A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos by John Gould Facsimile Edition with detailed appendices by Joan M. Dixon Curator of Mammals at the National Museum of Victoria No. 502 of 750 copies Signed by Joan M. Dixon – with the original dustwrapper in the original cardboard mailing box

Gould, John; Dixon, Joan M.

$250.00

Place Published: colour plates
Edition: Signed Limited Edition
Date Published: 1981
Illustrator: colour plates
Size: folio

Facsimile Edition being No. 502 of 750 copies Signed by Joan M. Dixon, Curator of Mammals at the National Museum of Victoria, who provides 5 appendices to rear of plates: Background to the Work, John Gilbert Gould’s Principal Collector, etc; facsimile of Parts I and II (here bound in one volume) of Gould’s work on the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos, first published in 1841 and 1842; Folio (55 x 37cm), bound in handsome two-tone (straw/brown) cloth with locket portrait of Gould to front, green leathergrain endpapers; full-page colour plates accompanied by descriptive text; A Fine Copy, with no marks of flaws, complete with the very scarce original re-inforced cardboard mailing box, and plain brown paper dustwrapper; PLEASE NOTE: A GENUINELY ENORMOUS BOOK WHICH WILL INCUR SIGNIFICANT EXTRA SHIPPING – PLEASE ENQUIRE WITH BOOKSELLER BEFORE ORDERING.

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