Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 303

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(HUMMINGBIRDS.) Montes de Oca, Rafael. Ensayo Ornitológico de los Troquilideos Ó Colibríes de México. Tinted lithographed portrait of the author, 12 hand-colored lithographed plates, 60 pages. Royal 8vo, 11 1/2x8 inches, modern crushed black morocco; original front wrapper bound in, laid down with small edge losses; some light stains and foxing, title-page, portrait, final five text leaves and final two plates with small edge losses reinstated, but not affecting printed matter; modern cloth box. Mexico City: Ignacio Escalante, 1875

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Rarely seen monograph illustrating 46 species of Mexican hummingbirds.