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Gould, John

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • A Century of birds from the Himalaya mountains. London: [for the author], 1832
  • paper
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

Provenance

William Kerr, Marquess of Lothian, bookplate

Literature

Anker 168; Nissen IVB 374; Sauer 1; Wood p.364; Zimmer p.251

Catalogue Note

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.
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