The Waterfowl of the World, Volume I and Volume II only (of the four volume set)
By Delacour, Jean
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.
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||2|
|Condition Description||A near fine copy in near fine dust jackets.|