D'Abrera, Bernard

Birdwing Butterflies of the World.

Published: Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1975.


First edition. Light grey-brown cloth lettered in green, and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. In green cloth covered slipcase. 260pp, folio. With over 300 life-size colour photos, mostly of set specimens but also of living butterflies in the wild, including some larvae and pupae, and habitats. With a folding map loosely enclosed. Describes over 30 species and 120 sub-species of these magnificent butterflies, in a beautifully presented book, which was in the library of the World Wildlife Fund (just a small stamp to title page).

Fine in Fine jacket, light wear to slipcase as to be expected.


Offered by Michael Sweeney Books