Melbourne: J. Wing, 1880-1886. Octavo, 39 (of 42) parts in the publisher's printed wrappers, boxed. A very important journal with much insight into early colonial scientific life. Contributors include Ferdinand von Mueller, Charles French and A. J. Campbell. This rare journal was the forerunner to The Victorian Naturalist: the journal...
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Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs, . Small octavo, text illustrations, lacks dustwrapper. Les Chandler (1888-1980) was a pioneering ornithologist who made the first bird bands in Australia and banded the first Mutton bird in 1912. He also campaigned for the established of the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park which became a reality in 1960.
Adelaide: Rigby, 1984. Quarto, colour illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper. A very useful account of the early exploration of Australian natural history and a solid reference for anyone interested in the subject. The author was the recipient of the Museum of Victoria's Science and Humanities Scholarship.