THE BIRD PAINTINGS OF HENRY JONES
Illustrated by Henry Jones
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus. 1976
Very good condition. Published in co-operation with The Zoological Society of London in celebration of its 150th anniversary. Large oblong format. Spine and vertical edges bound in green leather with gilt tooling. Green cloth boards. Gilt title to spine. Folio Fine Editions. Green patterned endpapers. Top; edge gilt. Beautiful, bright paintings of birds. Limited to 500 copies.
This is copy 14 of 500. Light rubbing to top and tail of leather spine. A few minor spots to boards. Personalised bookplate to first blank page ('150 Years The Zoological Society of London' with previous owner's name). Minor foxing to text block. Plates are beautifully bright and clean. Contained in publisher's brown cloth slipcase which is a little scuffed and rubbed.
Stock no. 1822784