Washington: Smithsonian, 1992. Octavo, black and white photographs, paperback.
BIRDS - Parrot and Pigeons
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Sydney: Author, 1888. Small folio, 11 colour plates. Publisher's full black morocco with gilt title, all edges gilt, some blemishes, expertly rebacked, some foxing, very scarce. The Pigeon and Dove section from Broinowski's Birds of Australia, published as a separate.
Auckland: Heinemann Reed, 1989. Octavo, colour photographs, bookplate, fine copy in dustwrapper, scarce. The salvaging of the last remaining Kakapos and the subsequent breeding successes is probably the greatest story of modern conservation ornithology.
Auckland: Hodder and Stoughton, 1987. Octavo, colour illustrations, lengthy inscription, softcover.
Neptune City: T.F.H., 1985. Quarto, colour photos graphs, fine copy in laminated boards.
Camarillo: Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, 1994. Octavo, photographs, text illustrations, softcover. Proceedings of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, vol.5 no.4, May 1994.
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]...
Brisbane: Alexander Editions, (2002. third revised edition). Quarto, colour plates by William T. Cooper, a fine copy in dustwrapper. Australian Parrots was first published in 1969 with tipped-in photographs by Len Robinson and was an immediate success. A second edition, with a substantially revised text and illustrated by William T....
Brisbane: Alexander Editions, (2002. third revised edition). Quarto, colour plates by William T. Cooper, LACKS DUSTWRAPPER, otherwise a fine copy. Australian Parrots was first published in 1969 with tipped-in photographs by Len Robinson and was an immediate success. A second edition, with a substantially revised text and illustrated by William...
Melbourne: Lansdowne, (1980. second edition). Folio, colour plates. Publisher's full green calf, limited to 1000 copies numbered and signed by author and artist, a very set in the publisher's solander box (typically a little grubby and sfaded).
Sydney: Lansdowne Editions, (1981. second edition). Small folio, colour plates, bookplate, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, (1980. second edition). Folio, colour plates. Publisher's full green calf, limited to 1000 copies, numbered and signed by author and artist. Fine copy.
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...
London: British Museum (Natural History), (1970. second edition). Quarto, colour plates, slightly damaaged dustwrapper.
Mountfield: Pica Press, (1998. first edition). Octavo, 88 colour plates, maps, fine copy in dustwrapper. The first identification guide to parrots. One-fifth of the world's parrots are on the threatened list and this book includes up-to-date information on their conservation Winner of the 1999 British Library Association's McColvin Medal for...
London: Collins, 1965. Octavo, photographs, text illustrations, fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. New Naturalist Monograph 20.
Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1992. Quarto, colour photographs, fine copy in fine dustwrapper, scarce.
Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2007. Quarto, paperback, black and white photographs, colour illustrations by William T. Cooper, Tony Pridham and others. Signed by the author. This book follows the story of the Paradise parrot (Psephotus pulcherrimus), beginning with its discovery by naturalist John Gilbert in 1844, on the Condamine...
Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2013. Octavo, colour and black and white illustrations, black and white photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. A comprehensive book about these two famously extinct birds. It contains all the known contemporary accounts and illustrations of the dodo and solitaire, covering their history after extinction and discussing...
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981. Octavo, paperback,
London: Author, 1949. Octavo, text printed recto only. Publisher's blue cloth, paper dustwrapper with handwritten label, a fine copy.
Sydney: [Australian Museum], 1894. Octavo, Publisher's wrappers detached and heavily chipped, the neat stamp of the "Royal Society of Edinburgh"
Cape Town: David Philip, 1983. Octavo, colour plates, maps, fine copy in dustwrapper.
London: British Museum (Natural History), 1893. Octavo, 14 chromolithograph plates. Publisher's brown cloth, partly unopened, apart from a library pocket and a small paper library stamp on the bottom of the spine, a near fine copy. Volume 21 from Richard Bowdler Sharpe's 27 volume Catalogue of Birds in the British...
Port Melbourne: Lothian, 1990. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.