Travel & Natural History | 21 March 2013
Mosley (Seth Lister) and F.O. Mosley. - An Account of the Birds of the Huddersfield District,
Sold for £3200
Mosley (Seth Lister) and F.O. Mosley.
An Account of the Birds of the Huddersfield District,
portrait frontispiece, 37 distribution maps (coloured in pink), 39 hand-coloured plates of birds ( crayon-watercolour plates, a new hand-process ), front endpapers, frontispiece and title with stain to corner, occasional spotting, original roan-backed boards, upper joint split, but holding firm, spine rubbed and scuffed, 8vo, Huddersfield , [1912-15].
⁂ Only the second copy of this very rare work to come to auction. (The other sold in these rooms 25th February 2010, lot 116 - The Peter Goodfellow copy). It is thought to be the first book on the birds of a local area to include distribution maps.
Thursday 21 March 2013, 10.00am
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