Title: The Borders and Beyond - ...
Publisher: London: Gurney and Jackson, 1924.
Publication Date: 1924
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
First edition. With nineteen coloured plates by W.H. Riddell and 170 sketches by the author, maps, diagrams etc. xxi, 489 pp + 3 pp ads. With 19 tissue-guarded colour plates, 21 full-page b/w plates, many b/w illustrations in text and two fold-out maps. An account of the life cycles of some of the more" reclusive types of Creation" inhabiting the English Borders and the Cheviots including the red grouse, black grouse, The Globe-Spanners (migrating waders including godwits, sanderling, turnstone, plover, dunlin, knot, oystercatchers, greenshank, redshank), Wildfowling, the Atlantic Salmon, the otter, the raven, the woodcock & heron, and a chapter on the protection of wildbirds. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Split of about two inches at top of spine at back board. Top and bottom of spine rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. 6.5 x 9 inches. Overall condition VG. Bookseller Inventory # 3371
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