Lansdowne Press, 1967, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
foreword by author, acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black and white photography of both Australian and New Zealand birds. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Robin Hill showing various Australian birds, with black coloured background and white coloured titles to the front and back panel. The birds of Australia and New Zealand are some of the most unusual known, in this book they are celebrated in tales, verse and lore. The contributors range from John Gould and Joseph Banks to Mary Gilmore and Judith Wright. Slight bumping and rubbing to the head and the heel of the backstrip and to the book corners. Light dust marks to the top text block edge. Previous owner's name that to the free front end paper. Significant rubbing to the back dustwrapper panel and along the front edge of the fold over crease. Some chipping to the top of the backstrip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. XVI, 248 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Short Stories ; Australiana; Natural History -- Ornithology ; Inventory No: 0100765.