MAMMALS - Marsupials and Monotremes
London: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 1933]. Large quarto, ten photographic plates. Modern half calf and marbled boards, wrappers retained, a fine copy. Part one: The histology of the oviduct during gestation Part two: The structure of the egg-shell. Extracted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of...
London: Philosophical Transactions, . Large quarto, four lithographic plates, later stiff wrappers, the bookplate of P. J. Moors. One of a series of brilliant papers published in the Philosophical Transactions by Richard Owen which lead to the conclusion that the Monotremata were egg laying mammals.
Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, (2000. reprint). Octavo, photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. A complete and up to date examination of the behaviour, social history and extinction of the thylacine. The author challenges many conventional ideas about the species and the causes of its extinction.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 1997. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs. The photographs originally appeared in "Possums and gliders" by Smith and Hume. This field key uses characteristics that will enable the user to identify the larger (greater than 100 gm) species of Australian phalangeroids at a distance, but smaller species may...
Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, 1980- 1987. Folio, colour plates by Rosemary Woodford Ganf. Publisher's cloth covered boards with embossed brown calf inset, limited edition of 1000 copies signed and numbered (number 123) by author and artist, a fine set. Volume one: possums, the Koala and wombats. Volume two: carnivorous marsupials and bandicoots.
Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, [1855. second edition]. Duodecimo, handcoloured half title and 34 handcoloured plates. Contemporary half calf and cloth boards, marbled endpapers, some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. The naturalist's library, volume 24. Most Australian species are covered with an accompanying handcoloured plate.