Antiquarian Books for the Grand Palais Show from Librairie Thomas-Scheler
Item 53 is Illustrations of Ornithology by William Jardine and John Selby. Jardine and Selby were noted ornithologists who had access to bird collections at the British Museum, Linnean Society, East India Company, and University of Edinburgh. This four-volume set was published from 1826-1843, and the illustrations are extraordinary. €20,000 (US $31,106).
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