Item #16673 Birds of the Tropics. Australia.

Birds of the Tropics.

Richmond, Virginia: Allen & Ginter, 1889. First printing. Ephemera. Chromolithographic illustrations of Australian birds in tobacco advertising picture book from Richmond Virginia cigarette manufacturer. Lovely illustrations of birds including the apteryx, cassowary, kingfisher, bird of paradise and lyre bird. Oblong 8vo not paginated, 10 leaves with 50 striking bird images, Tobacco advertisment in inside rear cover. Pictorial stiff paper wrappers, with ornate tilte in blue at front cover surrounded by birds of Paradice and humming birds; AG logo on back cover with more humming birds. String bound. Few chips at edges of covers, o/w very good. Otherwise very good condition. Item #16673

Price: $275.00

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