Ali, Salim and S. Dillon Ripley
Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan, together with those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and Ceylon.
Seller ID: 1849
London: OUP, 1970- 74 and 1978- 81. Mixed but otherwise uniform editions, complete in ten volumes: Volume 1. Divers to Hawks (pp. lviii, 382); Volume 2. Megapodes to Crab Plover (pp. xvi, 347); Volume 3: Stone Curlews to Owls (pp. xvi, 327); Volume 4: Frogmouths to Pittas (pp. xiii, 265); Volume 5: Larks to Grey Hypocolius (xiii, 276); Volume 6: Cuckoo- Shrikes to Babaxes (pp. xiii, 245); Volume 7: Laughing Thrushes to Mangrove Whistler (pp. xiii, 236); Volume 8: Warblers to Redstarts (pp. 277); Volume 9: Robins to Wagtails (pp. 306); Volume 10: Flowerpeckers to Buntings (pp. 334). Tall octavo ( ) in dust wrappers and publisher’s cloth; over a hundred colour plates, each with multiple bird images; detailed information on such matters as migration, zoogeography, territorial names, descriptive ornithological terms, breeding, food sources, plumage, etc. A comprehensive survey of ornithology of the sub-continent. A few neat repairs to dw’s, bindings becoming somewhat dry. Very Good.
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