A Monograph of the Birds Forming the Tanagrine Genus Calliste.
Place Published: London
Publisher: John Van Voorst
Date Published: 1857
Description: 45 exquisitely hand-colored lithographs, colored map frontispiece. Slim 8vo, rebound in older black 3/4 morocco over green cloth with gilt-paneled spine (leather is a bit edgeworn; cloth lightly soiled). London: John Van Voorst, 1857.
Comments: Some of the plates are bound facing rear so the original tiny stitching holes are now in the outer margin. Most plates are very fresh, but a few a slightly foxed, and a few at rear are slightly more discolored. Nissen 839; Anker 448; Zimmer p. 559.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 75758