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Octavo, four volumes. 1944 pp. Binders half morocco and cloth boards, printed wrappers retained.
Stock ID: 23929 Add to Cart
Large octavo, 467 pp. text illustrations. Publisher's green pictorial cloth, slightly shaken, otherwise a very good copy, scarce.
Stock ID: 17824 Add to Cart
Folio, 31 handcoloured lithographic plates heightened with gum arabic, after Elliot and P.L. Oudart. Six parts in the original printed tan card covers and half red roan, some light wear; a fine well coloured set.
Stock ID: 32964 Add to Cart
Octavo, 5- 78 pp. printed title wrapper, title, preface. Early quarter calf, substantial wear particularly to top and bottom spine, signatures of Julie Adele Livingston, July 2nd 1904 Kingston, Jamaica on title and top margin of page 5, some browning confined to text, lacking back wrapper. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with 74 original watercolours of locally grown Jamaican flora, fruit and vegetables mainly edible varieties, all named and some annotated, neatly tipped in. Impressed monogram of Duncan Harris on title page and margins of some watercolours.
Stock ID: 33665 Add to Cart
Octavo, three volumes 1557 pp. one handcoloured lithographic distribution map, six (one folded plain and five handcoloured) lithographed plates and some folded tables. Modern green half morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges, a very good set.
Stock ID: 15292 Add to Cart
Tall octavo, 537 pp. frontispiece, 31 lithographed plates including eleven coloured and seven either folding or double page, water staining to the frontispiece and some plates. Publisher's brown half morocco, the bookplate of H. M. Whittell, tipped in a letter from Forbes to R. H. Porter on Zoological Society Gardens letterhead.
Stock ID: 34474 Add to Cart
Folio, 26 colour plates. This edition limited to 1000 copies signed by the author and artist.
Stock ID: 1804 Add to Cart
Folio, 52 plates (including one monochrome plate). Publisher's blue cloth, a fine copy.
Stock ID: 4145 Add to Cart
Octavo, 73 hand-coloured lithographic plates by and after Elizabeth Gould, with accompanying letterpress. Lacks title page as issued., eight page appendix 'Description of New Species of Australian Birds' at end of part four. Contemporary full morocco, gilt with raised bands, all edges gilt, a few spots but otherwise a handsome copy.
Stock ID: 35348 Add to Cart
Folio, 92 colour plates. Publisher's green cloth, fine copy.
Stock ID: 3952 Add to Cart
Octavo, three volumes, 402 pp. 81 colour-printed wood-engraved plates (chromoxylographs) by Benjamin Fawcett drawn by A. F. Lydon. Publisher's second issue green cloth (the most common of the three variants), with gilt macaw on upper boards, top edges gilt, some slight wear and sunning, hinges lightly cracked otherwise a sound clean copy.
Stock ID: 31855 Add to Cart
Quarto, 141 pp. 58 pp. appendix, eight (lacks plate nine) plates including uncoloured frontispiece and coloured folding map. Publisher's brown cloth and printed label, some wear to top of spine and corners, a few spots otherwise a sound copy.
Stock ID: 6396 Add to Cart
Octavo, 71 pp. three plates of coloured microscopic photographic illustrations on two leaves. Publisher's cloth, inscribed by the author for his son, a fine presentation copy of a scarce book.
Stock ID: 35634 Add to Cart
Octavo, three volumes, 2328 pp. text illustrations. Contemporary green half morocco, with the bookplates of David Armitage Bannerman.
Stock ID: 12164 Add to Cart
Small folio, three volumes, 1880 pp. indices, 56 uncoloured engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, worn, modern spines with labels, some library stamps of the "Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales", occasional heavy foxing and oxidation, slight worming and some staining. The copy of E. P. Ramsay (1842-1916 and curator of the Australian Museum) with his large copperplate signature in all volumes; although there are blemishes it is still a sound, acceptable set.
Stock ID: 20807 Add to Cart
Large quarto, two volumes 574 pp. (lacks leaf 49-50- supplied in photocopy), coloured map, 187 handcoloured plates by William Hood Fitch (numbered 1-198) including 13 double page plates. Early half red morocco and green morocco grained cloth, some wear to both volumes but mainly confined to volume one, top edge coloured, other edges uncut. The bookplate of Alice de. V. Clarke in both volumes and three owner's signatures (John Amory Lowell, Alice de V. Clarke and Susan L. Clarke) on the half titles. All plates brightly coloured and with no obvious blemishes, some tissue guards present.
Stock ID: 30800 Add to Cart