An Introduction to the Trochphyilidae, or family of Humming-Birds. John GOULD.

An Introduction to the Trochphyilidae…
An Introduction to the Trochphyilidae, or family of Humming-Birds.

London: printed for the author, 1861.

Octavo; in the original crimson cloth.

This octavo edition of Gould's Humming-Birds was prepared as part of the process of editing and checking the material for the folio edition. Gould described it as 'an introduction to, and a revision of, the general'. It was printed privately in very limited numbers by John Gould for circulation amongst his scientific colleagues.

This octavo edition of Gould's Humming-Birds was prepared as part of the process of editing and checking the material for the folio edition. Gould described it as 'an introduction to, and a revision of, the general'. It was printed privately in very limited numbers by John Gould for circulation amongst his scientific colleagues.
This is John Ruskin's copy, inscribed to him by Gould.

Price (AUD): $1,185.00  other currencies     Ref: #2001119

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