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A Dictionary of Birds. Four Volumes (in the original parts)

A Dictionary of Birds. Four Volumes (in the original parts)

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A Dictionary of Birds. Four Volumes (in the original parts)

by Newton, Alfred; Assisted by Hans Gadow

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About This Item

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1893. Published 1893-1896, the original four parts bound in quarter red leather over printed hardpaper boards, gilt lettering at spines, black end papers. Each volume with a contemporary bookmark promoting the Scottish Widows Fund laid in, along with publisher's slips for obtaining cloth bindings and notice of next publication laid in Part I. Very Good, leather at soines rubbed, rear board of Part I separating from top edge. Uncommon in the original parts as most copies seen today wound up being bound by the original owners. Illustrated with drawings, fold-out map Part I Fine. vii, (2), 304, 305-576, 577-832, 833-1088, followed by A Dictionary of Birds at rear of part IV, with separate half-title and title pages, xii, 124. . First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
A Dictionary of Birds. Four Volumes (in the original parts)
Author
Newton, Alfred; Assisted by Hans Gadow
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Adam and Charles Black
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1893
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Biology; Nineteenth Century; Dictionaries;
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May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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