The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions. Walter ROTHSCHILD.
The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions.
The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions.

The Avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands: with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions.

London: R.H. Porter, 1893-1900. Three parts in one. Folio. [ii], xx, xiv, 226; 227-320, 21 pp. FIRST EDITION. With 83 plates, including 55 hand-colored lithograph plates by and after J.G. Keulemans and F.W. Frowhawk, 20 collotype plates from photographs (including one duplicate plate “Group of Four White Albatrosses”), and 8 monochrome plates, all tissue guards present. Red half-morocco and cloth boards, minor staining to a small portion of the front cover; other than some minor foxing to the paste-down and endleaves, an outstanding copy with the original pink printed wrappers bound in. Item #16272

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