GREENE, WILLIAM THOMAS. Parrots in Captivity. London: George Bell and Sons, 1884-1887 [1890].
Lot 3277
GREENE, WILLIAM THOMAS. Parrots in Captivity. London: George Bell and Sons, 1884-1887 [1890].
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GREENE, WILLIAM THOMAS.
Parrots in Captivity. London: George Bell and Sons, 1884-1887 [1890].
Royal 8vo (245 x 167 mm). 3 volumes. x, 144; xiv, 114; viii, 144 pp. 81 color xylographic plates with hand-coloring and some heightened with gum arabic, after A.F. Lydon. Original blue-green cloth stamped in gilt. A few leaves in first volume with closed tears, one leaf with two short repaired tears, frontispiece in second volume vertically creased, some light soiling and spots, but generally clean, covers with corners lightly bumped and rubbed, head and tail of spines rubbed, volume one spine briefly faded.

1890 Reissue with date stamped on spine. WITH ORIGINAL PROSPECTUS laid in. Sitwell Fine Bird Books p 103.
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