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BONYHADY, Tim et al.

The Skottowe Manuscript.

$200.00 AUD

Thomas Skottowe’s select specimens from nature of the birds, animals, &c. &c. of New South Wales. Published for the first time from the original manuscript in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. Edited, with an introductory essay, by Tim Bonyhady. Natural history consultant: John Calaby. Foreword by Sir David Attenborough, C.B.E., F.R.S. Sydney : David Ell Press and Hordern House, 1988. Two volumes, large octavo (310 x 195 mm), cloth with paper title labels, pp. 80; 112, illustrated with fine reproductions of the original manuscript, a very good copy, housed in the publisher’s slipcase, light sunning to spines. Limited to 550 copies.

A finely reproduced facsimile of the Skottowe Manuscript held in the Mitchell Library, illustrated with 27 natural history watercolours by Richard Browne.