Pp. 2,060; 102 full-color plates from paintings by John Henry Dick, 304 black and white illustrations. Color pictorial stiff wrappers, housed in color pictorial paper-covered hard slipcase, lg 8vo. This work was originally published in 1978-1999. This thoroughly revised second edition was published in 2002 -- it contains new plates, text revisions, and the addition of new subspecies. Also included is information about long-range migration and taxonomic changes, life history information, accounts of behavior, ecology, and distribution and migration records. The set describes and illustrates 1200 species of Indian and Pakistani birds. The individual titles of the volumes follow -- Volume 1: Divers to Hawks; Volume 2: Megapodes to Crab Plover; Volume 3: Stone Curlews to Owls; Volume 4: Frogmouths to Pittas; Volume 5: Larks to the Grey Hypocolius; Volume 6: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Babaxes; Volume 7: Laughing Thrushes to the Mangrove; Volume 8: Warblers to Redstarts; Volume 9: Robins to Wagtails; Volume 10: Flowerpeckers to Buntings. This is the final edition of this important ornithological treatise as both of the authors are now deceased. No ownership marks and no signs of use. A fine (new) set still shrink-wrapped from the publisher, in the original near fine pictorial slipcase. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan,...
Publisher: Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, . Second edition.
Publication Date: 2002
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