BROINOWSKI, Gracius (1837 - 1913)
The birds of Australia,
comprising three hundred full-page illustrations with a descriptive account of the life and characteristic habits of over seven hundred species.
Melbourne: Charles Stuart & Co., 1890-1891. Six volumes, folio, full straight-grained black morocco, gilt rule, gilt-lettered labels to spine (lacking on the first volume), bookplates for Bernard Gore Brett to pastedowns, unpaginated, 303 chromolithographed plates, text sheets, tissue guards, the very occasional spot of foxing but overall a fine set, clean and crisp.
A fine set of Broinowski’s great work on the birds of Australia, in a full morocco binding.