YARRELL, William ~ A History of British Birds.
London: John Van Voorst, 1843, 1843, 1843 and 1845 (supplement).
3 volumes, 11 inches tall. A magnificent full hard grain morocco by HAYDAY with gilt raised bands and extra gilt panels. Double fillets and wide rolls frame the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Profusely illustrated with over 520 wood engravings. The tall first edition of one of the great works on British Birds in a wonderful binding.