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Kemp, Dr. Alan (Text) + Finch-Davies, Claude Gibney (Illustrations)

The Birds of Prey of Southern Africa

Published: Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1980

Edition: First - Limited to 200 copies

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Copy number 56 of the de luxe Collectors' volumes limited to 200 copies.

Housed in the original hand made slip case covered with brown book cloth and hand marbled paper and leather trim.

Original binding by master craftsman Peter Carstens with brown leather, a black title label on the spine and hand marbled paper covered boards. Textured end papers. 339 pages 141 full page colour plates including the frontis plus a full page black and white photographic portrait of Finch-Davies.

CONDITION DETAILS: The book is clean and fresh. The slip case has minor sigs of use - slight edge wear and a few small marks.

  • Binding Condition: Clean
  • Overall Condition: An attractive copy
  • Size: 293mm x 224mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: gandolph@telkomsa.net
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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