Author(s): Geoff Norman & John G. Keulemans
A complete, all-new edition of the classic 19th century ornithological paintings of John Gerrard Keulemans for Walter Buller's iconic A History of the Birds of New Zealand, featuring fresh reproductions of the original watercolour paintings.
Each exquisite bird image is accompanied by Buller's descriptive text as well as up-to-date taxonomic information in English and te reo Maori. Bound in cloth and beautifully presented in a slipcase, this edition at last makes available the masterpieces inside the rarely seen, and highly valued, original books.
PANZ Book Design Awards 2013 Joint winner, book category, Museums Australia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards 2013.
Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice Finalist - NZ Post Book Awards 2013
A keen tramper and ecologist, Geoff Norman holds qualifications in science and environmental studies and has worked in publishing for over 25 years. Buller's Birds of New Zealand is his first full-length book.