1.5 kg.; V, 244 pages, last blank, foreword by John Gordon; Prime Minister of Australia, introduction by Osmar White, gazetteer:- park facts, traveller's guide, photographic data, bibliography and acknowledgements. Photographic endpapers showing a shag (bird) standing on a tree limb stop Colour photographic frontispiece showing Ormiston Gorge. The text is illustrated with numerous full-colour, some double page, photographs, black-and-white illustrations and maps. Dark green boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. The last pages (page 189 through to 244] have been printed on an bright orange coloured paper. Bumping to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. There is an inscription to the free front end paper. Dust marks to the text block edges and a little offset tanning and foxing to the internal text. Photographic dustwrapper with white titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels and foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. This book was first published in 1969. Michael Morcombe travelled for 2 years and 38,000 miles to research Australia's national parks. This book is the result of those travels. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Photography; Local History -- Australia ; Natural History -- Environment ; ISBN: 0701801999. ISBN/EAN: 9780701801991. Inventory No: 0110253.