Book, The Moas of New Zealand and Australia; W.R.B. Oliver; 1946; CR2020.032

Name/Title

Book, The Moas of New Zealand and Australia

Maker

W.R.B. Oliver

Maker Role

Author

Maker

D King and F Sadler

Maker Role

Illustrator

About this object

A large soft covered book of 206 pages with black and white photographs and drawings of the moas of New Zealand and Australia.
Contents are:
Introduction; Discovery of Moa Bones; Moa Bone Deposits; Structure of Moas; Classification of Moas; Description of Genera and Species; Habits of the Moa; Origin of the Moas; Evolution of the Moas within New Zealand, Geological History of the Moa; Bibliography; Index.

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard

Measurements

H 250mm x L 250mm x W 185mm

Date Made

1946

Place Made

New Zealand, Wellington

Publisher

Dominion Museum

Publication Date

1949

Publication Place

New Zealand, Wellington

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural history

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals & birds

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand birds

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2020.032

Spine Label

THE MOAS OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA - OLIVER

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