London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
LAYARD, Edgar Leopold (1825?-1900). The Birds of South Africa ... New Edition, edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, London: Bernard Quaritch, 1875-84. Large 8°. 12 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Keulemans at the end. Original blue/grey cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt, unopened (lightly rubbed, corners a little bumped). Anker 281; Mendelssohn I, p. 872; Nissen IVB 534; Wood p.428; Zimmer p.378.
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