THE BIRD PAINTINGS OF C.G. FINCH-DAVIES

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THE BIRD PAINTINGS OF C.G. FINCH-DAVIES: Southern Africa’s Finest Bird Artist. by KEMP, Dr Alan (introduction)
Condition: Very Fine in Plastic./Very Good Slipcase.

Claude Gibney Finch-Davies (24 May 1875 – 4 August 1920) was a British soldier, ornithologist and painter who produced a series of paintings of birds of South Africa in the early part of the 20th century.

This volume presents 100 reproductions from the original fine paintings by Finch-Davies that are housed in the Transvaal Museum in Pretoria, South Africa. The volume begins with a detailed introduction and biography of Finch-Davies by Alan Kemp.

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The top edge of the slipcase has a small unobtrusive watermark. Unread. Both slipcase and the book have a print of a stork tipped on the front. 1984. xi plus 311pp incl lists of subscribers, 99 col plates ea with a short description on the opposite page. #3707 of 5000 numbered copies.

Bookseller Inventory #: 12539
Title: THE BIRD PAINTINGS OF C.G. FINCH-DAVIES
Author: KEMP, Dr Alan (introduction)
Illustrator: FINCH-DAVIES, CLAUDE GIBNEY
Format/binding: Hard Cover Tan Cloth in a slipcase
Book condition: Used – Very Fine in Plastic.
Jacket condition: Very Good Slipcase.
Quantity available: 1
Edition: First Edition.
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Winchester,
Place: Johannesburg.
Date published: 1984
Keywords: Birds, Ornithology, Art.
Bookseller catalogs: Birds;
Size: 393x43p00mm