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Gould, John.
The birds of Europe .
Printed by R. and J.E. Taylor: Published by the author , London , 1837 .

5 v., 449 col. ill., 56 cm.

Notes: Colophon (v. 1-5): Richard and John E. Taylor. Issued in parts, 1832-1837. Plates drawn from life and on stone by J. and E. Gould and E. Lear. Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress. Contents: v. 1. Raptores.--v. 2-3. Insessores.--v. 4. Rasores. Grallatores.--v. 5. Natatores. References: Anker, J. Bird books, 169; Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 251-252. Hill copy 1: Provenance: M.C.D. Borden (bookplate). Bound in red morocco with gilt tooling, by Zaehnsdorf.

Illustrated by Gould, E.; Lear, Edward


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