The Birds of Burma
Bertram E Smythies
The first edition of this classic ornithological work, published in Rangoon in 1940, was sold out a year later. That concise handbook has been considerably expanded in this edition. The country is a haven for bird watchers with nearly a thousand species recorded, which is striking for a country of this size. Very Good Hardback in a Good Dust Jacket. Second Revised Edition 668 pages with 31 colour plates illustrating 290 species, a pull out map, a bibliography and index.
Weight: 2 kg Post free within Malaysia but will incur additional postage charges when posted elsewhere.
Published by Oliver & Boyd, London, 1953
Condition: The dust jacket is in tact but has tears and bits missing on the spine. There are also three nicks on the cover along the spine. There is a personal name stamp of a previous owner on a front end paper. The binding is tight and there is mild tanning throughout.