Preface; 1. General and introductory; 2. Birds; 3. Lizards; 4. Termites (white ants); 5. Houtman's Abrolhos; 6. Fishes - phenomenal and economical; 7. Pearls and pearl oysters; 8. Marine miscellanea; 9. Insect oddities; 10. Vegetable vagaries; Appendix.
A richly illustrated account of the natural world of Australia, published in 1897, by a prominent British marine biologist.