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- A Century of birds from the Himalaya mountains. London: [for the author], 1832
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, folio (548 x 370mm.), dedication leaf, 80 hand-coloured lithographed plates by and after E. Gould, contemporary green half-morocco gilt, bound without lists of plates and subscribers, binding abraded in places
William Kerr, Marquess of Lothian, bookplate
Anker 168; Nissen IVB 374; Sauer 1; Wood p.364; Zimmer p.251
GOULD’S FIRST FOLIO VOLUME. Although this copy is without the list of subscribers, the Marquess of Lothian was one of the original subscribers to this work.