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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 For the Love of Nature : E. E. Gostelow's Birds and​ Flowers
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'Ebenezer Edward Gostelow (1866-1944) spent much of his 50-year-long teaching career in country schools across New South Wales. A keen naturalist, he would brighten his blackboards with captivating chalk drawings of birds and flowers. Although not a trained artist, he began to paint as many wildflowers as he could find in the different places where he was teaching. Many of his watercolours depict, in minute detail, buds, flowers, leaves and seeds, arranged in exquisite compositions.

'After retirement, Gostelow gave himself the new challenge of depicting all the recorded species of Australian birds. In For the Love of Nature, a short biography of Gostelow by award-winning author Christobel Mattingley is followed by beautiful full-colour plates of his bird and flower watercolours, drawn from the National Library of Australia's collection of some 860 of Gostelow's works.' (From the publisher's website.)

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In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 May 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Sympathy for the Devil Trevor Haken , Sean Padraic , 2005 single work autobiography ; For the Love of Nature : E. E. Gostelow's Birds and​ Flowers Christobel Mattingley , 2010 single work biography
All for the Love of Birds Sally Pryor , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 April 2010; (p. 5)
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 May 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Sympathy for the Devil Trevor Haken , Sean Padraic , 2005 single work autobiography ; For the Love of Nature : E. E. Gostelow's Birds and​ Flowers Christobel Mattingley , 2010 single work biography
All for the Love of Birds Sally Pryor , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 April 2010; (p. 5)
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