A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On the Morphology and Phylogeny of the Palaeognathae (... A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On the Morphology and Phylogeny of the Palaeognathae (... A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On the Morphology and Phylogeny of the Palaeognathae (... A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On the Morphology and Phylogeny of the Palaeognathae (...

A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On the Morphology and Phylogeny of the Palaeognathae (Ratitae and Crypturi) and Neognathae (Carinatae).

Rothschild, Walter (with) Pycraft, W. P.

Published by London: Zoological Society of London, . First edition., 1900
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Pp. 109-290; 18 fine hand-colored lithographic plates by J.G. Keulemans, 2 hand-colored maps, 4 black-and-white photoprint-engraved lithographic plates by H. Grönvold. Later one-half morocco leather, spine with 5 raised bands lettered in gilt in two compartments, over English marbled boards, with matching marbled endpapers, top page in gilt, sm folio. Transactions of the Zoological of London, volume 15, parts 1 and 2. The brightly colored cassowaries inhabit the Papuan sub-region, consisting of New Guinea and some of its islands, Northern Queensland, and the island of Ceram in the Moluccas. The fine plates by Keulemans are simply exquisite. See also comments in Casey Wood 543 and Anker 215. No ownership marks and no signs of use. A spectacular work in a truly fine binding in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5452

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Title: A Monograph of the Genus Casuarius (with) On...

Publisher: London: Zoological Society of London, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1900

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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