Coloured plates of the birds of Ceylon

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Other titlesBirds of Ceylon
Statementby G.M. Henry ; with a short description of each bird by W.E. Wait.
ContributionsWait, W. E.
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LC ClassificationsQL691.S72 H45 1996
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL641022M
LC Control Number96906074

Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Henry, G.M. (George Morrison), b. Coloured plates of the birds of Ceylon.

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Coloured Plates of the Birds of Ceylon, Parts Coloured Plates of the Birds of Ceylon, George Morrison Henry: Authors: George Morrison Henry, Walter Ernest Wait: Publisher: Ceylon Government, Original from: University of Minnesota: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Coloured Plates of the Birds of Ceylon (Four Parts, in One Volume) by Henry, G. (Descriptions By W. Wait) COVID Update May 9, Biblio is open and shipping orders. About this Item: London: Oxford Univerity Press,Second Edition. illustrated by the author with 30 half tone plates, 27 of which are coloured ans black and white drawings, plus maps on endpapers.

pages, 6 x inches. very good book with owners name on the front free endpaper in a good dustwrapper which is rubbed at the edges and a bit worn at the top of. Coloured Plates of the Birds of Ceylon (Four Parts, in One Volume) by Henry, G. (Descriptions By W. Wait) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon Illustrated By the Author G.

Henry with 30 Half-tone Plates of Which 27 are Coloured and Black-And-white Drawings. Second Edition. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon Illustrated By the Author G.

Henry with 30 Half-tone Plates of Which 27 are Coloured and Black-And-white cturer: LondonOxford University Press, New Illustrations of Zoology; containing fifty coloured plates of new, curious and non-descript Birds, with a few Quadrupeds, Reptiles and Insects.

by Brown, Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon by Henry, G.M. Oxford University Press. Hardcover. ; London; red cloth covered boards with gilt titles; dust jacket; light wear to jacket especially at edges; Interior clean and unmarked; illustrated; 8vo, 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall; pages; Additional shipping charges may be required for international or expedited orders.

Colombo: Ceylon Government, facsimile. Quarto, 64 colour plates, softcover. First published A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon,pages with 27 colored plates, 3 half-tone and figures. Henry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : G. Henry. Buy A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon 2nd Revised edition by G.M.

Henry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Books on Sri Lankan Birds. G.M. Henry’s “A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon”- third edition published by KVG De Silva and Sons Kandy by arrangement with Oxford University Press inis still the most favoured book on the birds of this country.

Ceylon bird club officeal website. The Ceylon Bird Club. Origin The Ceylon Bird Club was founded in with seven members, including G. Henry and W.W.A. Phillips, two of Sri Lanka’s foremost ornitholo­gists.

Ini­tially, its purpose was to. This is the original work in original bindings. Technically vol 1 is the second edition of a work that first appeared in with the same chromolithographed plates.

The work consists of Vol 1 - Indian Ducks and their Allies - 30 chromolithographs by Keulemans, Lodge and Grönvold.

Vol 2 - Snipe, Bustards and Sand-Grouse - 19 coloured plates Vol 3 - Pheasants & Bustard-Quail - 11. Digital Rare Book: The Game Birds of India, Burmah, and Ceylon (Illustrated) By Allan Octavian Hume and Charles Henry Tilson Marshall Published by and Marshall, Calcutta.

Download BibTeX citations. @book{bhl, title = {A history of the birds of Ceylon / }, volume = {v 1}, copyright = {Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is. Ceylon Government published a beautiful series, "Coloured Plates of the Birds of Ceylon" by Mr.

Henry, and now his son, David Reid-Henry is following in his father's footsteps, a notable succession in a talented family. Henry is well qualified. Government JOBS | Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Please Read Instructions on Article Carefully and After Apply VACANCIES Applications are invited from suitably qualified citizens of Sri Lanka to serve the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka in the following Posts: MWayamba University of Sri Lanka Lecturer (Probationary)/Lecturer (Unconfirmed.

Title. The edible and game birds of British India, with its dependencies and Ceylon. With woodcuts, lithographs, and coloured illustrations, ByAuthor: Murray, James A. From: Meyer, H.L., Illustrations of British Birds, lithographer H.L.

Meyer, Image is taken from the Longman and Co. gilt-edge folio edition of Meyer's Coloured Illustrations of British Birds and their Eggs which was publishedsee W.G.

Hale. Image is of an Egyptian neophron or white scavenger vulture or pharaoh's chicken. Near fine. Keep up-to-date by subscribing to our free email book lists in over 20 subject categories.

More about Coloured plates of the birds of Ceylon, with a short description of each More about A synopsis of the birds of India and Pakistan: together with those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Andrew Isles Natural History Books; Glass Place.

book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Murray, James A. Edible and game birds of British India, with its dependencies and Ceylon.

London, Trübner & Co.; Bombay, Education Society's Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors. He spent his free time in Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) studying the birds of the region, a work started by Edgar Leopold Layard, which led to his authorship of History of the Birds of Ceylon, comprising two quarto-sized volumes, with coloured plates by Keulemans, published in three parts between and in London.

The work consisted of over Born: 2 SeptemberCullenswood, Tasmania. Edinburgh. Fullarton. 8vo, [7 x 10 1/2ins]. + Hand coloured frontis + Hand coloured vignette title page + 27 hand coloured plates of birds, shells, fish, and butterflies, slight foxing to some plates.

Original printed soft covers, one cover split, no loss & some slight marks. I may mention Marshall [9] and Hume’s Game Birds of India, Burmah, and Ceylon, with its large number of coloured plates.

This valuable work is out of print; but a copy is to be found in almost every Indian library. The company also published an alphabet book for children with rhymes of stereotypical attitudes toward Ceylon’s various ethnic groups, and another of fairy tales and legends.

[18] It was reported that the firm intended to produce motion pictures about Ceylon, [19] but there is no evidence that these efforts came to fruition. The passerine birds of Ceylon Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. This book starts page number Addeddate Call number Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Pages: ELLIOT, Daniel Giraud () A Monograph of the Pittidae, or, Family of Ant Thrushes.

New York: on & Co, [] Folio. (21 7/16 x 13 5/8 inches). dedication to Philip Lutley Sclater, 1p. list of subscribers. 31 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates, heightened with gum arabic, after Elliot (24), Paul Louis Oudart (4), E. Maubert (1), (1) and one. Contemporary green half morocco gilt by W.S.

Hiltz, spine gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, repeat decoration in the others, marbled endpapers, gilt edges expert repairs to spine A fine copy of the first edition. A rare and spectacular ornithological work, the first book by Elliot with his own illustrations, and the.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka John Harrison Illustrations: Tim Worfolk. Oxford University Press. "A field guide to the birds of Sri Lanka. Describes species.

Includes 48 colour plates painted by Tim Worfolk which show plumage variations.Ceylon, a large island and British colony in the Indian Ocean, separated on the N.W.

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from India by the Gulf of Manaar and Palk lies between 5° 55' and 9° 51' N. and between 79° 41' and 81° 54' E. Its extreme length from north to south is 2 m.; its greatest width is m.; and its area amounts to 25, sq.

m., or about five-sixths of that of Ireland.English: Illustrations from "A History of the Birds of Ceylon" by W(illiam) Vincent Legge. Self-published by the author; printed by Taylor & Francis. (). Most of the illustrations in the book were by Keulemans. One was by Strutt and another by Joseph Smit.