Very good hardcover in chipped dust jacket. Proffered to Salim Ali for his 75th birthday in 1971. This collection of papers written by Ali's colleagues and friends was presented to the doyen of Indian ornithologists in celebration of his 75th birthday. Edited by Sidney Dillon Ripley II. Contributors include Erwin and Vesta Stresemann, Tom Harrison, Sir Landsborough Thomson, Jean Dorst, Jean Delacour, W.H. Thorpe, Herbert Friedmann, and many other ornithologists from India, the UK, the former Soviet Union, France, Germany, and Japan.