The Popular Handbook of British Birds: Revised Edition, Incorporates Revisions to Over 100 Species and Four New Egg Plates in Colour -::- P. A. D. (Philip Arthur Dominic) Hollom lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1960, Hardback in dust wrapper.
6th (revised) printing, first published 1952. Contains: Colour plates; Black & white plates; Diagrams ; Glossary;
From the cover: The text follows The Handbook of British Birds closely, but it has been condensed to lay emphasis on field recognition, habitat, breeding and distribution details. All species that have occurred a dozen or more times have been in…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with tape reinforcement to the verso of the edges. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXIV] 428 pages. Index. 8½” x 5¼”.