Dresser, Henry Eeles
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- Dresser, Henry Eeles
- A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the Family of Rollers. Farnborough, Kent: published by the author, 1893
First edition, large 4to (384 x 285mm.), dedication leaf, list of plates, 27 hand-coloured lithographed plates by and after J.G. Keulemans, contemporary half morocco, edges uncut, [Fine Bird Books, p.72; Nissen IVB 270; Zimmer, p.178], occasional light spotting
“The Rollers are essentially representative species of the Old World, none occurring in the Nearctic or Neotropical Regions, and, like the Bee-eaters, most of the species are confined to the Ethiopian Region” (p.xix).