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Quarto, 372 pp. uncoloured engraved half title, three handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary (publisher's?) boards and red calf spine with all edges uncut and coloured, a superb copy contained in a modern Solander box, rare.
Stock ID: 32211 Add to Cart
Tall octavo, 342 pp. 19 colour plates by H. Gronvold, photographs. Very good copy in publisher's brown half morocco.
Stock ID: 5209 Add to Cart
Octavo, eight volumes, 3768 pp. 37 (34 coloured) plates. Publisher's red cloth, a handsome clean set.
Stock ID: 5210 Add to Cart
Octavo, eight volumes, 3564 pp. 86 (85 coloured) plates, text illustrations, folding maps. Publisher's cloth, apart from a few minor corner bumps, a fine set.
Stock ID: 5239 Add to Cart
Octavo, two volumes, 870 pp.
uncoloured frontispieces. Attractive early binder's cloth, a few spots otherwise a bright pleasant copy.
Stock ID: 5337 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
Duodecimo, 232 pp. handcoloured half title and 29 handcoloured plates. Contemporary full calf with new gilt decorated spine, lower corners of front pages and titlepage expertly repaired without loss, substantial inscription dated 1836 on front paste down.
Stock ID: 6817 Add to Cart
Large quarto, 24 pp. 30 double page handcoloured plates including eight of reptiles and amphibians. Publisher's coloured illustrated boards with new spine and endpapers, a few blemishes but a very sound copy of a handsome book. With the bookplate of David McPhee.
Stock ID: 7959 Add to Cart
Quarto, 166 pp. 30 handcoloured plates by Smit. Early plain orange wrappers, some chipping, the signature of "V. Reiser 1906". A few spots mainly confined to the text, the plates clean.
Stock ID: 8307 Add to Cart
Small octavo, 72 pp. 16 chromolithograph plates. Publisher's blindstamped cloth, lightly cracked and a few flecks, otherwise a very good copy.
Stock ID: 8444 Add to Cart
Quarto, 461 pp. 22 plates of birds, reptiles and mammals. Single volume binder's cloth with three parts, marbled boards with some damage, a sound copy.
Stock ID: 11829 Add to Cart
Octavo, four volumes, 3054 pp. three colour plates, photographs and other illustrations. Binder's red cloth, all edges speckled, with the bookplate and signatures of Stephen Marchant, a very good set of a scarce work (only 300 copies of part one were published).
Stock ID: 12104 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
Large octavo, two volumes, 504 pp. 38 handcoloured plates by H. Gronvold. TEXT (volume one): large octavo, later binder's cloth with leather labeled spine. PLATES (volume two): small quarto, contemporary half red morocco wrappers to part one retained, a very good set.
Stock ID: 12556 Add to Cart
Large octavo, two volumes, 1310 pp. 36 handcoloured engraved plates. Early brown calf and marbled boards, all edges coloured, a few inoffensive spots, otherwise a handsome copy.
Stock ID: 12579 Add to Cart
Small quarto, 412 pp. text illustrations. Publisher's cloth, signature and bookplate of Angus d'A. Bellairs, scarce.
Stock ID: 12765 Add to Cart
Quarto, four volumes, 2690 pp. Modern quarter morocco and marbled boards, some minor marginal staining in volume one, publisher's blue wrappers retained, very scarce.
Stock ID: 13685 Add to Cart
Quarto, four volumes, 1580 pp. 25 egg plates, uncoloured vignettes by Neville Cayley senior, photographs by the author and H. Barnes. Binder's cloth showing signs of wear, some pale foxing throughout, nonetheless a sound set.
Stock ID: 13882 Add to Cart
Duodecimo, 254 pp. 33 handcoloured plates. Contemporary full maroon morocco, all edges gilt, a handsome copy.
Stock ID: 14175 Add to Cart