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Lot #266 - LEWIN, John William A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales, collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after nature

  • Auction House:
    Leski Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Australian & Colonial
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 12noon (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    266
  • Lot Description:
    LEWIN, John William A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales, collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after nature
    Introduction and biographical descriptions by Allan McEvey, Curator of Birds, National Museum of Victoria. [Queensberry Hill Press, Melbourne, 1978]  Folio, with coloured frontispiece tipped in and 26 coloured plates; original blind-tooled kangaroo; cloth box. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies with two proof plates as issued; this is #320. Facsimile of the 1838 edition with two reproductions of Lewin watercolours.
  • Estimate:
    A$200 - 250
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Books & Manuscripts

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