Very Good in Very Good jacket. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards, photos, illustrations, and text also very good. Light shelfwear to unclipped dust jacket. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark, NOT a book club. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 0874743621. Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, "an indispensable reference-checklist included-to the avifauna of that vast country, " describes all 1195 species belonging to 88 families, includes 23 color plates, an extensive history of ornithology in China and a section on the geography and physical features of the country, as well as detailed end-paper maps, also includes a bibliography and errata slip, the only book flaw is tanning to the top outer page-edge, the dustjacket is in excellent condition with one tiny edge-tear only, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
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. Oversize-extra postage may be requested.
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.
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