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Repository: American Museum of Natural History
Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
Original Caption: Didus cucullatus<br />(One-Third Natural Size-from drawings)
Imprint: London: Hutchinson, 1907
Description of Publication: xxix, 244 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 39 cm.
Department / Discipline: Ornithology
Date of Publication: 1907
Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
Call Number: RF-75-G
Book Title: Extinct birds : an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times--that is, within the last six or seven hundred years: to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction / by Walter Rothschild