The Birds of Australia (Broinowski)

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The Birds of Australia
Author Gracius J. Broinowski
Illustrator Gracius J. Broinowski
Country Australia
Language English
Subject Australian birds
Genre Fine illustrated book
Publisher Charles Stuart & Co: Melbourne
Publication date
1890-1891
Media type Print with chromolithographic plates

The Birds of Australia is an illustrated book depicting Australian birds. It comprises six parts (often bound as three volumes) of 303 full-page, folio-sized, chromolithographed illustrations of over 700 species of Australian birds, with accompanying descriptive text. It was authored by Gracius Joseph Broinowski of Sydney, Australia and published in the early 1890s.[1]

In 1987, 37 of Broinowski's illustrations were reproduced by the Broinowski Publishing Co of Perth, Western Australia in a limited edition of 850 numbered copies:

  • Birds Of Australia. Gracius Joseph Broinowski. A Selection of his Finest Lithographs 1887-1891. ISBN 0-949169-09-9

References

Notes

  1. ^ Whittell (1954).

Sources

External links

  • A scanned version of The Birds of Australia can be found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library [1]


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