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Lot 49

Jardine (Sir William) Humming-Birds, 2 vol., 64 h-col. pls, 1833-36 & Selby (Prideaux J.) Parrots, 30 h-col. plates after Lear, 1836 (3)

Hammer Price: £195

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Jardine (Sir William) Humming-Birds, 2 vol., 2 engraved portraits, 2 additional titles with hand-coloured vignettes and 64 hand-coloured plates, 1833-36 § Selby (Prideaux J.) Parrots, engraved portrait, additional title with hand-coloured vignette and 30 hand-coloured plates by Lizars after Edward Lear, prospectus bound in at end, 1836, occasional light spotting or soiling but mostly to tissue guards, original cloth, uncut, rubbed, spines faded, the last rebacked and with new endpapers, 8vo (3)

⁂ Both part of The Naturalist's Library edited by Jardine: Ornithology vol.I, II & VI.

Full Lot Details

Jardine (Sir William) Humming-Birds, 2 vol., 2 engraved portraits, 2 additional titles with hand-coloured vignettes and 64 hand-coloured plates, 1833-36 § Selby (Prideaux J.) Parrots, engraved portrait, additional title with hand-coloured vignette and 30 hand-coloured plates by Lizars after Edward Lear, prospectus bound in at end, 1836, occasional light spotting or soiling but mostly to tissue guards, original cloth, uncut, rubbed, spines faded, the last rebacked and with new endpapers, 8vo (3)

⁂ Both part of The Naturalist's Library edited by Jardine: Ornithology vol.I, II & VI.

Lot 49

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