Item #65291 The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology Volume VIII. The Natural History of the Birds of Western Africa Volume II. Colored Plates, William Swainson, William Jardine, Andrew Chrichton, Africa, Birds.

The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology Volume VIII. The Natural History of the Birds of Western Africa Volume II

Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, 1837. First edition. Hardcover. Odd volume. Volume 2 only. Sextodecimo [18 cm] Cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Green endpapers. Fading to the spine and edges of the boards; several splits in the cloth along the joints; contemporary owner's name at head of title page; text block cracked at p. 89; stitching is visible in the gutters. Missing plates 5, 7, 9, 33, and 34. Missing frontispiece portrait. Missing half title with vignette. As is. Fair. Item #65291

Illustrated with hand colored plates. Also contains The Memoir by Andrew Crichton.

Price: $50.00