A rare two-volume set bound in leather over cloth boards. Forty-eight lithographed plates after Bruno Geisler, forty-five of which are colored. Seven colored maps. An early work covering the species-rich and unique avifauna of Sulawesi, Indonesia. This region, situated between the Oriental and Australian zoogeographic regions, was first described by the famous naturalist Alfred Russell Wallace.
Publisher: Berlin: R Friedlander & Sons
Year of Publication: 1898
Page Count: 962
Shipping Weight: 18.00 lb