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16 volumes. Hardbacks, approx 7 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in maroon calf leather to spine and corners and pebbled maroon cloth boards. Gilt lettering to pale green and brown leather spine labels, with gilt and blind embossed decorative banding to spines. Decorative embossed edging to leather on boards. Pale yellow endpapers. Red speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some light rubbing to ends of spines and corners. Covers all very clean and bright, except vol. ‘Marsupials’, which has a couple of surface chips to cloth on rear board. Endpapers darkened but no penned inscriptions. A couple of minor handling marks else plates and inside pages all very clean, bright, and tight throughout. A very nice set. 16 vols. Illustrated with colour chromolithographic plates and B&W line drawings in text.
Title: LLOYD'S NATURAL HISTORY Complete Set of 16 Volumes. Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe. A Hand-book to the... British Birds (4 vols.), Game Birds (2 vols.), Butterflies (2 vols.), Moths (3 vols.), Cats, Mammalia, Marsupials, and Primates (2 vols.) In Uniform Fine Leather Binding.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,
Publisher: London, Edward Lloyd. 1896:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81761
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY RICHARD LYDEKKER, Hand-book, Lloyd’s Natural History, chromolithographic plates, Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, Edward Lloyd, 1896, Mammalia, birds, game, butterflies, moths, cats, primates, leather, fine binding, colour plates,