A new and improved edition of Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets by Francoise Le Vaillant 1753-1824 from the original two volumes in the collection of Lord McAlpine of West Green.
Sydney: Imprime, 1989.
Elephant folio, two volumes 144 loose plates. Publisher's handsome green cloth solander boxes with coloured label, a fine set.
Limited to 200 copies. A magnificent modern reproduction of Le Vaillant's great work on parrots. The published price was $20,000.