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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Fitzsimons, F W

The Natural History of South Africa. Birds Vols I and II (complete; 1923)

Published: Longmans Green, London, 1923

Edition: First

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This is a highly collectable set, complete, unmarked, undiscoloured and with few flaws, listed below.

The green cloth-boards have a light white stain to the upper left of the front cover of Vol I. The covers of both volumes are lightly bumped and scuffed at the extremities. Firm bindings and plain unmarked endpapers.

Vol I: xv + 288 pp of text with numerous monochrome illustrations in the text + tissue-protected colour frontispiece and 4 other inserted colour plates and 7 other inserted monochrome plates.

Vol II: The same except vii + 323 pp of illustrated text,no frontispiece tissue and 6 monochrome plates.


  • Binding Condition: Near Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 205 x 140 x 45; 1.1 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
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