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Thomas Rymer Jones

Cassell's Book of Birds

From the Text of Dr. Brehm with upwards of Four Hundred Engravings and a Series of Chromolithograph Plates.

Published: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, London, ca. 1875

Edition: First edition

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Reserve: $200


Estimate: $400-600

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2 Bindings containing 4 volumes.

Forty Chromolithograph plates.

Published between ca. 1869-1872 

Publishers pictorial gilt bevelled boards with vignettes. 

Pictorial spine with title and vignette.  

From the text of Dr. Brehm. 

Volume I. 

viii, 312 pages + 10 full-page chromolithographs. 

Full-page and in-text illustrations. 

Volume II. 

viii, 320 pages + 10 full-page chromolithographs. 

Full-page + in-text illustrations.

Volume III.

viii, 312 pages + 10 full-page chromolithographs. 

Full-page + in-text illustrations. 

Volume IV. 

vii, 312 pages + 10 full-page chromolithographs.

Full-page + in-text illustrations. 

"Thomas Rymer Jones (1810-1880) was professor of Natural

History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London

and the text used is by Dr. Brehm. The chromolithograph plates

were produced by using the Baxter method."

Stunning plates. Very sought after. 

Recorded shipping weight 5000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery. 

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 26.5 x 19.5 cm
  • Name: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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