|Manual of Birds of New Zealand - Walter L.Buller|
Condition Very Good
Published by Command, George Didsbury, Government Printer, Wellington 1882
Sometime rebound with a section of the original cloth cover bound in.
xii, 107pp + iii. all plates as called for.
Bookplate of first owner, James Edmund Harting, (1841-1928) also with his ownership signature dated December 1882. English ornithologist and naturalist and Librarian to the Linnean Society. The book bears various ink marginalia and notes in his his very neat hand.
Bookplate of the second owner, Robert Washington Oates (1874-1958)
He was cousin to Capt. Laurence Oates !880-1912 of Scott's Antarchtic Expediton and his uncle was Frank Oates 1840-1875, naturalist and explorer and the first European to see Victoris Falls
Price: £485.00 / $727.50