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HEWITSON, WILLIAM C.:
British Oology; Being Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds, with Figures of Each Species, as far as practicable, Drawn and Coloured from Nature: Accompanied by descriptions of the materials and situation of their nests, number of eggs &c. In Two Volumes PLUS Supplement.
Newcastle, Charles Epson, 1842 3 Volumes. Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. Quarter bound maroon calf leather and marbled paper boards. Red speckled page edges. Marbled endpapers. Supplement volume; Paper boards and cloth spine. In very good conditions. Spines professionally repaired and relaid. Edges rubbed with some minor bumps. Bookplates to fronts “Thomas Alcock Beck.” Some foxing and darkening to endpapers. Some minor spots and light handling marks to inside pages and plates, else very clean and tight copies. Plates bright and crisp. Unpaginated. Illustrated with 169 coloured engraved plates. (14 in supplement.).
Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop [Puddletown, Dorset, GB]

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