R BOWDLER SHARPE: CATALOGUE OF THE
Estimate: £100 - £120
ca. US$130 - US$156
Price realised: n. a.
R BOWDLER SHARPE: CATALOGUE OF THE PASSERIFORMES, OR PERCHING BIRDS, IN THE COLLECTION OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM – CICHLOMORPHAE; PART I CONTAINING THE FAMILIES CAMPOPHAGIDAE AND MUSCICAPIDAE, London, printed by order of the Trustees, 1879, volume 4 only, 14 coloured plates after J G Keulemans (clean), original blind stamped cloth gilt (worn) + W R OGILVIE-GRANT: CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF BIRDS’ EGGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM (NATURAL HISTORY) VOLUME V CARINATAE (PASSERIFORMES COMPLETED), London, by order of the Trustees, 1912, volume 5 only, 22 coloured plates after Henrik Gronvold as called for (clean), original cloth gilt (worn and soiled), ex-library + PRIDEAUX JOHN SELBY: ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH ORNITHOLOGY VOL II WATER BIRDS, Edinburgh, W H Lizars et al, 1833, volume 2 only, xii, 538pp, contemporary half crushed morocco, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, all edges gilt + ERNST HARTERT, F C R JOURDAIN, N F TICEHURST AND H F WITHERBY: A HAND-LIST OF BRITISH BIRDS WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF EACH SPECIES IN THE BRITISH ISLES AND ABROAD, London, Witherby & Co, 1912, copy of R S R Fitter (1913-2005) with his ownership signature to front free end paper and inter-leaved and manuscript noted in pencil with copies dates of sightings, original cloth gilt + THOMAS RYMER JONES: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS: A POPULAR INTRODUCTION TO ORNITHOLOGY, London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1867, 1st edition, engraved vignette illustrations throughout as called for, original cloth gilt (worn) + LINDA GARDINER: RARE VANISHING AND LOST BRITISH BIRDS COMPILED FROM NOTES FROM W H HUDSON, illustrated Henrik Gronvold, London, 1923, 1st edition, 25 coloured plates as called for, original cloth + ELLIOTT COUES: HANDBOOK OF FIELD AND GENERAL ORNITHOLOGY, A MANUAL OF THE STRUCTURE AND CLASSIFICATION OF BIRDS WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING SPECIMENS, London, MacMillan, 1890, 1st edition, original cloth gilt + CHARLES DICKSON: BIRDS NESTS, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF CALIOLOGY, illustrated A T Elwes, London, Grant Richards; New York, F A Stokes, 1902, 16 black and white plates as called for, original cloth gilt + A LANDSBOROUGH THOMSON: BRITAIN’S BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS, illustrated George Rankin, London and Edinburgh, W & R Chambers, , 1st edition, 132 coloured plates as called for, original cloth gilt, armorial book plate of William Fraser Dobie attached to front free end paper + ARTHUR CLEVELAND BENT: LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN GULLS AND TERNS – ORDER LONGIPENNES, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1921, “Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 113”, 340pp, 77 full page black and white plates, rebound cloth gilt, original top wrap bound in, ex-Geological Society of London ink stamps (10)
Informations about the auction
|Auction house:||Keys Fine Art Auctioneers|
|Title:||21st September 2018 Ornithology & Natural History|
|Date of the auction:||21 Sep 2018|
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