AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES: John James Audubon. The Birds of America. The Property of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences.

New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1987. Auction catalogue for the sale in New York, September 14 and 15, 1987. Coloured frontispiece and profusely illustrated both in colour and black & white. 4to, pp.253:[29], softcover; slight chipping and creasing to top of spine, corners slightly bumped; internally, very slight chipping to fore-edge of three pages, else very good. This sale comprised 435 lots; price list loosely inserted.


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BECHSTEIN, J.M: The Natural History of Cage Birds. A New Edition.

Item NO. 15080

Item No. 15080

London: Groombridge, circa 1880. Plates, six of which coloured. Small 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 311-pages, original brown cloth pictorially blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Some wear to headband, name erased from front pastedown; overall good.


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CRAMP, STANLEY [Editor]: Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Volume 1 - Ostrich to Ducks.

Oxford University Press for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, 1977. First edition. Volume 1 only. Colour plates, maps. 4to (10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches wide), original cloth in dustwrapper; binding excellent; dustwrapper spine sunned and with some slight bumping along the top edge and a crease at the top of the spine; internally, the lower corners of three leaves of text are creased and have not been trimmed (a binding fault), but in all other respects very good. This is a very heavy book and will incur extra postage, please enquire.


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LEWIS, ADRIAN. & POMEROY, DEREK: A Bird Atlas of Kenya.

Item No. 13471

Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema, 1989. First edition. Plates. Key plate in endpocket. 8vo (10 x 7 inches), 620-pages, original laminated coloured pictorial boards. Small nick to fore-edge of upper board, signature on front free endpaper; overall very good.


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MELLERSH, W.L: A Treatise on the Birds of Gloucestershire with a Reference List of all the Species known to have appeared in the County.

Gloucester: John Bellows, 1902. First edition. Fold-out map and 6 plates. 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches), 112-pages. Original blue cloth; binding stained and rubbed, paper adhered to lower cover, some pencil annotations, inscription and bookplate on front free endpaper. Internally sound but in a poor binding hence the price.


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MURPHY, ROBERT CUSHMAN: Oceanic Birds of South America. A Study of Species of the Related Coasts and Seas, including the American Quadrant of Anarctica. Two volumes.

New York: Macmillan, The American Museum of Natural History, 1936. First edition. Two volumes. Maps and 72 plates, some coloured. 4to (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches), 1245-pages, original green cloth; bindings rubbed but very sound. Bookplate.


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PINTO, OLIVERIO MARIO DE OLIVEIRA: Ornitologia Brasiliense. Catalogo descritivo e ilustrado das Aves do Brasil. Primeiro volume. Parte introdutoria e Familias Rheidae a Cuculidae.

Item No. 4944

Sao Paulo: Departamento de Zoologia da Secretaria da Agricultura, 1964. 25 coloured plates. Folio, pp.182:(1), original cloth backed boards, no dustwrapper.

Spine bumped, creased and rubbed, boards foxed and browned along edges, and extremely bumped and rubbed at corners (with loss of surface); internally, joint partly broken following title-leaf. Numbered "590" on verso of title.


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