Wild Australia A View of Birds and Men Author Douglas Dorward Paintings and drawings by John Olsen 1977, First Edition Fine / Fine


First edition in immaculate condition with no inscriptions. Paintings & Drawings by John Olsen - 13 superb Olsen illustrations, 4 of which cover 2 pages. The illustrations are: Red-capped Dotterels; Pelican Chick being Fed; Dorward at the Coorong; Pelicans on the Coorong; Pelicans, Lake Eyre; The Coorong; Birds and Eggs by a Waterhole; Pelicans at the Lily Pond; Dorward at Dawn - Fogg Dam; Night Heron and Eel at Fogg Dam; The Arrival; Aboriginals of Arnhem Land; Frog in the Rain. Additionally, the book is illustrated with photographs by the author, a distinguished scientist who expresses his observations in a lucid, even lyric style, free of academic jargon. 128 pp with dust jacket protected by clear, removable mylar sleeve. 

Author: Dorward, Douglas
Artist: Olsen, John
Published: 1977 Collins Sydney & London
ISBN: 0002114461
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Fine 
Book Condition: Fine

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