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'Le Comte's Book Of Birds' - The Book Of Birds: Edited And Abridged From The Text Of Buffon. By M. Achille Comte, Illustrated By One Hundred And Fifty Designs By Victor Adam. Translated From The Original By Benjamin Clarke.

By: BUFFON, Georges Louis Leclerc Comte De (1707-1788). / COMTE, Achille Joseph (1802-1866) / ADAM, Jean Victor (1801-1867 - Illustrator) :

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London : R. Tyas, 8. Paternoster Row, 1841 . 0:

Seller ID: 44283


First English Edition. A very good original half leather binding. 8vo. 10.0" x 7.0" x 1.25". pp.33/[1p.]/pp.292, + 38 leaves of hand-coloured plates. Green calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed and boards lightly scuffed. Spine lightly sunned, with 5 raised bands and gilt title: 'Le Comte's Book Of Birds.' Marbled endpapers. Engraved and decorated title-page, followed by a printed title-page. Clean text and illustrations throughout. Complete wi... View more info

Phantom Flowers, A Treatise On The Art Of Producing Skeleton Leaves.

By: The Art Of Producing Skeleton Leaves.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Boston: J. E. Tilton and Company, 1864 . 0:

Seller ID: 35289


First edition. 8vo. 8" x 5.25" x 0.5". pp.96. with 6 full page plates (all with tissue guards). Original green cloth with gilt titles to front boards and spine. Edges bumped and scratch to front board (affecting the title). Original brown endpapers. Pencil inscription to endpaper and free-endpaper: "Mary D. Ballou... 1865, Providence" . Printed title page. Clean text throughout, each chapter with decorated headpiece and historated capital. A lovely bo... View more info