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ELLIOT, DANIEL GIRAUD. A Monograph of the Phasianidae or Family of the Pheasants. New York: Published by the author [1870-] 1872.
2 vols., large folio, 593 x 474mm. (23 3/8 x 18 3/4in.), contemporary green half morocco gilt, t.e.g., extremities worn, occasional and mostly minor foxing, very small fold tear to plate of feathers.
JOSEPH WOLF'S COPY (see Provenance below). FIRST EDITION, 79 hand-colored lithographed plates after Joseph Wolf by John Gerard Keulemans and Joseph Smit, colored by J.D. White, 2 uncolored plates of generic characters, on India paper mounted, by Smit.
DEDICATION COPY (see Provenance below). The printed dedication reads: "To my friend Joseph Wolf, Esq., F.Z.S. etc., whose unrivalled talent has graced this work with its chief attraction, and whose (2)
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