25 September 2002
The Birds of Tierra del Fuego. London: G. Norman & Son for Bernard Quaritch, 1907. 4° (280 x 200mm.) Half-title. 1 coloured map, 44 plates (comprising 21 handcoloured lithographs after John Gerrard Keulemans, 23 photogravures). Contemporary green morocco-backed cloth, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, t.e.g. (spine slightly faded).
LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES, this copy unnumbered. 'The Birds dealt with in this work do not claim to represent absolutely every species occurring in Tierra del Fuego; but they are, I believe, the most comprehensive collection yet made in the island, and include many recorded there for the first time' (Introduction). Nissen IVB 212; Spence 326.
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