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Author: P Wytsman
Publisher: Brussels : V. Verteneuil & L. Desmet, 1905-1914.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Genera avium.
Brussels : V. Verteneuil & L. Desmet, 1905-1914
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Wytsman
OCLC Number: 7386830
Notes: Cover titles.
Most authorities (including: Ornithological books at Yale, Claus Nissen (in his Schöne Vogelbücher) and Jean Anker (in his Bird book and bird art)) call for 44 plates, but the work is complete with 43, the original wrapper of Part 4 calling for 2 plates (cf. cover) but including only one.
--pt. 18. Passeres, fam. Paridae / by C.E. Hellmayr.--pt. 19. Grues, fam. Gruidae / by L. Brasil.--pt. 20. Casuarii, fam. Casuariidae / by L. Brasil.--pt. 21. Grues, fam. Rhinochetidae / by L. Brasil.--pt. 22. Apteryges, fam. Apterygidae / by L. Brasil.--pt. 23. Passeres, fam. Chamaeidae / by C.E. Hellmayr.--pt. 24. Passeres, fam. Hyposittidae / by C.E. Hellmayr.--pt. 25. Casuarii, fam. Dromaiidae / by L. Brasil.--pt. 26. Grues, fam. Mesitidae / by L. Brasil.
Description: 26 pts., 43 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Passeres, fam. Eurylaemidae / by Ernst Hartert.--pt. 2. Picariae, fam. Todidae / by P. Wytsman.--pt. 3. Psittaci, fam. Stringopidae / by T. Salvadori.--pt. 4. Psittaci, fam. Nestoridae / by T. Salvadori.--pt. 5. Psittaci, fam. Cacatuidae / by T. Salvadori.--pt. 6. Picariae, fam. Coliidae / by P.L. Sclater.--pt. 7. Steganopodes, fam. Pelecanidae / by Alphonse Dubois.--pt. 8. Picariae, fam. Musophagidae / by Alphonse Dubois.--pt. 9. Passeres, fam. Pipridae / by C.E. Hellmayr.--pt. 10. Picariae, fam. Galbulidae / by P.L. Sclater.--pt. 11. Psittaci, fam. Loriidae / by T. Salvadori.--pt. 12. Psittaci, fam. Cyclopsittacidae / by T. Salvadori.--pt. 13. Picariae, fam. Bucerotidae / by Alphonse Dubois.--pt. 14. Picariae, fam. Meropidae / by Carl Parrot.--pt. 15. Passeres, fam. Certhiidae / by C.E. Hellmayr.--pt. 16. Passeres, fam. Sittidae / by C.E. Hellmayr.--pt. 17. Passeres, fam. Regulidae / by C.E. Hellmayr.
Responsibility: edited by P. Wytsman ; with contributions by P.L. Sclater [and others].


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