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Published by J. Gould in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Toucans.,
  • Birds -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy John Gould, F.L.S.
ContributionsGould, Elizabeth Coxon, 1804-1841., Lear, Edward, 1812-1888., Scharf, George, 1788-1860., Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
The Physical Object
Pagination[47] leaves, [34] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14218435M

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Get this from a library! A monograph of the Ramphastidae, or family of toucans. [John Gould; Henry Constantine Richter; George Scharf; Elizabeth Gould; Edward Lear; Richard Owen; Hullmandel & Walton,; Taylor & Francis,; Thordarson Collection.] -- Contains dedication, preface and introduction (26 pages at beginning), list of plates (1 leaf) and 51 full-page hand-colored lithographs, signed. Twenty of the plates, representing the newly identified species and one species newly distinguished as two, were reprinted in with their accompanying letterpress as a supplement to this edition, under title: Supplement to the first edition of A monograph of the Ramphastidae, or family of toucans. A Monograph of The Ramphastidae or Family of Toucans by Gould, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   : A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans.: Folio. (21 4/8 x 14 6/8 inches). 51 lithographed plates with EXCEPTIONALLY FINE ORIGINAL HAND-COLOUR HEIGHTENED WITH GUM ARABIC, and one uncolored lithograph after Edward Lear, John Gould, H.C. Richter and W. Hart. Contemporary half green morocco gilt, all edges gilt (extremities a bit scuffed, .

The dazzling illustrations from Gould’s Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans, represent his most dramatic, magnificent images. The amazing range of vivid colors—shiny black, vibrant red, yellow, and orange—creates an unprecedented sense of animation/5(8). London: Taylor and Francis for the author [] Folio. 51 lithographed plates with original hand-colour, and one uncolored, after Edward Lear, John Gould, H.C. Richter and W. Hart. Contemporary green morocco gilt. All edges gilt. Provenance: fro. A Monograph of Ramphastidae or Family of Toucans is the most flamboyant of Gould’s works. Originally issued in three parts, Gould’s Family of Toucans depicts toucans in Mexico, Central and South America and some West Indian islands.. Gould was inspired to create this work after seeing the toucan collection of a fellow ornithologist. The dazzling illustrations from Gould's "Monograph of the Ramphastidae", or "Family of Toucans", are generally thought to represent his most dramatic, magnificent images. The amazing range of vivid colors--shiny black, vibrant red, yellow, and orange--creates an unprecedented sense of animation.