Lot #36/18 Birds of the southern third of Africa …. Two volumes by C.W. Mackworth-Praed & C.H.B. Grant
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Lot #36/18 Birds of the southern third of Africa …. Two volumes by C.W. Mackworth-Praed & C.H.B. Grant. Complete work by these authors on Southern African birds. Deals with a larger area than the Roberts books. The authors worked for 20 years preparing these books. There were a further four volumes, two each on East Africa & West Africa. Until the more recent Birds of Africa these were the most utilised series on birds of the continent. “African Handbook of Birds” series #2. London, Longmans, 1962-1963. First editions. Two volumes. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jackets. Pp. xxiv,688 + x,747, 76 colour plates, photo-plates, diagrams, maps. Price-clipped dust jackets rubbed & edge-worn, cover corners bumped, previous owner’s name on front paste-down, some browning & foxing. Good+ Reserve price: R550.00 bids welcome

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