John Gould’s The Birds of Australia: in seven volumes was the first comprehensive work on Australian ornithology ever written. Originally issued in parts between 1840 and 1848, it contains 680 hand-coloured plates and lyrical descriptions of Gould’s collecting experiences from his two-year expedition to Australia in 1838.
|Title:||The Birds of Australia: in seven volumes|
|Author:||Gould, John, 1804-1881|
|Illustrator:||Elizabeth Gould, Henry Constantine Richter, and others|
|Publisher:||Published by the author|