Hesperian Press, (1984). First Edition. Hardcover. Item #213137
1203 pages. 'A detailed work on the present state of our knowledge of the Australian vertebrate fauna and its origins and evolutionary history' -- from the foreword by John Calaby. Printed in typescript. Profusely illutrated, mostly in black-and-white. First edition (first printing). Red boards torn at the spine folds but hinge intact. A very good copy in a creased and torn dust jacket. A large, heavy book.