ANIMATE CREATION ILLUSTRATED Vol II of 3 BIRDS 1885
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2011-05-23)
Price : US $26.00
ANIMATE CREATION; POPULAR EDITION OF ''OUR LIVING WORLD,'' A NATURAL HISTORY by The Rev. J. G. Wood, Revised and Adapted to American Zoology by Joseph B. Holder, M.D. ''FULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH SCIENTIFIC ACCURACY VOLUME II (BIRDS) ONLY of Three Volume set. Includes:
10 full-color, full-page plates (lammergeyer; resplendent trogon; titmice; dipper,wagtails and wrens; paradise flycatchers; weaver birds; group of finches; partridge; woodcock; mallard duck)
20 full-page b/w plates
ca 300 in-text b/w illustrations
Highly decorative leather boards with gilt lettering and blind-stamped and gilt border. Front board completely detached, but looks like a fairly easy repair. Leather scuffed and frayed in places, particularly on corners and edges. Some age-toning. Color illustrations tissue-protected.
The 1885 edition of Animate Creation was issued in three large volumes. The 1898 edition was issued in six shorter volumes. THIS IS VOL II of the 1885 set.
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This book is sold (sold on 2011-05-23)
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