Tuesday, April 29, 2008

FS: Hummingbirds & More

Book: · #6366 Ruschi, Auguston: BEIJA-FLORES DO ESTADO DO ESPIRITO SANTO Hummingbirds of State of Espirito Santo. Editora Rios, Brazil. 1982 1st Edition Thus 1st Printing, Illus. by Etienne Demonte Illus Type Color Plates Hardcover Size Folio 13" - 23" tall A beautiful scientific book on humminbirds. In addition to the 29 color plates, the professor provides the Latin names, identifies the body parts, and describes the characterics of the birds. Everything you've always wanted to know and see in up close color! Whether you are a collector of all things Hummingbird or a student of this amazing creature or love the illustrator, you will want this book. Etienne Demonte is a Brazilian naturalist-painter who lives (at that time) in Rio de Janeiro. Defects include a small piece seemingly cut from top of DJ and a couple of other minor flaws. The book has a small cut our of front fly leaf at top and prior owners stamp on bottom of title page. The color plates and all other pages are in perfect condition. 263 pgs. Book VG+/ DJ G+ $225.00