Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots.

LEAR, Edward Lear, Edward (illustrator)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Pion
Date Published: 1978

Description: Illustrated with 42 beautiful reproductions of Lear's color lithographs. Elephant folio, bound in publisher's 3/4 burgundy morocco over cloth, t.e.g. London: Pion Limited, 1978. Limited edition -- copy number 2 of 500 copies for sale. A fine facsimile reprint of the copy at the Linnean Society of London, printed in England at the Curwen Press.

Comments: Originally published in 1832 when Lear was only 19 years old, the book served as inspiration for John Gould, and has become one of the most famous color plate bird books.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
ISBN: 0850860741
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 220674


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