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Feather and Brush: Three Centuries of Australian Bird Art - the Collector's Edition, no. 104 of 375 numbered copies.

Olsen, Penny

Published by Collingwood, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, . First edition., 2001
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Pp. x, (1), 227; 250+ fine color illustrations from paintings by 94 Australian bird artists. Publisher's original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, and with color illustration inset into the front cover, in matching blue cloth slipcase, lg 4to. This volume traces the 300-year history of bird art in Australia, from the earliest European voyages of discovery to the numerous examples of bird art available today. According to the preface, 'it is impossible to review the history of Australia's bird art without delving into its ornithological history." So the author has provided a concise history of ornithological research in Australia while providing the fine illustrations of the bird painters who brought alive the discovery of many new species. No ownership marks and no signs of use. A fine (new) copy in a fine slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 7013

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Title: Feather and Brush: Three Centuries of ...

Publisher: Collingwood, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, . First edition.

Publication Date: 2001

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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