Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa
CRAMP, ed., Stanle
NEAR FINE SET OF THE OXFORD EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Oxford University Press, [1977-1994]
Stock code: 40864
9 vols., 4to., First Edition, with titles in red and black, and many hundreds and coloured plates, illustrations and maps, small neat signature on front free endpaper versos; black cloth, gilt backs, a near fine set in dustwrapper.
The standard reference, compiled and published over nearly two decades. The set comprises: Vol. I: Ostrich to Ducks (1977); Vol. II: Hawks to Bustards (1980); Vol. III: Waders to Gulls (1983); Vol. IV: Terns to Woodpeckers (1985); Vol. V: Tyrant Flycatchers to Thrushes (1988); Vol. VI: Warblers (1992); Vol. VII: Flycatchers to Shrikes (1993); Vol. VIII: Crows to Finches (1994): Vol. IX: Buntings and New World Warblers (1994). COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE SCARCE