Dec 06, 2012 - Sale 2297

Sale 2297 - Lot 275

Price Realized: $ 4,080
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(BIRDS.) Gould, John. A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia, and the Adjacent Islands. 73 hand-colored lithographed plates depicting the heads of 168 birds. [75] (of [77]) leaves, 8 pages; lacks title and contents leaf. Large 8vo, 271x181 mm, contemporary morocco gilt, extremities rubbed; light offsetting from plates onto facing text pages, some foxing at beginning and end of volume, most plates clean. first edition, bound from the parts(?). Nissen IVB 382. [London, 1837-38]