London: Author, 1865. Octavo, Publisher's handsome decorated cloth, front endpaper of volume one marked, otherwise a near fine copy.
The Handbook is a significant elaboration of the text of Birds of Australia and Gould's final contribution to Australian ornithology. It is still a useful book in any working collection of Australian ornithology.
Ferguson 10031; Sauer 25; Whittell pp. 295-6: Wood p. 365; Zimmer p. 262.
Price: $2,500.00 AU