London, South Kensington
23 October 1992
ROTHSCHILD, Lionel Walther. Extinct Birds, London, Hutchinson & Co., 1907, 2°, number 74 of 300 copies signed by the author and dated November 12th 1907, 45 chromolithographed plates, illustrations (occasional light spotting), contemporary green half morocco by Henry Sotheran, spine gilt with raised bands (slightly faded), t.e.g. [Nissen IVB 795; Anker 430; Zimmer p. 533; Wood p. 543]
Provenance: F. Menteith Ogilvie (bookplate).
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