Canberra: British Museum (Natural History) in association with Australian National Universty Press, 1983. Sydney Parkinson. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. xv (xvi) 300 (304) : richly illustrated in colour and b&w : green illustrated e.p.s : duo-tone green cloth covered boards with kangaroo outline in gilt to top board : lettering in gilt on brown title panel on spine : illustrated dust-wrapper.
Small abraded patch to the foot of the top board : all edges foxed : light wear patch to forefoot of text block : light foxing to half title and the top edge of the title page. Good / very good. Item #1785
From the natural history library of Louis Pigott, author of The Birdman of Brisbane; Silvester Diggles and his Ornithology of Australia.