||1940. Softcover. 54 illustrations lithographed in Australia for J. Kitchen & Sons by John Sands Pty Ltd., painted by the noted artist Neville W. Cayley [1886-1950]. Published by the Solvol soaps. The book measures 18cm x 12 cm and is tight and completely sound. The front cover shows a little wear with several white rubbed patches. Please see photo. The first page has some damage at the top corner only. The rest of the book is very good with many superb colour illustrations of Australian birdlife. Unpaginated. The cover is now protected by a clear mylar wrap.