MOSLEY (SETH LISTER) A Record of Nature for the Huddersfield District (All the Birds Found in the District), 7 parts, [Huddersfield], Issued Privately to Subscribers Only, 1926
Lot 121
MOSLEY (SETH LISTER)
A Record of Nature for the Huddersfield District (All the Birds Found in the District), 7 parts, [Huddersfield], Issued Privately to Subscribers Only, 1926
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 17,164) inc. premium

Lot Details
NATURAL HISTORY
From the Ornithological Library of Lois and Tom Nightingale
The Second part to be offered in Oxford on March 25th
MOSLEY (SETH LISTER)
A Record of Nature for the Huddersfield District (All the Birds Found in the District), 7 parts, 113 hand-coloured plates of birds, mounted on brown paper, manuscript captions by the author, publisher's printed wrappers, preserved in slipcase and half morocco box, 8vo, [Huddersfield], Issued Privately to Subscribers Only, 1926

Footnotes

  • THE RAREST OF ALL THE MOSLEY PUBLICATIONS. On the first leaf of the first part is the note "copy no. 5", and crossed out from the wrapper is a printed note, representing the original intention ("In MS and kept for reference at the Museum"). Ballance 341 lists this copy ("private collection") but calls in error for only 107 plates. The wrappers for parts 1 and 3-4 are printed with the "Record of Nature" title, with a manuscript note "Birds" added above'; the others read "A Series of Hand-painted Figures of all the Birds found in the District".
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