Nelson, 1987, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Jeff Davies
X, 188 pp., last blank, acknowledgements, list of abbreviations, list of plates, bibliography, and index. Illustrated endpapers, both different, front endpaper showing a map of Australia, rear endpaper showing a map of Northern regions of Asia. The text is illustrated with 20 plates by Jeff Davies, in both black and white and colour, along with black and white photography, line illustrations, maps and tables. Blue coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a bird standing in water, red and white writing on front panel and spine. " Between 1981 to 1985 the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union organised a national study, involving more than 700 volunteer bird-watches, to determine the distribution, abundance and migration routes of shorebirds in Australia.". In this book the author collates the information gained. The corners are rubbed and there is shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of book. Some dust marks to the top edge and a little rubbing to the head and heel of spine. Minor creasing to the dustwrapper corners and a little faded on the spine. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Jeff Davies. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Ornithology ; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0170068242. ISBN/EAN: 9780170068246. Inventory No: 0100745.