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Gargett (Valerie)

THE BLACK EAGLE, A Study

Published: Johannesburg, Acorn Press and Russell Friedman Books

Edition: Standard edition

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Scientific editor; Dr Peter J. Mundy. Paintings by Graeme Arnott. Sketches by Robert Davies.

Standard edition: 279 pages, 40 colour plates, 53 text figures, 60 tables, sketches in the margins, original blue cloth, a very good copy in the dust jacket.

'This long-awaited and important volume comprises the most detailed, comprehensive and prolonged single study of an eagle species ever under taken. Thousands of hours of observation in the field during a 21-year period and over 12,000 written records by a team of voluntary birdwatchers, have gone into the investigation of the behaviour and breeding of some 60 pairs of Black Eagles in their natural environment, the Matobo Hills of Zimbabwe.' Editor's note.

  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 4to (290 x 220 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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