Prospectus for Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of two centuries of coloured plate Bird Books. Sacheverell Sitwell, Handasyde Buchanan, James Fisher.
Prospectus for Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of two centuries of coloured plate Bird Books
Prospectus for Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of two centuries of coloured plate Bird Books
Prospectus for Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of two centuries of coloured plate Bird Books
Prospectus for Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of two centuries of coloured plate Bird Books
Prospectus in Large Folio w/color Specimen plate

Prospectus for Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 A Bibliographical Record of two centuries of coloured plate Bird Books

New York and London, England: D. Nostrand Company Ltd and Collins [ c1953 ]. First Edition. [4] pages (single sheet folded) + 1 plate leaf. Large folio. 13 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches. Minor wear at corners, minor soiling. Nice bright example. Prospectus printed in red and black. Near Fine. Wraps. [28015]


A four-page prospectus for the book "Fine Bird Books 1700-1900" which was published in 1953. Includes a brilliant color plate ("Specimen Plate" Plate 32 - Black Headed Tragopan - J. Wolf &J Smith Del et lith, M.&.N.Hanhart, imp.) plus a four-page pamphlet explaining the intended editions, and a detailed description of the intended contents including a list of the 15 color plates and 23 black and white prints expected to be in the edition.

A beautiful example of what a prospectus can be, oddly well preserved after nearly 75 years.

Price: $225.00