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    Henry Seebohm. The Geographical Distribution of the Family Charadriidae or the Plovers, Sandpipers, Snipes, and Their Allies. London: Henry Sotheran & Company, [circa 1887-1888]. First edition, first issue, with frontispiece of Slender-Billed Dotterel. Quarto (12 x 10 inches; 320 x 256 mm.). xxix, [1 blank], 524 pages. Profusely illustrated, with 21 hand-colored lithographed plates by J. G. Keulemans. Original green publisher's green paneled cloth (with glassine wrapper) with book title gold-stamped on cover in addition to spine. Cover worn at edges; hinges slightly rubbed. Internally very good, with bookplate of Thomas Perry and an unintelligible ownership signature. A fine edition of this comprehensive account of the this group of birds. Nissen IVB 850.

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