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Parrots in...
Greene, W. T.
Parrots in captivity.
London, George Bell and Sons, 1884-1887. Three volumes in three. Large 8vo (25 x 17.5 cm). (I) xiv, 114 pp; (II) x, 144; (III) viii, 144; 81 beautiful colour-printed, wood-engraved plates, including a frontispiece. Uniform publisher's green cloth with gilt title on the spines and gilt parrot vignette on the front boards.
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A very good copy with beautiful colour-printed wood engravings of parrots
Two framed...
Levaillant, F.
Two framed prints of parrots [by Barraband] from the Histoire naturelle des perroquets .
Paris, Levrault, 1801-1805. Two colour-printed plates with printed captions in French. In uniform glazed frames with elegant gilt wooden frames. Visible surface 34.5 x 28.0 cm; frame size 55.0 x 48.0 cm.
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A beautiful set of Barraband's parrots including a mysterious species from Cuba
De vogelwe...
Nuyens, A.
De vogelwereld. Handboek voor liefhebbers van kamer- en parkvogels. Met driehonderd afbeeldingen in chromolithographie.
Groningen, J. B. Wolters, 1886. Folio (36.8 x 27.3 cm). Two title pages, 274 [xvi, 156; (ii), 100] pp.; 48 [26; 22] large chromolithographed plates. Publisher's decorative full cloth with gilt and black embossing on the front board and spine; large pictorial panel of an Arcadian landscape with a peacock and swans on the front board, and gilt title on the spine. Bevelled edges. Iridescent silk endpapers. All edges gilt.
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Complete copies in the publisher's pictorial binding have become rare