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A Monograph of Endangered Parrots (Remarque Edition, limited to 26 copies). Silva, Tony [Antonio]

$750.00

Pickering, ON: Silvio Mattacchione and Co., 1989. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Gracia Bennish, illus.. Folio, green gilt morroco, raised bands, marbled endpapers. pp xviii + 356, 38 color and 15 black and white illustrations by Bennish, including frontispiece with original signed pencil drawing by Bennish. Remarque Edition, one of 26 lettered copies, this being “M”, signed by both Silva and Bennish. In a green cloth slipcase, with suede lining. The Cuban-born Silva is an expert on aviculture and parrots in particular. He was curator of birds at Loro Parque, Tenerife, Canary Islands when he penned this authoritative reference work, adorned with Gracia Bennish’s soft imagery. Foxing to edges, else fine in slipcase with bumping to corners.

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A Monograph of Endangered Parrots (Remarque Edition, limited to 26 copies). . Silva, Tony [Antonio]

Pickering, ON: Silvio Mattacchione and Co., 1989. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Gracia Bennish, illus.. Folio, green gilt morroco, raised bands, marbled endpapers. pp xviii + 356, 38 color and 15 black and white illustrations by Bennish, including frontispiece with original signed pencil drawing by Bennish. Remarque Edition, one of 26 lettered copies, this being “M”, signed by both Silva and Bennish. In a green cloth slipcase, with suede lining. The Cuban-born Silva is an expert on aviculture and parrots in particular. He was curator of birds at Loro Parque, Tenerife, Canary Islands when he penned this authoritative reference work, adorned with Gracia Bennish’s soft imagery. Foxing to edges, else fine in slipcase with bumping to corners. 750.00

Additional Information

Condition

Near Fine

Date Published

1989

Publisher

Silvio Mattacchione and Co.

Place Published

Pickering, ON

Isbn

9780969264064

Edition

First printing

Illustrator

Gracia Bennish, illus.

Keywords

birds, aviculture

Binding

Hardcover