The Birds of South America, Volume 1: The Oscine Passerines + Volume 2: The Suboscine Passerines, in 2 volumes, complete

By Ridgely, Robert S. and Tudor, Guy

SKU# 17026

$ 60.00

Pp. xvi, 516, 31 color plates from paintings by Guy Tudor, 700+ distribution maps; xii, 814, 52 color plates from paintings by Guy Tudor, 1000+ distribution maps.  Publisher’s original green cloth (vol. 1) and red cloth (vol. 2), lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt map of South America decorated with birds on the front cover, color pictorial dust jacket with map of South America full of color illustrations of birds, thick sm 4to.  These two volumes cover over 1700 species of South American birds in great detail.  From the library of Kent Beaman with his name stamp on the front endpaper of volume 2 only.  No other ownership marks.

Publisher University of Texas Press
Publisher Place Austin
Date Published 1994
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition, second printing
Number of Volumes 2
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Outer page edge of volume 2 with light foxing, otherwise a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN 0-292-77063-4
Limited Edition