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CAYLEY AND SON: The Life and Art of Neville Henry Cayley and Neville William Cayley

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CAYLEY AND SON: The Life and Art of Neville Henry Cayley and Neville William Cayley
Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia
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Edition: first edition - hard cover in dust jacket
ISBN: 9780642277893
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

From the depiction of gamedbirds in Neville Henry's work, to his son's focus on conservation and education, the history of the two men is also a social history of Australia, which can be read as a barometer of changing attitudes to wildlife and its observation. Neville Henry was a highly talented artist, whose dream of publishing a

'big bird book' never came to fruition. His son Neville William also a keen artist was to complete the classic field guide 'What Bird is That? known to bird enthusiasts throughout Australia. This book is a biographical essay on each of the two men. 290 x 240mm., pp. 8 (preliminary pages), 227, with over 100 colour plates throughout, List of illustrations, bibliography, index. Hard cover in dust jacket. NEW


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