Kingfishers and Related Birds. Volume 1: Alcedinidae - Ceryle to Cittura. Volume 2: Alcedinidae - Halcyon to Tanysiptera. Volume 3: Todidae, Momotidae and Meropidae

Melbourne, Lansdowne Editions, 1983 to 1987.

Imperial folio, three volumes, with numerous illustrations, distribution maps and 78 full-page colour plates by William Cooper.

The first two volumes are uniformly bound in blue half morocco, the third one is in matching green half morocco; spines moderately sunned; an excellent group in the original pair of Solander boxes (in complementary colours, with each box designed to hold two volumes).

The first three volumes of the six-volume set published between 1983 and 1994. Each volume is limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by both the author and the artist; these copies are uniformly numbered 114. A separate signed print with the same edition number is loosely inserted in the first box.

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