Sydney: F.W. White, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. Limited to 120 copies, with a presentation inscription from H. L. White to his friend and fellow egg collector F. Lawson Whitlock, Belltrees NSW 3.5.08. The book introduction states that Jackson sold the entire collection recorded in this book to H. L. White. With the bookplate of Hubert Whittell, the noted Western Australian ornithologist, "Whittell Ornithological Library" who wrote the first handbook of W.A. birds.
Includes a newspaper cutting describing Jackson as Australia’s champion tree climber
The collection was the result of a life long passion for tree climbing and collecting (24 years). The result was 679 entries recorded drawer by drawer with the details and circumstances of their being collected.
4to, vii, 172 pp, ii pp (additions,supplementary, errata), b&w photographic illustrations throughout the text. Half brown calf and green buckram boards. There is some brown marking on the title page, overall in very good condition. Very good overall. Item #27186