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Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots

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Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots

by Edward Lear, Brian Reade

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  • Very Good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
0850860741
ISBN 13
9780850860740
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London: Pion Limited, 1978. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. 0x0x0. Number 420 of just 500 such copies; publisher's dark red half Morocco binding, gilt titles to spine and top edge gilt, in better than very good shape, firm and square with strong joints, no cracks, no defects, just mildly rubbed. Contents crisp, tight and clean; no pen-marks. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Includes 42 full colour parrot plates and a loosely inserted booklet by Brian Reade: 'An Essay on Edward Lear's Illustrations'. Size: Folio (545mm x 360mm). Thus a very tidy and presentable book.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots
Author
Edward Lear, Brian Reade
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Reprint
ISBN 10
0850860741
ISBN 13
9780850860740
Publisher
Pion Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1978
Size
0x0x0
X weight
28 oz

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Glossary

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Folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,...
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 pages...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
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....
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...
Reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
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