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Genera avium
edited by P. Wytsman ; with contributions by P.L. Sclater ... [et al.]

Published 1905 in Brussels : V. Verteneuil & L. Desmet .
Written in English.

Table of 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.

Edition 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.

Includes bibliographies.

extracted picklist 20081216 BHLEX

Smithsonian copy contains 44 plates: 43 plates in the published work plus 1 plate from the prospectus.

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