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Sydney: Author, 1887. Small folio, 10 handcoloured plates by the author, with accompanying text leaves. Publisher's red maroon cloth boards with gilt title and medallions, pencil inscription from the author, very scarce. One of the rarest of Australian locally published botanical books. Ferguson 18054.
London: J. Debrett, 1790. Quarto, ten handcoloured engraved plates of reptiles. Modern blue half calf with the bookplates of David McPhee. John White was chief surgeon of the First Fleet. He was also an interested amateur naturalist and after arriving at Port Jackson found time to accompany Governor Phillip on.....