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John James Audubon. The Birds of America

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Houston, Christie's: 1982

Seller ID: 003559


the auction catalogue for the sale of all 435 plates from Audubon's great folio work on the Birds of America. Illustrated throughout with photographs, some full-page and a few in colour, printed wrappers as issued, with sale price sheets loosely inserted. Price sheets frayed at the outer edges otherwise a very clean copy-no internal marks. £24.00 View more info

Toucans of the Americas

By: Alvarenga, Herculano: Brettas, Eduardo

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, M Pontual: 2004

Seller ID: 003219


quarto (13.2 by 11.8 inches) illustrated with 44 coloured plartes by Edourdo Brettas, text in English and Portuguese, original glazed pictorial boards,with illustrated end-papers, a fine, unmarked copy Please note that this heavy book will need extra postage £24.00 View more info

Catalogue of the Ellis Collection of Ornithological Books in the University of Kansas Libraries

By: Mengel, Robert M

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, 1972

Seller ID: 003564


two volumes, , octavo (25.5 by 17 cms) volumes 1 and 2 (all published) covering letters A to D, 1972 and 1983, no further volumes were issued, pages 259 and 176 pages respectively. The work gives detailed descriptions of the books listed. Original printed wrappers, top edge of front cover of volume 1 with a faint crease otherwise a very nice, clean and unmarked set. £22.00 View more info

British Game-Birds and Wildfowl

By: Morris, B R

Price: £1,100.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Son: 1875

Seller ID: 003833


quarto (12 by 10 inches) undated but circa 1875 green cloth, illustrated with 60 hand-coloured plates of game birds, a few light foxing spots but a very clean copy with fresh colour, £1100.00 View more info

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A Selection of British Birds

By: Perrott, Charlotte

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, The Publishing Partnership: 1979

Seller ID: 000090


folio (20 x 14.5 inches) illustrated with five coloured plates, half dark brown morocco, marbled sides in a brown cloth-covered box. A superb facsimile of the very rare original work, only three copies of which are known. Mrs Perrott planned a major work on British birds which was to be illustrated with coloured plates from her own drawings but her premature death put an end to the project. This facsimile is limited to 250 numbered copies. The box with a couple of ve... View more info

Australian Birds A collection of paintings and drawings

By: Slater, Peter

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Queensland, Australia, Steve Parish Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 003213


folio (33.75 by 25 cms) text of 160 pages illustrated throughout with colour (and a few black white) illustrations by the author, short tear in jacket, small white marks to the top and bottom edge of the spine, otherwise a fine unmarked copy-no inscriptions or signatures. This is the 2003 reprint, the first was issued in 1997 £23.00 View more info