The Cotingas: Bellbirds, Umbrellabirds and Allies

By Snow, David

SKU# 17272

$ 35.00

Pp. 203, 22 full page color plates by Martin Woodcock.  Publisher’s original brown cloth, lettered in white on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to.  This book monographs the family Cotingidae, some of the most spectacular birds of the American tropics – the 65 species of the bellbirds, umbrellabirds and related species.  This family evolved in South America when it was an island continent isolated from all other land masses.  This resulted in a diverse assemblage of species of some of the most brilliantly plumaged of all birds.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher British Museum (Natural History)
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1982
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Tiny bump to top outer rear corner of cloth, a bright and clean copy in fine condition in a near fine dust jacket that is lightly sunned on the spine.
ISBN 0-565-00833-1
Limited Edition