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The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology. Vol. X. Flycatchers by  Sir William Jardine - editor William Swainson - 1st Edition - 1838 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology. Vol. X. Flycatchers

by William Swainson, Sir William Jardine - editor

Condition: Very Good/N


EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1838 A very good copy of the 1st edition in the original publisher's cloth binding with 31 hand coloured plates and a hand coloured vignette title page. The binding is in its original state and is bright, clean and sound with some fading to the spine and light pulling at the spine ends with a little chip at the top. The bottom front corner has a light bump; the remaining corners have very light wear. The original green endpapers are present without marking. Contents: volume listing; half title; black and white frontispiece portrait of Haller with tissue guard; hand coloured vignette title page with picture of Green Tody; 2 further title pages; advert; contents listing; Memoir of Baron Haller; text; and 31 hand coloured plates bound at the rear. Contents are in very good clean condition. Some text sections have light toning. Plate 1 lacks a tissue guard and there is slight loss to the top edge of plate 12. The plates are exceptionally well coloured.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032740
  • Title: The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology. Vol. X. Flycatchers
  • Author: William Swainson, Sir William Jardine - editor
  • Illustrator: William Swainson
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W H LIZARS
  • Place: EDINBURGH
  • Date published: 1838
  • Keywords: Jardine's Naturalists' Library; ornithology; william swainson; flycatchers; sir william jardine
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; birds;
  • Subjects: NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall


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