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The Birds of Haiti and San Domingo
Estes & Lauriat, Boston 1885 - 198 pages, plus 23 plates of which 22 are hand colored and the 23 is the frontispiece b/w map of Haiti. Originally published in four parts issued in paper wraps; the first three parts were produced in 1884, and the last in 1885. Later binding with red burgundy cloth spine and corners, and green cloth over boards. Black ruled edges to green cloth. Lacking original paper wrap covers. Gold colored lettering on spine is a little faded, though remains clear. Volume shows just a little spine lean. Library stamp and withdrawal stamp in blank upper space of copyright page (verso of title page), and NO other library markings. One leaf, page 15/16 shows triangular paper loss at lower outside corner, with later repair. Text is not affected. Small and light penciled checks along index list of plates. Occasional light smudges, which are worst on index pages. There are a few light and small spots of foxing. Plates remain bright, clean, and very lovely. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps]
Last Found On: 2016-11-25           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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