Publisher:Angus and Robertson, Sydney London, 1948
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Angus and Robertson, 1948, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Third
preface to the third edition, list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Bright green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book was first published in 1934 and this book is a revised, entirely reset and re-illustrated edition. A book about the interesting, unusual and intriguing birds of Australia. Softening and rubbing to the backs strip edges and to the book corners. The top book corners are bumped and there is rubbing to the lower book edges with some rubbing to the rear book panels. Browning to the textblock edges and pages with slight cocking of the spine. Handling marks to the endpapers. The dustwrapper is in execrable shape. Chipping, with major pieces missing, to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. There is a piece missing to the top right-hand corner of the front panel measuring 2" x 1.5", and there is a small hole to the backstrip region, lower edge. Heavy rubbing and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels with sunning to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , VI - X, , 4-285,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Australia; Inventory No: 0115822.