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Thomas C Jerdon
(1811 - 1872)

The Birds of India being a natural history of all the birds known to inhabit continental India (3 Volumes)




Thomas C Jerdon, The Birds of India being a natural history of all the birds known to inhabit continental India: with Descriptions of the species, genera, families, tribes and orders, and a brief notice of such families as are not found in India, making it a Manual of Ornithology specially adapted for India, 1863-70

In 3 Volumes
Volume I: 1870, half title, [18], [1], (ii-xlv), [1], [1], 2-535 pages; Cherrapoonjee: Printed by Griffith Hughes
Volume II: part 1, 1863, half title, [8], [1], 2-439 pages; Calcutta: Printed for the author by the Military Orphan Press
Volume III: [part 2], 1864, [7], [1], (ii-iv), [3], [1], [1], 442-876 pages, [1], (ii-xxx11); Calcutta: George Wyman and Co., Publishers
Half leather bound with cloth boards, gilt title to the spine with 5 raised bands (each)
22 x 14.5 x 2.5 cm (each)

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G E Shelley and P Z Cox (book plate on the front paste-down)

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ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS: IN PURSUIT OF THE PICTURESQUE
4-5 MAY 2022

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