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SA Auction #85 begins on 10 Sep 2020

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Ginn, Peter, Geoff and Andrew McIlleron and others (editors); John Ledger (foreword)

The Ultimate Companion for Birding in Southern Africa

Over 1400 spectacular photographs capturing all 960 bird species ever recorded in the region

Published: The Unlimited, Not stated, 2014

Edition: First

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Colour-printed paper-covered board slipcase for the two volumes

Laminated colour photographic french-fold dustjackets, printed cloth-boards, grey head- and tail-bands. Contents printed on heavy gloss-art paper.

Vol 1. Colour-printed front endpaper with photograph by Gary Gusens of Abdim's Storks in flight, loose errata sheet, biome colour map as frontispiece, xxvii pp of prelims and index + 1-404 pp of colour photographic illustrated text. 

Vol 2. Colour-printed front endpaper with photograph by Garth Batchelor of Carmine Bee-eaters turning a tree red, biome colour map as frontispiece, xxviii-xliii of prelims and index + 405-820 pp of colour photographic illustrated text.

CONDITION. This copy of what must be the most sumptuously illustrated bird book we have seen is perfect in all respects, with the volumes taken from their slipcase for the purpose of collating them for this lot.

  • Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 350 x 265 x 80; 5.5 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
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  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft or, for overseas buyers, Visa or Mastercard credit cards.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

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