Monograph of the Pittidae Part I [-II].
Gould, John, 1804-1881
Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909
Hart, William Matthew, 1830-1908
Richter, H. C.,
Walter, T., 1880-1887
, printer of plates
London :Published by the author,1880-1881.
No more published.
"There appears to be some uncertainty as to the actual publication of the final 10 sheets without plates [Pt. II]. These were written by Gould but edited by Sharpe ... The remaining pages may have been sold by the printer without authority."--Cf. Catalogue of the Edward E. Ayer Ornithological Library. Chicago, 1926. p. 263.
"The illustrations are principally taken from the author's works on 'Birds of Asia;' 'Australia,' and 'New Guinea.'"
Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
Plates signed J. Gould & W. Hart (or, H.C. Richter) del et lith; Walter Imp.
Plates are hand-colored.
Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., | p. 263
Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher, | no. 377
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