John C. Nimmo
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Amusing b/w cartoons and limericks. Pictorial paper-covered boards, red cloth spine. Brown decorative endpapers. 10.5 x 8". 92 pages. Covers are edge worn and slightly grubby, spine is worn at top and tail and is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout.
A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by F.O. Morris.
Stock no. 2128160
Published by John C. Nimmo. 3rd 1892. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front covers and bottoms of spines. This is the 3rd edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged with many new plates. 248 plates (232 originals & 12 extra plates for this edition). Bumping and wear to spines and corners; some fraying to cloth. Heavy wear to some edges. Names in ink to prelim pages. Some hinges are pulled. Page edges of some pages are unopened. Volume 3 - plates 105 + 106 are detached. Foxing.
6 volumes. Green cloth, gilt vignettes to front cover. Gilt decorations to spine. 365 hand-coloured plates. All volumes have faded from green to brown. Varying degrees of bumping and chipping, with some splits to corners and top and tails of spines. Volume I - Rear Joint has almost broken (very weak)- probably closer to good condition; Volume III - Loose pages - 227-230; Volume IV - Loose pages - again 227-230; Volume VI - Plate page 13 has light mark across uncoloured area. ALL volumes have varying degrees of foxing and margin marks. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers of all volumes. ALL plates are present and exquisitely hand-coloured!
Embracing the General Management of Hounds. A New Edition Revised, Corrected and Enlarged by William C.A. Blew. With 12 hand coloured plates. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles. Spine is worn and faded. Some scuffing to covers. Bumping and wear to edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Hand coloured plates - 1 is MISSING and 4 are detached, but still present. Foxing throughout. Some weakness to binding/stitching. A working copy.
THE REMINISCENCES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF CAPTAIN GRONOW 2 VOLUMES
Written by Captain Gronow. Illustrated by Joseph Grego.
Stock no. 1207572
Published by John C. Nimmo. 1st 1900. Very good condition.
Being Anecdotes of the Camp, Court, Clubs and Society 1810-1860. Two volumes. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spines. Colour crest to front covers. B/w illustrations. Slight foxing to prelims. Top and tail of spine lightly rubbed. Overall bright copies.
Grey cloth with gilt titles and brown decorations. Colour illustrations. All edges gilt. Spine is browned and chipped to top. Some wear and light fraying to corners. Prize plate to front pastedown with ink inscription. Front and rear joints are cracked. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Contents are mostly bright and clean.