Clayton South: CSIRO Publishing, 2015. First Edition. Oblong hardcover : pp [iv] xxviii, 332 : green silk ribbon bookmark : rose endpapers : forest green boards lettered in gilt on spine : semi-gloss illustrated dust jacket : LOOSELY INSERTED the original card signed by Forshaw and Cooper. Fine. Item #2560
The first edition of Pigeons and Doves of Australia was sent to subscribers with an illustrated postcard signed by the author and artist. The original print run was recalled when the paper was found to be wanting, and subsequently the reprint on superior paper was sent out, sans card.