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Written by Bruce Campbell. Illustrated by Henry Jones.
Stock no. 1822784
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.

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Written by Paul A. Johnsgard. Illustrated by Henry Jones.
Stock no. 1607493
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark boards with gilt title to spine. Colour plates of paintings by Major Henry Jones, from the collection owned by The Zoological Society of London. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0198576986. Spine and corners bumped with some creasing. Top corners of some pages have a little creasing.

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