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Subject:

Natural History, Birds, South America

Origin:

English

Binding:

Hardcover

Language:

English

Publication Year:

1972

 

 

Birds of South America

160 colour-plates from the lithographs of

JOHN GOULD

 

Text by A. Rutgers

 

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London: published by Eyre Methuen Ltd., 1972.

Hardcover.

10 x 7.5 in. 322 pages. Beautifully illustrated with 160 full-page colour reproductions.

Condition: very good. This is a nice clean, straight copy. There is a gift inscription on the inside of the front cover, but no other markings at all.

 

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John Gould (1804-1881), ornithologist and natural history artist had few rivals in his own field during the 19th century. Apart from numerous books and nearly 300 articles he produced a total of 2999 illustrations for 41 folio volumes.

The plates for Birds of South America have been selected from Gould's four monographs on the Trochilidae, Ramphastidae, Trogonidae and Odontophorinae.


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