Genova: Instituto Sordi-Muti, 1880. Tall octavo, 18 lithographic plates, including ten chromolithographs. Publisher's quarter cloth and marbled boards, a fine copy, very scarce.
A catalogue of considerable importance to Papua New Guinea natural history. The specimens were the results of Luigi D'Albertis collecting trips, with many new species of birds and mammals. Doria's tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus dorianus) was named in 1883 by Edward Pierson Ramsay in honour of Giacomo Doria.
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