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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Archibald Thorburn

British Birds

80 Superb Colour Plates with Tissue-Guards. Over 400 Different Species

Published: Longmans, Green, and Co, London, 1918

Edition: Fourth edition

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4 volume set. Limited edition of 500 sets.

Original cloth binding with gilt title on spine.

Gilt lineal border on cover. Gilt top page edge.

Plates are clean and bright. Light foxing only on printed pages.

Quarto format. Beautiful set.

Volume I:

viii, 143 pages + plates.

Volume II:

vi, 71 pages + plates.

Volume III:

vi, 87 pages + plates.

Volume IV:

vii, 107 pages + plates.

Recorded shipping weight 10000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 32.5 x 27.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
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