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    Lydekker's Scarce Work on Game Animals, Limited to Only 250 Copies

    R. Lydekker. The Great and Small Game of Europe, Western & Northern Asia, and America,Their Distribution, Habits, and Structure. London: Rowland Ward, 1901. Limited edition of 250 hand-numbered copies signed by the publisher, of which this is number 164. Quarto. xx, 445 pages. Eight hand-colored plates under tissue guards and seventy-five additional illustrations in text. Original green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Former owner's bookplate mounted to the front pastedown. Boards with modest wear and bumped lower corners. Internal pages and plates clean and crisp. Most pages uncut at the top edge. Near fine. An exceptionally scarce book, especially in this condition.

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