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DONOVAN, THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS, 1799, 5 VOLUMES

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  • The Natural History of British Birds. London: For the Author, 1799
5 volumes, 8vo (234 x 135mm.), half-titles, 123 hand-coloured engraved plates only (of 124), 4pp. advertisements at end of volume 5, contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt possibly by Staggemeier and Welcher, lacking plate 123, slightly rubbed, small repair to upper cover of volume 1, small nick to spine of volume 2
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