Oologia Universalis Palearctica, 78 parts (complete), in 3 volumes.: Krause, Georg Oologia Universalis Palearctica, 78 parts (complete), in 3 volumes.: Krause, Georg Oologia Universalis Palearctica, 78 parts (complete), in 3 volumes.: Krause, Georg Oologia Universalis Palearctica, 78 parts (complete), in 3 volumes.: Krause, Georg

Oologia Universalis Palearctica, 78 parts (complete), in 3 volumes.

Krause, Georg

Published by Stuttgart: Fritz Lehmann, -. First edition., 1906
Condition: A fine copy in fine slipcases.
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Pp. title page, index, 16 subtitles (section heads), pp. 158 (text) + 158 fine chromolithographed plates after color drawings by the author, each plate has a key on the facing page. Later one-half red straight-grain morocco over red cloth boards lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt-panel lines, attractive marbled decorated endpapers, in wine-red textured cloth-covered thick slipcases, lg 4to (12 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches). The text is presented in both German and English. The entire work (text and plates) is printed on card stock; the plates are not numbered but a former owner has neatly numbered them in pencil in the upper outer corner. (Zimmer, p. 360-361) describes the work: "A series of large, beautifully drawn and colored plates of the eggs of Palaearctic birds, showing series and variations in greater or less number. The text, in German and English, gives name and synonymy, and details of nidification in concise form for each species, with full data for each egg or clutch shown. The work was interrupted in 1913, and has never been resumed." The original prospectus advertising the work is laid in at the beginning of volume 1. See also Wood, p. 422. No ownership signatures or bookplates. Bookseller Inventory # 5400

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Title: Oologia Universalis Palearctica, 78 parts (...

Publisher: Stuttgart: Fritz Lehmann, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1906

Book Condition:A fine copy in fine slipcases.

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