Very Good in Near Fine jacket. 602 pages. Solid and very clean copy, though there is a small portion of wear along the upper edge of the title page with two quarter inch tears. Volume is otherwise Fine. Jacket shows small wrinkles at corners, though is otherwise Fine and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve.
Used: Like New in Very Good jacket. Size: Oversize-international may require extra postage; Very good hardcover in dust jacket. First edition. Washington: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1984. Color plates by John Henry DICK, John A. GWYNNE, Jr. and H. Wayne TRIMM. The first single volume field guide to the birds of China written in English. 602 pp. Wilson Bulletin book review laid in.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing. Book is crisp and clean in blue cloth boards. Dust jacket has very slight wear at head of spine. A guide to the 1195 species of birds in China. Color plates by John Henry Dick. Includes Latin and English index and an extensive bibliography. In protective Mylar. 8vo. 602 pp. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 602 pp. with 48 color plates and 39 lifelike wash drawings depicting typical Chinese birds in their habitats. The volume, intended for use as a field guide as well as a descriptive catalogue, offers an account for each species with emphasis on diagnostic field characters. The volume speaks to the airfauna of China (1, 195 species of birds belonging to 88 families). One of the most complete and concise bird books related to China ever produced. A real classic.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo. 602pp, index, checklist, bibliography, 38 col plates, bw ills, endpaper maps. Or blue cloth in jacket. Jacket has been plastic coated by prev owner whose name appears on front blank page, some occasional light foxing. Covers 1195 species from 88 families including a history of ornithology in China and a section on geography and physical features of the country. Each species decribed in detail including its range outside China, as well as data on ecology, taxonomy, and doubtful records.
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