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    With 592 Color Plates

    Rex Brasher. Birds and Trees of North America. Kent: Published by the Author, 1931.

    Limited to 500 sets, this incomplete set is number 106. Eight volumes of the 12-volume set. Each volume is numbered and signed by Brasher on the title page. 592 color plates, measuring 16 x 12 inches. Oblong folios.

    Half leather with masonite boards and gold stamping. Spine leather has perished. Light toning and occasional foxing throughout. All volumes in good or better condition.


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    Half leather with masonite boards and gold stamping. Volumes in this lot include: Eagles, Falcons, Caracara, Owls, Parrots, Cuckoos, Trogon, Kingfishers, and Woodpeckers. 76 plates. [and:] Terns, Shearwaters, Petrels, Tropic Birds, Gannets, Cormorants, and Pelicans. 62 plates. [and:] Sparrows, Tanagers, Swallows, Waxwings, Shrikes, and Vireos. 75 plates. [and:] Ducks, Geese, Swans, Flamingo, Spoonbill, Ibises, and Herons. 80 plates. Quail, Grouse, Turkeys, Guan, Pigeons, Vultures, and Hawks. 81 plates. [and:] Finches, Grosbeaks, Crossbills, Redpolls, Goldfinches, Longspurs, and Sparrows. 78 plates. [and:] Horned Larks, Magpies, Jays, Crows, Blackbirds, Orioles, and Grackles. 64 plates. [and:] Rails, Gallinules, Coot, Phalaropes, Snipe, Plovers, Turnstones, Oystercatchers, and Jacana. 76 plates. Spine leather has perished. Light toning and occasional foxing throughout. All volumes in good or better condition.



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