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A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds by  Thomas Nuttall - First Edition - 1832 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008336)

A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds

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A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds

by Nuttall, Thomas

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Hilliard and Brown, 1832. SCARCE. First Edition, 1832, a second volume The Water Birds, was published separately by Hilliard and Brown in 1834. Bound in contemporary full calf, gilt back with black label, marbled end papers.About Very Good, triangular chip to calf at head of spine, label with about 50% loss, boards rubbed, front hinge just starting yet binding still solid. vi, 683 pp. Illustrated. . First Edition. Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008336
Title
A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds
Author
Nuttall, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hilliard and Brown
Place of Publication
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Date published
1832
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; U.S. History; Nineteenth Century;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
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]
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...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
First Edition
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