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A Celebration of Birds

A Celebration of Birds

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A Celebration of Birds — C.G. Finch-Davies¿s Final Album of Southern African Birds

Authors and Contributors:Claude Gibney Finch-Davies (May 1875 - Aug 1920); Rex E R Banks (Foreword); Alan Charles Kemp (Contributor).
Publisher:Johannesburg, South Africa: Natural History Books. 1990.
Detail: Printed by South China Printing Co. ISBN: 0620148195. Hardcover with Slipcase. Condition: Book: Very Good. / Dustjacket: Very Good. First Edition. First Printing.

Standard edition. Col. and b/w illustrations. Landscape. Original khaki cloth; laminated pictorial dustwrapper. In illustrated slipcase. Dj spine slightly faded. Includes loose blank order form [for the book] with colour plate of Dwarf Bittern on the obverse.

A facsimile reproduction of 21 coloured paintings, each accompanied by a page of hand-written notes, covering the period 28 March 1918 to 4 April 1920. Finch-Davies (1876-1920) was an artist of immense talent who recieved the recognition he so richly deserved only in recent years and long after his death.

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