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KEEPSAKE D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE. DESCRIPTION DES OISEAUX suivie d'un exposé de l'art de les préparer et de les conserver.
Bazouge-Pigoreau /Tyas London, Paris 1838 - Hand coloured plates heightened with gum (38 with 154 birds shown in groups from 2-6 per plate) by Victor Adam +uncoloured frontis portrait of Buffon +pretty hand coloured engraved titlepage by Pauquet /Rouget sc. all with tissue guards. Small quarto plum roan spine extra gilt compartments & faux bands with cloth sides (tips a bit worn/rebacked with old spine relaid/cloth rubbed). Portrait Frontis +hand coloured titlepage +printed titlepage +Portrait +xxiii [1]p blank +312pp. Text pages with some foxing, more so to first & last pages. Plates mostly clean & white but a few have pale edge foxing. Two tissue guards torn, one at p17 lost. The plates are all beautifully hand coloured and heightened with gum. 1 volume.
      [Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books]
Last Found On: 2014-10-04           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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