Birds of the Malay Peninsula - Five Volumes
HC Robinson, Frederick N Chasen, Lord Medway and David R Wells
This set is probably the most comprehensive record of birds of the Malay peninsula and began with Volume I: The Commoner Birds, published in 1927, 329 pages, was followed by Volume II: The Birds of the Hill Stations published in 1928, 310 pages, Volume III: Sporting Birds; Birds of the Shore and Estuaries, published in 1936, 264 pages, Volume IV: Birds of the Low-Country Jungle and Scrub, published in 1939, 487 pages, and ended with Volume V:: Conclusion, and Survey of Every Species, 448 pages, published in 1976. Each of the volumes has 25 full page colour plates and indices. Very Good Hardbacks. First Edition.
Weight: 10 kg Post free within Malaysia, but will require additional charges for posting elsewhere.
Published by HF & G Witherby, London, 1927 onwards.
Condition: The first four volumes have light sunning to the spines, while the fifth volume does not. Similarly the text blocks of the first four volumes have medium tanning while the text block of the fifth volume is pristine. The first four volumes have medium tanning to the end papers and very mild tanning elsewhere, while the fifth volume looks new. The binding for all volumes is tight. There is a former owner's personal bookplate on the inside front cover of each volume.