Good. 0905418395 Surrey, England 1979; some wear and sun fading on dust jacket edges and spine; book covers, edges & spine in good condition; interior clean and unmarked; 8vo-over 7 3/4"-9 3/4" tall; 218 pages.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear to the dj, lightly scuffed and scratched, corners are gently bumped and rubbed, some light shelf wear, overall a very crisp and clean used first edition! Tan cloth with brown lettering on the front board and spine. Dj is nicely preserved in a brand new protective mylar plastic cover! 218 very clean unmarked and uncreased historical and informative pages nicely enhanced by black and white and full-color illustrations and photograrphs! "The capability to fly was an important precondition that birds could spread all over the world, an art which is mastered by them in different degrees of perfection. In seeking their habitats, the 8600 bird species living in our times give preference to special regions, mostly independent of continental barriers. This led scientists to divide the areas of dispersal of animals, and of birds, too, into zoo-geographical regions, a method which helped to wards making new discoveries and investigations........."
1979. Gresham. First UK. VG/VG, protective covered. 10x7. 218pp. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and illustrations. The geological formation, the flora and ornis of the zoo-geographical regions and their most interesting characteristic birds are vividly described here in this lavishly illustrated book.
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