The Bird Man Of Brisbane ; Silvester Diggles and his Ornithology Of Australia. Louise J. PIGOTT.

The Bird Man Of Brisbane ; Silvester Diggles and his Ornithology Of Australia

Brisbane: Boolarong Press, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [i-x], xi, [xii], [1], 2-214, [215-218] : 39 illustrations : Frontispiece 'Superb Lyrebird, 1866, from Diggles' Ornithology : Foreword by Rod Fisher : Paper covered boards with portrat of Diggles and bird illustrations. As new. Item #1757

"This work by Louis Pigott, retired ophthalmologist and keen naturalist is probably all that stands between recognition for ''the Bird Man of Brisbane'' and continuing obscurity. Diggles died in 1880, but Pigott's marvelous and meticulous book will ensure this dedicated colonial life's work won't die a second death of neglect." (Lesley Synge, Courier-Mail review, 2011).

From the estate of Louis Pigott.

Price: $50.00

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