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Book Description

50, 35 pp., col title-page, 23 col plates, Folio, orig. qtr leather (minor rubbing), raised bands, dec. paper-covered boards (slightly faded to edges), foredge lightly spotted. Limited facsimile edition of 'Oiseaux-mouches Orthorynques du Brésil, peints et décrits par le Dr. Th. Descourtilz' (published 1831). Original French text, together with Portuguese translation. Critical systematic commentary by O.M. de O. Pinto. Limited to 1,000 copies. Includes superb life-size illustrations of Hummingbirds by Eduardo Brettas. [34726]
Author DESCOURTILZ, T.
Date 1960
Publisher Livraria São Jose: Rio de Janeiro
Condition Very good

Price: £150.00

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