Hardcover in very good condition without dust jacket. Faded spine. Ex Library copy without visible markings, clear tape residue on spine. Jacket front fold-in, tipped into back side of half title page. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume I: Ostrich to Ducks. Published by Oxford University Press, 1977-1994 , this monumental work contains authoritative and detailed species accounts, enhanced by excellent color plates, b&w illustrations, and maps. Volume IX includes a full bibliography and index. CRAMP, Stanley, Chief Editor; PERRINS, C.M., Senior Editor.