Cassel: Verlag von Theodor Fischer in Cassel, 1894.
Second edition. 2 auflage der Tafeln mit kurzem Text. 56 pp. 60 Colored Lithographic plates after Riesenthal by T. Fischer. 1 vols. Folio. Original binding, quarter cloth and boards, spine split but intact, hinges starting, 4 stamps on t.p. covered w/ plain circular labels. Plates clean. Schwerdt II, pp. 135-136 (for 1876 first ed.); Ayer/Zimmer 525; Copenhagen/Anker 422; Fine Bird Books 102 for first edition; Nissen IVB 782; Nissen SVB 407. Item #37203
With a foreword by von Riesenthal dated September 1893. This edition includes an explanatory text briefly describing each raptor; the sixty plates depict the birds in a natural setting, most frequently at one-third life size. Plates XXVI and XXVII depict a hawk on a falconer's gauntlet and a variety of gear.
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