The Vultures of Africa.

Mundy, Peter, Butchart, Duncan, Ledger, John and Piper, Steven

Published by Randburg, South Africa: Acorn Books, . First edition., 1992
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Pp. 464; 60 color plates (11 are full page paintings after watercolors by Duncan Butchart, numerous fine color photographs), 33 pencil sketches of vultures, 31 text-figures (graphs, diagrams, charts), 21 maps. Publisher's original cream-white cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to. This volume documents all eleven species of African vultures in detail for the first time. In doing so, the authors group and define all 22 species of vultures known from around the world and compare them with the African species. Each of the eleven African species accounts encompasses the history of the bird's discovery, its complete identification, distribution and preferred habitats, its behavior, in particular its sociality, flight, and actions at a carcass, food, breeding, and its current conservation status (from the dust jacket flap). No ownership marks and no signs of use. A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Vultures of Africa.
Publisher: Randburg, South Africa: Acorn Books, . First edition.
Publication Date: 1992

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Mundy, Peter; Butchart, Duncan; Ledger, John & Piper, Steven
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Book Description Academic Press, London, 1992. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 2nd Edition. pp 460 with coloured illulstrations from paintings and photographs and b&w illustrations from drawings and photographs in the text. Also with maps. Patterned endpapers. With the bookplate of John Colebrook-Robjent and his aquisition date on the front paste-down endpaper. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 018578

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Mundy,Peter, Butchart Duncan, Ledger John & Piper, Steven
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Book Description Acorn Books & Russell Friedman Books, Randburg, 1992. Hardcover with Dustcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Butchart,Duncan (illustrator). Standard Edition. In the Vultures of Africa all eleven species of vulture known to the continent are presented, for the first time, in an authoritative account that will rank as the most important ornithological work on these fascinating yet threatened birds. Each species is superbly illustrated by watercolour paintings and more than 100 pencil sketches appear throughout the text. Over 130 photographs of the birds in action in different parts of the continent add to the books visial excitement, and give life to the wealth of data included in the text, maps and diagrams.464 pages text and illustrations. Very clean copy. . Size: 22 x 29cm. Steven Piper. Bookseller Inventory # 000032

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Book Description Acorn Books & Russell Friedman Books, Randburg, 1992. Hardcover with Dustcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Butchart,Duncan (illustrator). Standard Edition. In the Vultures of Africa all eleven species of vulture known to the continent are presented, for the first time, in an authoritative account that will rank as the most important ornithological work on these fascinating yet threatened birds. Each species is superbly illustrated by watercolour paintings and more than 100 pencil sketches appear throughout the text. Over 130 photographs of the birds in action in different parts of the continent add to the books visial excitement, and give life to the wealth of data included in the text, maps and diagrams.464 pages text and illustrations. Very clean copy. Inscribed and signed by Steven Piper. Size: 22 x 29cm. Inscribed Steven Piper. Bookseller Inventory # 001446

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Book Description Acorn Books, 1992. First Edition. A fine unread copy in a fine d.w. Bookseller Inventory # 82992

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Book Description R. Friedman Books in association with the Vulture Study Group, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First printing. Fine in a fine DJ. Heary oversize. Bookseller Inventory # 1os429

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Book Description St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.: Academic Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Jacket is rubbed and marked.Internally clean.Tightly bound.Very good copy.Each species is superbly illustrated by watercolour paintings,and more than 100 pencil sketches appear throughout text.Over 130 photographs of the birds in action in different parts of the continent add to the book's visual excitement,and give life to the wealth of data included in the text,maps and diagrams.Not suitable for airmail.[R.K]. Bookseller Inventory # 96cz

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Book Description Acorn Books, South Africa, 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A very good first edition hardcover SIGNED by Steven Piper on the title page, binding is tight & strong, white cover boards with gold writing to the spine, light foxing on spine & front & rear covers. dustjacket is complete & not priceclipped, clean 7 bright, like new. Photos supplied upon request. Due to weight postal adjustment may be reqd. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 06877

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Book Description St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.: Academic Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. the jacket is a little shelf rubbed. the book has no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. Bookseller Inventory # zs3

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Book Description Academic Press, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Like New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First edition. As new hardcover in dust jacket. Color and b&w illustrations of each species by Duncan Butchart. All eleven species of vulture known to the continent are presented in an authoritative account that will rank as the most important ornithological work on these fascinating yet threatened birds. Oversized. Oversize-extra postage may be requested. Bookseller Inventory # R13101101

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Book Description Acorn Books ; Russel Friedman Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Signed by Author(s)the jacket is a touch shelf rubbed. the book is signed on the half title page by all 4 authors. no other inscriptions. the book appears new . the binding is excellent. signed. Bookseller Inventory # 42bp

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