8 VOLUME set of THE BIRDS of AFRICA. (1986 - 2013)

LESLIE BROWN et al.

THE BIRDS OF AFRICA

Published: ACADEMIC PRESS and HELM.

Date: 1986 - 2013

An authoritative reference work that numbers eight volumes. It covers all breeding species within Africa in full, with details of range, status, description, voice, general habits and breeding; non-breeding visitors are treated more briefly, with emphasis on their status and behaviour whilst in Africa. Extensively illustrated with large format colour plates by Martin Woodcock and others. Includes full bibliographies, acoustic references and indexes of English, French and scientific names. Volumes 1 to 7 in this series were originally published by Academic Press (volumes 1-6) and Christopher Helm (volume 7) between 1982-2004. The final volume, volume 8, was published in June 2013 and covers the birds of Madagascar, Seychelles, the Comoros, the Mascarenes and their associated smaller outlying islands- the Malagasy region. There have been several Editors and Illustrators during the 27 years it has taken to complete this extensive works.

Condition
VERY GOOD to FINE.

Binding
CLOTH with DUSTWRAPPERS

£450

Offered by Ken Mullins Books