Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1978-1987. second edition). Octavo, first five volumes of this set, dustwrappers, colour plates, fine set.
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New York: W. W. Norton, 2013. Folio, publisher's cloth, slipcase, colour illustrations. John James Audubon's Birds of America has been reproduced often, beginning with the double elephant folio printed in England by Havill. After Audubon's death, his family arranged with the New York printer Julius Bien to produce another elephant...
London: Bombay Natural History Society, 1921. Tall octavo, 19 colour plates by H. Gronvold, photographs. Publisher's half morocco, slight wear and a few spots. The stamp "Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales" on the endpapers, half title and the verso of plates; inscribed "A. J. Basset Hull Esq. With...
Melbourne: RAOU, 1969-1990. Quarto, photographs. The first 96 parts, unbound.
London: Academic Press, 1986. Quarto, colour plates, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Dunedin: Printed for the Commissioners, 1865. Octavo, modern binder's cloth, bound with other papers by Buller. "This copy is from the 1875 reprint of "Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute" published in 1869. This volume was reset, in a slightly larger format, with continuous pagination, and without title...
Melbourne: Author, 1883. Octavo, Publisher's printed pink wrappers, a few minor blemishes otherwise a very good copy, boxed, very scarce. Originally published as a series of papers in The Southern Science Record. The first separate publication on Australian oology and the forerunner to the author's major work on nests and...
London: Hamlyn, (1973. reprint). Quarto, 66 colour plates by Peter Scott, distribution maps. Later publisher's decorated cloth, each volume in a glassine wrapper, owner's sticker, a fine set.
Farnborough: Author, 1884-1886. Small folio, 27 handcoloured plates by Keulemans. Modern blue half morocco and blue cloth, raised bands, publisher's wrappers retained, all contained in a handsome blue solander box; a few occasional spots but otherwise a fine copy. Henry Eeles Dresser (1838-1915) was a successful and wealthy English businessman...
Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 1993. Quarto, spirally bound, colour plates, other illustrations. The birds of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) covers 406 species and is the first guide to the world's endangered birds as listed in the CITES appendices.
Brisbane: Alexander Editions, (2002. third revised edition). Quarto, colour plates by William T. Cooper. Handsome red full calf and cloth-backed slipcase, limited to 95 numbered copies signed by both author and artist. The deluxe edition, originally priced at $850. We also have stocks of the trade edition [stock record 35064]...
Clayton South: CSIRO Publishing, 2015. Quarto, oblong format, colour illustrations, dustwrapper, signed bookplate. Unfortunately the first printing of PIGEONS AND DOVES was plagued with printing and binding issues which seriously impacted the production quality of the book. The publisher and printer correctly decided to reprint and make a number of...
Chicago: American Library Association, 1973. Octavo, photographs. Publisher's decorated quarter cloth, a fine copy.
Melbourne: Hill House, 1989. Folio, 92 colour plates. Publisher's green cloth, fine copy.
Farnham Royal: Farnham Royal Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, 1958. Quarto, fine copy in dustwrapper, bookplate of Roy Cooper.
Canberra: The Bird Bander's Association of Australia, 1962-1976. Quarto, 14 volumes in wrappers, scarce. A complete set with the first two volumes roneoed. Subsequently renamed Corella.
London: Witherby, 1931-1935. Quarto, coloured plates by Gronvold and others, photographs, text illustrations. Contemporary green half morocco and cloth, titlepage to volume one bound at fear of the first volume, a fine set.
London: British Museum (Natural History), 1890. Octavo, 15 chromolithographic plates by Smit. Publisher's cloth, library sticker on spine and library pocket on lower paste-down, no library stamps, partly unopened. Volume 15 from Richard Bowdler Sharpe's 27 volume Catalogue of Birds in the British Museum, 1874-1898.
Melbourne: Oxford University Press, (1990. first edition). Quarto, colour plates, text illustrations, maps, very good set in dustwrappers.
Buenos Aires: Platt Establecimientos Graficos, 1965-1972. Octavo, colour plates, very good set in dustwrappers.
Johannesburg: Winchester Press, 1982. Quarto, 176 colour plates by Claude Gibney Finch-Davies, fine copy in dustwrapper with bookplate and prospectus tipped in. The standard subscriber's volume, limited to 2750 copies.
[London]: British Ornithologists' Union, 1927-1930. Octavo, Binder's green cloth, a very good copy.
Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, 1978. Folio, colour plates. Publisher's quarter brown calf, limited to 500 copies, numbered and signed by the author.
Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1976. Folio, colour plates and text illustrations. Full brown calf, limited to 500 copies numbered and signed, a fine copy.
Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1991. Quarto, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper, scarce and in demand. The jewel in the crown of the ten volume National Photographic Index series. Volume six of the series, probably the most handsome of them all and by far the smallest print run.