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Ornithologie Nordost-Afrika's Der Nilquellen-und Kusten-Gebiete Des Rothen Meeres Und Des Nordlichen Somal-Landes
Cassel: Verlag Von Theodor Fischer, 1869. cviii + 1512 + cccxxv (index) pages; five parts bound in 4, the fifth part being "Nachtrage und Berichtegungen zur Ornithologie Nordost-Afrika's von M. Th. von Heuglin Mit Betragen von Dr. O. Finsch" (Cassel, also Fisher, 1871); the set produced over time, 1869 - 1875; With folding colored map & 51 plates, 50 in color: 40 bird plates & 10 plates of eggs and 1 uncolored plate, collated complete; German text; Being the results of the extensive discoveries in this region of Martin Theodor von Heuglin (1824 -1876) German explorer and ornithologist, who spent most of his life intrepidly traveling and making scientific discoveries in the field of African natural history and other areas; while he held the position of Austrian consul at Khartoum, "...he travelled in Abyssinia and Kordofan, making a valuable collection of natural history specimens...It is principally by his zoological, and more especially his ornithological, labours that Heuglin has taken rank as an independent authority..."; (Britannica, 11th Ed.); approx. 7" x 10" size; endpapers with the bookplate of Dr. Bertel Bruun (1937 - 2011) Danish-American naturalist, international conservationist and neurologist, author of several birding guides; bound in contemporary marbled paper covered boards, black leather corners and spines; spines with simple gilt rules, gilt titles; spine leather splitting at edges, more so on one volume, holding on by the cords; the bindings still very secure and firmly sewn; one bird plate surface adhered to back of sheet; pencil numbers on plate corners; text printed with varying paper stocks, with uneven quality, some sections more toned and browned than others; the plates generally clean, well-colored and in good condition.. First Edition. Leather. Good.
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