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Birds.

Stock Code 107389

[1773].

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This work contains 40 finely coloured plates, mostly hand signed by Hayes himself. His Natural history of British birds ([1770-]1775) contained 40 plates as well as a title-page and 24 pages of text; this copy contains only plates.

Folio, (53 x 34.6 cm); 40 hand-coloured engraved and etched plates (of which one folding), small hole at lower margin of plate 5 (not affecting illustration), repair to verso of plate 33, a few small closed tears at lower margins, light scattered spotting and browning; contemporary purple half morocco, spine split at foot, dampstaining to boards, extremities slightly rubbed, otherwise a very good copy.
Provenance

Provenance: Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven (bookplate to front pastedown).

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Birds.

HAYES, William.

Stock code: 107389

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