The Ornithology of Illinois: Descriptive Catalogue, in 2 volumes, complete
By Ridgway, Robert
Pp. viii, 520, 1 chromolithograph plate of a meadow lark with tissue-guard, 32 full page plates (line-drawings); pp. 282, 33 full page plates (line-drawings). Publisher’s original green ribbed cloth with beveled edges, spines are lettered in gilt, gray endpapers, sm 4to. Natural History Survey of Illinois. An early monographic survey of the avifauna of Illinois. This is the 1913 reprint of the 1889-1895 first edition. From the research collection of Illinois State University naturalist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the title page of each volume. Some light pencil underlining to pages 13-16 likely by Lauren Brown. Earlier from the library of E. E. Critchfield with his small bookplate on the front endpaper of each volume.
|Publisher||Pantagraph Printing and Stationery Co|
|Publisher Place||Bloomington, IL|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||2|
|Condition Description||A tight and clean copy in near fine condition.|