Viking/Rainbird, 1987, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
256 pp., list of illustrations, foreword by the Hon. Miriam Rothschild, preface by author, biographical nodes, bibliography, acknowledgements and index. Coloured illustrated frontispiece, showing Hawaii O'os by J. G Keuleman. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs, archival illustrations in colour, black and white illustrations and sketches. Illustrated endpapers, being part of Francois Leguat's account of the Rodrigues Solitary, circa 1708. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. The bottom edge of the book shows slight rubbing and top paper edge some dust marks. Illustrated dustwrapper showing Huias by J. G Keuleman, with black writing on the front panel and spine. Minor wrinkling to the top of dustwrapper edge and some slight fading to the spine. Rubbing to the back panel has occurred. "Extinct birds is an absorbing study of the world's recently extinct bird species, the first complete survey since Walter Rothschilds' classic work of 1907.". Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History ; Conservation ; Natural History -- Ornithology ; ISBN: 0670817872. ISBN/EAN: 9780670817870. Inventory No: 0101303.