The Waterfowl of the World, Volume I and Volume II only (of the four volume set)

By Delacour, Jean

SKU# 17275

$ 75.00

Pp. (vol. 1): 284, 16 color plates from paintings by Peter Scott, 33 distribution maps; pp. (vol. 2): 232, 24 color plates from paintings by Peter Scott, 29 distribution maps.  Publisher’s original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine in red panel label and with 8 sets of gilt panel lines, front cover with gilt scene of flying ducks on the front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, sm 4to.  Volume I covers the Magpie Goose, Whistling Ducks, Swans and Geese, Sheldgeese and Shelducks. Volume II covers the Dabbling Ducks.  This is the first edition of volume I and volume II of this well-known set that is complete in four volumes.  Signature of Chet Dolley on the front endpaper of volume II.

Publisher Country Life
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1954-1956
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 2
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A near fine copy in near fine dust jackets.
Limited Edition