Book #123042

Dr. F. J. Furnivall. Victorian Scholar Adventurer

William Benzie

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma: Pilgrim Books, Inc., 1983.

Price: $50.00

A Fine edition in a Fine dust-jacket that has some minor wear to the edges of the spine.

Dr. F.J. Furnivall was a Victorian scholar, adventurer, and conservationist. He is best known for his work on the Birds of India, a monumental project that resulted in the first comprehensive systematic study of the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Furnivall also made significant contributions to the study of ornithology and was a key figure in the revival of the study of natural history in the late 19th century.; 8vo; 302 pages.