Fine Bird Books 1700-1900

London: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. First Trade Edition. Limited to 2000 copies. Elephant folio (50cm). Half-bound in brick red buckram, boards covered in purple marbled paper, titled on spine in gilt; in original pictorial dust jacket; white endpapers with three feathers; viii, 120pp; 16 color plates and 22 black and white plates. Large patch of browning to each free endpaper, head and tail gently pushed, else Very Good or better. Dust jacket with minor soiling to verso, slightly soiling and rubbing at edges, upper front flap creased at corner and reinforced with tissue: Very Good.

Price: $300.00

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