A Monograph of the Birds Forming the Tanagrine Genus Calliste.

London: John Van Voorst, 1857.

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.

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.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Edition: First
Language: English

Price: $3,250.00

Item #75758

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