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A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. by  James A Jobling - 1st Edition - 1992 - from powellbooks of Ilminster Somerset uk. and Biblio.com

A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names.

by Jobling, James A

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


UK: Oxford University Press, 1992. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This Dictionary gives the derivation and meaning of all valid scientific bird names. Each part of the name is defined separately so that Passer domesticus, for example, will not be found as such, but both Passer and domesticus are explained in their respective alphabetical places. About 8500 names are defined, including a selection of historical synonyms. There is light spotting to the top of the text block, and the D/W has a small hole on the spine fold.and a small amount of damage edge of spine Otherwise a clean, tight copy..


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