International Field Guides
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  Record 1 of 160
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  TitleBundu Series
  PublicationHarare, Zimbabwe: Longman Zimbabwe
  DescriptionA series of small guides to South African plants and animals. The first volume states that the intent of the series is to "compile books on flora and fauna for the instruction of Rhodesian youth."
  RegionAFRICA
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  Record 2 of 160
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  TitlePurnell Pocketbook: Southern Africa Series
  PublicationCape Town, South Africa: Purnell
  DescriptionMost of the volumes in this series are titled What -- is that? and are small, pocket-sized guides covering the plants of southern Africa. Topics include proteas, spring wildflowers, and trees. They have color illustrations and were published in the late 1960s.
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  Record 3 of 160
  AuthorAnonymous
  TitleSASOL First Field Guide.
  PublicationCape Town, South Africa: Struik.
  DescriptionA series of small pocket sized beginner's guides covering the major groups or species of plants and animals and featuring information on how to observe or find the organisms. Covers South Africa. Most are also published in Afrikaans.
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  Record 4 of 160
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  TitleSouth African Wild Flower Guide
  PublicationCape Town, South Africa: Botanical Society of South Africa
  DescriptionA series of 6 field guides covering the flowers of South Africa, arranged by region. Most of the volumes are up to a second edition at the time of writing. Some have color illustrations while others have color photos.
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  Record 5 of 160
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  TitleWest African Nature Handbook
  PublicationLondon: Longmans
  DescriptionPublished by Longmans in the 1970s, this series was designed for non-specialists and features color illustrations. They include most of the usual field guide topics (birds, mammals, flowers, etc.) and feature color illustrations.
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  Record 6 of 160
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  TitleWild About Series
  PublicationCape Town, South Africa: Struik
  DescriptionA collection of 3-4 all-in-one guides to the flora and fauna of popular tourist areas in South Africa. Each covers about 300 species, most of them animals. They have color photos and feature color-coded pages indicating the group of plants or animals in that section. The guides were originally published by Southern Book Publishers and have been reprinted by Struik.
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  Record 7 of 160
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  TitleImages of Asia
  PublicationNew York: Oxford University Press
  DescriptionA series of small, colorful books which provide an introduction to various aspects of life and culture in East Asia, published by Oxford University Press around 1980-1990. Field guide-type titles include A Garden of Eden: Plant Life in South-east Asia, The Birds of Java and Bali, Riches of the Wild: Land Mammals of South-East Asia. (Non-natural topics include the Kris, images of Buddha, silverware, and building a Malay house). While these books are designed as introductions to a particular topic, they do include field guide-type information and illustrations of a number of common species of the area and are more accessible than some of the "true" field guides of the region.
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  Record 8 of 160
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  TitleMalayan Nature Handbooks
  PublicationLondon: Longmans
  Description"The aim of the Malayan Nature Handbooks is to provide a series of handy, well-illustrated guides to the fauna and flora of the Malay Peninsula... The emphasis of the Handbooks is therefore firstly on identification, but as much information on habits and biology is included as space will allow." They were published in the 1960s.
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  Record 9 of 160
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  TitleManuals of Wildlife Resources Inventory in Taiwan
  PublicationTaipei, Taiwan: Xing zhen yuan nong ye wei yuan hui
  DescriptionThese are pocket-sized guides to the animals of Taiwan, written in Chinese with Chinese and English common names. There are color photos.
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  Record 10 of 160
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  TitleBirds of South-Eastern Australia
  PublicationAustralia: Gould League of Victoria
  DescriptionPublished by the Gould League of Victoria, an early bird conservation group in Australia. The seven volumes were originally published as Birds of Victoria, but most have been revised and re-titled. All include general background information about the region covered, in some cases including a few mammal species. They are still in print.
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