Co-author Sophie Webb. Large, thick book, over 9 inches tall and nearly 2 inches thick (851 pages including index). As well as an introduction that includes sections on geography, climate, and conservation and birding in the area, there are 5 appendices (including one on extinct species and one on species of hypothetical occurrence) and a bibliography. The 71 colour plates are bound together in one central section. Condition: A little shelf wear, and previous owner’s name to front free end paper, otherwise in clean, sound, bright condition.