A Dictionary of Birds
by CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)
- Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
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Vermillion, South Dakota: Buteo Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. Hardcover. 0931130123 . 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 .
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- A Dictionary of Birds
- CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)
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- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Buteo Books
- Place of Publication
- Vermillion, South Dakota
- Date Published
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