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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

Birds of Kerala

By: Ali, Salim

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford: 1969

Seller ID: 004035


large octavo 25 by 17 cms (9.8 by 6.7 inches) text of 446 pages including indexes, illustrated with 16 coloured and 6 black and white plates plus end-paper maps, text maps and illustrations, original cloth with partial fading, dust jacket used and torn, very clean and sound-no internal marks or inscriptions £24.00 View more info

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Notes on the Birds of Herefordshire

By: Bull, H G

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London and Hereford, Hamilton Adams & Co: 1888

Seller ID: 004225


octavo 22 by 14 cms (8.7 by 5.5 inches) text of 274 pages including index, with a photograph of the author as frontispiece, pictorial dark green cloth with gilt titles, spine ends .lightly rubbed and a small split to the cloth at the rear joint, signature on reverse of the front end-paper, a bright, clean and sound copy 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

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A Selection of British Birds

By: Perrott, Charlotte

Price: £88.00

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 very small marks but a fine copy. Please note that extra postage will be needed on this heavy item. £80.00. 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. The first edition was issued in 1997 and this is an unchanged reprint. £23.00 View more info