The Natural History of The Birds of Western Africa. Vol. I. Illustrated by 34 Coloured Plates, Numerous Wood Cuts and a Portrait of Bruce. The Memoir by Andrew Crichton. The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology, Vol. VII (7).

By: SWAINSON, William:

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Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Quarter bound dark green morocco leather to spine and corners and green cloth boards. Gilt lettering and banding to spine. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Later ‘modern’ covers (1945). Some minor fading to spine and rear corner. Some slight darkening to endpapers, neat inscription and prev. owners label to front. Inscription; “Rebound July 1945, Salisbury.” A couple of very light minor spots else a very clean and tight copy; Binding is lovely and tight, pages very clean, plates lovely and crisp and bright. An excellent copy. 286pp. Illustrated by 34 Coloured Plates including Title vignette and a Portrait of Bruce.

Title: The Natural History of The Birds of Western Africa. Vol. I. Illustrated by 34 Coloured Plates, Numerous Wood Cuts and a Portrait of Bruce. The Memoir by Andrew Crichton. The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology, Vol. VII (7).

Author Name: SWAINSON, William:

Categories: Ornithology,

Publisher: Edinburgh, London & Dublin, W. H. Lizars, Samuel Highway, W. Curry & Co., 1837:

Seller ID: 78197

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