Nests and eggs of Australian birds: including the geographical distribution of the species and popular observations thereon.

Nests and eggs of Australian birds: including the geographical distribution of the species and popular observations thereon. Archibald James Campbell.

Sheffield: Author, 1900. Octavo, 28 (27 of eggs) chromolithographs by Brittlebank, photographs. Binder's cloth with publisher's decorated cloth laid down on covers and spine, new endpapers, a sound copy.

Six hundred copies published.

A. J. Campbell, a foundation member of both the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union and the Bird Observers' Club, was a prolific contributor to the journals of the day. Along with A. J. North he was the leading oological authority and his work is rightly one of the classics of Australian ornithology. "A most interesting account of the nidification of the 765 Australian birds, with copious notes and beautiful photos of nests and nestlings" (Wood).

Ferguson 7872; Whittell pp.106-115; Wood p. 277; Zimmer p. 123.

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