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NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES by  Thomas GENTRY - First Edition - 1882 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 017493)

NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES

NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES by  Thomas GENTRY - First Edition - 1882 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 017493)

NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES

by GENTRY, Thomas

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Rear cover split and loose but holding; plates vary from clean to lightly foxed. Very Good
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Philadelphia: J. A. Wagenseller, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Rear cover split and loose but holding; plates vary from clean to lightly foxed. Very Good. Quarto (8-1/2" x 11-1/2") bound in publisher's decorated cloth, lacking the spine which is here covered with binder's tape. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, a detailed chromolithographic title page, and 54 gorgeous chromolithographs of birds and their nests with eggs, all protected with a tissue guard. Bennett (p. 44): "Drawings done chiefly by Mr. Edwin Sheppard of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, acknowledged as the best ornithological artist in America."

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017493
Title
NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES
Author
GENTRY, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Rear cover split and loose but holding; plates vary from clean to lightly foxed. Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. A. Wagenseller
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1882
Keywords
Americana; Bird Eggs; Thomas Gentry; Color Plates
Bookseller catalogs
Color Plates; Ornithology; Birds; Chromolithographs;

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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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