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Large hardback, 4to. 11 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound in dark maroon leather and maroon cloth boards. With raised banding and gilt decorations. Marbled endpapers, speckled page edges. In very good condition. Contemporary leather binding. Some minor rubbing to cloth on boards. Some minor foxing to endpapers with neat inscription to front “W. Grant, Hatcombe.” Some minor handling/thumb marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 392pp. Illustrated with 50 full-page coloured plates and many B&W woodcut illustrations in text.
Title: The Illustrated Book of Pigeons. With Standards for Judging. Edited by Lewis Wright. Illustrated with Fifty Life-Like COLOURED CHROMO-PLATES.
Publisher: London, Cassell & Comp. n.d. ca1888:
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Seller ID: 82354
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS FULTON, ROBERT: The Illustrated Book of Pigeons, Standards for Judging, Lewis Wright, Illustrated, Fifty Life-Like Coloured Plates, leather binding, W. Grant, Hatcombe, fancy, leghorn, carrier, cock, pouter, tumblers, barbs, jacobins, owls, capuchins, hens, turbits, antwerps COLOURED CHROMO-PLATES 1888