BEEBE (WILLIAM) A Monograph of the Pheasants, 4 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, NUMBER 179 OF 600 COPIES, 1918
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BEEBE (WILLIAM) A Monograph of the Pheasants, 4 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, NUMBER 179 OF 600 COPIES, 1918
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BEEBE (WILLIAM)
A Monograph of the Pheasants, 4 vol., FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 179 OF 600 COPIES, half-titles, 90 chromolithographed or collotype plates after Thorburn, G.E. Lodge, H. Grönvold, L.A. Fuertes, C.R. Knight, H. Jones and E. Megargee, 88 photogravure plates from photographs by Beebe and others, all with captioned tissue guards, 20 maps, publisher's maroon buckram, t.e.g. [Nissen IVB 84; Anker 31; Mengel 203, 'perhaps the greatest ornithological work of the present century'; Zimmer I, 49], folio, Witherby & Co., for the New York Zoological Society, 1918-1922
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