Tokyo: Author, 1933. Small folio, 34 coloured plates, two folding maps. Publisher's burgundy half cloth over burgundy coloured paper boards, a fine copy.
Nagamichi Kuroda (1889- 1978) was a Japanese ornithologist who is best remembered for Birds of the Island of Java. He also wrote Parrots of the World in Life Colours, 1975. Most of the illustrations were done by Shigekazu Kobayashi, a fine bird illustrator who is best known for his Birds of Japan in Natural Colours, 1956.
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