The birds of Tierra del Fuego.

The birds of Tierra del Fuego.

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1907. 4to. xl, 158 pp. FIRST EDITION. With 21 plates of birds by Keulemans and 23 photographic landscape illustrations, including the frontispiece, plus a coloured map of the region. Contemporary morocco-backed cloth boards, a bit worn and spine a bit sunned; generally a good copy with the ownership signature of R.L. Blakely of Chicago dated December 1, 1959, the small sticker of W.B. Frostick, and the small blindstamp of James M. Dolan, Jr. Item #16295

First edition, Number 150 of 300 copies printed. An excellent account of birds of the southernmost islands of South America collected by the author in 1904, with notes on the habitat, identification, descriptions of their coloration, etc.

Price: $2,000.00

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