
London: Society for the Protection of Birds, 1896. 10,pp. Pictorial self-wrappers. A couple faint old folds, light tanning and dust soiling, but a very good copy. The second edition of Hudson's fourth book, the first of 1891 being described by the bibliographer, who located only the Martin (now in a private collection) and the Bodleian copies, as "without a question the rarest of all Hudson's writings." This edition, denoted as comprising the "6th to 10th thousand," adds a new postscript by Hudson. Issued as publication #3 of the Society for the Protection of Birds. PAYNE A4b. (Inventory #: WRCLIT62070)