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Humming Birds

with original descriptive text by John Gould, plus two plates illustrating Gould's famous warblers
Format
Book
Published
New York : American Engraving Society, Andres, Inc., American Distributors, [1941.
Language
English
Variant Title
Hummingbirds
Contents
  • Text
  • Pl. 1. Thaumatias Nitidifrons
  • Pl. 2. Erythronota Niveiventris
  • Pl. 3. Erythronota Antiqua
  • Pl. 4. Erythronota Sophiae
  • Pl. 5. Eucephala Hypocyanea
  • Pl. 6. Damophila Amabilis
  • Malurus Hypoleucus
  • Pl. 7. Malurus Callainus.
Description
1 portfolio ([8] p., 8 leaves of col. plates) : col. ill. ; 49 cm.
Notes
  • Loose in portfolio.
  • Each one of these plates is in colotype and is hand colored by American artists who have specialized in reproducing 18th and 19th century flower and bird prints. -- p. [2]
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Plates 7-8 are not present; instead, there are Pl. 9. Calypte Annae -- Pl. 10. Sporadinus Elegans. In portfolio, as issued.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Technical Details
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