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Sharpe (Richard Bowdler, & Claude Willmott Wyatt). Monograph of the Hirundindae, 1885-94

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Los-Nr. 104, Aufrufe: 24

Sharpe (Richard Bowdler, & Claude Willmott Wyatt). A Monograph of the Hirundinidae, Family of Swallows, 2 volumes, 1st edition, Henry Sotheran & Co., 1885-94, 103 hand-coloured lithographic plates after Wyatt heightened in gum arabic, 26 hand-coloured maps, double-page tables to accompany maps, woodcut bookplates of Peter Tate, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, mid-20th-century half morocco, 4to (30.2 x 23.8 cm) (Qty: 2) Mullens & Swann p. 529; Nissen IVB 868; Sitwell (1990) pp. 141-2; Wood p. 565 refers; Zimmer pp. 578-9. 'A detailed monograph of all the known species of swallows, with fine, hand-colored plates by the junior author' (Zimmer). The work was also issued in a cheaper format with only a small number of the plates coloured (Wood records 15; other copies noted with 13 or 14).

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Auktionshaus: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Titel: Printed Books, Maps & Documents, Early Bibles & The Ladwell Collection of Fine Bird Books: Part II
Auktionsdatum: 19.06.2019
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