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HARTWIG'S WINGED LIFE IN THE TROPICS

£80.00

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Hartwig, Dr. G. Winged Life in the Tropics. First Edition. 1887. Hardcover in light green cloth with embossed titles and illustrations, featuring three bright pink flamingoes against a dark green background. It is in very good condition—flyleaf shows a repaired tear, and there is an elegant third party gift inscription.

This Victorian era book tours the globe—specifically its tropical regions—reporting on the spectacular variety of birds. The book takes note of the marvels to be found there: the colorful plumages, the extraordinary talent for mimicry, the vast range of the Andean condor, etc. Includes fifty-five b & w illustrations. This book is small but attractive; it is excerpted from a larger volume, Hartwig’s The Tropical World. With its beautiful flamingo-illustrated cover, it would make a lovely decorative accent to a room in Palm Beach or other tropical locale.

Front page has come loose, otherwise in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Hartwig
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Longmans

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Hartwig, Dr. G. Winged Life in the Tropics. First Edition. 1887. Hardcover in light green cloth with embossed titles and illustrations, featuring three bright pink flamingoes against a dark green background. It is in very good condition—flyleaf shows a repaired tear, and there is an elegant third party gift inscription.

This Victorian era book tours the globe—specifically its tropical regions—reporting on the spectacular variety of birds. The book takes note of the marvels to be found there: the colorful plumages, the extraordinary talent for mimicry, the vast range of the Andean condor, etc. Includes fifty-five b & w illustrations. This book is small but attractive; it is excerpted from a larger volume, Hartwig’s The Tropical World. With its beautiful flamingo-illustrated cover, it would make a lovely decorative accent to a room in Palm Beach or other tropical locale.

Front page has come loose, otherwise in very good condition.

Author(s):
Hartwig
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Longmans

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