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Encyclopedia of Australian Animals - Birds
Strahan, Ronald;Australian Museum;National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife (Project)
ISBN: 0207169764
Angus & Robertson Australia 1992 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 469 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Light browning to page edges. Heavy book will require an extra shipping charge.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28840  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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My Family Is All I Have : A British Woman’s Story of Escaping the Nazis and Surviving the Communists
Dear, Helen Alice
ISBN: 0091912237
Ebury Press  2007 
 Paperback 312 pp  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23437  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Curse of The Labrador Duck
Chilton, Glen
Simon & Schuster  2009 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 305 pp. Story of the author's hunt for evidence of the extinct Labrador Duck  As New/As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26905  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Grzimek’s Animal Life Kingdom : Volume 9 Birds III
GRZIMEK Bernhard
Van Nostrand Reinhold  1973 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 648 pp. Cellotape marks on end papers. Volume 3 contains Kingfishers, Jacamars, Puffbirds, Barbets, Toucans, Honey-Guides, Woodpeckers, Desmodactylae, Clamatores or Tyranni, Lyrebirds & Scrubbirds, Songbirds. Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 01891  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Encyclopedia of Birds - Featuring Over 400 Species
N/A
Parragon Book  2007 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 320 pp.  New/New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25976  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Australian Plant Life (Around Australia Program)
Harris, Thistle Y.
Nelson Doubleday (Aust.) Sydney 1966 
 Soft Cover 64pp. Pictorial card covers. Book very firm, clean and unmarked. Stickers remain attached in centre of book in original sheet form. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009457  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Taronga Zoo Book
Strachan, Ronald; Muller, Kerry; Friese, Erich; Cogger, Harry
Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales Mosman 1980 4th Edition
 Soft Cover 56pp. Pictorial card covers. Colour & b/w photographs throughout. Excellent unmarked condition. Oblong book. ISBN 0724048510. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Near Fine
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009463  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Zoos of Australia
de Courcey, Catherine
Australia Post Philatelic Group Australia 1994 
 Hard Cover 40pp. Gloss boards. Full colour illustrated throughout. History of Australian Zoos and tie-in with stamps depicting Australian wildlife. ISBN 0642212058  As New/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009464  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Beautiful Birds of Kenya
KARMALI John
Westlands Sundries Limited  1989 
 Paperback 123 pp. Browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36454  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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High Tide
Smith, J L B
Books of Africa Cape Town 1968 1st Edition
  Collection of selected articles about the marine life off the shores of Southern Africa. Scan on request.  VG++, Shelfwear, Foxing/VG++, Wear, Ch
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007355  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Wild Flowers : The New Naturalist # 5
Gilmour, John & Walters, Max
Collins London 1969 4th Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket No.5 in the New Naturalist series. 'With 45 colour photographs, 27 B&W photographs and 3 line drawings'. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  Near Fine, Offset, Sm Stain/VG++, PC, Sl W
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008630  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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British Mammals : New Naturalist # 21
Matthews, L Harrison
Collins London 1968 2nd Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket No.21 in The New Naturalist series. Illustrated with 16 colour plates, 48 b&w plates and 92 figures in the text. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  Near Fine, Sl Offset & Edgefox/VG++, PC, 2 Te
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008670  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Insect Travellers
Kaufmann, John
ISBN: 0437521222
World's Work Surrey 1974 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Insect natural history. Illustrated by the author. 126 pages, including bibliography & index. 2cm x 1cm rectangular piece clipped from top edge of front free endpaper. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG, Wear, EPS & Edge Foxing/VG, Edgewear,
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013534  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Pigeons and Spiders (The Water Spider)
Maeterlinck, Maurice (Transl Bernard Miall)
George Allen & Unwin London 1935 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Two essays on natural history. First English edition. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG, Wear,Stamp,Ink Name,Foxing/G+,PC,Wear,Tea
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013553  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Nature in East Anglia
Manning, S A (Foreword By Robert Dougall)
ISBN: 0437095002
World's Work Surrey UK (1976)  1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Comprehensive book on the flora & fauna of East Anglia. 160 pages, including the index. Illustrated with many photographs & a map. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG+, Wear, Bumps, Mild Soiling/VG+, Edgewear,
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013571  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Dynamics in Metazoan Evolution : The Origin of the Coelom and Segments
Clark, R B
Clarendon Press Oxford 1964 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket 'Intended for evolutionists and invertebrate zoologists'. 313 pages, including bibliography & indices. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG, Wear, Ink Name, Browning/G, PC, Wear, T
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013610  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Medicinal Plants of Greece
Sfikas, George (English Version Ellen Sutton)
Efstathiadis Group Athens 1979 Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover G, Wear, Binding Partially Loose, Soiling. 142 pages. With colour illustrations by the author. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015993  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Nemerteans
Gibson, Ray
ISBN: 0091119901
Hutchinson University Library London 1972 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG++, Tarnishing to gilt titles, ink date/VG++, Mild edgewear, flap crease. 224 pages, including bibliography & index. Illustrated with diagrams. With colour frontispiece. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020472  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Wild Flowers : Botanising in Britain
Gilmour, John & Walters, Max
Fontana London 1972 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback G+, Edgewear, small tear, crease, ink name, browning/NO DUST JACKET. In The Fontana New Naturalist series. 288 pages, including the index. Illustrated with photographs. Cover photo by John Markham. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021158  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Mountains and Moorlands
Pearsall, W H
Fontana London 1972 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback G+, Edgewear, tear, creases, ink name, browning/NO DUST JACKET. In The Fontana New Naturalist series. Revised by Winifred Pennington. 415 pages, including the index. Illustrated with photographs. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021159  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Peak District
Edwards, K C
ISBN: 0006331939
Fontana London 1973 Revised Edition
 Mass Market Paperback VG, Edgewear, creases, ink marks, stain, browning/NO DUST JACKET. In The Fontana New Naturalist series. Author assisted by H H Swinnerton & R H Hall.. 251 pages, including the index. Illustrated with photographs. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021160  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Dark Estuary - New Edition
"B.B.", Illustrated by Watkins-Pitchford, D J
ISBN: 0718118669
Michael Joseph London 1980 New Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG++, Mild wear, browning/VG, Edgewear, tear (internally repaired with clear tape), browning. Wildfowling reminiscences. Revised edition, with new scraperboard illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. 164 pages. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022426  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Argen the Gull
Russell, Franklin
Hodder & Stoughton London 1965 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Illustrated with 9 photographs by the author. Jacket by Muriel Nasser. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG++, Shelfwear, Abrasion/VG++, Wear, Te
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008764  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The New Forest Beautiful
Stevens, F E
Methuen London 1925 1st Edition
 Hard Cover Illustrated with 20 photographs and a map. Index and Methuen Catalogue at rear. BOOK: Binding is sound; green boards show some spots of abrasion and staining; gilt titles are bright & without loss; shelfwear to spine ends; one corner bump; offset to endpapers; ink gift inscription on half-title page; dealer label at foot of rear pastedown; scattered foxing across the edges of the text-block, and intermittently in the text. Scan on request.  Good +/NO DUST JACKET
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013345  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Fungi : An Introduction to Mycology
Ramsbottom, J
Ernest Benn London 1929 1st Edition
 Soft Cover G, Edgewear, tears, creases, rectangle cut from top of front cover, abrasion, stain, browning. 80 pages. Benn's Sixpenny Library No. 68. Two pages of illustrations at rear. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024863  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve - A Decade of Wetland Conservation
no author
HSBC - National Parks Board Singapore 2003 Edition Not Stated
 Oblong Boards VG+, Shelfwear, bumping, scuffing/NO DUST JACKET. Articles and manuscript sections contributed by Ng Sock Ling, Linda Goh, James Gan and Joseph Lai. 98 pages. Illustrated with photographs. Expanded condition report/digital photo on request.  Very Good +/NO DUST JACKET
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 030320  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Sub-Antarctic Sanctuary : Summertime on MacQuarie Island
Gillham, Mary
London: Gollancz, 1967   
  VG++, Mild Shelfwear/VG, PC, Edgewear, 1 Tear. 1st Edition. 'With a foreword by Phillip G Law'. 'All photographs and sketches by the author'. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005917  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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South America : The Green World of the Naturalists - Five Centuries of Travel and Exploration in South America
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang (Selected & Annotated with Biographical Sketches & Introduction by)
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1951   
  VG++, Offset, Foxing/VG++, PC, Edgewear, Rubbing. 1st Edition. With 26 illustrations. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005664  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Constant Pest : A Short History of Pests and Their Control
Ordish, George
London: Peter Davies, 1976   
  VG/Good. 1st Edition. Apparently the first book on the history of pests and pest control. Jacket by Ivor Claydon. BOOK: Slight spine head/heel crush, one corner bump and one corner crease, water stain s and abrasions to top front & rear board and endpapers. JACKET: Spine fade, heavy edgewear, chipping & loss to top of jacket corresponding to the staining on the book, rubbing on rear panel, crease o n front flap. Scan recommended.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004985  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Margins of the Seas
Burton, Maurice D.Sc.
London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1954   
  VG++/VG+. 1st Edition. Treatment of marine life from evidence to be found between the high and low water marks on the shores. Book has mild corner bumping, and scattered foxing on endpapers and edge-cut (Text pages have not been affected). Jacket has edgewear, shallow chipping to spine head and heel, and a few tears. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002661  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Crab That Crawled Out of the Past
Milne, Lorus & Margery, Illustrated by Gosner, Kenneth
London: G Bell & Sons, 1967   
  VG++/VG++, PC, Sl Edgewear. 1st UK Edition. Illustrated book on the Horseshoe or King Crab. A full condition report for this book is available on request.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001931  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Inshore Fishes of the Arabian Gulf
Relyea, Kenneth
ISBN: 0045970033
George Allen & Unwin London 1981 1st Edition
 Illustrated Boards VG++, Shelfwear, scuffing, light browning. In The Natural History of the Arabian Gulf series. 149 pages, including bibliography and index. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Expanded condition report/photo on request.  Very Good ++/NO DUST JACKET
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 031931  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Reader’s Digest Travels and Adventures: Through the Great Canadian Wilderness
Halsey, David; Landau, Diana
ISBN: 0864490186
Readers Digest Association Limited Surry Hills, Australia 1996 First Thus
 Hard Cover Laminated pictorial boards, first thus, 1100gms, 192 pages, brown coloured endpapers. Through the Great Canadian Wilderness explores Canada's open wilderness from its stunning waterways through to the breathtaking snow clad mountains. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAUSA10  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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HOMES WITHOUT HANDS Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals, Classed According to Their Principle of Construction. with New Designs by W. F. Keyl, and E. Smith, Engraved by Messers Pearson
Wood, Rev. J. G.
Longmans, Green & Company London 1865 
  Xvi, iii list of illustrations, 632 pages, 21 full page illustrations and many more illustrations in the text, half green leather binding, corners bumped and cloth sides with wear on foredge, raised bands on spine with title and decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, binding nice and tight, overall a good to very good copy 
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14040  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PATTERNS OF REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR
Morris, Desmond
McGraw Hill  1970 
 Hardcover 528pp; illustrations. Very good copy in very good dustjacket ; 235 x 155mm 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14182  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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TRAVEL DIARIES OF A NATURALIST VOL III. Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, Mongolia, the Phillipines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand
Scott, Sir Peter; Weston-Smith, Miranda (editor)
ISBN: 0002177072
Collins Publishers Ltd  1987 First Edition
 Hardcover 223pp; photographic illustrations by Phillipa Scott. Fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. ; 245 x 170mm 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15166  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS AND BEASTS
Lemonnier, Camille. translated by Allison, A. R.
George Allen & CO. London 1911 
 Hardcover Six colour illustrations by E. J. Detmold. Decorative cloth boards, nice clean copy. ; 195 x 130mm ; 196pp pages 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15199  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WILDFLOWERS OF VICTORIA
Galbraith, Jean
Colorgravure Publications Melbourne  First Edition
 Hardcover No date, 223 pages, colour frontis, black & white photographic supplement between pages 168 & 217, corrigenda sheet pasted to inside of front dustjacket flap, Blue cloth with silver motif on front cover, dustjacket with minor edge wear. ; 220 x 140mm 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14255  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FOREST CULTURE AND EUCALYPTUS TREES. The Only Complete & Reliable Work on the Eucalypti Published in the United States.
Cooper, Ellwood.
Cubery & Co. San Fransisco 1876 First Edition
  238 pages, last blank, plus 2pg errata, plus 1pg records of temps in Victoria, frontispiece & 2 other plates, original cloth, corners showing wear, endpapers replaced at some time in the past, Very Good copy. Book size 185 x 115mm, Contains articles by Baron Von Mueller, Von Mueller was involved in supplying Euclyptus trees to California which the subject matter of the book is about. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14428  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF PREY
Newton, Dr. Ian and Olsen, Penny (editors)
Golden Press Pty Ltd Australia 1990 First Edition
  An illustrared encyclopedic survey by international experts, Photographic illustrations by Tony Pyrzakowski, fine copy in fine dustjacket. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 320 x 250mm; 240 pages 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14405  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BUSH JOURNEYS
Molyneux, Bill
ISBN: 0170066568
Thomas Nelson Melbourne 1985 First Edition
 Paperback Previous owners inscription. A very good copy. ; 245 x 180mm; 140 pages 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14534  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FRINGE OF THE SEA
Bennett, Isobel
Rigby Adelaide 1966 
 Hardcover 261pp; illustrations. Lansdowne-Rigby Library stamp to page edges and bookplate to front endpaper, otherwise Very good copy in very good dustjacket ; 240 x 150mm 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14692  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PORTRAIT OF A WILDERNESS The Story of the Ornithological Expeditions to the Coto Donana
Mountfort, Guy
Hutchinson London 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover 240pp; illustrations by Eric Hosking. Very good copy in chipped dustwrapper. ; 245 x 175mm 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14700  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ISAAC’S STORM A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Larson, Erik
ISBN: 0609602330
Crown Publishers New York  First Edition
 Hardcover 323pp; Very good copy in very good dustjacket; 235 x 155mm 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14711  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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NATURE IN FOCUS The Photography of Heather Angel
no author
Pyramid Books London 1988 
 Hardcover Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 325 x 240mm; 144 pages 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13481  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE OBSERVER’S BOOK OF LARGER MOTHS
Ford, R. L. E.
ISBN: 0723215340
Frederick Warne  1974 
 Hardcover 192pp; illustrations. ; 145 x 90mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13641  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE COLOUR DICTIONARY OF MUSHROOMS
Dickinson, Colin & Lucas, John
ISBN: 0856134155
Orbis Books London 1982 
 Softcover 160pp; illustrations. ; 290 x 220mm Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13654  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE EXOTIC ORCHIDS OF ASIA (With Notes on Their Cultivation)
Soon, Teoh Eng
ISBN: 0589503472
A H & A W Reed Wellington 1980 First Edition
 Paperback With more than 200 colour plates, previous owners name stamp on inside of covers & first page otherwise a very good copy. ; 275 x 195mm; xiv, 287 pages Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18349  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN SEA FISHES SOUTH OF 30 S
Coleman, Neville.
ISBN: 0868241164
Doubleday Sydney 1983 Reprinted with Minor Correctio
 Hardcover With almost 300 colour photographs, maps on endpapers, this guide describes one-third of Australia's marine fish families. A very good copy in a very good dustjacket. ; 290 x 220mm; 302 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18418  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF HEALTH PLANTS Atlas of Medicinal Plants
Bianchini, Francesco and Corbetta, Francesco
ISBN: 0517471353
Crescent Books New York 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover With 82 illustrations by Marilena Pistoia, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 300 x 210mm; 242 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18472  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BOTANY A Study of Pure Curiosity. Botanical Letters and Notes Towards a Dictionary of Botanical Terms. Translation of the Letters by K. Ottevanger.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Michael Joseph London 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover With 153 full page colour illustrations by P. J. Redoute, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. The letters in this book were originally written in 1712 - 1778 by Jean Jacques Rousseau. ; 156 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18529  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BUTTERFLY AND ANGELFISHES OF THE WORLD Volume 2.
Allen, Dr. Gerald R.
ISBN: 3882440031
Mergus Melle 1981 2nd Edition in english
 Hardcover With many photographic illustrations in colour, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 275 x 220mm; 149 - 352 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18545  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ENDOCRINOLOGY
Bentley, P. J.
ISBN: 0521099358
Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1980 Reprint
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy. ; 230 x 150mm; xi, 415 pages 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16589  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE COLD-BLOODED AUSTRALIANS
Schmida, Gunther
ISBN: 0868241113
Doubleday Lane Cove 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover A unique photographic study of Australia's reptiles, amphibians, freshwater fish, with over 280 colour photgraphs, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 300 x 220mm; 208 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17084  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FLORA OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 1, Introduction.
no author
ISBN: 0642066531
Australian Governent Publishing Service Canberra 1981 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations and map. The series Flora of Australia, planned to comprise approximately 50 volumes to be published over a 20-year period, is designed for use by persons with some botanical knowledge who require information on the names, characteristics, distribution and habitat of Australian plants. George Bentham's Flora Australiensis, the only previous Australia-wide Flora, was written in England and published between 1863 and 1878. It contained 8125 species. The new Flora, written by many botanists, will describe all the native and naturalised plants of Australia, currently estimated to be over 20 000 species. Co-ordinated and edited by the Bureau of Flora and Fauna. Department of Home Affairs and Environment, it will contain keys for identification, colour and black and white illustrations and distribution maps. This introductory volume contains chapters on the history and purpose of the Flora of Australia project, the origin and evolution of the Australian flora, and the systematic arrangement of plant families. It includes a key for the identification of families of flowering plants and a glossary of botanical terms. ; 250 x 175mm; x, 200 pages Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17854  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GERARD’S HERBALL The Essence Thereof Distilled by Marcus Woodward from the Edition of Th. Johnson, 1636
Gerard, John; Woodward, Marcus
ISBN: 0517464705
Crescent Books New York 1985 First thus.
 Hardcover With the description, origin, location, and characteristics of almost 200 herbs, a Facsimile Reprint Edition. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 260 x 190mm; xix, 303 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18434  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE EXPLORER’S GARDEN Rare and Unusual Perennials
Hinkley, Daniel J.
ISBN: 0881924261
Timber Press Portland 2002 Reprint
 Hardcover With colour photographic illustrations throughout, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Dan Hinkley's quest for distinctive plants has led him on expeditions to China, Korea, Nepal, Chile, and remote areas of North America. "The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials" presents the most fascinating perennials found during Hinkley's treks around the globe, describes the assets each plant brings to the garden, and explains how it is best cultivated and propagated. Illustrated with Hinkley's own splendid photographs as well as those of Lynne Harrison. ; 270 x 190mm; 380 pages Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18444  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PHEASANT BREEDING AND CARE
Delacour, Jean
T. F. H. Neptune City 1970 
 Hardcover With illustrations, illustrated colour endpapers showing pheasants, a very good copy in laminated boards, no dustjacket, previous owners name on half title page. ; 220 x 140mm; xiv, 112 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17016  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FLORA OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 1, Introduction.
no author
ISBN: 0644294825
Australian Governent Publishing Service Canberra 1993 Reprint
 Paperback With illustrations and map. The series Flora of Australia, planned to comprise approximately 50 volumes to be published over a 20-year period, is designed for use by persons with some botanical knowledge who require information on the names, characteristics, distribution and habitat of Australian plants. George Bentham's Flora Australiensis, the only previous Australia-wide Flora, was written in England and published between 1863 and 1878. It contained 8125 species. The new Flora, written by many botanists, will describe all the native and naturalised plants of Australia, currently estimated to be over 20 000 species. Co-ordinated and edited by the Bureau of Flora and Fauna. Department of Home Affairs and Environment, it will contain keys for identification, colour and black and white illustrations and distribution maps. This introductory volume contains chapters on the history and purpose of the Flora of Australia project, the origin and evolution of the Australian flora, and the systematic arrangement of plant families. It includes a key for the identification of families of flowering plants and a glossary of botanical terms. ; 250 x 175mm; x, 200 pages Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18335  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KANGAROOS
Gould, John
ISBN: 0333139127
MacMillian South Melbourne 1973 First thus.
 Hardcover With Modern Commentaries by Joan Dixon, the Gould plates and text appearing in this edition were first published in 1863 as volume II of John Gould"s MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA. A large volume bound in black with a black slipcase, a very good copy. ; 375 x 270mm; [vi], 152 pages Near Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18033  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KEEPING AND BREEDING PARROTS
Aschenborn, Carl
ISBN: 0866229604
T. F. H. Publishing Australia 1990 First thus.
 Hardcover With many illustrations in colour, A fine copy. ; 280 x 225mm; 160 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17416  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE PLANETS
Sobel, Dava
ISBN: 1841156213
Harper Perennial London 2006 
 Paperback Dava Sobel tells the story of each member of our planetary family - touching on myth, history, astrology, science fiction and the very latest scientific data. A fine copy. ; 195 x 130mm; 271 pages 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16013  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE NATURE NOTES OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY
Holden, Edith
ISBN: 0718133390
Michael Joseph/Webb & Bower London 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover Beautifully illustrated with over 150 of Edith Holden's exquisite watercolour paintings of flowers, plants birds and butterflies. ; 235 x 180mm; 192 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17278  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WHALES
Slijper, E. J.
Hutchinson & Co. London 1962 First English Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, original blue boards with some marks, overall a good copy. ; 235 x 150mm; 475 pages 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15645  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
Perry, Philip
ISBN: 0862838878
Colour Library Books Godalming, Surrey 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover With over 150 colour photographic illustrations, fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 360 x 255mm; 156 pages 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16732  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE CONTENTED BOTANIST Letters of W. H. Harvey (1811-1866) about Australia and the Pacific
Ducker, Sophie C. (edited by)
ISBN: 0522843417
Miegunyah Press Melbourne 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover Number 3 in the Miegunyah Press Series. Signed by Sophie Ducker, with 9 maps plus 21 plates (some in colour) , a very good copy in a very good dustjacket that has some fading on spine. ; 245 x 160mm; xvi, 414 pages Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17918  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF NEPAL With Reference to Kashmir and Sikkim.
Fleming, Robert L. , Sr. & Fleming, Robert L. , Jr. & Bangdel, Lain Singh
Avalok Publishers Nepal 1979 Second Edition
 Hardcover With over 1000 individuals are shown all in colour, representing 741 species on 150 colour plates, endpaper maps, dustjacket has small tear on front panel now repaired, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 190 x 120mm; 358 pages 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16452  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS
Ali, Salim
Bombay Natural History Society Bombay 1977 Tenth Edition
 Hardcover With 70 plates in colour depicting 280 species, 3 in line and 22 in half-tone, endpaper maps, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 190 x 125mm; xlvii, 175 pages 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16453  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WILD FLOWERS OF AUSTRALIA
Harris, Thistle Y.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1971 Seventh Edition
 Hard Cover 67 colour plates showing over 250 Australian wild flowers by Adam Forster. Dustjacket has 2 short tears on top edge with small piece missing, otherwise a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 245 x 185mm; xviii, 206 pages 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16036  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Water: The Power, Promise, and Turmoil of North America’s Fresh Water
Graves, William (ed)
National Geographic Society Washington 1993 
 Soft Cover 120pp. Pictorial wraps. Colour gloss throughout. Excellent unmarked condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Fine
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008277  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Oceans
no author
Scientific American New York 1998 
 Magazine 112pp. Pictorial wrapper. Full gloss colour throughout. Excellent condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Near Fine
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008276  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Birds of Victoria Number 6: Rare Species
Reid, A. J.; Shaw, N. J.; Wheeler, W. R.
Gould League of Victoria Melbourne 1979 
 Soft Cover ii+94pp. Illustrated card covers. Very firm, clean and unmarked. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN 0909858071. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010931  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Woodland Birds : The New Naturalist 52
Simms, Eric
ISBN: 0002132591
Collins London 1971 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Near Fine, Very mild top edge foxing/VG++, PC, Edgewear, small tear, light browning. In The New Naturalist series - 'A Survey of British Natural History'. 391 pages, including bibliography & index. Illustrated with photographs. Jacket design by Clifford & Rosemary Ellis. Expanded condition report/photo on request.  
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018340  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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EVERY AUSTRALIAN BIRD ILLUSTRATED
Wade, Peter
ISBN: 0727000098
Rigby Adelaide 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover Profusely illustrated with 563 colour photographs, 131 paintings, dustwrapper has at top of rear panel at flap fold otherwsie a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 320 x 240mm; 320 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19686  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Australian Parrots in Field and Aviary (The Comprehensive Revised Edition of Cayley’s Standard Work)
Lendon, Alan H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover xxxvi+348pp. Green boards. Gilt lettering spine. Book very firm, clean and unmarked. Illustrations + colour plates. Dustwrapper not price clipped. Touch of crease to edge of wrapper. In the Australian Natural Science Library. ISBN 0207124248.   Very Good+/Very Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010004  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Audubon Society Field Guide To North American Birds: Eastern Region
John Bull; John Farrand Jr.
ISBN: 0394414055
Alfred A. Knopf U.S.A. 1977 
 Soft Cover 784 pp. Green cover has white lettering. Browning to page edges. A few brown spots and a little insect nibbling on the first page.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39459  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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TASMANIAN WILD LIFE a Popular Account of the Furred Land Mammals, Snakes and Introduced Mammals of Tasmania
Sharland, Michael
Melbourne University Press  1962 
 Soft Cover xiii, 86pp; illustrations; 215 x 140mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11354  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Life of Birds
Attenborough, David
ISBN: 0563387920
BBC Books London 1998 
 Trade Paperback 320 pp.  Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39549  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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AUSTRALIAN BIRDS
no author
The Shell Company Limited Australia 1931 
 Paperback No date stated but printers mark suggests November 1931, a nice booklet issued with compliment's of The Shell Company of Australia, has cut out on front cover, lots of illustrations of birds in black & white, and colour illustrations of bird eggs, a very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; 64 pages Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16979  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WALKER’S UNIVERSAL ATLAS For the Use of Schools
no author
   
 Hardcover Printed By Barnard and Farley, Skinner-Street for F. C. And J. Rivington; G. Wilkie & others, London, 1816. Rebound in half blue leather with contempary marbled sides, and endpapers, original front free endpaper with name and date preserved, raised bands with gilt rule and dark red title label, date 1816 in gilt at foot of spine. 27 hand-coloured double page maps including folding map of the world, a very good copy, digital images supplied on request. ; 235 x 140mm 
Price: 750.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16123  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN COCKATOOS Experiences in the Field and Aviary
Sindel, Stan and Lynn, Robert
ISBN: 0958772711
Singil Press Australia 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover 220 x 150mm; 252 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18651  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ACACIAS OF AUSTRALIA Volume One
Simmons, Marion
ISBN: 0170071790
Nelson Melbourne 1987 Revised Edition
 Paperback With 31 colour plates and many full page line drawings, A fine copy. ; 260 x 185mm; [viii], 327 pages Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18762  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PLEASE LET THEM GROW
Thomson, Noel.
Southdown Press Melb 1968 First Edition
 Card Cover A collection of photographs of native flowers/plants grown in Western Australia and the Eastern States of Australia, signed by the author, stapled book of 80 pages, the verso of each page is blank, ; 240 x 175mm Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17561  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SHARKS AND RAYS
Taylor, Leighton (Consultant editor)
ISBN: 0864490941
Readers Digest Australia 1997 First Edition
 Hardcover With colour illustrations throughout, a great reference book, A near fine copy. ; 280 x 160mm; 288 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17575  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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OUR COUNTRY’S FLOWERS And How to Know Them
Gordon, W. J.
Day & Son London N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover No date stated, illustrated with 33 chromolithograph plates, each plate showing many flowers, many line drawings, with book plate of Susan Matilda Cunninghame-Graham Henn from the Yacht "Galatea". The Galatea lost both races in September 1886, the 6th America's Cup in New York to the American defender "Mayflower". From 1888 until 1894, Mr. And Mrs. Henn lived aboard the Galatea in Britain. Following Lt. Henn's death in 1894, Mrs. Henn continued to live aboard the yacht until her death in 1911.; 195 x 140mm; vi, 154 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17656  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOOK OF NATURE’S MARVELS
Olcott, Frances Jenkins
George G. Harrap London 1936 First Edition
 Hard Cover With lovely b/w & colour illustrations, green cloth decorated in yellow with picture of peacock pasted to front cover, lacks front free endpaper, internally clean. ; Romance of Knowledge Series. ; 215 x 150mm; 288 pages Very Good+
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5739  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE UNCOMMON GARDEN
Law-Smith, Joan
ISBN: 0909710570
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Melbourne 1983 First Edition
 Hardcover With wonderful full page colour illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; 128 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19633  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRD DISPLAY AND BIRD BEHAVIOUR An Introduction to the Study of Bird Psychology
Armstrong, Edward A.
Dover Publications New York 1965 First thus.
 Paperback With illustrations, classified list of scientific bird names, bibliography, index. A very good copy. ; 215 x 135mm; [viii], 431 pages Very Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19827  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SPIDERS
Hillyard, Paul
ISBN: 9781847738738
New Holland Publishers Chatswood, N. S. W. 2011 First thus.
 Hardcover With full colour photographic illustrations throughout, pictorial laminated hardcover, A fine copy. ; 250 x 195mm; 160 pages Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19762  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Fire
Junger, Sebastian,
ISBN: 9781841157726
Fourth Estate, London, 2001. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 224 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. The millions of readers and viewers of The Perfect Storm have long awaited this new work of non-fiction by Sebastian Junger. This time, we step off the deck of the Andrea Gail into an inferno. Here is the same enthralling prose brought to bear on the inner workings of a terrifying elemental force; here is a cast of characters ready to risk everything in the effort to bring that force under control. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 1841157724. ISBN/EAN: 9781841157726. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3622. 
Price: 12.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 3622  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
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