Pair of antique (1910s) hardcover first-edition books entitled Outline of Nature in the British Isles Volume 1 and Volume 2 edited by Sir John Hammerton and published by The Waverley Book Co. London, England.
In EXCELLENT! antique condition and complete, the books have beautiful embossed cloth covers and spines. Books are chock full of pages and pages of black-and-white and color photographs and plates. Spine and bind of books is in EXCELLENT! antique condition with NO! pages separating. Imagery is bright and vivid and all text is all clear and legible. There are NO! ripped, torn or missing pages and MINIMAL! foxing apparent, for the age of the tomes. There is a slight musty smell to the books upon opening and leafing through, no doubt due to a long period of storage and there are some creases to the internal pages. There is a person's name written in quill pen to the inside overleaf of the volumes.
Approximate measurements: each hardcover volume measures 12" x 9-5/8" with gold-embossed covers and spine. This listing is for Volume 1 and Volume 2 of this three-volume series. The third volume is NOT here.
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