Claude Gibney Finch-Davies 1875 – 1920. Biography – Kemp, A C (Text)


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Detailing the life the man known as Claude G Finch-Davies. At the age of 18 he began his lifelong career as a soldier. He devoted his spare time to the study of birds and became one of the leading authorities and skilled illustrator southern African birds. Contains examples of some of his work. Included are 4 illustrations of Hawkmoths as an example of his rare non-ornithological works. Some light foxing to rear free end paper. 33 Pages of text. Contents clean and binding tight.

Publisher: Transvaal Museum
Date Published: 1976
Publication Place: Pretoria
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Front board slightly upturned.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good-. Some light edge-wear to extremities. 2cm closed tear to footer. Handling marks.

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Weight 1400 g