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GALLAGHER Michael Birds of Oman.
GALLAGHER Michael Birds of Oman.GALLAGHER Michael Birds of Oman.
GALLAGHER Michael Birds of Oman.

Quartet Books, London (1980)
309pp + index + bibliography + appendices, maps and 120 full page colour plates (tipped in). Numbered signed print of Sooty Falcon loosely inserted. Tipped in foreword from the Sultan of Oman. Green Moroccan goatskin leather blocked in 24 carat gold. Edition limited to 500 copies of which this is #47, signed by both author and artist on the limitation page.
£475.00


WATERTON C. Essays on Natural History, - chiefly ornithology.
WATERTON C. Essays on Natural History, - chiefly ornithology.

Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, London (1838)
lxxxiii + 312pp + publisher's ads + frontispiece. 1st ed., clean in worn original blindstamped grey cloth, front hinge broken.
£30.00


WOOSTER D. Alpine Plants: - figures and descriptions of some of the most striking and beautiful of the alpine flowers.
WOOSTER D. Alpine Plants: - figures and descriptions of some of the most striking and beautiful of the alpine flowers.
WOOSTER D. Alpine Plants: - figures and descriptions of some of the most striking and beautiful of the alpine flowers.

George Bell & Sons, London (1874)
2 vols. bound in one. 2nd ed. of Series 1 and 1st ed. of Series 2. Small 4to, xii, 152 and i, 140pp + 108 coloured plates. Modern decorated quarter maroon leather retaining orig. green boards and e.p.s's. Very fine and clean throughout.
The plates are particularly fine, printed in upwards of six colours, with some hand colouring.
£325.00


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