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Auction #113 begins on 29 Feb 2024

Layard (Edgar Leopold)

THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA

A descriptive catalogue of all the known species occurring south of the 28th parallel of south latitude.

Published: J.C. Juta. London, Longman, Green & Co., Cape Town, 1867

Edition: First Edition

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82 pages and xxi pages Index, frontispiece, half dark brown leather titled gilt on the spine, marbled paper sides, James Hami.ton Russell bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper and a corresponding small stamp below the date on the title page. The front free endpaper has been removed and the leather and marbled paper are worn along the edges, contents very good.

  • Overall Condition: A good copy
  • Size: 8vo (220 x 145 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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