The Sunbirds of Southern Africa, also the Sugarbirds, the White-Eyes, and the Spotted Creeper.

Skead, C. J.

Published by Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, . First edition., 1967
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Pp. 351, 10 color plates from painting by John Perry, 12 monochrome plates, 41 line-drawings, 24 distribution maps, gramophone record in pocket at rear. Publisher's original tan cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, sm 4to. A comprehensive monograph on the feeding habits and behavior of the nectar-sucking bird families of South Africa. The record at the rear has never been removed from its pocket. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket use. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Sunbirds of Southern Africa, also the ...
Publisher: Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, . First edition.
Publication Date: 1967

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Book Description Cape Town & Amst., 1967. 351 pp. 41 drawings, 22 plts (10 col.) , 1 record & 25 maps. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 53829

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Skead, C.J.
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Book Description A.A. Balkema, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. the jacket is edge worn and marked. tears at the edges and shelf rubbed. creasing. minor damp marked. a Disc included. internally clean and tightly bound. [P.K.]. Bookseller Inventory # 25ep

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Skead, C.J. (with Cecily M. Niven, J.M. Winterbottom, & Richard Liversidge) (Illus. John Perry).
Published by Balkema. For The Trustees Of The South African Bird Book Fund. Cape Town 1967. (1967)
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Book Description Balkema. For The Trustees Of The South African Bird Book Fund. Cape Town 1967., 1967. Mango cloth boards. 351pp illustrated 4to. Covers 20 species of sunbirds, 2 species of sugarbirds, 3 species of white-eyes, and the lone species of the Spotted Creeper, 26 species in total. Covers distribution, feeding, habits, habitat, food, voice, breeding, and other specifics. Without the (probably by now unplayable) vinyl record this is a decent copy for any birders reference library. No inscriptions. prelims foxed else contents unmarked. boards bright and clean. overall a VG copy, no dustwrapper, no 45rpm seven-single. Bookseller Inventory # 23193

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Book Description Balkema for the Trustees of the, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001487883

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Published by Published for the Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund by A. A. Balkema (1967)
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Book Description Published for the Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund by A. A. Balkema, 1967. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Cuthbert John (Jack) Skead (1912-2006) was a South African ornithologist, although he was originally trained as a sheep and dairy farmer. During his career, he published more than 100 articles and books about birds. This first edition of The Sunbirds of Southern Africa is in fine condition in a near fine dust wrapper, featuring extensive colour and b/w illustrations, as well as a gramophone record affixed at the rear pastedown. The orange cloth binding is immaculate. The contents are likewise with the exception of mild spotting to the top and fore edges. The record appears pristine, with no indication of ever having been previously removed from the sleeve. The dust jacket is bright, clean, and complete, marred only by slight wrinkling at points along the top edge. Bookseller Inventory # 003927

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Book Description 1967. 351 p., 41 figs, 10 col. pls, 25 maps, 1 grammophone record of bird calls & songs, cloth (dust jacket). Jacket with marginal piece missing. Library stamps. Bookseller Inventory # VV18623

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Book Description Cape Town: Balkema, 1967., 1967. Quarto,351 pp.,colour plates and gramophone record in rear pocket, very good copy in slightly chipped dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 8054

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Book Description A.A. Balkema, Cape Town, 1967. Cloth & Board. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Perry, John (illustrator). First Edition. Front of dj is shelf-sunned, a few tiny edge nicks, now in loose protective plastic overwrap. Ex-libris label and ownership stamp to fep. 351pp internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 45rpm record of sunbird calls and songs, bound into sleeve following bep. (STYT-TYY-3C) Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 110082

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Book Description 1967, 1967. Cape Town: A. A. Balkema 1967. Roy. 8vo. Orig. cloth. Gilt. In illust. dustjacket (slightly chipped). (352pp.). Profusely illust. with full-page plates 10 of which are col. and are by John Perry text-illusts. and maps. Published for the Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund. NOTE: Contains gramophone record of the characteristic calls of most of the birds covered in the text. Bookseller Inventory # 213301

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Book Description 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1967, small quarto, 351pp. 10 colour and 12 black and white plates, record in rear pocket of sunbird calls and songs, slightly discoloured dust wrapper, near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 1824

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