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Ornithologie A'Angola Ouvrage Publie Sous Les Auspices De Ministere De La Marine et Des Colonies
Imprimerie Nationale, Lisbonne - Published in two parts with the first being 1877 and the second in 1881. Both volumes are here bound together in a single volume with the original paper wrap covers of both parts now found at the rear. 576 pages, plus ten hand colored plates after John G. Keulemans. Half leather binding with dark green leather over spine and corners, and matching green marbled paper over boards and as end leaves. Gilt stamped lettering and bird images on spine. Top edge of text block is gilded. Covers are rubbed along all edges and joints, and some over surface. Lettering and decoration on spine is a little faded, though remains clear. Book plate on front paste down. Blind stamp at lower corners of title page and last plate. Rear hinge (internal) is partially broke, though remains fairly tight. Light to occasionally moderate foxing throughout, with plates being affected mostly near edges. Plates also show some smudges and a few small tears on edges. Original covers bound at rear of volume show moderate wear. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps]
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