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GREEN, John D.

Birds of Britain.

Bonn: H. M. Hieronimi, 1967 Stock Code: 137049
£600.00
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First German edition, first printing. This edition is bilingual, with the text in English and the German translation laid in, as issued, in a slip to the back pastedown. Birds of Britain was published simultaneously in England, the USA, France, Italy, Germany, and other countries. The book is a collection of photographs of 1960s "birds" (period British slang for attractive young women), mostly celebrity models, singers, and actresses, with captions by Anthony Haden-Guest.

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Description

Quarto. Original red cloth boards, German titles to spine gilt. With the German titled dust jacket, and the German publisher's wraparound band.

Illustrations

Photographic illustrations throughout.

Condition

Laid-in is the publisher's postcard feedback questionnaire. Slight bump to one tip, a little fading to edges, a touch of offsetting to front free endpaper and light foxing to laid-in translation. A very good copy, in the lightly soiled dust jacket with a chip to rear panel, a few short closed tears and some rubbing to extremities. With the lightly soiled wraparound, with a few short closed tears.

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