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Lot 256: FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
  • FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)
   
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Description: FORSHAW, Joseph Michael. Kingfishers and Related Birds ...Alcendinidae. Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, 1983-85. 2 volumes, folio (507 x 352mm). Half title and title printed in blue and black, fine coloured plates and illustrations by William T. Cooper. Original half leatherette gilt, original box. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 865 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. A total of 6 volumes of this monumentalwork were published, although each volume is complete in itself. (2)

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