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Australian Butterflies in Colour
Burns, Alexander,
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Sydney, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover (Photographic Boards) Hardcover (Photographic Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: E. R. Rotherham - Photographer. First Edition. Introduction by author and index. Cream coloured end pages. The text is illustrated with colour photography taken by E. R. Rotherham. Photographic boards with purple and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper, same photographs as for underlying boards, with purple and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. " . . . eighty-five Australian species, some of them among the most splendid in the world, appear in full colour. Alexander Burns' comprehensive text tells the reader how to recognise each butterfly and describes its habits, range, food plant, and the type of country in which it is likely to be found." - from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening of the back strip corners and rubbing of the book corners. Some dust marks to the top book edge with very light age toning of the text block edges. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and to the back strip edges. There is a small piece missing to the top left-hand corner of the rear panel with associated creasing. There is 1/2 inch tear to the top left-hand corner of the front panel and a smaller tear to the lower left-hand corner of the same panel. Sunning and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels and stains can be seen to the spine region. Some faint foxing and browning of the verso. Size: Landscape Octavo. [4], 5 - 112 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: E. R. Rotherham - Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Butterflies; Australia; Inventory No: 0126443. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0126443  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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