As new facsimile limited edition, number 407 of 500. Printed by offset lithography and bound in half grey leather. Three Volumes: Volume 1 (Volumes 1 to 5), 1990; Volume 2 (Volumes 6 to 10 [part 2]), 1991; and Volume 3 (Volumes 10 [part 4] to 12 [part 10]), 1992. The Birds of Australia was originally published between 1910 and 1927 in twelve volumes by Witherby & Co.. This facsimile edition faithfully reproduces 105 selected plates by J.G. Keulemans, Roland Green, and H. Gronvold and text from the 600 in the original set held by the family of Captain S.A. White. An introductory essay on Gregory M. Mathews and Captain Samuel Albert White continues at the beginning of each volume. Endpaper illustrations are specific to each volume. Quarto.
Publisher: State Publishing, South Australia
Year of Publication: 1990
Weight: 11 lb