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The Herons of the World

Hancock, James & Elliot, Hugh

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ISBN 10: 0060117591 / ISBN 13: 9780060117597
Published by Harper & Row, NY, 1978
Condition: Almost Fine Hardcover
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Remainder mark bottom edge. Illustrated by Robert Gillman & Hugh Elliot. Foreward by Roger Tory Peterson. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006465

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Title: The Herons of the World

Publisher: Harper & Row, NY

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Cloth

Illustrator: Illustrated in Color & Black & White

Book Condition:Almost Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Birds

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Pp. 304; 61 full-page color plates from paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman, 24 distribution maps (some are color-tinted). Publisher's original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, folio. This well illustrated work describes 61 species of herons and bitterns in detail, presenting descriptions and identifications, habitats, distributions, and feeding and breeding behavior. There are also introductory chapters on the family Ardidae. These chapters cover classification, plumage and moult, breeding, feeding, migration and dispersal and conservation (from the jacket flap and introduction). No ownership marks.

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