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A guide to the birds of Ceylon

G. M. Henry

A guide to the birds of Ceylon

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Published by Godfrey Cumberledge, Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBirds of Ceylon
      StatementG.M. Henry ; illustrated by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL691.C4 H4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 432 p., 30 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6173896M
      LC Control Number55004614
      OCLC/WorldCa1824173

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Of the few field guides that cover only Sri Lanka, this is easily the best book for several reasons. One, it is the only Sri Lanka guide to illustrate all birds of the island versus showing only the resident birds.

Two, quality artistry show many more by: A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon by Henry, G.M. Oxford University Press. Hardcover. ; London; red cloth covered boards with gilt titles; dust jacket; light wear to jacket especially at edges; Interior clean and unmarked; illustrated; 8vo, 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall; pages; Additional shipping charges A guide to the birds of Ceylon book be required for international or expedited orders.

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The illustrations by the author are a special feature of this book. This edition includes two additional colour plates and six line drawings by the author's son Bruce Henry. Notes. Previous ed. published as: A guide to the birds of Ceylon.

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