BIRDS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA. A collection of four works, comprising:  1.CORY, CHARLES BARNEY. 1857-1921. The Birds of Haiti and San Domingo.

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BIRDS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA.
A collection of four works, comprising:
1.CORY, CHARLES BARNEY. 1857-1921. The Birds of Haiti and San Domingo.

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BIRDS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA.
A collection of four works, comprising:
1.CORY, CHARLES BARNEY. 1857-1921. The Birds of Haiti and San Domingo. Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1885.
4 parts in 1 volume. 4to (285 x 220 mm). 22 hand-colored lithographed plates and a map. Contemporary half morocco and green cloth, original wrappers bound in. Top cover detached, top of spine chipped with losses, scattered foxing. Sitwell p 87; Wood p 300; Zimmer p 138.
Provenance: H. Bradley Martin (bookplate; his sale, Sotheby's New York, December 12 & 13, 1989, lot 1480).

2. BRABOURNE, WYNDHAM W. KNATCHBULL-HUGESSON. 1885-1915. And CHARLES CHUBB. 1851-1924. The Birds of South America. London: R.H. Porter, John Weldon, Taylor and Francis, [1913]-1917.
2 volumes. 4to. Double-page color map, 38 hand-colored lithographic plates by Henrik Grönvold. Half brown morocco, original wrappers of atlas volume bound in at back. Rubbed, some browning and foxing. Nissen IVB 129; Wood p 53; Zimmer p 85.

3. CRAWSHAY, RICHARD. FL.1890-1910. The Birds of Tierra del Fuego. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1907.
4to (277 x 193 mm). 23 photogravure plates, 21 hand-colored lithographic plates, one map. Contemporary quarter morocco. Scattered foxing and spotting. Nissen IVB 212; Wood p 305; Zimmer p 151.

4. CHUBB, CHARLES. 1851-1924. The Birds of British Guiana. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1916-1921.
2 volumes. 8vo (254 x 165 mm). 20 chromolithographic plates after H. Grönvold, photolithograph plates, folding map, woodcut illustrations in text. Later calf gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles. Limited edition of 250. Spine of Volume 1 slightly sunned, minor spotting. Nissen IVB 198.
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BIRDS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA. A collection of four works, comprising:  1.CORY, CHARLES BARNEY. 1857-1921. The Birds of Haiti and San Domingo.
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