Philip Rickman - A selection of bird paintings and sketches - Limited edition - 1979

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Philip Rickman - A selection of bird paintings and sketches - Limited edition - 1979
Collected works, History, Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Book

Philip Rickman - A selection of bird paintings and sketches - Limited edition - Curpotten limited - Hardback (Hand-bound) - 1979 - Approximately 73 pages in total (pages are unnumbered) - 42 cm x 32 cm.

Limited edition - Out of series copy

This book is in very good condition - Clean bright contents - Firm bindings - Gilt title to spine and front cover - Limited edition - Out of series copy - Hand-bound by W T Morrell & company, limited, London. - 32 tipped-in, coloured full-page plates, with accompanying text on opposite pages which are unnumbered, with accompanying pencil rendering - Accompanied with an additional number of black & white illustrations of various birds - The coloured plates are beautifully drawn, and the renderings are very fine - A very rare, highly collectable copy of a scarce book by Philip Rickman.

List of plates:
Frontispiece - September (Patridges)
I - Caribbean Flamingoes
II - Trumpeter Swans and Cygnets
III - Barnacle Geese
IV - Red-breasted Geese
V - A Scottish Moss in Spring (Mallard and Teal)
VI - The Little Stranger (American Green-winged Teal)
VII - A Pair of Garganeys
VIII - Brazilian Teal
IX - Falcated Duck
X - Pintail
XI - A Thaw (Shovelers, Common and Jack Snipe)
XII - A Phase in the display of the Mandarin
XIII - The Dornoch Firth (Scaup)
XIV - Stellers Eiders
XV - A Pair of Buffle-heads
XVI - Smews
XVII - Hard Weather (Goosanders)
XVIII - Manchurian Cranes
XIX - The Mists Coming Down (Ptarmigan)
XX - Forest of Gaick (Red Gouse)
XXI - Autumn - Balnaboth (Blackgame)
XXII - A Winter's Day - Balbanoth (Blackgame)
XXIII - Winter Evening (Partridges)
XXIV - They have found the corn (Pheasants)
XXV - Melanistic Mutant Pheasants
XXVI - Spring - Antony House (Pheasants)
XXVII - The Welcome Thaw (Jack Snipe)
XXVIII - An Open Spring (Woodcock)
XXIX - Spring (A Pair of Kingfishers)
XXX - Blue Tits and Goldfinches
XXXI - Blackthorn Winter (Bullfinch)

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Collected works, History, Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Philip Rickman
Book Title
A selection of bird paintings and sketches - Limited edition
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1979
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Curpotten Limited
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
73
Dimensions
42×32 cm
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