Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds
By Gilliard, E.T.
Pp. xxii, 485, 9 color plates, 32 black-and-white plates, 22 maps, numerous text-figures and end paper map of New Guniea. Publisher’s original forest-green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial black dust jacket lettered in white on the spine and front panel, lg 8vo. This volume includes a synopsis of the history of discovery of New Guinea and of the collecting birds of paradise and bowerbirds from the earliest plume collectors to the most recent scientific expeditions. Each species is covered in great detail for the first time. From the research collection of Illinois State University naturalist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the front endpaper.
|Publisher||The Natural History Press|
|Publisher Place||Garden City, New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||The dust jacket is a bit edge worn with some chipping at the top of the spine, a tight and clean copy in very good condition.|