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1837 JARDINE NATURALIST LIBRARY AFRICAN BIRDS 32 PLATES

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-06)
Price : US $150.00



1837 JARDINE NATURALIST LIBRARY AFRICAN BIRDS 32 PLATES


JARDINE'S

NATURALIST LIBRARY

BIRDS OF WESTERN AFRICA

ORNITHOLOGY, VOL. VII

 

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A 1837 Edition from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library of Ornithology, Volume VII.....Birds of Western Africa, Vol. I containing 32 original hand-colored plates. 

William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library was the first scientific account intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. It contained 40 volumes issued between 1833 and 1845. The prints were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh.

Each hand-colored plate is exquisitely beautiful and amazingly intricate in its detailing.

Reserve Price: $150.00

Dimensions: approximately 7 inches X  4 1/2 inches

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Sold ! This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-06)



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