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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 372

    PALMEN, Johan Axel (1845-1919). Finska Fogelagg [Eggs of Finnish Birds]. Helsingfors [ie. Helsinki]: Finska Litteratur-Sallskapets Tryckeri, 1879. Oblong 4° (247 x 342mm). Parallel text in Finnish and Swedish, 24 coloured lithographed plates by Gosta Sundman, one printed on brown paper. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt bird motifs in compartments and green morocco lettering-piece (covers scratched, extremities lightly rubbed). Not in Nissen.

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    PALMEN, Johan Axel (1845-1919). Finska Fogelagg [Eggs of Finnish Birds]. Helsingfors [ie. Helsinki]: Finska Litteratur-Sallskapets Tryckeri, 1879. Oblong 4° (247 x 342mm). Parallel text in Finnish and Swedish, 24 coloured lithographed plates by Gosta Sundman, one printed on brown paper. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt bird motifs in compartments and green morocco lettering-piece (covers scratched, extremities lightly rubbed). Not in Nissen.


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