Title: The Southern Ark: Zoological Discovery in ...
Publisher: Century Hutchinson, 1986
Publication Date: 1986
Book Condition: Very Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition
Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition. 237pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 006043
Synopsis: The Southern Ark surveys 130 years of discovery, description and ilustration of New Zealand"s unique fauna. It begins with the voyages of Captain Cook and concludes at the end of the Victorian era. The discovery and description of New Zealand's unique fauna, from Captain Cook to the Victorian age, including such extinct species as the Moa. Draws on the writings of Joseph Banks, Richard Owens, and Richard Taylor and illustrations by artists such as Gould, Lear, and Wolf.
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