Birds of Australia [the complete set of eight volumes]. John GOULD.

Birds of Australia [the complete set of eight volumes]

Melbourne, Lansdowne Press, 1972 to 1975 (facsimile edition)/ 1848 to 1869.

Folio, eight volumes, containing 681 colour plates.

Full simulated leather (commonly known as vinyl); a few trifling cover blemishes (Volume 1: spine moderately scuffed, rear cover lightly marked. Volume 2: spine slightly scuffed. Volume 4: front board slightly bowed. Volume 5: light crease down the spine. Volume 6: front board slightly bowed. Volumes 3, 7 and 8 are fine); overall in excellent condition (internally very fine), complete with the original foam packaging for each volume.

+ GOULD: Handbook to the Birds of Australia (the matching companion volume, a facsimile of the two-volume 1865 original octavo edition, presented here in one stout volume). [9 items].

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