The Natural History Museum Library, Ducks: A selection from the magnificent illustrations by J.J. Audubon, John Gould & Alexander Wilson first published in the nineteenth century

The Natural History Museum Library, Ducks: A selection from the magnificent illustrations by J.J. Audubon, John Gould & Alexander Wilson first published in the nineteenth century

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Mallard Press
Date Published: 1992
Edition: First American edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0792455827
Book Id: 41305

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92pp. Folio [37 cm] Green cloth-effect paper over boards. Green endpapers. Very good, with minor edge wear to the spine and covers, and a remainder mark in black pen on the bottom edge of the text block. In a very good dust jacket, with rubbing, more so on the rear panel. There is a 1 and 1/2" long scuff mark on the front panel.

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From the dust jacket- "The plates in this book represent some of the finest waterfowl illustrations ever printed, selected from the works of three great ornithological artists of the nineteenth century, original editions of whose books are now in the library of the Natural History Museum, London."



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