The Birds of Tunisia: Being a History of the Birds Found in the Regency of Tunis [Two Volumes]

Whitaker, Joseph

Published by R.H. Porter, 1905
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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London, 1905. 8vo, 294 + 410 pp., half morocco over green cloth.Contains fifteen hand-colored lithographic plates, four photographic plates and two folding maps. Gilt lettered spines, top edges gilt. A bright, near fine set with some scuffing to two morocco edges. One of 250 sets, initialed by the publisher. The best known work of the English-Sicilian ornithologist and sportsman Joseph Whitaker. He researched the work over a ten year period from 1894-1904. Some of Whitaker's collection of Tunisian birds still reside in the Natural History Museum, London. A beautifully produced set. Nissen 983; Anker 525. Bookseller Inventory # SP411

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Title: The Birds of Tunisia: Being a History of the...

Publisher: R.H. Porter

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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