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  1. Specially printed offprint from The Ibis, 8vo, 45 pp. numbered 382-425 pp., 3 hand-coloured lithographs by and after Keulemans, original green cloth gilt, a fine copy.

    £285
  2. Octavo. Original green crocodile-skin-textured cloth over bevelled boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt, vignette to front cover in black, blue floral patterned endpapers.

    £1,500
  3. First edition, deluxe issue, 8vo, xiv, 344 pp., folding map in the rear pocket, 23 plates (including 10 natural history hand-coloured, the bird plates by Keulemans), original green pictorial cloth gilt, spine faded, small reapirs to extremities, a very good copy.

    £1,450
  4. First English edition, limited to 200 numbered copies signed by Rowland Ward, Imperial 4to. (40 x 32 cm. approx.), vii, 140 pp., coloured portrait frontispiece, 18 photogravure plates (5 double-page), 58 coloured, and 7 monochrome illustrations in text after Piotr Stachiewicz, coloured folding map, fine modern full red morocco gilt with pictorial gilt block to upper cover to the same design as the original, original Rowland Ward 'snakeskin' end-papers, top edge gilt others uncut, a fine example.

    £7,500
 

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