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Pp. 584, 158 color plates. Cloth, DJ, folio. The scarce original printing of this ornithological classic. Describes and illustrates 470 species of parrots. The color plates in this edition are truly spectacular.
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Joseph M. Forshaw is the world's leading authority on parrots and is the author of several books on the subject.Review:
'A stunningly illustrated, easy-to-use field guide...the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the parrots of the world.' guardian.co.uk (October 2010) 'Parrots of the world will be welcomed by birdwatchers and keepers alike...an extremely useful and informative book' Cage & Aviary Birds (December 2010) 'an excellent book that beautifully describes all of the world's parrots. Anyone with an interest in this group will certainly want to buy a copy.' Birdwatch (March 2011) 'This book is a must for devotees of the global Psittacidae in all their glorious diversity, colour, character and rarity...bold and lavish, as befitting many of the dazzling parrot species.' The Biologist (June 2011)
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Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1973. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110385056281
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1973. Condition: New. William T. Cooper (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0385056281