Natural History of 48 Birds, With Elegant Engravings, from Drawings by Alfred Mills
London: Darton, Harvey, & Darton and J. Harris, 1812. Mills, Alfred. 96pp. A pocket-sized reference for children, with full-page engraved plates of each of the forty-eight birds, along with a description of the characteristics and mannerisms of each species. Occasional light internal spotting, else about fine. In a variant binding of olive green patterned cloth, gilt-titled to spine. There is no mention of this binding in the Darton bibliography. Owner's inscription on front blank. A scarce Mills title. (Bromer/Edison, pp. 140-141; Darton G650.2; Osborne, p. 207; Spielmann 365; Welsh 4993). (2 11/16 by 2 3/8; 68x61mm).
(Inventory #: 26817)
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