invitation to COG members to attend book launch

Subject: invitation to COG members to attend book launch
From: "Canberra Ornithologists Group Inc." <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 17:27:19 +1000 (EST)
a number of COG members attended a special presentation a couple of years ago at the National Library about the George Raper collection. A book based on that collection has now been published by the NLA, and the author (and Pictures Curator) Linda Groom has sent an invitation to COG members to attend the launch.
First Fleet Artist: George Raper's Birds and Plants of Australia. Talk by Linda about the collection, and Launch by Dr Nicholas Brown of the National Museum.
Time/Date of launch: 4pm, Thursday 11 June
Where: Conference Room (4th floor) , NLA
Free. Book signing and refreshments to follow.
Bookings 6262 1271 or

The book will be on sale for $39.95 on the day ($10 off the usual retail price)

If you haven't seen the George Raper paintings of Australian birds and plants, but would like to, go to page and select the link in the first para to the Ducie Collection.

Sandra Henderson
COG Secretary

Canberra Ornithologists Group Inc.
PO Box 301
Civic Square ACT 2608
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