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Vogelbilder aus fernen Zonen. Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Papageien. Allen Naturfreunden, insbesondere den Liebhabern ausländischer Stubenvögel und Besuchern zoologischer Gärten gewidmet von Ant. Reichenow. Aquarelle von G. Mützel.
Kassel, Theodor Fischer, 1878-1883. Folio. (39,5x30 cm.). Original full cloth. Corners slightly bumped. Broad rectangular blindtooling on front cover, inside which gilt title. Some neat repairs to spine ends and front hinge. (10),(66) pp. + Nachträge (6) pp. With all 33 fine chromolithographed plates, the colouring hand-finished. Occasionally very light marginal foxing. ¶ First edition of this beautiful work, the wonderful plates of which illustrate 258 species of parrots, -all species then known. The supplement (Nachträge) describes some species discovered after the publication of the other parts of the work. Each plate is accompanied by 2 pp. of text, having short description of each species and notes on their distribution. The work was issued in 11 parts with 3 plates each over 6 years.Zimmer pp. 514-15. - Casey A. Wood p. 532. - Nissen ZBI: 3350. - Ripley/Scribner p. 238. - Not in Jean Anker.
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