The birds of Australia, comprising three hundred full-page illustrations with a descriptive account of the life and characteristic habits of over seven hundred species.
Melbourne: Charles Stuart & Co., 1887-1891. Folio, Early binder's cloth; a neat set with a few scattered spots. Gracius Joseph Broinowski was born in Poland in 1837 and arrived in Australia in 1857. He was treated roughly on the voyage and jumped ship at Portland, Victoria. He became a naturalised..... More