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NICOLL'S BIRDS OF EGYPT.
Meinertzhagen, Colonel R.

NICOLL'S BIRDS OF EGYPT.

Published under the authority of the Egyptian Government. Hugh Rees Ltd. 1930.
1st Ed. 2 vols. 4to. xvi + 348pp. + [ii] + ([349]-700)pp. Port. frontis., 31 cold. plates, 6 photogravure plates, 3 folding cold. maps and numerous text figures throughout. Margins and e.ps. very lightly browned with some very occasional light spotting, frontis. and a couple of other plates very sl. affected by waterstaining, piece of paper affixed to front pastedown in vol. 1, sl. shaken, original cloth with gilt titles and ruling, some minor soiling, extremities sl. rubbed, fore-edge of boards to vol. 2. The definitive work. Association copy, inscribed from R.E. Nicoll with ALS; he was Michael J. Nicollís brother. "An up-to-date, complete, systematic account of Egyptian birds from the earliest times to the present, superseding other treatises on the subject. The work was completed by Col. Meinertzhagen on the death of Nicoll..." - Wood.
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