Bombay: Bombay Natural History Society, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. USED - Good. Navy cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and motif to front board. Moderate wear to boards, with softening to head/tail of spine and top edges. Prior retailer's sticker to front pastedown. Slightly toned. Clean, unmarked, tight. B/W maps. Colour and B/W illustrations. Inserts with B/W photographs. Indexes. 18.5 x 25 x 5 cm. 759 pp. / Good. A single crease to spine. Creasing to head and tail of spine. Moderate wear along edges.Light scuffing. Item #14007
From dust jacket front flap:
"The Bombay Natural History Society was founded in 1883 'for the purpose of exchanging notes and observations on Zoology, exhibiting interesting specimens of animal life and otherwise encouraging each other'. Its funds are devoted to the advancement of the study of zoology and botany in the Oriental Region. The Society also promotes measures for the conservation of nature.