Fine Bird Books 1700-1900.
Place Published: London
Publisher: Collins & Van Nostrand
Date Published: 1953
Description: 22 magnificent color plates and 16 in black & white. With an extra Specimen Plate # 32 from the Prospectus. 164 pages, elephant folio, 3/4 rust cloth, marbled boards, d.w. (slightly chipped), board slipcase. London & New York: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. First Edition. Very Good (+).
Comments: The color & collotype plates are printed by Van Leer of Amsterdam (Printers of Thornton's Temple of Flora) The text is printed by The Chiswick Press, London. Previous owner's bookplate.Edition: First
Condition: near fine
Book ID: 214746