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Gould. The Birds of Asia, bindings only. 3 vols.

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Description
Gould, John. The Birds Of Asia. 3 title leaves, a few text leaves, 1 part's printed front board, and contemporary half leather covers only, lacking the plates and most text leaves. Lon: 1850-1853, 1859-1863, 1869-1873. The title leaves are for Parts I.-V., XI.-XV., and XXI.-XXV. The printed front board is for Part IV. Folio. Green leather and cloth with 2 bookplates from previous owners: Jay Gould, wealthy railroad developer and speculator, and Helen Gould Shepard, Jay Gould's first daughter and, in adult life, a great philanthropist.. Titles and free eps separated from the covers. Leather has the expected surface and edge wear.
Provenance: From the collection of Jim Willis.
Condition
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Gould. The Birds of Asia, bindings only. 3 vols.

Estimate $100 - $200Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $50
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