John Gould: References and further reading

Want to know more about John Gould? Here is a list of references for further reading.


  • Australian Museum (2004) John Gould Inc.: An Ornithologist and his Artists. The Australian Museum, Sydney.
  • Chisholm, A. H. (1944) The Story of Elizabeth Gould. Hawthorn Press, Melbourne.
  • Datta, A (1997) John Gould in Australia: Letters and drawingswith a Catalogue of Manuscripts, Correspondence and Drawings Relating to the Birds and Mammals of Australia Held in the Natural History Museum, London. Melbourne University Press, London.
  • Lambourne, M. (1987) John Gould: Bird Man. Osberton Productions, Milton Keynes.
  • Sauer, G. C. (1982) John Gould The Bird Man: a chronology and bibliography. Sotheran, London.
  • Sauer, G. C. and Datta, A. (1998-2001) John Gould The Bird Man: correspondence: with a chronology of his life and works. In 4 vols. Maurizio Martino Publisher: USA.
  • Tree, I. (1991) The Ruling Passion of John Gould: a biography of the bird man. Barrie & Jenkins, London.

Book Chapters

  • Chisholm, A. H., 'Gould, John (1804-1881), zoologist', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966, pp. 465-467.

Journal Articles

  • Cambell, A. G. (1938) 'John Gould Amongst Tasmanian Birds', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Cayley, N. (1938) 'John Gould as an Illustrator.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Chisholm, A. H. (1938) 'John Gilbert. Some Letters to Gould', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Chisholm, A. H. (1938) 'Some Letters from George Grey to John Gould', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Chisholm, A. H. (1942) 'John Gould's Australian Prospectus', Emu, vol. 42, pp. 74-84.
  • Dickinson, D. J. (1938) 'A Resume of Gould's Major Works.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Hindwood, K. A. (1938) 'Mrs. Gould.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Hindwood, K. A. (1938) 'John Gould in Australia.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Hindwood, K. A. (1938) 'The Letters of Edwin C. Prince to John Gould in Australia.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Hindwood, K. A. (1938) 'Some Gouldian Letters.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Iredale, T. (1938) 'John Gould: The Bird Man.', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Jackson, C. E. (1978) 'H C Richter: John Gould's Unknown Bird Artist'. Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History, vol. 9, pp. 10-14.
  • Jackson, C. E. and Lambourne, M (1990) 'Bayfield: John Gould's Unknown Colourer', Archives of Natural History, 17(2), pp.194-195.
  • Mack, G. (1938) 'John Gould's Correspondence with Sir Frederick McCoy.', Emu, vol. 38, .
  • McEvey, A R (1973) John Gould's Contribution to British Art: a note on its authenticity. Art Monograph 2. Sydney University Press for The Australian Academy of the Humanities, Sydney.
  • Sharpe, R. B. (1938) 'Analytical Index to the Works of...J. Gould...With a Biographical Memoir and Portrait', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Stephens, M. (2005) ‘Patterns of Nature: The Art of John Gould at the National Library’, National Library of Australia News, 15 (7), April, pp.7-10.
  • Whitley, G.P. (1938) 'John Gould's Associates', Emu, vol. 38.
  • Whittell, H. M.(1938) 'Gould's Western Australian Birds, with Notes on His Collectors', Emu, vol. 38.

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