London, San Diego and Sydney: Academic Press, 1999. Hardcover (23.5 x 15.5cm), pp. xix, [1, blank], 486, [6, blank]; teal gloss paper covered boards featuring a black and white photo of a killer whale on the front cover, lettering in white on the spine and covers; illustrated with black and white photos, graphs and tables.
Head and tail of spine very gently pushed; corners have very minor abrasions; top edge of text block a touch dust toned; glue at gutters of front and rear paste down is faintly visible; pages are gently cockled but otherwise clean and bright throughout. Item #1043
The sixth and final volume of the series which covers the remaining members of the dolphin and porpoise families not mentioned in other volumes. The most well-known subjects covered are the bottle-nose dolphin and the killer whale.