Content: Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
Content: Issued in parts, 1832-1837.
Statement of responsibility: Plates drawn from life and on stone by J. and E. Gould and E. Lear.
Citation/reference: Gross, 1994, #151
Content: Illustrations: 448 full-page hand-colored lithographs. Chiefly sketched by John Gould from specimens and drawn and lithographed by Elizabeth Gould; 67 of the bird images and many of the foregrounds were drawn and lithographed by Edward Lear. Variously signed: "Drawn from life & on stone by J. & E. Gould," "Drawn from nature & on stone by J. & E. Gould," "E. Lear del. et lithog.," "E. Lear del.," "Drawn from life & on stone by E. Lear." Printed by C. Hullmandel and hand colored under the direction of Gabriel Bayfield.