The Birds of British Guiana, based on the collections of Frederick McConnell , 2 volumes, complete

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The Birds of British Guiana, based on the collections of Frederick McConnell , 2 volumes, complete

By Chubb, Charles

SKU# 12821

$ 1,100.00

Pp. liii, 528; xcvi, 615; 20 fine color plates, most signed by Henrik Grönvold, 24 black-and-white photo-plates, 288 text-figures. Contemporary powder blue cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine, lg 8vo. This set presents an authoritative account of the avifauna of what is now known as Guyana, on northern coast of South America. In addition, volume I also presents a chronicle of the first Roraima expedition by McConnell and volume II provides a description of the second Roraima expedition by John Quelch. This work was issued in a limited edition of 250 numbered copies by Bernard Quaritch, this is no. 221. From the private library of ornithologist G.S. Keith with his name stamp on the front endpaper of each volume.

Publisher Bernard Quaritch
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1916-1921
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes 2
Reprint No
Condition Near Fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to cloth, text and plates are bright and clean with no signs of use; a near fine copy.
ISBN
Limited Edition