As new facsimile limited edition, number 407 of 500. Printed by offset lithography and bound in half grey leather. Parts 4 and 5 of the Supplement to the Birds of Australia were first published in December 1867 and August 1869. Reproduced here in facsimile are 24 of the original 32 plates with text. An illustrated introduction, 'John Gould and Samuel White: The 'Bird Man' and the 'Gentleman Shepherd,' by Rob Linn provides much interesting detail on these friends and pathfinders of ornithology in Australia. Endpapers after a watercolor painting by James Ashton (c.1890). Folio (22 in x 15.5 in).
Publisher: State Publishing, South Australia
Year of Publication: 1989
Weight: 8 lb