Fine Bird Books: 1700-1900

Sitwell, Buchanan and Fisher. London and New York: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. Limited edition of 2000 copies. 16 photo-litho colored plates and 22 collotype-monochrome plates. Marbled boards, backed in tan buckram. 120 pp. 4to. Very good.

Thoroughly gorgeous folio containing 38 colored and b/w plates, with one plate being a fold-out. Scarce 1st limited edition, printed on fine Gelderland mill paper, and bound at The Chiswick Press. Vibrantly marbled boards, with brown cloth spine and corners. Gouged section on the fore-edge, with a taped area and chipping along the edges, and shelf wear. Beautifully crisp interior.


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