The Ancient Murrelet: A Natural History in the Queen Charlotte Islands

By Gaston, Anthony J.

SKU# 17266

$ 22.00

Pp. xviii, 249; 70 text-figures, photos and line-drawings by Ian Jones.  Publisher’s original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo.  The ancient Murrelet and its three congeners are unique among seabirds in that their young are born entirely precocial, leaving the nest as soon as they hatch to grow up at sea.  The author has carried out the only detailed study of the bird, in the fine mature coastal forests of the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Colombia.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher T. & A. D. Poyser
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1992
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-85661-070-4
Limited Edition