Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw ... The Figures by James Sowerby. George SHAW, James SOWERBY.
Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw ... The Figures by James Sowerby
Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw ... The Figures by James Sowerby
Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw ... The Figures by James Sowerby
Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw ... The Figures by James Sowerby

Zoology of New Holland by George Shaw ... The Figures by James Sowerby

Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 1998 (facsimile edition)/ 1794.

Quarto, [xvi, iv], 34 pages (a few blank) plus 12 full-page colour plates of 'Australian birds, mammals, snakes, fish, etc.' (Ferguson).

Half morocco and blind-pictorial cloth; a fine copy (still in its original mailing carton).

Ferguson 196; the first book on Australian animals, reprinted here for the first time. Australiana Facsimile Editions Number 218. This is Number 76 of the deluxe edition, limited to just 90 numbered copies (in the overall total of 600 copies). It is accompanied, as issued, by a separate suite of the twelve colour plates, housed in a blind-pictorial cloth portfolio.

Item #129905

Price (AUD): $400.00