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PEARSON, Henry J. (1850 - 1913). Three Summers among the Birds of Russian Lapland... with History of Saint Triphon's Monastery and Appendices. London: R.H. Porter, 1904.

PEARSON, Henry J. (1850 - 1913). Three Summers among the Birds of Russian Lapland... with History of Saint Triphon's Monastery and Appendices. London: R.H. Porter, 1904.

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PEARSON, Henry J. (1850 - 1913). Three Summers among the Birds of Russian Lapland... with History of Saint Triphon's Monastery and Appendices. London: R.H. Porter, 1904.

Large 8vo., (9 2/8 x 7 inches). Half-title, title-page printed in red and black. Folding chromolithographed map, illustrated throughout from photographs. Original publisher's green bevelled cloth, gilt. BRIGHT AND ATTRACTIVE

Provenance: with pencilled annotations by Francis Charles Robert Jourdain (1865–1940), ornithologist and Church of England clergyman

First edition. Pearson "commenced business life with Robert Foster, and lived in Broadgate. He afterwards with the co-operation of his youngest brother, Lewis Pearson, formed the Beeston Foundery Co. Ltd., whose operations he largely extended. He was an ardent student of bird life, possessed one of the finest collections of Arctic birds and eggs, and wrote books thereon, one being "Beyond Petsora Eastward," & another "Three Summers among the Birds in Russian Lapland.'' He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the British Ornithological Society, the Royal Horticultural Society" (Nottinghamshire History online).

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