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TEMMINCK, C.J. & WERNER, J.C.
Manuel d'ornithologie, ou tableau systématique des oiseaux qui se trouvent en Europe; précédé d'une analyse du système général d'ornithologie, et suivi d'une table alphabétique des espèces.
Seconde édition, considérablement augmentée et mise au niveau des découvertes nouvelles. Paris, H. Cousin & E. d'Ocagne, 1820-1842. 6 volumes (4 text- & 2 atlas-volumes). 8vo. (I:) pp. (4), cxii, 1-439, (1); (II:) pp. (4), 441-950; (III:) pp. (4), lxxxiv, 1-305, (1); (IV:) pp. (4), 307-691, (3); (Atlas:) With 530 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half brown calf, spines gilt (a bit rubbed; text) & contemporary half green calf, gilt spines with 4 raised bands and gilt lettering (atlas).

Anker 523 (listing only the atlas by Werner): "The figures on these plates were intended as illustrations to Temminck's 'Manuel d'ornithologie', second edition, 1820-40, a handbook on the birds of Europe"; Nissen IVB, 979; Wood 622 (listing a copy with 516 plates only !): "The second edition of this important handbook was much enlarged to include some of the non-European avifauna, and to furnish a description or mention of species new to science"; Zimmer II, 668-669. Letterpress of 30 pages of the atlas (i.e titles & list of depicted species) not present. The atlas - consisting of very finely handcoloured lithographs - has been published in 53 parts with 10 plates each. All figures are lithographed by Langlumé and A. Belin after drawings by Werner. A good set of this rare ornithological handbook.
 


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