Used: Very Good. Decorated full leather binding, marbled endpapers in near fine condition. Kent: Volair, 1979. First published in twelve parts 1805-1809 under the title Histoire Naturelle des plus Beaux Oiseaux de la Zone Torride. This deluxe edition, an official publication of the National Audubon Society, is limited to 1500 copies. Color plates, many folding. Front matter includes biographical sketch of Vieillot.
Jean Gabriel Pretre. Fine Condition. No Jacket, As Issued. 291 pages. Hardcover, handsomely bound in blue-black leather with gold stamping and gold edging to the pageblock. Number 394 in a limited edition of 1500. Previous owner's name is discreetly stamped in red on the limitation card that is laid in. Else, the binding is bright, tight, sharp and clean, with an unmarked interior. Deluxe edition jointly published with the National Audubon Society, originally published in twelve parts between 1805-1809 under the title Histoire Naturelle des plus Beaux Oiseaux de la Zone Torride. First rate quality photo reproductions of the original 19th century color engravings by Louis Bouquet from drawings made by Jean Gabriel Pretre.
Like New. Limited Edition of 1, 500. Slipcased. Full Leather. First edition copy. Stated First Edition. Like new; no internal markings; has only lost its Brand New shine. No pricing stickers. No remainder mark. A.E.G. Moire silk covered slipcase is near fine with light wear along bottom edge. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1979. Full Leather.
Illustrated by L. J. P. Vieillot. Near Fine. Official publication of the National Audobon Society, stated First Edition. Limited Edition 264/1500. Clean black leather, raised spine bands and heavily decorated with gilt. All edges bright gilt. Marbled endpapers. Classic color work on the birds of the torrid zone after being out of print for 170 years. Birds; Color Illustrations; Folio-13" to 23" tall; 289 pages.
Fine. 70 color plates. Folio, full leather, ornately gilt covers and spine, a.e.g. Kent, Ohio: Volair & Audubon Society, 1979. First Edition. Fine. An Oficial Publication of the National Audubon Society.
Fine. B001368QME First Edition Volair Ltd. 1979, Limited Edition of only 1500 copies. Large Folio, Full Black leather with gilt lettering/accents and gilt page edges. Book is in excellent "Gift Quality"condition.
Fine. 0931480396 First Edition, Limited Edition of only 1500 copies. Large Folio, Full Black leather with gilt lettering/accents and gilt page edges. Book is in excellent unused "Gift Quality"condition.
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