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Lloyd's Natural History. A Handbook to the Game-Birds. Vols I & II by W R Oglivie-Grant [R Bowdler Sharpe editor] - 1st Edition - 1897 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Lloyd's Natural History. A Handbook to the Game-Birds. Vols I & II

by W R Oglivie-Grant [R Bowdler Sharpe editor]

Condition: Very Good/N


London : Edward Lloyd, Limited, 1897 A very good set in the original publisher's maroon buckram cloth binding with 48 colour-printed plates as called for. Vol I - sand-grouse, partridges and pheasants 304pp; Vol II - pheasants, megapodes, curassows, hoatzins, bustard-quails - 316pp. The bindings have gilt titles and bands to the spine. The spines have very slight fading and a little wear to top and bottom and edges. The boards are very clean with a little wear to the corners. Internally there are some ragged or missing tissue-guards and a little browning to endpapers. Vol II has some browning to the side edge of the frontispiece. The contents are very clean and without the foxing that frequently affects this series.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031463
  • Title: Lloyd's Natural History. A Handbook to the Game-Birds. Vols I & II
  • Author: W R Oglivie-Grant [R Bowdler Sharpe editor]
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Edward Lloyd, Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1897
  • Keywords: lloyds natural history, game-birds, ornithology, victorian ornithology
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; birds;


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