2nd October 2018
CHAPLIN, James P. The Birds of the Belgian Congo. New York: the American Museum of Natural History, 1932-1954. Signed and dedicated by James P Chaplin ('To my dear friend Harry Raven') with a small sketch of a raven on the front-free endpaper of volume 1, 4 vols., first edition, 8vo (235 x 146mm.) Numerous illustrations, some in colour. (Mild toning.) Original blue cloth (light uniform fading, mild rubbing to extremities). Provenance: Hobart Merrit Van Deusen (Small inkstamp to each free endpaper) (4).
Hammer price: £150
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