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Folio Society Limited Numbered Sharpe's BIRDS OF PARADISE Richard Bowdler Sharpe
2011. Book is like new inside, slipcase bumped at upper right corner, and hardcover of the book was affected as well, the surface was creased as shown. "an extraordinary work of natural history" Folio Society Sharpe's BIRDS OF PARADISE Richard Bowdler Sharpe Strictly Limited to 1,000 copies The Folio Society is proud to reproduce, for the first time, all 79 plates of Sharpe's Birds of Paradise in book form at their actual size. At the time when this remarkable book was first produced, lithographic plate reproduction had reached its peak of subtlety and precision. The illustrations showed these fabulous birds in radiant colour and exquisite detail. PUBLISHED BY Folio Society, London Plates Volume with 79 colour plates, Foreword by David Attenborough Quarter-bound in goatskin leather Canvas cloth sides blocked with a design by Neil Gower Gilded top edge, Ribbon marker Cloth-bound slipcase, Blocked in gold Plates Volume Size: 21½" x 15" CONDITION DESCRIPTION: This copy is in very good and unread condition, slipcase bumped at upper right corner, and hardcover of the book was affected as well, the surface was creased as shown, and it will be a great addition to your family library. SHIPPING / HANDLING: The set will be handled/packed very safely, and shipped via USPS Media Mail with delivery confirmation.
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