Compact book designed to fit easily into a walker's backpack, this book describes the most common eucalypt species found in the Sydney region (from Newcastle to Nowra and west beyond Katoomba). Each species description comes with a distribution map, line drawings of buds and fruit, a colour photo of the bark and a a diagram indicating growth habit. Species are grouped to assist with easy identification and comparison with similar species. 82 pages, paperback. Gary Leonard.