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13 April 2006
MACGILLIVRAY, William (1796-1852). A History of British Birds, Indigenous and Migratory. London: W.S. Orr, 1837-52. 5 volumes, 8°. 29 engraved plates, numerous illustrations in the text (some foxing and spotting). Contemporary half calf, gilt spines with red and green lettering pieces, marbled edges (head of 3 spines a little rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Nissen IVB 584.
HUDSON, William Henry (1841-1922). Birds of La Plata. London and Toronto: J.M. Dent, 1920. 2 volumes, large 8°. 22 colour plates. Original decorated cloth gilt, uncut. FIRST EDITION. Together with the Marquis de Cherville's Les oiseaux de chasse (Paris, c.1875). (8)
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