Johnsgard, Paul A.
Title Bustards, Hemipodes, and Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition near fine
Edition First edition
Publisher Oxford Oxford University Press 1991
Illustrator Major Henry Jones
Seller ID 13582
Quarto (28 cm.), pp. 276. Black boards with gilt spine text. Light blue endpapers. Includes 51 color plates, 53 black and white illustrations and 39 maps. Appears unread. Jacket shows very light rubbing and indentations on back.The first monograph concerning all extant species of these three, Old World arid land dwelling families of birds. Lavishly illustrated and covering taxonomic history, zoogeography, evolutionary trends, behavior, breeding, conservation and full species accounts. Dust jacket present. First Edition.