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A Handbook to the Birds of Egypt.

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A Handbook to the Birds of Egypt.

by SHELLEY, G.E

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  • Hardcover
Condition
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London John Van Voorst ., 1872. Fine. Natural history London: John Van Voorst, 1872. 8vo, tan polished calf by Rivière, rebacked with gilt-ornamented spine, morocco label laid down. Inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate. Very good. Descriptive account with information on habits and location of Egyptian birds. Fourteen handcolored platesafter drawings by J. G. Keulemans. The birds were examined in their Nile habitats by the author, who made three tours and gives information on his own travels as well. Intended for hunters and collectors. Nissen 872. Anker 469. Polished Calf.. Very Good. 8vo.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
22Abe-168
Title
A Handbook to the Birds of Egypt.
Author
SHELLEY, G.E
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London John Van Voorst .
Date published
1872
Keywords
TRAVEL & EXPLORATION NATURAL HISTORY BIRDS, EGYPT,HAND COLORED PLATES, HAND BIRD PLATES
Size
8vo

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bookplate
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gilt
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spine
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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
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