1843 Jardine BIRDS Naturalist Ornithology Hummingbirds Sunbirds Illustrated

JARDINE, Sir William

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Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, ‘The Naturalist’s Library’.

 

This fine 1843 edition of Jardine’s ‘Naturalist’s Library’ is beautifully illustrated with 32 color engravings of birds! The plates from Jardine’s ‘Ornithology’ are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume features exquisite hand-colored engravings of various sunbirds – hummingbirds and other Nectarinidae birds.

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1843 Jardine BIRDS Naturalist Ornithology Hummingbirds Sunbirds Illustrated

 

Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, ‘The Naturalist’s Library’.

 

This fine 1843 edition of Jardine’s ‘Naturalist’s Library’ is beautifully illustrated with 32 color engravings of birds! The plates from Jardine’s ‘Ornithology’ are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume features exquisite hand-colored engravings of various sunbirds – hummingbirds and other Nectarinidae birds.

 

Item number: #13314

Price: $499

 

JARDINE, Sir William

 

The naturalist’s library: Ornithology, vol XIII, sun-birds.

 

Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars; S. Highley, London, 1843.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 277, [1]
    • 32 hand-colored plates
  • References: Lowndes 1192;
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Thomas Conolly
    • Thomas Conolly (1823 – 1876) was an Irish Conservative Party politician. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Donegal from 1849 until his death in 1876.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.75in X 4.5in (17cm x 11cm)

 

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13314

Category

Natural History

Authors

JARDINE, Sir William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete