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1Title:  Great natural history books and their creators   
 Creator:  Desmond, Ray. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-172) and index. 
 Extent:  176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm 
 Subjects:  Natural history illustration -- History | Natural history literature -- History | Natural history -- Bio-bibliography

 
Collection:  Drexel University 
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2Title:  Fine bird books: 1700-1900   
 Creator:  Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988 | Buchanan, Handasyde. | Fisher, James, 1912-1970 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Collins & Van Nostrand, London, New York, 1953. 
 Notes:  Title in red and black. With illustrated half-title page. "This edition has been made and designed for William Collins, 14 St. James's Place, London, and D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., New York, by George Rainbird and Ruari McLean at 8 Wyndham Place, London, W.I. The plates have been printed in 8-colour photo-litho offset and collotype monochrome by Van Leer of Amsterdam. The text pages have been set in Monotype Bembo and printed by The Chiswick Press of London. The binding has been executed by Mansell of London. 295 numbered copies have been printed on Pennekoek mould made paper and 2000 copies on Gelderland mill paper."--verso of half-title page. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 47-116. 
 Extent:  viii, 120 p. illus., col. plates. 50 cm. 
 Subjects:  Birds -- Bibliography | Rare books | Birds -- Pictorial works | Ornithology -- Bibliography | Ornithological illustration -- Bibliography | Birds in art -- Bibliography | Illustrated books -- History -- Bibliography | Ornithological literature -- History | Ornithological illustration -- History | Natural history literature -- History | Natural history illustration -- History | CHR 1953

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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