Davis, William E., Harry F. Recher and Walter E. Boles, editors.

Nuttall Ornithological Club Memoir No. 18. The second of  four volumes on the history of Australasian ornithology, is an important contribution to the field. It contains chapters on the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union (including: Birds Australia, and BirdLife Australia); an 1840s perspective on the depletion of the avifauna of the North Island, New Zealand; history of ornithology at: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, the Australian Museum, Sydney, the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand; Alexander and William Sharp and William John Macleay: their ornithology and museum; environmental ornithology at the Australian Museum; and Australian ornithology in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

Volume I (see stock ID 11789), Volume III  (see stock ID 16480), Volume IV (see stock ID 16482)

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Nuttall Ornithological Club, 532 pages.  Octavo, publisher’s cloth, black and white photographs, figures.

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Weight 930 g