Lot 89: (11) BOOKS, BIRDS, BRITISH MUSEUM, BIG CATS

Austin Auction Gallery

April 21, 2018
Austin, TX, US

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Description: (lot of 11) Books: (1) "Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds, with Coloured Illustrations of Every Species" Tom Iredale, Lilian Medland, Georgian House, Melbourne, 1950, library seal of James H. Dolan at title page, many color illustrations; (3) "Aviculture, a Treatise on the management of Foreign and British Birds in Captivity", three volumes Avicultural Society, Stephen Austin and Sons, Hertford, color illustrations, 1931 and 1936, color and photo print illustrations; (2) "Lloyd's Natural History", Richard Lydekker, Edward Lloyd, London, 1896, "A Hand-book to the Carnivora, Part 1, Cats, Civets and Mungooses" and "A Hand-Book to the Marsupialia and Monotremata", ex libray, color illustrations; library seal of James H. Dolan at title pages; (2) "Foreign Birds for Cage and Aviary", Part 1 and Part 2, Arthur G. Butler, London, illustrated; (1) "A Manual of the BIrds of Australia", Gregory M. Mathews and Tom Iredale, Volume 1, H.F &G. Witherby, London, 1921, color plates; (1) "The Big Game of Central and Western China, being an account of a journey from Shanghai to London overland across the Gobi Desert", Harold Frank Wallace, John Murray, London, 1913, photo print illustrations; (1) "Catalogue of the Pontian Bovidae of Europe in the Department of Geology", British Museum, Guy Ellcock Pilgrim, Arthur Tindell Hopwood, 1928, illustrated, largest: 12.5"h, 10"w, total: 21.5lbs **Provenance: From the estate of James Dolan Jr. (1937-2017), Director of Collections at the San Diego Zoo until 2002** Start Price: $100.00
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