Birds of the Tropics
Richmond, Virginia: Allen & Ginter, Tobacconists, 1890s. Oblong small 8vo (6 x 9"). 10 chromolithographic plates (single-sided) depicting various tropical birds, each with a title, and images of exotic locations. Lithographed by George S. Harris & Sons of Philadelphia, New York and Chicago. Pritned on cardstock with chromolithograph covers, string-tied. Publisher's advertisements inside covers. Minor wear else a fine copy. Item #20719
Album for collecting cigarette cards from the "Birds of the Tropics" set issued by Allen & Ginter in 1889. Includes striking images of 50 tropical birds including the apteryx, great bird of paradise, horned screamer, fiery-tailed sunbird, cassowary and many more lovely tropical birds.