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The Dodo: From Extinction to Icon


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The Dodo: From Extinction to Icon - Fuller, Errol
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A comprehensive illustrated guide to the dodo: its history, natural history, and its literary and cultural legacy. The extinction of the dodo from the shores of Mauritius followed closely on the arrival of Dutch and Portuguese sailors on the island in the 16th century. Using a diverse number of sources, the author describes the behaviour and myths surrounding this unusual and iconic bird. The first three chapters investigate the dodo's natural history through the use of historical documents, illustrations, paintings, old ...

The Dodo: From Extinction to Icon 2003, Universe Publishing(NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780789308405


Dodo: From Extinction to Icon 2002, Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007145720