London: Christopher Helm, 1999. Nicolas Day and Andrew Plant. Softcover : pp. [1-8], -206 : 91 colour plates : Over 340 colour distribution maps : Pink and white cover with bird illustration.
Fore-edge of front cover has faint fold memory : Small crease fold to foot of page 43. Item #1770
The first comprehensive guide to cover all 326 species (including 117 endemics) found in this fascinating and little known region of the Southwest Pacific. From the natural history library of Louis Pigott, author of The Birdman of Brisbane: Sylvester Diggels and his Ornothology of Australia.