To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Natural History  Biography, Exploration & Travel

Cayley and Son The Life and Art of Neville Henry Cayley and Neville William Cayley

Art / Photobook Biography / Memoir
By: Penny Olsen(Author), Andrew Isles(Foreword By)
227 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations
Cayley and Son
Click to have a closer look
  • Cayley and Son ISBN: 9780642277893 Hardback waterproof PVC cover Mar 2013 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
Price: £48.99
About this book Customer reviews Biography Related titles
Images Additional images
Cayley and SonCayley and SonCayley and SonCayley and Son

About this book

Cayley and Son charts the lives and works of Australian bird artists Neville Henry Cayley (1854-1903) and his son Neville William (1886-1950). Peripatetic, often impecunious, and with a reputation for hard drinking, Neville Henry was nevertheless a highly talented artist, whose dreams of publishing a ”big bird book' – a comprehensive publication on Australian birds – never came to fruition. His son Neville William was also a keen artist. 'Buoyant’ in personality, sometimes outspoken and argumentative, he was a pioneer of the surf lifesaving movement before turning his attention to the painting of birds. Taking a more scientific approach than his father, he was to complete the classic field guide known to bird enthusiasts throughout Australia: What Bird ls That?.

From the depictions of gamebirds in Neville Henry’s work, to his son’s focus on conservation and education, the history of the two men is also a social history of Australia, and their work can be read as a barometer of changing attitudes to wildlife and its conservation.

Cayley and Son features a biographical essay on each of the two men, followed by a portfolio of their paintings. With over 100 colour plates of works from the collections of the National Library of Australia, it is a book for art- and bird-lovers alike.


Customer Reviews


Penny Olsen is a research scientist and natural history writer. Based at the Australian National University in Canberra, she is the author of numerous publications including Glimpses of Paradise: The Quest for the Beautiful Parrakeet (2007), A Brush with Birds: Bird Art in the National Library of Australia (2008) and Upside Down World: Early European Impressions of Australia's Curious Animals (2010).

Art / Photobook Biography / Memoir
By: Penny Olsen(Author), Andrew Isles(Foreword By)
227 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations
Current promotions
Field Guide SaleNHBS Moth TrapNew and Forthcoming BooksBuyers Guides