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Illustrations of Birds Drawn for John Gould

by Collected and introduced by David Attenborough

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
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London: The Folio Society, 2012. Limited. Hardcover. Fine. Edward Lear. This beautiful collection of drawings by Edward Lear is Folio Society's limited edition facsimile of the original hand-drawn work. This edition is limited to 780 signed and numbered copies. This volume is copy number 585. It is bound in dark blue goatskin leather with decorative gilt stamping on the front cover. Spine is titled in gold with decorative gilt stamping and five raised bands. Gilt top edge. Marbled end papers. Deckled page edges. Note on leather care laid in. No pagination. Laid inside a dark blue solander box that is blocked in gold. Black leather spine label with gold lettering. Book and solander box are in fine condition with minor shelf wear on bottom edge of the box. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied.

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Bookseller
Shelley and Son Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
061010
Title
Illustrations of Birds Drawn for John Gould
Author
Collected and introduced by David Attenborough
Illustrator
Edward Lear
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Folio Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2012

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goatskin
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gilt
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folio
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