BEEBE, CHARLES WILLIAMS. 1877-1962. A Monograph of the Pheasants.  London: Witherby & Co. (under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society), 1918-22.

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BEEBE, CHARLES WILLIAMS. 1877-1962.
A Monograph of the Pheasants. London: Witherby & Co. (under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society), 1918-22.

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BEEBE, CHARLES WILLIAMS. 1877-1962.
A Monograph of the Pheasants. London: Witherby & Co. (under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society), 1918-22.
4 volumes. Folio (345 x 299 mm). Titles printed in red and black, 90 color and 87 photogravure plates with captioned tissue guards, 20 color maps. Publisher's maroon cloth lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Wear and spotting to covers, offsetting to some pages, minor browning.

LIMITED EDITION, no 596 of 600 sets. "A monumental and notable modern ornithological work. It embraces a description of all species of pheasants so far known, the author having made special expeditions to obtain his material. The illustrations by such well-known artists as A. Thorbun, L.A. Fuertes, H. Grönvold, G.E. Lodge, H. Jones, Chas. R. Knight, and E. Megargee are very fine, and the photographs of habitat and scenery, taken by the author, add much to the beauty and value of this great work" (Wood p 228). Nissen IVB 84; Zimmer pp 49-50.
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BEEBE, CHARLES WILLIAMS. 1877-1962. A Monograph of the Pheasants.  London: Witherby & Co. (under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society), 1918-22.
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