The Waterfowl of the World: Volume Four

Jean Delacour, with Contributions By Hildegarde Howard, Milton W. Weller, Philip

Published by Country Life, Arco Publishing Company, New York and London, 1964
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Title: The Waterfowl of the World: Volume Four
Publisher: Country Life, Arco Publishing Company, New York and London
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Good

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Scott, Peter
Published by Country Life Limited
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Book Description Country Life Limited. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1965; 364 Pages; Blue cloth covered boards with gold accents; Wear on spine and covers; Light scuffing on front cover; Pages are toning; Ex-Library with typical stamps and markings; 4to - over 9 3/4" to 12" tall; interior clean and unmarked; Additional shipping charges may be required for International and Expedited orders. Seller Inventory # SKU1108633

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Delacour, J., 1954.:
Published by London: Country Life (1964)
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Book Description London: Country Life, 1964. 4to, 24.8cm. Pp. 364, col. frontisp., 5 col. plates, 10 black & white plates, 37 figs., refs., index. Orig. cloth. Without dust-jacket, very good otherwise. Final volume covering general subjects: general habits, reproductive cycle, ecology, distribution and species relationships, conservation and management, aviculture, domestic waterfowl, anatomy of the waterfowl, fossil Anseriformes, corrections and additions. Seller Inventory # 10687

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Delacour, Jean
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Book Description 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Very Good. FIRST EDITION HARDBACK BOOK WITH DUST JACKET. VOLUME FOUR. PUBLISHED BY COUNTRY LIFE LIMITED, 1964. WITH SIX PLATES IN COLOUR BY PETER SCOTT. LARGE HARDBACK BOOK WITH UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. DJ IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, WITH MINOR EDGE RUBBING. IT HAS ONE SMALL 1CM TEAR ON BOTTOM EDGE OF FRONT COVER. PRICE MARKED SIX GUINEAS NET. BOOK ITSELF HAS BEAUTIFUL BLUE CLOTH BOARDS WITH GOLD CANADA GEESE FLYING IN V FORMATION DECORATION ON FRONT COVER. BOOK TITLE IS IN A RED PANEL ON SPINE, WITH GOLD WRITING AND FURTHER SMALL ILLUSTRATIONS. RED COLOURED PAGE EDGING TO TOP EDGE. CONTENT CLEAN, TIDY AND FRESH WITH NO ANNOTATION. BEAUTIFUL COLOUR PLATES. **SENT BY ROYAL MAIL FROM UK STOCK**. "Always choose Readerz3, the best deal around for YOU and me!" 17. Seller Inventory # 0115ST59I0Y

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Delacour, Jean
Published by London: Country Life, -. First edition. (1954)
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Book Description London: Country Life, -. First edition., 1954. Pp. (vol. 1): 284, 16 color plates from paintings by Peter Scott, 33 distribution maps; pp. (vol. 2): 232, 24 color plates from paintings by Peter Scott, 29 distribution maps. Publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine in red panel label and with 8 sets of gilt panel lines, front cover with gilt scene of flying ducks on the front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, sm 4to. Volume I covers the Magpie Goose, Whistling Ducks, Swans and Geese, Sheldgeese and Shelducks. Volume II covers the Dabbling Ducks. This is the first edition of volume I and volume II of this well-known set that is complete in four volumes. Signature of Chet Dolley on the front endpaper of volume II. A near fine copy in near fine dust jackets. Seller Inventory # 7275

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Delacour, Jean
Published by Country Life Ltd., London (1954)
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Book Description Country Life Ltd., London, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Color Plates By Peter Scott (illustrator). 1st Edition. 1954-1964. Volume 1 with slight bump to bottom corner, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Volume 2 is second impression (1960) and shows minor wear to corners, Volume 3 in very good condition, Volume 4 has small tear at top of spine. All jackets are clean with some chipping and tiny tears (some tape repairs on inside). Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 015115

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Delacour, Jean
Published by Country Life Limited, London (1954)
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Book Description Country Life Limited, London, 1954. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Peter Scott (illustrator). First Edition. Definitive description of the ducks, swans & geese of the world with fine color plates by Peter Scott. Volume four offers ten essays by Delacour, Hildegarde Howard, Milton W. Weller, Philip S. Humphrey and George A. Clark, Jr. on various aspects of the history of waterfowl & their relations with humans. Both Delacour and Scott were waterfowl experts, each having a large menagerie destroyed in the second World War; Scott, the son of polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott, was also a sailor, Olympic athlete, naval officer, and writer. INSCRIBED by Scott to one Tim Bell on the free endsheet of volume one. Hardcovers, blocked in red, gilt titling. Light wear to book, a bit more to volume one, which also shows minor foxing & 4 pages, 117-120, bound in upside down; bookseller's label (Sotheran, London) inside front cover of volume 4; jacket of volume one spine faded, chipped, torn, missing chunks at the spine ends, mended internally with browned tape; the three other jackets show minor edgewear, large chip to the jacket spine head of volume 2. Texts clean; 284; 232; 270; 364 pages; index in each volume, figures, maps, references, color plates. Size: 7¾" by 10". Inscribed By the Artist. Seller Inventory # os815

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Delacour, Jean
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Book Description Country Life Limited. Hardcover. Condition: Good. B00MZJYVFY Four Volume complete set, All 4 have wrapped dust jackets with moderate wear, all are clean, all have good bindings, there are no marks or notations. Includes original receipts dated from the 1950's and a complimentary letter from the publisher. Feel free to inquire. Seller Inventory # SKU1016936

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Delacour, Jean
Published by ARCO, NY (1973)
ISBN 10: 0668029706 ISBN 13: 9780668029704
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Book Description ARCO, NY, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 5th Impression. In Near Fine Slipcase; One dust jacket has a tiny tear; Slipcase: A few very minor rubs; Color Plates and distribution maps. Seller Inventory # 19562

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