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												A Dictionary of Birds by  Elizabeth (editors)  Bruce; LACK
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1985
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 79063)

A Dictionary of Birds

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A Dictionary of Birds

by CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)

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  • hardcover
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0931130123
ISBN 13
9780931130120
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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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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
79063
Title
A Dictionary of Birds
Author
CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0931130123
ISBN 13
9780931130120
Publisher
Buteo Books
Place of Publication
Vermillion, South Dakota
Date Published
1985
Keywords
0931130123

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