Australian Parrots, second edition, revised
By Forshaw, Joseph M. and Cooper, William T.
Pp. 312; 55 color plates after paintings by William T.Cooper, 55 distribution maps, 15 black-and-white photos of habitats, 55 vignette line-drawings. Publisher’s original tan cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 4to. This is the completely revised second edition. Australia is home to one-sixth of the world’s species of parrots. Every part of the vast Australian continent is inhabited by parrots, from tropical forests of Queensland to the sandy deserts of the interior. Also, the Budgerigar (the budgie), the world’s most popular cage bird, hails from Australia. There is a circular blind stamp of former owner Ralph Lima on the title page.
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|Condition Description||A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.|