The Birds of Borneo. With 50 plates in Colour by Commander …
The Birds of Borneo. With 50 plates in Colour by Commander …

SMYTHIES, B.E. The Birds of Borneo. With 50 plates in Colour by Commander A.M. Hughes.

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SMYTHIES, B.E. The Birds of Borneo. With 50 plates in Colour by Commander A.M. Hughes Edinburgh and London, Oliver & Boyd, [1960].

8vo. Original dark green cloth, spine titled in gilt, with the fine pictorial dust-jacket, illustrating a Rhinoceros Hornbill in a landscape; xvi + pp. 562, with a mounted coloured frontispiece, reprising the "Rhinoceros Hornbill", 49 other fine coloured plates of birds by Hughes, copious photographic plates and illustrations, some in colour, and a large folding coloured lithographed map at rear ("Topographical Sketch Map of Borneo"); previous owner's inscription to ffep, very good.
First edition.

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