A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe

A Monograph on the Anatidae, or Duck Tribe

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Author

Eyton, T.C.

Illustrator

Eyton After Edward Lear

Publisher

Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman

Reference

1291

[10], 178pp, [6]. Contemporary half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, author and title lettered direct to second panel, remaining panels with triple fillet bordering four volutes and a small central roundel, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers.

Chipped to head of spine with some loss, with slight loss to first panel, outer joints and corners rubbed, paper covering boards slightly rubbed. Internally lightly browned, occasional light foxing, mainly to plates, but generally fairly bright and clean. Previous owner's armorial bookplate to front pastedown.

Eighteen plain plates by Eyton and G. Scharf and six colour plates by Ayton after Lear.

Nissen DVB:307; Mullens and Swann, page 203

Size

4to

Condition

Good

Binding

Half Morocco and Boards

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1838

Edition

First Edition

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