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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...

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230,00
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A complete set of this beautifully illustrated work

Dawson, W. L. and J. H. Bowles

The birds of Washington. A complete scientific and popular account of the 372 species of birds found in the state. Illustrated by more than 300 original half-tones of...

Seattle, WA, The Occidental Publishing Co., 1909. In two volumes. Large 4to (31.5 x 24.5 cm). xv, iii, 1,012 pp.; 45 plates including two frontispieces (original photo, mounted and with printed tissue guard), and including 16 colour plates after watercolours...

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500,00
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The true first large paper edition

Milne Edwards, A. and A. Grandidier and L. Lavauden [in A. Grandidier...

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)....

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6.500,00
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A very good set with all the fine Keulemans plates

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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3.800,00
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A rare, fine set with unrecorded plates

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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250,00
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A rare illustrated ornithological magazine - complete

Wright, M., von, and W. von Wright, and F. von Wright and E. Lönnberg

Svenska fåglar, efter naturen och på sten ritade. Första delen. Tättingar, Gökfåglar, Hackspettfåglar, Blåkråkfåglar, Skärrfåglar, och Ugglor. Andra delen....

Stockholm, Ivar Baarsen, Forlaget Svenska Fågler, 1924-1929. In three volumes. Folio (37.3 x 27.8 cm). 940 pp. [I(1924): 9, 295; II (1929): 10, 296-546; III (1929): 16, 547-902]; 364 fine full colour plates after watercolours mostly by W. von Wright....

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750,00
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A fine set of this extremely well-illustrated work on birds