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BIRDS OF THE EASTERN FOREST: 2

by LANSDOWNE, J.F.; Text By John A. Livingston

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. (CAD) Presumed first printing. No markings, solid Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with rubbing to top of the spine of Dj and tiny edge tear to edge of rear panel. Dj is in mylar sleeve. Folio, blue cloth, gilt letters, 262 pp., index. 112beautiful colour plates of birds. Book was printed iin Italy. A heavy oversize book (4.5 JM FO 21/b0. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by LANSDOWNE, J.F.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
  • Bookseller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 70499
  • Title: BIRDS OF THE EASTERN FOREST: 2
  • Author: LANSDOWNE, J.F.; Text By John A. Livingston
  • Illustrator: LANSDOWNE, J.F.
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1970
  • Keywords: Canada Birds Bird Paintings Canadian Artists Westcoast Birds
  • Bookseller catalogs: Birds and Birdwatching;
  • Subjects: ART / General; NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching;
  • Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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