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Auktion: Auction 02.06.1999
wurde versteigert am: 2. Juni 1999
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SHARPE, Richard Bowdler (1847-1909). A Monograph of the Alcedinidae; or Family of Kingfishers . London: published by the author [printed by Taylor and Francis], 1868-71.

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SHARPE, Richard Bowdler (1847-1909). A Monograph of the Alcedinidae; or Family of Kingfishers . London: published by the author [printed by Taylor and Francis], 1868-71. 4 (295 x 208mm). 120 hand-coloured lithographic plates by and after J. G. Keulemans, hand-coloured map of the family Alcedinidae, and one uncoloured plate of 'Generic characters'. (A few plates at end affect by slight offsetting, without the 80-page chapter on 'Anatomy' by James Murie.) Contemporary blue morocco gilt, wide roll-tool borders, gilt panelled spine (joints and corners rubbed), original wrappers bound in at end, gilt edges. A good copy of 'a thorough monograph of the subject, containing all the available information respecting the birds in question and illustrated by fine hand-coloured plates.' Zimmer p. 575; Anker 464; Nissen IVB 864; Wood p. 564.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 02.06.1999
Auktionsdatum: 02.06.1999
Adresse: Christie's
London, King Street