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Coward, T. A., Clifford Webb, & Enid Blyton

Birds of the Wayside and Woodland.

  • First edition, first impressions of this charming book on birds with the dust jacket designed by illustrator and author Clifford Webb and an introduction by the children’s author Enid Blyton.

  • ...Comprising a descriptive history of the families Corvidae to Tetraonidae. Based upon the standard work “The Birds of the British Isles” by T. A. Coward. Edited and with introductory chapters upon the general habits and characteristics of birds by Enid Blyton. With 300 accurately coloured illustrations, 8 photographic reproductions, and 52 text figures.

    London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd., 1936.

    Duodecimo. Original red cloth, titles and bird design to spine and upper board in black, top edge dyed red. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 41 double-sided plates of which 39 are in colour. Small pencilled ownership initials and crest design to the half title and front pastedown, small newspaper clipping tipped-in on the front free endpaper. Spine faded, spotting and dampstain to cloth, minor dampstain affecting the margins of the second half of the text. A good copy in the rubbed, dulled, and chipped jacket with some dampstain.

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