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THE BIRD OF PASSAGE.
An Illustrated Periodical. Issued Quarterly.

Description:
Comprising a printed front wrapper, lettered as above with a vignette of swallows flying to a nest above a doorway, all in blue, the date below in manuscript. The contents are also in manuscript, leaves numbered from 1 to 122, with gaps - LACKING pp. 3-4; 9-10; 39-40; 61-106; 11-114; 117-118. With 8 watercolour sketches and vignettes, a handcoloured engraving of Mary Magdalen by JUMEAUX, a pressed and mounted specimen of a red seaweed - Delessaria, Guernsey - and six pages of a musical score 'March for Organ' [last leaf with lower half cut away]. The contents are loosely contained within a board folder, the front lettered by hand - 'The Bird of Passage. An Illustrated Magazine. Issued Quarterly. July. 1875.'

*COPAC has no listing of such a publication. The emphasis of the articles is both religious and ornithological, most of the contributions signed with a pseudonymous bird's name, or simply initialled.

No publisher. No place.

Date Published: January 1876.

Stock No. 56689

Price: 45.00

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