Lot 3
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Lewin, William

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Description

  • The Birds of Great Britain. London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1795-1801
  • paper
SECOND EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, 8 volumes bound in 4, folio (372 x 264mm.), text in English and French, 278 hand-coloured etched plates of birds and 58 hand-coloured plates of eggs, contemporary half morocco, spines gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, occasional slight soiling, some blotchy discoloration, damp-stained in upper outer corner at end of vol.6, binding slightly rubbed, lower cover of vol.6 somewhat affected by damp

Literature

Anker 306; Nissen, IVB 562; Woods, p.435; Zimmer, p.395
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