A notorious masterpiece

Meinertzhagen, R[ichard]. Birds of Arabia.

Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 1954.

4to. XIII, (1), 624 pp. With 19 colour plates, 9 photographic plates, 53 text illustrations, 35 text maps, and a folding map of the Arabian Peninsula (48 x 50 cms) in a lower cover pouch. Publisher's original orange cloth with green spine title; no dust jacket.


First edition of the author's magnum opus.

Stamp of the Göteborgs Museum (Zoological Dept.) on flyleaf; in excellent condition.


OCLC 1836187.