HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA VOLUME II HAWKS TO BUSTARDS
by Stanley Cramp; et al
Illustrated by C.J.F. Coombs; Peter Hayman; Ian Willis
Published by Oxford University Press. 1982
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps on endpapers. 695 pages. A comprehensive reference manual describing over 740 species with detailed information on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population, with distribution maps, social pattern and behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumage, moults, measurements, weights, structure & geographical variation. Specially commissioned colour plates. Bibliography, glossary of scientific terms and indexes.
Reprinted with corrections. Plain label with previous owner's name and date to front flap of dustwrapper affecting some of the text to the flap. Tiny closed tear to lower front edge of dustwrapper and spine faded (as is common with this title).
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