Birds of Paradise: Monograph of the Paradiseidae or Birds of Paradise and Ptilonorhynchidae, or Bower-Birds. Seventy-nine color plates, Quarter-bound in goatskin leather, decorated canvas cover. 21� x 15 inches. Together with octavo text volume with introduction by Errol Fuller. Both volumes housed in slipcases. Magnificent reprint of a monograph first published between 1891-1898, regarded as the last of the great color plate productions of the 19th Century.