Herklots, G. A. C. HONG KONG BIRDS illustrated in colour and black-and-white by Commander A.M.Hughes, OBE, RN (Rtd)
Original orange cloth covers with black to spine and front . With dustwrapper. Very good condition with good dust wrapper (Light rubbing to top edge, chips to top of spine, light marks to front and back). Slight mark to front end paper, spine slightly cracked.small inscription and small paper labels to back end plate.Very mild foxing to front edge. Not price clipped. 333pp. Prof ill.with b/w photographs, line drawings,and colour plates. An excellent monograph, addressing the wide variety of birds living in the Hong Kong, S. China area. Covers Chinese great Barbet, blue magpic, birds of the new territories, bulbuls & thrushes, flycatchers, wagtails & pipits, cuckoos & kingfishers, birds of Hong Kong island, Kingfishers &c.