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PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY, 3 VOLUMES by  W. T GREENE - 1884 - from Boston Book Company (SKU: 84517)

PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY, 3 VOLUMES

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PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY, 3 VOLUMES

by GREENE, W. T

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1884. GREENE, W. T. PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY, 3 VOLUMES. London: George Bell and Sons, 1884 - 1887. First editions. Three different 8vo. green cloth bindings, the third volume being about 1/2 inch taller. x + 144 pp/xiv + 114 pp/viii + 144 pp. Volume 3 lacks the last three plates. Light soil and wear to cloth, corners bumped. Gilt slightly faded on Vol. 1 and 2's spines; Vol. 3 has a printed paper spine label. Hinges cracked in first 2 volumes, third sound with light foxing to endpapers. Light pale foxing to edges of frontispiece in Volumes 1 and 3; else the plates are fine. Total of 78 beautiful chromolithograph plates.

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Boston Book Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
84517
Title
PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY, 3 VOLUMES
Author
GREENE, W. T
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Date published
1884
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About Boston Book Company

Established in 1979, Boston Book Company offers rare, scholarly books in all fields. Our areas of particular expertise: children's books, photographica, Americana, historical archives, women's books, color plate books, early maps and atlases, sets and fine bindings, American and British literature, Japanese woodblock print books from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, travel and exploration, and scholarly books about Japan and Asia. We buy and sell books in all these categories.

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edges
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