The Dodo and Kindred Birds, or the extinct birds of the Mascarene Islands

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The Dodo and Kindred Birds, or the extinct birds of the Mascarene Islands

By Hachisuka, Masauji

SKU# 18998

$ 1,250.00

Pp. xvi, 264, 11 color plates, 11 plain plates, numerous text-figures.  Publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt lettered in the spine and with a gilt dodo on the front cover, top page edge in gilt, 4to.  This edition is limited to 485 numbered copies, this being copy #254.  A very thorough study which includes the creation of three new genera and several species based on existing evidence and new remains discovered.  The work also presents beautiful color plates of the extinct species.  Attractive bookplate of ornithologist William Todd on the front endpaper.  No other ownership marks.

Publisher Witherby Ltd
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1953
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description Light sunning to spine cloth and to the top edges of the front and rear covers, small bump to top outer corner; otherwise, a bright copy in fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition