Nests - Eggs

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Birds of G...
Butler, A. G.
Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Order Passeres, complete in two volumes.
London, Caxton, [1907-1908]. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (28.7 x 22.9 cm). Title pages, 434 pp. [I: (iv), 210; II: (iv), 216]; 115 [60; 55] tissue-guarded chromolithographed plates, of which eight with eggs. Original uniform green, gilt-bordered half morocco over green linen boards. Spines with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.
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A complete set of this beautifully illustrated work
Eggs of th...
Dresser, H. E.
Eggs of the Birds of Europe. Including all the species inhabiting the western Palaearctic area. Vol. I. Letter-press. Vol. II. Plates. [Complete].
London, for the author, 1905-1910. Two volumes (text, atlas) in two. 4to (31.4 x 25.3 cm). Text volume: half-title, title page, xx, 837 pp. [page numbers (i)-xx printed; 1-837 numbered with hand stamp in top outer margin; and printed in central lower margin]; numerous fine halftone text illustrations. Plate volume: half-title, title page, 106 full-colour halftone plates, including Appendix Plate A; printed wrappers to all published parts bound in rear. Uniform red half morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five raised, gilt-stippled bands, black and gilt ornamental bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt.
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A very good copy of the best work on European bird eggs and nests
Histoire p...
Milne Edwards, A. and A. Grandidier and L. Lavauden [in A. Grandidier and G. Grandidier (eds.)]
Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar. XII-XV. Histoire naturelle des oiseaux. [AND] XII. Supplément. [Complete].
Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, Société d'Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, AND Tananarive, Imprimerie Officielle, 1876-1937. In four volumes (texte, atlas I, atlas II, atlas III and Supplément). Large 4to and folio (31.0 x 24.1 cm). Half-titles and titles; 999 pp. [(i), 779; viii, 211]; 412 plates by John Gerrard Keulemans and others; nine text figures. Somewhat later uniform red morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands, gilt titles and two gilt vignettes.
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A very good set with all the fine Keulemans plates
Sveriges F...
Rosenius, P.
Sveriges Fåglar och fågelbon med fågelbilder utförda i Färgljustryck efter original målningar av fil. D:R Gustaf Swenander.
Lund, Gleerup, 1926-1949-[1954]. Six volumes in six. Large 4to (34.3 x 24.5 cm). Text with 807 plates (146 coloured). Publisher's uniform, limited edition brown half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines.
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A rare, fine set with unrecorded plates
The Nidiol...
Taylor, H. R. (ed.)
The Nidiologist. Volumes 1-4 [All Published].
Alamed, CA, Henry Reed Taylor, 1893-1897. 8vo (23.2 x 16.5 cm). Three title pages and indexes. 620 pp. [I: 184; II: 174; III: 150; IV: 112]. Numerous illustrations (mostly photographic). Near contemporary full morocco with gilt title on the spine.
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A rare illustrated ornithological magazine - complete
Thienemann, F. A. L.
Systematische Darstellung der Fortpflanzung der Vögel Europa's met Abbildung der Eier.
Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1825-1838. 4to (26.6 x 21.7 cm). Six title pages, to the complete work and to each of the five parts. 352 pp.; 28 finely engraved and hand-coloured plates. Later polished half calf over marbled boards with blind-tooled borders. Spine with gilt ornamental bands and title; boards.
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An oological rarity