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A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe by  T.C Eyton - First Edition - 1838 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 001292)

A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe

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A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe

by Eyton, T.C

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • First
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London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1838. [10], 178pp, [6]. Contemporary half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, author and title lettered direct to second panel, remaining panels with triple fillet bordering four volutes and a small central roundel, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Chipped to head of spine with some loss, with slight loss to first panel, outer joints and corners rubbed, paper covering boards slightly rubbed. Internally lightly browned, occasional light foxing, mainly to plates, but generally fairly bright and clean. Previous owner's armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Eighteen plain plates by Eyton and G. Scharf and six colour plates by Ayton after Lear. Nissen DVB:307; Mullens and Swann, page 203. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good. Illus. by Eyton After Edward Lear. 4to.


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A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe
Eyton, T.C
Eyton After Edward Lear
Book condition
Used - Good
First Edition
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman
Place of Publication
Date published
Birds, Lear, Ducks

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About Temple Rare Books

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Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined...[more]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...[more]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]

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