A Monograph of the Nectariniidae, or Family of Sun-Birds

By: Shelley, G. E.

Price: $18,000.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+

Originally published in 12 parts from 1876-1880, and now bound into a single volume in contemporary green Moroccan leather, with beveled edges, raised spine bands, and gilded lettering and decoration; 121 beautifully colored plates after J. G. Keulemans. Leather covers show scattered scuffs and rubbing, mostly on edges; Gilt remains bright; Title page shows very slight foxing and a few slight smudges; Contents are very clean and intact, and plates are mostly perfect; A few of the plates show very slight foxing and/or very slight smudges near edges and not affecting images; A spectacular copy of this rare title; Photographs available upon request.

Title: A Monograph of the Nectariniidae, or Family of Sun-Birds

Author Name: Shelley, G. E.

Illustrator: J. G. Keulemans


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Published By the Author, and Printed By Taylor and France:

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 4to

Seller ID: 030497