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A monograph of the alcedinidae or, family of kingfishers.

Richard Bowdler Sharpe

A monograph of the alcedinidae or, family of kingfishers.

by Richard Bowdler Sharpe

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Published by The author in London .
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Media in category "A monograph of the Alcedinidae (Sharpe, )" The following files are in this category, out of total. A monograph of the Alcedinidae ().jpg 1, × 1,; KB. Today is National Bird Day, a day to celebrate and raise awareness about birds. We’re celebrating by highlighting one of the rare ornithology titles in the BHL collection: A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers () by Richard Bowdler Sharpe. The work contains hand-colored lithographed plates by and after famous Dutch bird illustrator Johannes Gerardus Keulemans.

View A monograph of the Alcedinidae, or Family of kingfishers by Richard Bowdler Sharpe on artnet. Browse upcoming and past auction lots by Richard Bowdler Sharpe. Kingfishers belong to the order Coraciiformes and the family Alcedinidae. Within Coraciiformes, kingfishers are grouped into the suborder Alcidines, with todies (Todidae) and motmots (Motmotidae).Author: Grace Costantino.

A Monograph of the Alcedinidæ, or Family of Kingfishers. By R. B. Sharpe, F.L.S., &c. Librarian to the Zoological Society of London. 4to. (Published by the Author. ) [[p. ]] This work reflects the highest credit upon its author, and will establish his reputation as an Ornithologist. Description. This striking hand-colored bird lithograph is from the first edition Richard Bowdler Sharpe’s work A Monograph of the Alcedinae: or Family of work was published in London by Sharpe between and


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A monograph of the alcedinidae or, family of kingfishers by Richard Bowdler Sharpe Download PDF EPUB FB2

THIS work reflects the highest credit upon its author, and will establish his reputation as an Ornithologist. Very few monographs published in England are so entirely satisfactoryCited by: 2. A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers by Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers / Pages; A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers / By.

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BHL works best with JavaScript enabled. Excerpt from A Monograph of the Alcedinid, or Family of Kingfishers History of the Work may be of use to students who desire to know the date of publication of any of the species.

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London, published by the author, 4to ( x mm). With handcoloured lithographed plates after and by J.G. Keulemans. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. A Monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, Family of Kingfishers, FIRST EDITION, by the Author, Bloomsbury.

"With their long, dagger-like bills, bright blue plumage and characteristic fast, low flight over water, Common Kingfishers are instantly recognisable. The 90 or so species that belong to this colourful family have a cosmopolitan distribution and, in RSPB Spotlight: Kingfishers, David Chandler celebrates their remarkable existence, studying their unique adaptations and their courtship, breeding.

A Monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, Family of Kingfishers, first edition, Published by the Author, Sold for £ 5, (US$ 6,) inc.

premium Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs including the Aldine Collection of the late Sir Robert Horton. Get this from a library. A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers.

[Richard Bowdler Sharpe; Thordarson Collection.]. He saved much of his wage, using it to purchase Kingfisher specimens, and in began writing his first book, A monograph of the Alcedinidae, or, family of Kingfishers ().

It would contain a staggering leaves of hand-coloured lithographed plates. Green morocco, backboard plain: front board shows a kingfisher on a branch in coloured leather onlays, black-tooled details and outline: spine, another kingfisher, details tooled in blue and black, title, author and imprint in black: signed R Day This is a fine example of a modern pictorial binding illustrating the subject of the book it covers.

Executed by Richard Day, later Head. Kingfishers, Bee-eaters & Rollers. Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, N.J. Hilary Fry is well-known as a co-author of the fabulous Birds of Africa handbook series.

He has also done a lot of research on bee-eaters and, to a lesser extent, kingfishers. His earlier family book on Bee-eaters () in the Poyser series was well received.

Monograph of the Paradiseidae, or birds of paradise and Ptilonorhynchidae, or bower-birds (en) Catalogue of the birds in the British Museum (en) A hand-book to the birds of Great Britain (en) A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers (en) PremiosCausa de la muerte: Neumonía.

Biography. Richard was born in London, the first son of Thomas Bowdler Sharpe. His grandfather, Reverend Lancelot Sharpe was Rector of All Hallows Staining. His father was a publisher on Skinner Street and was best known for being the publisher of Sharpe's London Magazine, an illustrated periodical (weekly but monthly from ).

A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers A monograph of the Alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers London: Published by the author, Views: K. Kingfishers belong to the order Coraciiformes and the family Alcedinidae. Within Coraciiformes, kingfishers are grouped into the suborder Alcidines, with todies (Todidae) and motmots (Motmotidae).

Alcedinidae is a family of birds from Coraciiformes order. List of bird species names for family Kingfishers / Alcedinidae. The child taxon for order Coraciiformes. The final book, Biographia Antiqua, was a bibliography of sorts, providing an account of the works and lives of the ancient magicians, as well as an essay “proving that the first Christians were magicians.” The Magus was illustrated with twenty-two plates, six in the first book and sixteen in book two.

Six of these were hand-coloured. a monograph of the alcedinidae: or, family of kingfishers. london: published by the author, This volume’s Foreword, by Luis Baptista and Don Kroodsma, is an exhaustive examination of avian bioacoustics.

12 families are covered. We journey to the Antilles to join the diminutive and charming todies, to the Neotropical realm with the elegant motmots, to Madagascar with the threatened ground-rollers and the singular cuckoo-rollers, to sub-Saharan Africa with its gregarious mousebirds.Biography.

Keulemans was born in Rotterdam. As a young man he collected animal specimens for museums such as the Natural History Museum in Leiden, whose director, Hermann Schlegel, encouraged Keulemans and sent him on the expedition to West Africa. Inhe was persuaded by Richard Bowdler Sharpe to illustrate his Monograph of the Alcedinidae, or Family of Kingfishers ( Born: 8 JuneRotterdam.