Title: Pond and River Birds
Author: John Leigh-Pemberton
Illustrator: John Leigh-Pemberton
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Remarks: '70s reprint
Book Condition: Good/Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "Although — for brevity — the title of this book is 'Pond and River Birds', it also includes some which frequent small streams, lochs, lakes and reservoirs, and even areas near the sea."
Beautiful, full-page colour illustrations on every other page. Front pastedown illustrated with labelled colour depictions of "bills, feet and specula of surface feeding ducks". fep contains labelled b&w illustrations of "typical flight attitudes of water birds".
Pictorial matt boards laminated in library binding. Spine lightly bumped. Upper corners bumped; lower are straight. Dewey number affixed to spine and front board (see image). Unused lending record affixed to fep. Holder with book ticket affixed to front pastedown. Apart from two rather wavy pages, the remainder are all in excellent, unmarked condition and are very tightly bound.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.6″). 12mo. 52 pp.