The Australian flower paintings of Ferdinand Bauer.
London: The Basilisk Press, 1976.
Folio, 30 pp. 25 interleaved tipped in plates. Publisher's quarter green morocco and marbled boards, a fine copy; presented in a linen covered solander box with label, a few external spots. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies.
Basilisk Press was founded by Charlene Garry and became synonymous with high quality private press publications with an emphasis on natural history. The Bauer publication launched the popularity of the Press and renewed interest in the superb botanical art of Australia's first great botanical painter.