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The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Vol IX. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Part 1. Birds of Prey by Sir William Jardine - 1st Edition - 1838 - from E C Books (SKU: 032096)

The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Vol IX. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Part 1. Birds of Prey

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The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Vol IX. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Part 1. Birds of Prey

by Sir William Jardine

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  • hardcover
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EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1838 A very good copy of the 1st edition of Part 1 of Birds of Great Britain and Ireland from the Naturalist's Library. In the original publisher's cloth binding with gilt titles to spine with 34 hand coloured plates as called for. Containing list of volumes in the series; frontispiece portrait of Sir Robert Sibbald; black and white vignette title page (2 people hunting with birds); 2 further title pages; publisher's advert; contents listing; Memoir of Sir Robert Sibbald; text with black and white illustrations; and 34 hand coloured plates bound at the rear. The binding is very clean. It has slight fading to the spine, and very slight bumping to corners. The original endpapers are present. The contents are very clean and bright with lwell- coloured plates. There is some light spotting to frontispiece and vignette title page and some offsetting from the plates to the tissue-guards. Plates have light toning to edges.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032096
Title
The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Vol IX. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Part 1. Birds of Prey
Author
Sir William Jardine
Illustrator
Stewart
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
N
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W H LIZARS
Place of Publication
EDINBURGH
Date published
1838
Keywords
ornithology; birds of prey; british birds; jardine's naturalist's library; jardine; nineteenth century ornithology
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; birds;
Size
12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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