The Birds of Australia. John GOULD.
The Birds of Australia.
The Birds of Australia.
The Birds of Australia.

The Birds of Australia.

(Melbourne: Hill House, 1989-96). Facsimile edition, 8 volumes, including the Supplement, folio. 681 coloured plates, including 3 double page plates. Publisher's gilt titled green cloth, an excellent set still held in the original publisher's boxes. Originally published between 1840 and 1869. Gould spent 18 months in Australia collecting samples as well as naming at least 200 new species. One of the landmark works of 19th century natural history, original sets are all but impossible to find, let alone afford. Item #31898

Price: £2,500.00

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