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Morris, Rev. F.O. (Editor).

A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF SEATS OF THE NOBLEMEN AND GENTLEMEN OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

of Great Britain and Ireland. With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress vols. 1-4 [only, of 6]. [WITH]. FACSIMILE OF AUTOGRAPHS OF SUBSCRIBERS to the ... William Mackenzie [With] A. Clarke ... N.d. c.[1866-80].
4 vols. 4to. 160 wood block colour prints including additional t.ps. Some browning. [With] 4to. 135pp. of Autographs. Wood block colour t.p. Some browning. Together 5 vols. in all. Marbled e.ps., inner gilt turn-ins, gilt tooled morocco, spine sl. faded and chipped, a.e.g. Francis Orpen Morris (18101893). ODNB ... Of all his publications, Morris was perhaps best known for his voluminous, illustrated books on natural history. His collaboration with the Driffield woodblock colour printer Benjamin Fawcett in the production of Bible Natural History (184950) was followed by the successful six-volume History of British Birds, initially issued in monthly parts over seven and a half years, beginning in June 1850, A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds (18536), A History of British Butterflies (1853), and [the above] ...
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