A Natural History Of English Song-birds, Including Such Foreign Birds As Are Usually Brought Over...1779 Illustrated

By: 39221_

Price: $585.00

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Copper plates; [4], 107, [3] pages; "...and esteemed for their singing: Their proper Management, Diseases, and Cures. To which are added, figures of the Cock, Hen, and Egg of each species, exactly copied from nature, by Mr. Eleazar Albin, and curiously engraven on copper. With several improvements, under the article of Canary-Birds." Contains all 23 copper engraved plates but lacking frontispiece. However final leaf of advertisements is included. Bound in full contemporary sheep leather with morocco spine label. Royal crown watermark on chain laid paper. Nicely bound, hinges firmF first published in 1737 this is the 7th and purportedly most complete edition. First edition to illustrate the bird's eggs.

Title: A Natural History Of English Song-birds, Including Such Foreign Birds As Are Usually Brought Over...1779 Illustrated

Author Name: 39221_

Categories: Avifauna,

Edition: 7th Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Lowndes, No 77, in Fleet-Street, and S. Bladon, in Paternoster-Row,: 1778

Binding: LEATHER

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 39219