Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. First Edition. Third printing. Octavo (24cm). Black cloth, titled in gilt; maps to endpapers; lxxviii, 697pp. Bookplate of noted zoologist James G. Mead. A straight copy, lightly rubbed, f.f.e.p. and half-title rippled from bookplate glue, else clean Very Good or better. Jacket lightly rubbed, with price sticker to lower front flap, else Near Fine.