London: Bombay Natural History Society, 1886-1892. Octavo, volumes one to seven (bound in four), numerous coloured and uncoloured lithographic plates, very scarce. contemporary half calf, some wear but a very good set. The Bombay Natural History Society was established in 1883 and is now India's largest and longest running natural...
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Paris: Exposition Coloniale Internationale, 1931. Quarto, 67 chromolithographs by H. Grönvold. Half green morocco and marbled boards, top edge coloured, other edges uncut, publisher's printed wrappers retained, a fine set. Nissen IVB 228.
Tokyo: Author, 1933. Small folio, 34 coloured plates, two folding maps. Publisher's burgundy half cloth over burgundy coloured paper boards, a fine copy. Nagamichi Kuroda (1889- 1978) was a Japanese ornithologist who is best remembered for Birds of the Island of Java. He also wrote Parrots of the World in...
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1927-1976. Small quarto, 125 colour plates by Gronvold. Publisher's red cloth (volume five in dustwrapper), a fine set. Volume five Conclusion and survey of every species was produced much later (1976) by Lord Medway and David R. Wells.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 19271939. Small quarto, 125 colour plates by Gronvold. Publisher's red cloth, a fine set. Lacking volume five 'Conclusion and survey of every species' published much later (1976) by Lord Medway and David R. Wells.
London: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 1872. Quarto, coloured map and ten handcoloured plates. Contemporary brown half morocco and marbled boards, upper corner of drop title restored without affecting text, a very good copy. Transactions of the Zoological Society, volume eight part two.