1958. 243 pp. Hardcover in Very Good condition, with price-clipped dust jacket in Good condition. DJ is chipped, with a few other cosmetic flaws. Top corners of front and back boards are slightly bumped, but beyond that the book is without issue. Although most people are aware that Australia is the home of some very peculiar birds in the world. This book deals informally and delightfully with these curious and charming birds.