Eight limited edition volumes on Australian birds by Frank Morris are offered as one lot. The collection comprises 'Birds of Prey of Australia' (1973); 'Pigeons and Doves of Australia' (1976); 'Finches of Australia - a Folio' (1976); 'Impressions of Waterfowl of Australia' (1977); 'Birds of the Australian Swamps', Volume 1 [and] Volume 2 (1978); 'Pencil Drawings, 1969-1978' (1978); and 'Robins and Wrens of Australia - a Selection' (1979). Frank T. MORRIS.
Eight limited edition volumes on Australian birds by Frank Morris are offered as one lot. The collection comprises 'Birds of Prey of Australia' (1973); 'Pigeons and Doves of Australia' (1976); 'Finches of Australia - a Folio' (1976); 'Impressions of Waterfowl of Australia' (1977); 'Birds of the Australian Swamps', Volume 1 [and] Volume 2 (1978); 'Pencil Drawings, 1969-1978' (1978); and 'Robins and Wrens of Australia - a Selection' (1979)

Eight limited edition volumes on Australian birds by Frank Morris are offered as one lot. The collection comprises 'Birds of Prey of Australia' (1973); 'Pigeons and Doves of Australia' (1976); 'Finches of Australia - a Folio' (1976); 'Impressions of Waterfowl of Australia' (1977); 'Birds of the Australian Swamps', Volume 1 [and] Volume 2 (1978); 'Pencil Drawings, 1969-1978' (1978); and 'Robins and Wrens of Australia - a Selection' (1979)

Melbourne, Lansdowne (Lansdowne Editions after the first one), 1973 to 1979 (as detailed above).

Folio (approximately 520 × 370 mm, except for 'Waterfowl', 300 × 300 mm), eight volumes, extensively illustrated.

Full calf ('Birds of Prey'; 'Pigeons and Doves'; 'Pencil Drawings'); half calf and gilt-decorated cloth ('Birds of the Australian Swamps', both volumes); and quarter calf and cloth ('Finches'; 'Waterfowl'; 'Robins and Wrens'); essentially in uniformly fine condition (with some volumes still in their original plain brown paper dustwrappers or cardboard packaging).

All volumes are signed and numbered copies of editions limited to 500 copies (and only 350 copies for 'Finches' and 'Waterfowl'). All volumes carry the number 274 (except 282 for 'Waterfowl'). This copy of 'Pencil Drawings' is one of 100 issued with an original pencil drawing bound in (Red Crowned Pigeon, signed and dated 1974). [8 items].

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