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Futehally, Zafar (regarding the book: India Through her Birds)




Correspondence between Pittie and Futehally regarding Pittie's chapter on Birds of Andhra Pradesh in the book, 'India through her Birds'. Includes discussion of scope and extent of chapter; publication history (Penguin to Ravi Dayal, formerly of Oxford University Press), and Pittie's birdlist for chapter along with biodata. Mentions other birders involved on the project such as Aamir Ali, K. S. Lavkumar, Rishab Naoroji, Prakash Gole, Ranjit Daniels, Asad Rahmani, S Subramanya, MK Himmatsinhji , Asha Sanklani and Futehally. Includes manuscript with corrections and additions by Zafar Futehally. Also includes mention of Penguin's interest to publish the chaper; includes subsequent rejection and a letter enclosing 'reject-fee' from David Davidar of Penguin; and publication in mid-1996 of the book by Ravi Dayal.


9 March 1990, 18 March 1990, 23 March 1990, 21 April 1990, 4 July 1990, 27 July 1990, 3 August 1990, 10 August 1990, 10 September 1990, 12 February 1991 11 April 1991, 5 September 1991, 28 June 1992, 11 August 1992, 20 December 1995, 23 January 1996, letter ca. January 1996.


Aasheesh Pittie Papers


Series 1: Zafar Futehally Correspondence


Sub-Series 2: Correspondence regarding other projects

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