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A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe by  T.C Eyton - First Edition - 1838 - from Temple Rare Books and

A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe

by Eyton, T.C

Condition: Good

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.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001292
  • Title: A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe
  • Author: Eyton, T.C
  • Illustrator: Eyton After Edward Lear
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1838
  • Keywords: Birds, Lear, Ducks
  • Size: 4to



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