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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Sharpe (Richard Bowdler) and Wyatt (Claude W.)


Published: Henry Sotheran, London, 1885-1894

Edition: First edition

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First edition: 2 volumes: vol 1 lxx, 354 pages, vol 2 viii, to 661 pages (continuous pagination) 103 hand coloured lithographed plates after drawings by Wyatt, printed by Mintern Brothers, 26 partly hand coloured maps, 15 double-page tables, book plate on front paste down end paper, original half dark blue morocco with matching cloth boards, titled gilt on the spines, worn along the edges of the spines and on the corners, a good set.

Sitwell (Sacheverall) Fine Bird Books 1700 -1900. London , 1953 page 107

Richard Bowdlet Sharpe: Detailed biographical sketch in Dictionary of National Biography 1912 Supplement,_1912_supplement/Sharpe,_Richard_Bowdler

  • Overall Condition: A good set
  • Size: Folio (320 x260mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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