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    William Macgillivray. A History of British Birds. London: 1837-1852. First edition. Five volumes. Octavo. [i], ii-vi, [vii], viii-xii, [xiii], xvi-xv, 631; [i], ii-vi, [vii], viii-x, [xi], xii, 503; [i], ii-iv, [v], vi-x, [xi], xii, 768; [i-vii], viii-x, [xi], xii-xx, [xxi], xxii-xxvi, [xxvii], xxviii, 700; [i-vii], viii-ix, [x-xi], xii-xvi, [xvii], xviii, [xix], xx, 688 pages. Illustrated with 29 engraved plates and approximately 376 wood engravings. Bound in full mottled calf, volumes 1, 3, 4, and 5 have been rebacked; volume 2 has weak hinges, with slight separation; bindings show slight rubbing; slight foxing on endpapers. Good. Bookplate of R. Basil Cane in volume 2. Zimmer 2: 409; Nissen IVB 584.

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