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Natural History-Ornithology From Rochdale Book Company


The Birds of South America.

By RIDGELY, Robert S. and TUDOR, Guy:

Oxford University Press, 1989-1994, two volumes with many coloured plates and over 1300 pages. Original cloth, no dust jackets, inner hinges of volume 1 a little weak, but a good, clean set. Volume 1 covers the Oscine Passerines and volume 2 the Suboscine Passerines. Very heavy so may require extra postage and will be sent by courier. overseas.


Introduction to the Trochilidae or Family of Humming-Birds.

By GOULD, John:

London, for the author, 1861, 8vo,pp.(8),iv,216, original cloth. Ex-library copy with some wear to hinges, corners and head and tail of spine and old damp-marking and slight softening to lower corner of the top board. Library label on front paste-down, blind embossed stamp to title-page and ink stamp to verso of same. Nevertheless a sound, tight copy. According to the introductory Notice the author had a limited number of copies printed for distribution to his scientific and other friends. Inscribed on the title-page to The Rev ? George James with the author's kind regards Nov 8 1861.