Shelley Birds of Africa 5 vol in 7 RARE Original Cloth Porter Sotheran 1896 Fine. The Birds of Africa Comprising all the Species Which Occur in the Ethiopian Region.
In 7 parts, first editions, 8vo 278 x 186mm. Original red cloth, top edges gilt. 57 hand-coloured lithographed plates after Henrik Grönvold in Fine condition. Light spotting to first few leaves of vol 5 parts 1 & 2 (blanks and few text leaves, not plates). Volume 3 spine ends a little crumpled, volume 4 endpapers replaced to part 1.Sclater helped to complete the final volume. Rare set, especially in the original cloth. Taylor (ink name to the front endpapers). All sales are carefully packed to ensure safe arrival using bubble wrap and boxes. We try to meet or exceed our customers expectations. We are specialist sellers in rare and fine books and paper collectables. We have a particular focus on 19th and 20th Century English Literature, especially Modern First Editions. We also have a stock of Natural History & Exploration, and a select range of interesting Antiquarian books. We are members of The ABA and The PBFA. The item "Shelley Birds of Africa 5 vol in 7 RARE Original Cloth Porter Sotheran 1896 Fine" is in sale since Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
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