ending Sun, 26th Sep 2021 18:00

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  Lot 21
 

21

1- Hume and Marshall

1- Hume and Marshall: The Game Birds of India, Burmah & Ceylon, in 3 volumes. Hume & Marshall, no date [1879] preface dated. With 142 of 146 colour plates (lacking 2 plates in vol.1). Original pictorial cloth; rubbed and most of the covers detached & torn; plates clean; 2- MORRIS, F O: A History of British Birds - 6 Volumes. Groombridge & Sons, 1868. Complete with 358 hand coloured plates. Original pictorial cloth; rubbed and most of the covers detached & torn; a few of the plates loose and with a couple frayed at the edges; otherwise the plates are clean and without any stamps. (9)

Provenance: Leicester Museum Reference Library (Most of their books only have their bookplate and no stamps)

Sold for £320


 

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