The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa. Vol. 1: Struthionidae to Picidae. Vol. 2: Eurylaemidae to Ploceidae

The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa. Vol. 1: Struthionidae to Picidae. Vol. 2: Eurylaemidae to Ploceidae

BANNERMAN, David Armitage

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Oliver and Boyd
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1953
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    2 vols.: xiii, 1-795; viii, 797-1526 p. total. 24 cm. 54 full page plates incl. 30 in colour, + 433 figures in the text. Red cloth hardcovers with a little shelf wear, softened spine ends. A little label residue on spine of vol. 1. Vol. 2 still has its pictorial dustjacket, now wrapped in mylar. Jacket has mild soiling at rear chipped spine ends and large chip to bottom front. Bookplates of former owner on front free endpapers. Written by the great ornithologist, based on his classic "The Birds of Tropical West Africa" which runs to eight volumes. This covers the same field in more concise form. Several African birds are named for him including Bannerman's weaver and Bannerman's Turaco.