Lot 36

12 Books on Birds

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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12 volumes total, including: Fine Bird Books 1700-1900 by Sacheverell Sitwell, Handasyde Buchanan, and James Fisher, London/New York: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953, containing numerous color plates (one folding); Ruffed Grouse by John Alden Knight, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947, numbered 129 of 210, signed by the author, in slip case; Pheasants: Their Lives and Homes by William Beebe, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926, two volumes (complete), numbered 188 of 201, signed by the author; The Book of Birds, ed. Gilbert Grosvenor, two volumes; Birds of LaPlata by W.H. Hudson, two volumes; Cassell's Book of Birds by Thomas Rymer Jones, four volumes

Provenance: Estate of Barbara F. Chatham, Ronda and Roaring Gap, North Carolina

Condition

light wear to extremities, scattered scuffs and small losses to leather and boards, bumped corners, scattered areas of dampstaining and light foxing throughout

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Estate of Barbara F. Chatham, Ronda and Roaring Gap, North Carolina