This book features 59 plates of birds from Gould's eight-volume work, birds that today are threatened or that no longer exist. Featuring exquisite full-colour lithographs reproduced from Gould's 'Birds of Australia'.
Although a sobering reminder of all that we have lost, it will provide an opportunity on how we might take action to protect the birds for whom it is not too late. 293 x 243mm., pp. iv, 247, colour plates throughout, biblio., indexes of Bird Names & People. Hard cover in dust jacket. FINE/NEAR FINE