Cambridge, 1922-1926. Four volumes. Large quarto, cloth backed paper-covered boards, paper spine labels. An uncut set with excellent contents and some normal tanning and wear to boards and spines. Profusely illustrated by Frank W. Benson, Allan Brooks and Louis Agassiz Fuertes, with numerous plates in color. A very nice first edition set. Due to the large size of this set, international and priority shipping will incur an extra cost. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Natural History of the Ducks [Four Volumes...
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co.
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Dover Publications, Inc, New York, 1986. Dover. This Dover edition is an unabridged republication of the original four volumes, published 1922-1926, two books in all, each book containing two volumes; quarto; VG-/no-DJ; heather grey spine with gold text on navy blue label; boards of each volume are strong with some discoloration and fading, each volume has light brown staining along bottom left corner of front cover; textblocks of each volume are clean with light age toning to pages; 673pp (book one), 872 (book two). [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates]. Rockville. Seller Inventory # 7-57-1268678
Book Description Dover Publications, New York, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Frank W. Benson, Allan Brooks, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Henrik Gronvold and S. Kobayashi (illustrator). Reprint Edition. Reprint of the Houghton and Mifflin edition which was issued in four seperate vols., 1922-26. In this edition the four vols. are bound as two. This Dover edition is unabridged, 176 plates including 74 in full color, over 100 distribution maps, bibliography, index, 2000 pages.Both vols. are clean and unmarked, solidly bound with all plates present. Spines are concave due to the weight of the text blocks. Dust jackets rubbed with some edge tears and creasing, dj's are now in new mylar sleeves. May require extra shipping charges. Seller Inventory # 008073
Book Description Reprint edition, published by Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1986. Original published 1922., 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Special Edition. Very good with very good dust jackets. Dust jackets are worn at spine tips and corners and are bumped along bottom edges. 1545 total pages, 176 plates including 74 in color, 118 maps, bibliography, and index. Seller Inventory # 18347
Book Description Dover Publications, New York, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Two large thick Quarto. Book one: x,  264pp, xii, 409pp. Book two: ix,  383pp, ix,  489pp. Publisher's grey buckram, slight rubbing to head and tail of spines. In grey colour illustrated dust wrappers with black titles, some minor edge and surface wear, housed in clear plastic protective covers. Illustrated. Overall a Very Good set. VERY HEAVY SET (APPROX. 6KG) - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A QUOTE. Seller Inventory # 003799
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1922, 1925, 1926, Boston, 1922. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. All four volumes are very good in original paper-covered boards with buckram spines and paper labels. Spines and extremities darkened, tips worn (somewhat pronounced on volume three), boards intermittently spotted and shelfwear. Interiors are generally fine with incidental wear. Volume. I: xii + 264 pp., Volume II: xii + 409 pp., Volume III: xii + 383 pp., Volume IV: xii + 489 pp. Vibrant color plates. 102 plates (72 in color) and 118 maps. These volumes are NOT ex-library. Seller Inventory # b8127