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Wild life on a tidal water : the adventures of a houseboat and her crew / by P. H. Emerson ; illustrated with thirty photoetchings by P. H. Emerson and T. F. Goodall ; together with an appendix "Breydon past and present."

P.H. Emerson

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Deluxe Edition


London: Sampson, Low, Martson, Searle, and Rivington Limited, 1890

Physical Description

xiii. [1], 145 p. 31 leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm.

General Note

Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
Appendix by R. Fielding Harmer: p. [125]-132.
"Lists of birds shot on Breydon Water, the wall surrounding and the land adjoining it." being Yarrell's complete list of British birds: p. [133]-145.
Plates photo-etched by A.Dawson and W.L. Colls.
Printed by T. and A. Constable, printers to Her Majesty, at the Edinburgh University Press.


The front pastedown carries a 20th century Royal Academy bookplate inscribed in pencil 'Presented by P.H. Emerson 1891'

Copy Note

This ÉDITION DE LUXE is limited to 100 copies, of which this is copy No. 20." [Half title-page].

Binding Note

Bound in white cloth with Goodall's stylish design to the upper cover and a black morocco spine lettered in gold `Wild life on a tidal water. P.H. Emerson. R.A. 1890'


Photogravures (prints)
Birds - England
Great Yarmouth (England) -- Description and travel


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