Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, 1982. John Gould. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [i-v], vi-xxiv, [1-2], 3-416 : Illustrated throughout including 36 colour plates : Bright green cloth covered boards : Gilt lettering to spine : Pale grey-green endpapers : Light grey-green dust jacket, black lettering and illustration of Gould in oval decoration : Loosely inserted paper notes and post-it notes by previous owner, Louis Pigott. Near fine / as new. Item #1808
This book is the first comprehensive reference work to be published on distinguished ornithologist and artist, John Gould. From the library of Louis Pigott, author of The Birdman of Brisbane ; Sylvester Diggels and his Ornothology of Australia.