Twenty-eight papers on Birds, Mammals and Reptiles from Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, The Ibis, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Annals and Magazine of Natural History, etc.
By Thomas, Oldfield; Gunther, A.; Hartert, Ernst; Oates, Eugene; Stoliczka, F.; Stejneger, Loenhard; Boulenger, G. A. and Pocock, R. I. et al.
Pp. 400+ with handwritten index to all 28 papers at front; 8 hand-colored plates, 4 black-and-white halftone plates, some text-figures. Early one-half black leather over black pebble-cloth, spine is gilt-ruled, title lettered in gilt on the front cover, 8vo. A few of the longer titles include: “On the birds collected by Mr. Hall, of Melbourne, on the banks of the Lena River between Gigalowa and its mouth” by E. Hartert; “On the geographical distribution of the true pheasants (genus Phasianus sensu stricto)” by S. A. Buturlin; “On the mammals presented by Allan O. Hume to the Natural History Museum” by Oldfield Thomas (with two hand-colored plates); “Ornithological observations in the Sutlej valley, N. W. Himalaya” by F. Stoliczka; “On the silver pheasants of Burma” by Oldfield Thomas; “Notes on a collection of birds made by Mr. Harry W. Hensen in the island of Yezo, Japan” by Loenhard Stejneger; and “On a collection of reptiles and batrachians made by Mr. J. D. La Touche in N. W. Fokien, China by G. A. Boulenger (with one hand-colored plate and 3 monochrome plates). Two color plates have the genus and species of the bird neatly written in the outer corner of the plate. No ownership marks.
|Publisher Place||Various places|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Light foxing to the hand-written index and to the endpapers, light edge to one outer corner; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.|