Game Birds, written by Charles Coles and illustrated by Maurice Pledger, with a foreword by HRH The Prince Philip Duke Of Edinburgh. First Edition, copyright 1893 by Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., New York. Book measures 17" X 12", and has 117 numbered pages. Oversized, and lavishly illustrated with 24 colored plates by renowned orinthological illustrator Maurice Pledger. Informative text on each bird with special attention to detail and color. Impressed mark in front of book with name of previous owner, Michael Patrick Murphy. In very good Vintage condition with very light age appropriate wear to the dust jacket cover, and very light age appropriate coloring to the interior pages. Book looks like it was hardly used.