Lot 11
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GOULD AND SHARPE, A MONOGRAPH OF THE TROCHILIDAE, OR FAMILY OF HUMMING-BIRDS. LONDON, [1849]-1861, 5 VOLUMES

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  • A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds. London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, [1849]-1861
5 volumes, large folio (557 x 373mm.), list of subscribers, list of plates in each volume, 360 hand-coloured lithographed plates, many highlighted with varnish and metallic paints, by Gould, H.C. Richter and William Hart, contemporary green morocco-backed boards, top edge gilt, minor occasional spotting or dampstaining, bindings slightly rubbed
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