Birds of Australia by Broinowski

Decorative prints
Birds of Australia by Broinowski
The Birds of Australia by Gracius Joseph Broinowski (1837-1913), published in Sydney in 1891. It comprises forty parts in six volumes with 303 full-page, folio-sized, chromolithographed illustrations highlighted with gum arabic of over 700 species of Australian birds, with accompanying descriptive text. 300 x 200 mm.
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BA 119 s

BA 119 Ocyphaps lophotes and Erythrancheua humeralis [Crested pigeon and Bar-shouldered dove] Plate no 6 from volume 3.  Very good condition; 3 brown spots in margin.  $A 50

BA 120 s

BA 120 Megaloprepia assimilis and Myristicivora spilorrhoa [Wompoo fruit pigeon and Pied imperial pigeon]. Plate no 2, volume 3.  Very good condition.  $A 50

BA 121 s

BA 121 Geopelia tranquilla, Hiclopelia cuncata and Lophophaps plumifera. [Peaceful dove, Diamond dove and Spinifex pigeon.]  Plate 7 from volume 3.  Very good condition. $A 50

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BA 122 s

BA 122 Petrophassa albipennis, Geophaps scripta and Geophaps smithii. [White-quilled rock pigeon, Squatter pigeon and Partridge pigeon]  Plate 10 of volume 3.  200 x 300 mm.  Very good condition $A 50

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