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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Ginn, Peter (text editor), Geoff McIlleron (pictures editor) and P le S Millstein

The Complete Book of Southern African Birds

Published: Struik Winchester, Cape Town, 1989

Edition: First

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This is a fine copy of the first edition, which is now rare.

The additional essays are by Peter Millstein and are illustrated by Ray Holing with maps by P J Mills. 

Illustrations in the species accounts are by Graeme Arnott.

French-fold laminated colour dustjacket (design by Willem Jordaan) around blue cloth-boards with gilt design to the upper panel and whiite lettering to the spine.

Colour frontispiece photograph plus 760 pp of introduction, text and index, with colour illustrations in the text, plus map of the region on the last page.

  • Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 325 x 250 x 50; 3.8 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
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