THE GAME-BIRDS OF INDIA, BURMA AND CEYLON, 3 VOLUMES
By A. O. Hume & C. H. T. Marshall
Publisher : A. O. Hume & C. H. T. Marshall Location : Calcutta Year : Vol. 1 - (1878), Vol. 2 - (1879), Vol. 3 - (1880) No of Plates : Vol. 1 - (24 Colour), Vol. 2 - (25 Colour) Vol. 3 - (29) (4 Colour)
Rs. 1,00,000 - 1,50,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
All three volumes bound in green cloth, gilt title on the cover. The title, author and volume number lettered in gold on the spine, pictorial half-title page. Detailed descriptions of various species of game birds such as, Swans, Geese, Ducks, Snipe, Bustards and Sand-Grouse,
their mannerisms, habitats and other important
Apart from being a writer and publisher, Mr. Hume was the founder of the Indian National Congress.
This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per
Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.