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).

Blind-pictorial cloth; a fine copy.

Ferguson 196; the first book on Australian animals, reprinted here for the first time. One of 510 copies of the trade edition (in the overall total of 600 copies).

Item #83403

Price (AUD): $150.00