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Auction #116 begins on 11 Jul 2024

Clifford B Frith; Bruce M Beehler

The Birds of Paradise: Paradisaeidae

Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998

Edition: First

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DJ now in loose protective plastic overwrap. Offset and light spotting to ends. Ex Libris plate to fep. Pages xxx + 613. The first part of the book provides a comprehensive and scientifically accurate overview of the biology, ecology, and history of the group, written so as to be interesting and accessible to the lay-reader as well as the scientist. The second part consists of species accounts of the 42 species of birds of paradise, describing their plumage, size, habitat, distribution, diet, reproduction, behaviour an detail and accompanied by distribution maps and sonograms. Fifteen colour plates illustrate all the species, their known hybrids, and some juveniles, sub-species and eggs.
  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 197mm x 252mm
  • Sold By: Chapter Two
  • Contact Person: Su & Ray Smethurst
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0317622462
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  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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