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Pheasant Drawings by Joseph Wolf: Reproductions of the Original Sketches and the Coloured Plates of Elliots A Monograph of the Phasian

$98$80
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2962T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 28, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Pheasant Drawings by Joseph Wolf: Reproductions of the Original Sketches and the Coloured Plates of Elliot's A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of Pheasants (1872). Kingston upon Hull: Allen Publishing Company, 1988. Large elephant folio, limited edition copy number 124 of 275 numbered (and ten lettered) copies, signed by publisher, author of the introduction, and Fellow of the Royal Society, David M. Lank on the limitation page, illustrated throughout with mounted colored plates and black-and-white text images, very good in publisher's original half red morocco, matching slipcase, and the original wooden crate, with the original prospectus, and a typed letter signed by Lank inserted, along with a feather, a family copy, formerly in the collection of the publisher's brother, with his bookplate, 24 x 17 in.
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

David M. Lank, Joseph Wolf, Kingston upon Hull