=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
Purchased as part of a collection from Peter Kaestner, one of the most prolific birders in the world, and the first birder to see a representative of each bird family in the world. Inscribed on the half-title to Mr. Kaestner, dated 2009, his last year working in the embassy in New Delhi. Hardcover in New condition. An invaluable field companion with 64 color plates depicting 538 species. Thirteenth Edition (Revised), 2002.