Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1999. Elizabeth Smith. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [1-4] 5-112 : Coloured photographs and b/w illustrations throughout : Dark green cloth covered boards : Gilt lettering on spine : Blue/green dust jacket with photographs of various fossils, back cover has photo of 'Complete caudal vertebra of a small ornithopod dinosaur'.
Top board has a few scuff marks : Inside of dust jacket fox marked : Top edge of text block has small brown mark. Good. Item #1539
Written and illustrated by Elizabeth Smith with photography by her husband and fellow AOC Founder, Robert Smith. This book is the first in-depth account of black opal fossil of Lightning Ridge. Foreword by Tim Flannery.