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The Birds of the British Islands

Nature volume 74, pages 607608 (18 October 1906) | Download Citation



To use the language of sport, Mr. Stonham may claim to have established a new record. He has aimed at a colourless book, and colourless it is, both in the plates and in the text, though whether it is “far in advance of anything of the kind which has so far been attempted” must be left to the individual judgment of the reader.

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