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    Limited to 500 Numbered Copies, with Hand-Colored Plates of Deer

    R. Lydekker. The Deer of All Lands. A History of the Family Cervidae Living and Extinct. London: Rowland Ward, 1898. One of five hundred numbered copies signed by the publisher, of which this is number 214. Quarto. 329 pages. Twenty-four hand-colored plates with numerous reproductions and illustrations. Publisher's green cloth with gilt-stamped titles and ruling to front cover and spine. Shelfwear to extremities with slight bubbling to boards. Hinges starting. Spine faded. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown and blindstamp to front free endpaper. Light spotting to a few plates. Very slight toning to page edges. A very good copy of a much sought-after book with beautiful hand-colored plates.

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    September, 2011
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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