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BLAAUW. A MONOGRAPH OF THE CRANES, 1897

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3,500 - 4,000 GBP
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Description

  • A Monograph of the Cranes. Leiden: E.J. Brill and London: R.H. Porter, 1897
FIRST EDITION, folio (460 x 362mm.), half-title, 22 hand-finished photolithographed plates, original pictorial cloth gilt

Literature

Nissen IVB 105; Fine Bird Books, p.77; Wood, p.242; Zimmer, p.59

Catalogue Note

Only 170 copies of this handsome monograph were printed. The illustrations were based on living specimens at the Zoological Gardens of Amsterdam.
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