The Wood-Pigeon

By: Murton, R. K.

Price: NZ$84.00

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Book Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Quite heavy foxing to page edges. Some adhesive tape stains to the endpapers (caused by a plastic cover which was taped over the dust wrapper). Some minor foxing to dust wrapper. Small mark to front panel of dust wrapper over the eye of the pigeon. No tears in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is price clipped. Dust wrapper now in archival mylar cover.; 256 pages + frontispiece + plates. Green cloth boards. Ornithology. "The wood-pigeon is one of the most common, most interesting, and least studied of all British birds. Before 1939 the chief authority upon the bird itself and its habits was probably Aristotle." - from dust wrapper blurb. A volume in the celebrated New Naturalist Library. "[. . .] we have now come to look forward to new volumes in this series - well written, beautifully produced, and awakening interest in some fresh feature of Britain's countryside" - quoted from a Guardian review of the series. This volume is one of the "Special Volumes" of the New Naturalist Monographs series.; Series title: New Naturalist Monograph No. M20; 8vo

Title: The Wood-Pigeon

Author Name: Murton, R. K.

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Collins: 1965

ISBN Number: 0002132524

ISBN Number 13: 9780002132527

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 14164