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British Game Birds and Wildfowl by  Beverley R Morris - Hardcover - Reprint - 1864 - from Tapsell's Books and Music (SKU: 6751)

British Game Birds and Wildfowl

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British Game Birds and Wildfowl

by Morris, Beverley R

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  • Hardcover
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Good
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Rutherglen, Victoria
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About This Item

London: Groombridge and Sons, 1864. Quarto. iv, pages. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 60 handcoloured full-page plates with guards. Prelims, frontispiece and title page foxed. Mostly slight foxing (usually in the margins) on about half the plates. Contemporary half calf with raised bands. Gilt titling, rules and decorations on the spine. Gilt ruled cornerpieces. Marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Rubbed at extremities. Front hinge cracked but holding. A good copy of this rare work.. Reprint. Half-Leather. Good.

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Details

Bookseller
Tapsell's Books and Music AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
6751
Title
British Game Birds and Wildfowl
Author
Morris, Beverley R
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Groombridge and Sons
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1864
Keywords
Game Birds. Wild Fowl. Ornithology
Bookseller catalogs
Natural History; 18th and 19th Century Books;

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Tapsell's Books and Music

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Tapsell's Books and Music

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About Tapsell's Books and Music

Tapsell\'s Books and Music is in Rutherglen, a small country town in North-East Victoria, Australia. The bookshop, which was established in 1993, sells fine, old and general secondhand books and vinyl LPs. Rutherglen is well worth a visit and is a lovely, unspoilt country town in a famous winegrowing district. Wine + books = heaven. Phone: 0435 340 526. International phone: +61 435 340 526.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Marbled boards
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]

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