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Auction: Auction 29.10.1992
was auctioned on: 29 October 1992
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SHARPE, RICHARD BOWDLER. MONOGRAPH OF THE PARADISEIDAE, OR BIRDS OF PARADISE, AND PTILONORHYNCHIDAE, OR BOWER-BIRDS. LONDON: HENRY SOTHERAN & CO. 1891-1898.

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Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000
Price realised:  US$42,900
Lot number 114, Views: 57

SHARPE, RICHARD BOWDLER. MONOGRAPH OF THE PARADISEIDAE, OR BIRDS OF PARADISE, AND PTILONORHYNCHIDAE, OR BOWER-BIRDS. LONDON: HENRY SOTHERAN & CO. 1891-1898. 2 VOLS., 552 X 373MM. (21 3/4 X 14 11/16IN.), SLIGHT WEAR TO LOWER CORNERS AND LOWER BOARD EDGES AND VERY MINOR RUBBING TO JOINTS, PENULTIMATE PLATE MODERATELY FOXED, ANOTHER PLATE WITH MINOR FOXING, OCCASIONAL FOXING TO TEXT. 79 HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPHED PLATES BY GOULD, W. HART AND JOHN GERRARD KEULEMANS, PRINTED BY MINTERN BROS., TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS FROM SKETCHES AND FROM PHOTOGRAPHS. AYER/ZIMMER, PP. 581-582; FINE BIRD BOOKS , P. 107; MCGILL/WOOD, P. 565; NISSEN IVB 865; SAUER, P. 338. (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 29.10.1992
Date of the auction: 29 Oct 1992
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue