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Prideaux John Selby

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John Selby Prideaux

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Item Description: Nobel Press, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Illustrations of British ornithology This book, Illustrations of British ornithology. Volume 2. Water birds , by Prideaux John Selby, is a replication of a book originally published before 1833. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9785518763371

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John Selby Prideaux

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Item Description: Nobel Press, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Illustrations of British ornithology This book, Illustrations of British ornithology. Volume 2. Water birds , by Prideaux John Selby, is a replication of a book originally published before 1833. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9785518763371

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Selby, Prideaux John

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Item Description: W.H. Lizars,, Edinburgh:, 1833., 1833. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. hardback, 8vo, xii,538pp, ex-library, label on endpaper, blind-stamps on title pages and several page margins, text clean and sound, marbled boards and half-leather, both boards detached and numbering on on spine, Fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 205457

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Prideaux John Selby

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Selby, Prideaux John

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Item Description: Book on Demand Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 548 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.8in. x 1.2in.Illustrations of British ornithology This book, Illustrations of British ornithology Volume 2. Water birds, by Prideaux John Selby, is a replication of a book originally published before 1833. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9785518763371

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Selby, Prideaux John

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Item Description: W. H. Lizars, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1833. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Ex-library. Marbled boards half-bound in dark green leather. Five raised bands on the spine with gilt lettering on red background, and gilt decoration. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. 538 numbered pages. No illustrations. From Zimmer, as quoted in the Smithsonian Institution Library Catalog: "Although issued partly in connection with the volume of plates, under the same title (at the time of issue), text and plates were purchasable separately and the publishers . express the hope, also voiced by the author in his preface to the present work, that the text will constitute an independent work of reference. Vol. I was issued originally in 1825 . Vol. II [this volume] was prepared according to the arrangement proposed by Vigors and to make the two volumes uniform, Selby revised vol. I and reissued it in altered form with the first and only edition of vol. II". This is an ex-library copy, but the only library markings are a call number on the spine tail, repeated on the copyright page, and an embossment on the title leaf. There is some scuffing to the joints. The corners have small worn-through spots, and there is light shelfwear. The front hinge is just starting to crack, but with no mesh showing. The endpapers have spots of foxing. This is a very handsome copy of a scarce title. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 004335

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Selby, Prideaux John

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Item Description: W. H. Lizars, Edinburgh, 1833. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Two uniform bindings, half maroon calf with red dimpled cloth, black title labels, gilt lettering,5 raised bands to spine, spine ends slightly rubbed, leather on corners a bit scuffed. Internally, marbled endpapers plus all edges marbled, glue residue on the reverse of opening end papers in each volume where labels removed, some pencil marginalia at index, else clean and sound throughout. Octavo, 450pp, xxxvii, 538pp, xii. Book 1500b; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 9216

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Selby, Prideaux John

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Item Description: W. H. Lizars, Edinburgh, 1833. Half Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. This is a two volume set: Volume One Land Birds Volume Two Water Birds. bound in green half leather with raised bands with gilt and gilt lettering. marbled paper on boards with marbled endpages and page edges. former owner's name ink on first white page dated 1878. a bit of wear to edges. 988 total page. shipping will be extra for this set, international shipping will be costly, please be prepared. a beautiful set. Size: 5 3/8 x 8 1/2 ". Two Volume Set. Bookseller Inventory # 72432

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Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867 - author) and William Lizars (1788-1859 - engraver)

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Item Description: London: Henry Bohn., 1841. Book Condition: Good. 66.4 x 53.2 cm. Ca. 26 x 21 inches. Handcoloured engraving on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1830From "Illustrations of British Ornithology," the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. Issued in parts over a number of years beginning in 1819, with later issues, the work contained 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh. Plate with watermark dated 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 16-2836

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Item Description: London: Henry Bohn., 1842. Book Condition: Good. 53.2 x 66.4 x cm. Ca. 21 x 26 inches. Handcoloured engraving on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1842. 3.5 inch tear in upper margin.From "Illustrations of British Ornithology," the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. Issued in parts over a number of years beginning in 1819, with later issues, the work contained 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh. Plate with watermark dated 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 16-2838

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Item Description: London: Henry Bohn., 1841. Book Condition: Good. 53.2 x 66.4 x cm. Ca. 21 x 26 inches. Handcoloured engraving on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1826.From "Illustrations of British Ornithology," the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. Issued in parts over a number of years beginning in 1819, with later issues, the work contained 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh. Plate with watermark dated 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 16-2837

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Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867 - author) and William Lizars (1788-1859 - engraver)

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Item Description: London: Henry Bohn., 1842. Book Condition: Good. 66.4 x 53.2 cm. Ca. 26 x 21 inches. Handcoloured engraving on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1842.From "Illustrations of British Ornithology," the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. Issued in parts over a number of years beginning in 1819, with later issues, the work contained 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh. Plate with watermark dated 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 16-2841

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Item Description: London: Henry Bohn., 1842. Book Condition: Good. 53.2 x 66.4 x cm. Ca. 21 x 26 inches. Handcoloured engraving on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1842. Unevenly trimmed in upper margin.From "Illustrations of British Ornithology," the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. Issued in parts over a number of years beginning in 1819, with later issues, the work contained 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh. Plate with watermark dated 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 16-2839

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Item Description: London: Henry Bohn., 1841. Book Condition: Good. 66.4 x 53.2 cm. Ca. 26 x 21 inches. Handcoloured engraving on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1828.From "Illustrations of British Ornithology," the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. Issued in parts over a number of years beginning in 1819, with later issues, the work contained 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh. Plate with watermark dated 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 16-2840

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Plates to Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology: SELBY, Prideaux John

SELBY, Prideaux John (1788-1867).

Published by London: Henry G. Bohn, 1841. (1841)

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Item Description: London: Henry G. Bohn, 1841., 1841. 2 volumes, broadsheets (25 6/8 x 20 4/8 inches). 2 engraved title-pages with hand-colored vignettes (creased and a bit thumbed, fore-edge to that in volume one strengthened on verso, 220 MAGNIFICENT etched plates of birds by and after W.H. Lizars, Robert Mitford, William Jardine and Selby, with original hand-colour in full, all heightened with gum arabic, plate XXX, the Magpie, HEIGHTENED IN GOLD, and 4 uncoloured plates at the end of volume one (some plates a bit creased, and thumbed in the margins, one or two pale stains). Contemporary half green morocco, marbled paper boards, the spines in 8 compartments with 7 raised bands, 2 with citron morocco lettering-pieces, the others decorated with small gilt tools (rebacked preserving the original spines, extremities quite scuffed, endpapers renewed, hinges strengthened). Provenance: From the distinguished library of Quentin Keynes (1921-2003). Natural History, Plate Books and Cartography, 6th of June, 2007, lot 37 Volume One: 92 plates, numbered I*, I-III, III*, IV-XII, XII-XIII, XIII*, XIV-XV, XV-XVII, XVII*, XVIII, XVIII*, XIX-XXVI, XXVI*, XXVII, XXVII*, XXVIII-XXXIV, XXXIV*, XXXV-XXXVI, XXXVI-XLII, XLII*, XLIII, XLIII-XLV, XLV*, XLV**, XLVI-LIII, LIII*, LIII*, LIV-LVI, LVI*, LVII-LVIII, LVIII*, LIX-LXV, LXV*, A-D, I-IV uncoloured (these last creased and thumbed). Volume II: 132 plates, numbered I-III, V-VI, VI*, VII, VII*, VII**, VIII-XI, XI*, XII-XVII, XIX-XXVII, XXVII*, XXVIII, XXVIII-XXX, XXX*, XXXI-XXXII, 33, XXXIII*, XXXIV-XXXIX, XXXIX*, XL-XLIII, XLV, XLV*, XLVI-XLVII, XVLII*, XLVIII, XLVIII*, XLVIII**, XLVIX, XLVIX*, L, L-LXIII, LXV-LXVI, LXVI*, LXVI**, LXVII-LXX, LXX*, LXXI-LXXIV, LXXIV-LXXVII, LXXVII*, LXXVIII, LXXVIII-LXXXIII, LXXXIII-LXXXIV, LXXXVI-LXXXVII, LXXXVII*, LXXXVIII-XCII, XCII-XCIV, XCIV*, XCV-XCVI, XCVI*, XCVII-CI, CI*, CI-CII, CII*, CII**, CIII 'ENGLISH EQUIVALENT OF AUDUBON'S GREAT WORK (Mullens and Swann) A fine copy of the Bohn reissue of Selby's magnum opus, first published in parts at irregular intervals in Edinburgh in 1834. Prideaux John Selby "was very gifted as an artist, and the two volumes of "Illustrations of British Ornithology" are outstandingly beautiful. In many people's estimation, the clarity and crispness of his figures give them an austere beauty that is lacking in the pretty lithographs in H.L. Meyer's and John Gould's books about British birds . The cool, classical quality of Selby's plates belongs to the age of elegance and could never have been achieved by the Victorian John Gould. Selby's bird figures were the most accurate delineations of British birds to that date, and the liveliest. After so many books with small, stiff bird portraits, this new atlas with its life-size figures and more relaxed drawing was a great achievement in the long history of bird illustration" (Jackson). Selby showed a "great interest in ornithology from an early age and made his own notes and careful, coloured drawings of the birds in his district. his main interests were ornithology, forestry, and entomology. He was a skilful fisherman and an excellent shot. Selby's major work, "Illustrations of British Ornithology", was published in nineteen parts between 1821 and 1833. It contained some 222 plates etched by Selby (mostly after his own drawings) with the assistance of his brother-in-law Admiral Robert Mitford. In 1819 Mitford was taught to etch by Thomas Bewick in Newcastle; he then taught Selby at Twizell House. Two volumes of text appeared, "Land Birds" in 1825 (revised in 1833) and "Water Birds" in 1833. The specimens on which the figures were based were nearly all collected and set up by Selby, aided by his butler, Richard Moffitt. "From 1825 until 1841 Selby assisted his friend Sir William Jardine (18001874) with the descriptions, drawings, and etchings for their joint publication,'Illustrations of Ornithology' (183643). During this period, in 1835 and 1836 respectively, he also wrote the volumes 'Pigeons and Parrots' for Jardine's 'Naturalist's. Bookseller Inventory # 72nhr209

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Plates to Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology: SELBY, Prideaux John

SELBY, Prideaux John (1788-1867).

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Item Description: London: Henry G. Bohn, 1841., 1841. 4 volumes, Atlas and Text: 2 Atlas volumes, broadsheets (26 2/8 x 21 inches). 2 engraved title-pages with hand-colored vignettes (creased, a bit thumbed, crease strengthened on verso), 221 MAGNIFICENT etched plates of birds by and after W.H. Lizars, Robert Mitford, William Jardine and Selby, with SUPERB original hand-colour in full, all heightened with gum arabic, WITH 3 PLATES HEIGHTENED IN GOLD, and 4 uncoloured plates at the end of volume one (a few plates with corners creased towards the end of volume II, 2 guard sheets with closed tears). Contemporary full maroon morocco gilt, the spine in seven compartments with six raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, the others decorated with fine gilt tools, all edges gilt, by White of Pall Mall (extremities scuffed, colour unevenly darkened, free endpapers repaired in facsimile along the fore-edges); 2 Text volumes, 8vo., (8 4/8 x 5 2/8 inches) (one or two spots). Bound uniformly with the atlas volumes in full maroon morocco by White of Pall Mall (unevenly darkened). Provenance: From the distinguished library of Francis Dukinfield Palmer Astley (1825-1868), from his library at Fellfoot in the lake District, inscribed as such on the recto of each first blank in the text volumes; his sale, Christie's, 27 April 1994, lot 60. Volume One: 88 plates, numbered I, I*, II-III, III*, IV-XII, XII-XIII, XIII*, XIV-XV, XV*, XVI-XVII, XVII*, XVIII, XVIII*, XIX-XXVI, XXVI*, XXVII, XXVII*, XXVIII-(XXX HEIGHTENED IN GOLD)-XXXI, XXXIIII, XXXIII-XXXIV, XXXIV*, XXXV-XXXVI, XXXVI*, XXXVII-XLII, XLII* (guard sheet torn), XLIII, XLIII*, XLIV-XLV, XLV*, XLV**, XLVI-LIII, LIII*, LIII*, LIV-LVI, LVI*, LVII-LVIII, LVIII*, LIX-LXIV, LXIV*, LXV*, A-D, I-IV uncoloured. Volume II: 132 plates, numbered I-III, V-VI, VI*, VII, VII*, VII**, VIII, X-XI, XI*, XII (HEIGHTENED IN GOLD)-XVII, XIX-XXVII, XXVII*, XXVIII, XXVIII, XXVIII-XXX, XXX-XXXII, 33, XXXIII*, XXXIII**, XXXIV-XXXIX, XXXIX-XLIII, XLV, XLV-XLVII, XVLII*, XLVIII, XLVIII*, XLVIII* (HEIGHTENED IN GOLD), XLVIX, XLVIX*, L, L-LV, LV, LVII, LVII-LVIII, LVIII*, LVIII**, LIX-LXIII, LXV-LXVI, LXVI*, LXVI**, LXVII-LXX, LXX*, LXXI-LXXIV, LXXIV-LXXVIII, LXXVIII-LXXXIII, LXXXIII-LXXXIV, LXXXVI-LXXXVII, LXXXVII*, LXXXVIII-XCII, XCII*, LCIII-XCIV, XCIV*, XCV-XCVI, XCVI*, XCVII, XCIX-CI, CI (guard sheet torn), CI*, CII, CII, CII*, CIII 'ENGLISH EQUIVALENT OF AUDUBON'S GREAT WORK (Mullens and Swann) A fine copy of the Bohn reissue of Selby's magnum opus, first published in parts at irregular intervals in Edinburgh in 1834. Prideaux John Selby "was very gifted as an artist, and the two volumes of "Illustrations of British Ornithology" are outstandingly beautiful. In many people's estimation, the clarity and crispness of his figures give them an austere beauty that is lacking in the pretty lithographs in H.L. Meyer's and John Gould's books about British birds . The cool, classical quality of Selby's plates belongs to the age of elegance and could never have been achieved by the Victorian John Gould. Selby's bird figures were the most accurate delineations of British birds to that date, and the liveliest. After so many books with small, stiff bird portraits, this new atlas with its life-size figures and more relaxed drawing was a great achievement in the long history of bird illustration" (Jackson). Selby showed a "great interest in ornithology from an early age and made his own notes and careful, coloured drawings of the birds in his district. his main interests were ornithology, forestry, and entomology. He was a skilful fisherman and an excellent shot. Selby's major work, "Illustrations of British Ornithology", was published in nineteen parts between 1821 and 1833. It contained some 222 plates etched by Selby (mostly after his own drawings) with the assistance of his brother-in-law Admiral Robert Mitford. In 1819 Mitford was taught to etch by Thomas Bewick in Newcastle; he then taught Selby at Twizell House. Two volumes of text appeared, "Land Birds" in 1825 (revised in 1833. Bookseller Inventory # 72nhr210

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