Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum. Volume XXIII
London: British Museum, 1894.
Status: Out of print
Illustrated By: Keulemans, J.G.Hardcover. Volume XXIII only. Good in original cloth, cracked at inner hinges and at spine of back cover. Small corner water stain to plates. Catalogue of the Fulicariae (Rallidae and Heliornithidae) and Alectorides (Aramidae, Eurypygidae, Mesitidae, Rhinochetidae, Gruidae, Psophiidae, and Otididae) in the Collection of the British Museum. Nine chromolithographic plates by J.G. KEULEMANS. The complete work published in 27 volumes (1874-1898) provided a detailed description of every bird with synonomy and distribution. Each volume included a section of color plates. 'Unquestionably the most important work on systematic ornithology that has ever been published.' -Zimmer. 353 pages. Good. Item #Z070320006
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