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Identifier: victoriannatura851968luca Title: The Victorian naturalist Year: 1884 (1880s) Authors: Lucas, A. H. S. (Arthur Henry Shakespeare), 1853-1936 Barnard, F. G. A Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria Subjects: Natural history Natural history Publisher: [Melbourne] Field Naturalists Club of Victoria Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: ake the book an invaluable field guide. The illustrated plants are grouped in sections according to their mostcommonly occurring habitats. Thus plants most likely to be foundin coastal areas, on heathlands, in mountain forests, or the alpineareas, etc. appear in the appropriate sections of the book. The captions and text introduce many revised names and the bookis a valuable contribution to Victorian botany in this regard alone. The techniques of modern colour photography, coupled with thelatest skills of colour reproduction and printing, combine to makethis an aesthetically pleasing book and a reference work of greatvalue to the serious botanist, the amateur naturalist and the interestedlayman. So many colour plates in a single volume makes this a publishingfirst in Australia and makes for an irresistible book of natural history. $9.95 Published by A. H. & A. W. REED in association with the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria Supplement to the Victorian Naturalist, September, 1968 Text Appearing After Image: THE AUTHORS G. ROSS COCHRANE: A New Zealand biogeographer who has doneextensive Australian botanical research over a nine-year period.His contribution is the chapters that supplement the colour plates. BRUCE A. FUHRER: Has been a professional photographer and isnow on the business side of photography. He is active in Victoriannaturalist and conservation movements and has contributed a largenumber of colour plates to the book. EDWARD R. ROTHERHAM: Senior lecturer in photography at theRoyal Melbourne Institute of Technology and is an experiencednaturalist. He acted as chairman of the editorial committee andwas responsible for many of its colour plates. JAMES H. WILLIS: Assistant Government Botanist in Victoria and theauthor of several books and numerous scientific papers. He wassubstantially responsible for the identification of difficult subjectsand described all the flowers and plants illustrated. Supplement to the Victorian Naturalist, September, 1968 OTHER REED TITLES IN SIMILAR FOR Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

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