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Sotheby’s, 1993. Catalog of works auctioned by Sotheby’s complete with price key. 119 illustrations, 120 pp. Format: 10 ¾” x 8 ½” oblong. Condition: New.

BRITISH BIRDSby Archibald Thorburn. Four volumes. Longmans, 1915-18. Hardcover, first ed. Condition: Very good +, original red cloth. Slight dent in top edge of Vol. 1, some foxing on endpapers and first blank page. Format: 10 ¼” x 12 ½”. Vol. 1, 143 pp, Vol. 2, 72 pp, Vol. 3, 87 pp, Vol. 4, 107 pp. 82 excellent full-color plates. A truly nice set and important work.

BRITISH MAMMALSby Archibald Thorburn. Two volumes. Longmans, 1920-21. Condition: Fine, original red cloth, lightly faded on spine, but overall nice. No foxing. Format: 10 ½” x 12 ½”. Vol. I, 84 pp. Vol. II, 108 pp. 50 excellent full-color plates. A very important work.

A COUNTRYMAN'S CREEDby E. C. Keith. Country Life, 1938. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn. First edition. Large paper limited edition #22 of 250 signed copies. Green cloth, gilt stamped hardcover. Nine full color plates and six black & white. Format: 9” x 11 ½”. 205 pp. Condition: Extra fine.

by Archibald Thorburn. Longmans, 1923, first edition. Condition: Generally very good. Some foxing on endpapers and blank front pages. Text and plates unaffected. Original red cloth, spine somewhat faded and a few tears. Gilt edge. Boards and corners show some shelf wear. Format: 11” x 15”. 78 pp. and 30 full color plates.

LIFE AND SPORT IN HAMPSHIREby George A. B. Dewar. Longmans, Green, 1908. 1st edition. Two color plates by Archibald Thorburn. Blue cloth hardcover, gilt title and decoration. No D.J. Format: 6” x 9 ¼”. 274 pp. Condition: Small chip at top of spine, otherwise fine.

NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH GAME BIRDSby J. G. Millais. Longmans, 1909. First edition. Condition: Good +. Occasional minor foxing on endpapers. Original buckram and cloth covers show some shelf wear. Limited to 550 copies, this is #346. Gilt top edge. Format: 12” x 16”. 142 pp. 18 full color plates and black & white plates by A. Thorburn and J. G. Millais. Very important work.

A NATURALIST'S SKETCHBOOKby Archibald Thorburn. Longmans 1919. Condition: Generally, fine. Sporadic foxing on blank front pages. Format: 10” x 12 ½”. 72 pp. and 60 plates, 24 in full color, 36 in collotype. Bound in half red morocco, raised bands, gilt bird motifs. Handsome binding.

A SPORTSMAN'S CREEDby E. C. Keith. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn. Country Life, 1938. 1st edition. Light blue-green cloth hardcover. No D.J. Format: 7 ½” x 10”. 205 pp. Condition: Good +.

A SPORTSMAN'S CREEDby E. C. Keith. Scribner’s, 1938. First edition. Hardcover, D.J. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn. Format: 7 ½” x 10”. 205 pp. Condition: D.J. shows some wear, light foxing on endpapers, interior is fine.

THORBURN'S LANDSCAPEby John Southern. Elm Tree, 1981. 1st edition. Brown cloth hardcover. Decorative endpapers. D.J. Format: 12 ½” x 9 ¼” oblong. 120 pp. Condition: D.J. shows signs of having been read, otherwise as new.

THORBURN'S MAMMALSIntroduction by David Attenborough. Ebury Press, 1974. Brown cloth hardcover, gilt on spine, D.J. Format: 7 ¾” x 10 ½”. 128 pp. Condition: Almost as new.

Gallery Books, 1989. Brown cloth hardcover, D.J. Reproductions of 25 paintings and drawings by one of the world’s great wildlife artists. Format: 10 ¼” x 12 ¾”. 107 pp. Condition: As new.

THORBURN'S MAMMALSGallery Books, 1989. 25 selected color plates of mammals by Archibald Thorburn. Brown cloth hardcover, D.J. Inscripton gift to Bob Hines (wildlife artist) from friend Jim Stevenson. Format: 10 ¼” x 12 ½”. 107 pp. plus plates. Condition: Extra fine.


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