Biographies for Birdwatchers. The Lives of Those Commemorated in Western Palearctic Bird names.
Bibliography. Notes. Appendices. Indexes.
Signed in ink on the title page by both authors and the artist. Biographies of c.90 naturalists, travelers and others, after whom birds have been named. e.g. Lady Amhesrt, John Barrow, Thomas Bewick, Canute, Johann Forster, John Franklin, James Clark Ross, William Swainson, Gilbert White etc.
Author Mearns, Barbara and Richard.
Binding Hard cover in dust jacket.
Publisher Academic Press, London.
Illustrator Illustrated by Darren Rees. Black and white line illustrations. Maps.
Condition A good clean copy in the dust jacket.
Pages pp.xx+490. 24cm.