Blaauw | A monograph of the cranes, 1897
Blaauw | A monograph of the cranes, 1897
Blaauw | A monograph of the cranes, 1897
Blaauw | A monograph of the cranes, 1897
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Blaauw | A monograph of the cranes, 1897

Estimate: 2,600 - 3,200 GBP

Blaauw | A monograph of the cranes, 1897

Estimate: 2,600 - 3,200 GBP

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Description

BLAAUW, FRANS ERNST

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


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


LITERATURE:

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

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