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Taika Kacho Kessaku Shu (=Collection of Masterpieces of Flowers and Birds by Great Artists).

Takasaki, Baitan (editor)

Published by Kyoto: Aotani Bunsei Do, . Fourth printing., 1925
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Pp. 45 leaves (un-numbered), each leaf with black-and-white reproduction of a scroll painting featuring birds in naturalistic settings. Original brown wrappers, with printed title label on the front cover, string-bound in Japanese-style (fukuro-toji), narrow folio (345 x 205 mm). From the research library of ornithologist Oliver L. Austin (past Director of the Austin Ornithological Research Center in Wellfleet, Massachusetts and past Curator of Ornithology at the Florida Museum of Natural History), though no ownership marks are present. Laid in at front are two pages of neatly printed text in the hand of Austin that provide the English common name of each bird. Some wear to wrappers, small puncture mark in the front wrapper that extends into the blank endpapers, rear wrapper is lightly soiled, contents are clean; a good solid copy. Bookseller Inventory # 6023

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Title: Taika Kacho Kessaku Shu (=Collection of ...

Publisher: Kyoto: Aotani Bunsei Do, . Fourth printing.

Publication Date: 1925

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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