A Dictionary of Birds

A Dictionary of Birds


A comprehensive gathering of relevant data about birds, giving detail about bird families and definitions of special terms. Published for the British Onithologists' Union; entries are arranged alphabetically, dictionary style. This hefty work utilizes contributions from 280 ornithologists, with over 500 photos, diagrams and drawings. --- In blue paper-covered boards with titling and bird illustration gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with color Robert Gilmor illustration. --- With prior owner's signature on a couple of leaves at the front of the volume, plus on the textblock edge as well as a smudge to textblock edge. An inked note on front flap corrects the statement that this work contains a text of over 800,000 words, maintaining the total to be 1,010,000 words. The book is otherwise clean, firm and bright. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxx, 670 pages

Title: A Dictionary of Birds

Author Name: CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)

Categories: >>Misc., >>Natural History, >>Birds,

Publisher: Vermillion, South Dakota, Buteo Books: 1985

ISBN Number: 0931130123

ISBN Number 13: 9780931130120

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 79063