By Peter Hayman, John Marchant and Tony Prater, published by Croom Helm, Beckenham, 1986; first edition. 412 pages, with detailed descriptions of birds, 88 colour plates, painted by Peter Hayman, showing over 1,800 birds and four-colour maps showing breeding and non-breeding distributions, all impeccably cross-referenced. A definitive guide to all species of waders in the world by three leaders in the field of ornithology.
Original dust jacket, unclipped and with self-adhesive plastic overlay. Dark blue board covers with gilt lettering to spine. Book completely clean and unmarked and in impeccable condition throughout. Appears unread (with original purchase till receipt dated 26/11/86!) Fine, essentially as new, condition.