A Monograph of the Birds Forming the Tanagrine Genus Calliste; Illustrated by Coloured Plates of all

by SCLATER, Philip Lutley
A Monograph of the Birds Forming the Tanagrine Genus Calliste; Illustrated by Coloured Plates of all
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A Monograph of the Birds Forming the Tanagrine Genus Calliste; Illustrated by Coloured Plates of all

by SCLATER, Philip Lutley

Format: Hardcover

Status: Out of Print

Code: R408023

Condition: Used, Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Sclater's own copy with his signature on ffep. 45 hand-colored lithographs executed from drawings by OUDART. Colored map of Tropical America frontispiece. First 14 plates have been numbered in ink with plate and page numbers (presumably by Sclater). Lead white discoloration around the images of some of the birds has been professionally cleaned. Original brown cloth with blind-stamped decorations and gilt-stamped title on front cover. Professionally rebacked.

'Philip Sclater was one of the great nineteenth century ornithologists. He studied birds for over fifty years and was author or co-author of over 1300 titles, the majority concerning the avifauna of Central and South America.' -Mearns. Audubon to Xantus

Publisher: John Van Voorst

Year of Publication: 1857

Page Count: 104

Weight: 1.5 lb