HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD VOLUME I: OSTRICH TO DUCKS
by Josep Del Hoyo; Andrew Elliott; Jordi Sargatal; et al
Illustrated by Francesc Jutglar; Lluis Sanz; et al.
Published by Lynx Edicions. 1ST. 1992
Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. A complete chapter dedicated to each family. Individual accounts for each species with a summary of taxonomy, distribution (including subspecies), habitat, feeding, breeding, movements, status and conservation; also an individual bibliography and distribution map. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. 696 pages.
Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded/browned, with some edge-creasing.
Stock no. 2123529