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3 May 2007
DU BUS DE GISIGNIES, Bernard Léonard. Esquisses Ornithologiques; Descriptions et Figures d' Oiseux Nouveaux ou peu connus. Brussells: Librairie Ancienne et Moderne de A. Vandale, [1845-?51]. Livraisons I - V [all published] bound in one volume. 4° (358 x 290mm). 37 hand-coloured lithographed plates by G. Severeyns and J. Dekeghel (some very light spotting to a few plates). Modern red half morocco gilt, original blue printed sectional titles bound in. Provenance: SIR GILES LODER, BART. (armorial bookplate). Anker 123; Nissen IVB 277. The fifth supplementary livraison was published without text.
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