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DONOVAN, THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. LONDON, 1799-1819, 10 VOLUMES

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4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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  • The Natural History of British Birds. London: for the Author, and F. and C. Rivington, 1799-1819
FIRST EDITION, 10 volumes, vol. 1-5 re-issue with new titles, vol. 5-10 first issue, 8vo (230 x 140mm.), half-title in volume 4 only, 244 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary marbled calf gilt, marbled edges, occasional light spotting, rebacked retaining original spines (volume 2 rebacked to style), a few minor nicks; sold as a periodical not subject to return
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