GOULD (JOHN) A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE
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GOULD (JOHN) A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE
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GOULD (JOHN)
A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the backgrounds to the plates uncoloured, 80 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Elizabeth Gould, occasional spotting, lacking 2 leaves of descriptive text (provided in facsimile), one leaf with short tear, early maroon half morocco gilt, rebacked preserving original spine, rubbed [Nissen IVB 374; Fine Bird Books, p.77; Wood, p.364; Zimmer, p.251], folio, London, 1831[-1832]

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