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Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots

Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots

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Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots

by Lear, Edward

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0850860741
ISBN 13
9780850860740
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London: Pion Limited, 1978. [2], [vii], 42 col plates. . HB. Large-folio, orig. half burgundy morocco, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt title, top edge gilt. Fine copy.. <b>Limited edition of 530 copies of which 500 were for sale</b>, this being #26. A fine facsimile edition of Lear's famous work on Parrots, first published in 1832.. [9780850860740]

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots
Author
Lear, Edward
Book Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0850860741
ISBN 13
9780850860740
Publisher
Pion Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1978
Keywords
Bird Illustration; Facsimile Edition; Natural History Art; Parrots; Psitaccidae; Birds

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Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
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....
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...
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...
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...

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