Hoikusha. 6 x 8.5", 248 pp., fully illustrated in color, text in Japanese, English index of names and scientific names, cloth, Osaka, 1976. (o.p.; near fine). Item #39044
This is a dictionary of birds in Japan, with each entry covering the bird's name, its morphology, ecology, and distribution. Japanese names for each bird is in katakana, but scientific name and English name are printed using an English alphabet. A chart on birds' eggs and nests is included at the end of the dictionary.
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