EDWARDS, George; CATESBY, Mark
3 parts in 1 vol., folio: -52, -56, -50 pp.; 145 pl. (some dampstaining and spotting at the end not really touching the plates, half title spotted).
Later sheep signed De Samblanx & J. Weckesser, gilt borders on covers, endpapers renewed, gilt inside dentelles, a.e.g. (rebacked, covers rubbed and scratched).
Superb iconography showing 145 hand-coloured plates of birds in Europe (also of a porcupine and a deer) and 1 allegorical engr. front. This French edition translated from the German counts in total 8 parts, 3 front. and 414 plates of which 371 of birds.
Ref. Anker 463. - Nissen (IVB) 858.
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