SKETCHES OF SOUTH AFRICAN BIRD-LIFE. Alwin Haagner, Robert H. Ivy.

SKETCHES OF SOUTH AFRICAN BIRD-LIFE.

Illustrated by the camera. Pp. xxiv+318(last colophon, verso blank), numerous illustrations (many full page), indices; pictorial light brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, slightly soiled, edges worn, with a few small chips to spine extremities; hinges cracking, a little light foxing and occasional faint soiling; T. Maskew Miller/Basil Blackwell, Cape Town & Oxford, 1923. Third and revised edition. *From the library of the former St. Joseph's convent, Ashdown Park [now the site of an hotel], with the library's bookplate, l inked annotations and blind stamp on the upper free endpaper, plus a repeat of the stamp on the half-title page. Alwin Haagner (1880-1962) was instrumental in forming the Transvaal Museum's ornithological collection, and went on to become Director of the National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria. Item #131639

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