The Birds of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore & Penang (1955) (2nd ed)

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The Birds of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore & Penang (1955) (2nd ed)

S$72.00

Title: The Birds of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore and Penang: An account of all the Malayan species, with a note of their occurrence in Sumatra, Borneo, and Java, and a list of the birds of those islands

Author: A. G. Glenister, Eilzabeth M. E. Glenister (illus)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1955. 2nd edition.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Very good. Small closed tears and marks to dust jacket. A small previous bookseller’s stamp on title page, from Kuching. Slight tanning to edges, slight foxing to blank pages. Text clean, binding tight..

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Description

A valuable resource on the birds of the region, especially for the lay-person. With 78 birds in colour and monochrome, and 74 text illustrations.

Contents:

Foreword by Malcolm MacDonald

Introduction

Acknowledgements

Part 1: Malayan Birds in the Field

1. The Birds of Everyday Life

2. Some Aids to Identification

3. The Birds and Bird Families of Malaya

Part 2: The Birds of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Penang, and Peninsula Thailand:

1. A Systematic List, with Descriptions and Short Accounts of all the Species recorded.

Appendix A: Glossary of Malay Bird Names

Appendix B: The Birds of Sumatra, Borneo and Java

Appendix C: Some Malayan Hill Stations, Peaks, and Passes

Index

Index to Footnotes