Mikhail Menzbir. Hunting birds of European Russia and the Caucasus
In 3 volumes
Cover handmade genuine leather (shagreen)
Composite case handmade: faux leather, marble paper
Format 158х230 mm
Vol. 1. – 456, vol. 2. – 478, vol. 3 – 288 pages
100 numbered copies.
Color and monochrome illustrations
Paper GardaPat (Italy)
This book is a reprint of the famous work of M. A. Menzbier, Professor of the Moscow University, corresponding member of RAS, the founder of the scientific school of ornithology in Russia. Remarkable sensitivity in understanding the nature allowing scientists maximum vividly and clearly tell the reader about the extraordinary richness of the fauna, about the methods and techniques of hunting in the vast territories of the Russian Empire. All subsequent publications on the birds of Russia, one way or another based on the writings of marmot. Especially valuable are the colorful illustrations, which amounted to a Atlas depicting all described in the book bird species.