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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 12. 1940
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The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1940 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others, short inscription on first page, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 72 pages Very Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20243  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 9. 1937
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The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1937 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others, short inscription on first page, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 48 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20241  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 11. 1939
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The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1939 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 48 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20242  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 7. 1935
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The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1935 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, has a short xmas inscription from Alan 1935 on first page. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 60 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20239  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 8. 1936
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The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1936 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 72 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20240  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FRINGE OF THE SEA
Bennett, Isobel
Rigby Adelaide 1974 Reprint
 Hardcover With many illustrations. A very good copy lacking a dustjacket. ; 240 x 150mm; 261 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20291  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia
Swan, Gerry
ISBN: 1853685852
New Holland Australia 2005 Reprint
 Soft Cover 144 indexed pages including colour illustrations. This guide identifies over 200 species covering the most commonly seen snakes, turtles, tortoises, geckos, lizards, dragons and skinks of Australia. Each entry carries approximately 100 words in length and includes common and scientific names. Each species is accompanied by a colour photograph. A general introduction includes information on the group to which each species belongs with reference to the relevant text within the guide.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 050009  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Old-growth Forest Attributes in North East New South Wales: Occasional Paper 15
Love, Ashley; Cavanaugh, Janet; and Willett, David (eds)
ISBN: 0731008405
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service NSW, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 204gms, 64 pages. Proceedings of a regional workshop held as part of the National Forest Inventory at Woody Head, Bundjalung National Park, NSW on 26-27 May 1992. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Wraps show some light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: NATPLA35  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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AUSTRALIAN VEGETATION
Groves, R. H. edited by
ISBN: 0521424763
Cambridge University Press Melbourne 1994 Second Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy. ; 230 x 150mm; xviii, 562 pages Very Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20310  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Of Birds & Billabongs
Fox, Allan
ISBN: 0727018523
Rigby Publishers Adelaide, Australia 1983 First Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first editions, 1230gms, 155 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This book captures the moods and fascinating variety of Australia's most important, and threatened, billabongs and wetlands systems. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket is in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISNAT26  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Bird Wonders of Australia
Chisholm, Alec H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1934 
 Hard Cover xvi + 308pp. Green cloth boards. Spine detached. Book firm and clean. Gould League of Bird Lovers presentation plate dated "Bird Day 1941" awarded to pupil at Maryborough State School. Black & white plates.  Fair/No Jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010003  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Bush Charms
Chandler, L. G.
Whitcombe & Tombs Melbourne  
 Hard Cover 116pp. Green cloth boards. Dark green lettering. Spine partially separated along front hinge. Book firm and tidy. School library stamps. Black & white plates. Introduction by Charles Barrett. Printed by Specialty Press. Ex-Library Fair - Good/No Jacket
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011064  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Red-tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in Central Park
Marie Winn
ISBN: 0747542031
Bloomsbury  1999 
 Paperback 321 pp. Browning to page edges. Black line on top page edge. Large whiteout mark on first page.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40944  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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PHILIP’S GUIDE TO SEASHELLS OF THE WORLD
Oliver, A. P. H.
ISBN: 0540085669
Philips/Octopus Publishing London 2004 First Edition
 Softcover 320pp., two colour maps, plus colour illustrations throughout by James Nicholls. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "An easy-to-use identification guide to a wide range of shells from all over the world, from the common to the rare and coveted . . . over 1200 species are described, and more than 1000 are illustrated . . . " Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 485g.   Very Good +
Price: 19.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007612  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GARDEN FLOWERS
Meikle, R.D.
Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1963 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 479pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 14 unpaginated like-art plates throughout (all called-for plates extant). Colour-art by Lura M. Ripley. Numerous b/white, line-drawn intext illustrations by the same artist. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain, original green cloth boards undamaged. Text-block top edge tinted, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and colour-faded on spine, plus minor laminate bubbling. This sixth and final volume in the 'Kew Series' is a stand-alone, but companion volume, to 'Garden Shrubs and Trees' (Volume 4 in the Kew Series). It provides a concise systematic account of cultivated hardy and half-hardy herbaceous plants . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Key to Genera, Garden Flowers, Biblio., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 579g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007281  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE SOUTH OF 30 S.
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0868242691
Doubleday Sydney 1987 First Australian Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 288pp., each identified specimen has a depicted page with colour-plate illustration, small b/w locality map and relevant description, plus frontispiece and intext illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Shelfwear on foot and heel of backstrip. Circled 'R' stamp on foot of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and nipped on foredge corner folds. Covering every group of marine creatures [except fish] that inhabit the waters around Australia south of 30oS, contents of this enthralling book include: Prelims., Intro., Sponges, Worms, Cnidarians, Sea Mosses, Crustaceans, Molluscs, Echinoderms, Sea Squirts, Mammals, Appendix, Glossary, Index. More. Book weight approx. 1430g. [1.43KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003381  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MARINE ANIMAL INJURIES TO MAN
Edmonds, Dr. Carl
ISBN: 0-949585-40-8
Wedneil Publications Melbourne, Australia 1984 
 Soft Cover 204pp., previous owner's inscription on prelim. page, colour and b/w photos throughout, [some graphic in nature], colour pictorial cover. Formerly published [1975] under the title "Dangerous Marine Animals Of The Indo-Pacific Region". Identification, First-aid and treatment are covered. Weight approx. 450g.   Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006865  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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STORMS
Fisher, John
Adland Coles Southampton, Great Britain 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 159pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Grey boards lightly bumped. Leaves and textblock edges flecked. Art-illustrated (Philip Gough), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn, with foxing on rear (text) panel. Anecdotes of some of the storms and tempests that have beset mankind unfortunate enough to be caught in their path . . . includes the Great West Indies Hurricane of 1780, the Eddystone Lighthouse collapse, the storm that stopped a war and other terrifying tales . . .Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 11 chapters, more. Book weight approx. 440g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006021  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LUCY: The Beginnings of Humankind
Johanson, Donald C. And Edey, Maitland A.
ISBN: 0246113626
Granada Publishing London 1981 1st [U.K.]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 409pp., locality map endpapers [different]. Unpaginated [8 page] colour-plate section. Intext b/w halftone plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, but cocked, and lightly bumped. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Duncan Mil], loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, price-clipped and sticker ghost on front flap. "When Don Johanson discovered a partial skeleton, approximately 3.4 million years old, in a remote part of Ethiopia, he knew he had stumbled on something unique, for 'Lucy' is the oldest [by over a million years], most complete and preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ancestor ever found..." Contents, in chaptered 'parts' include: Prelims., Background, Golden decade 1967-77, What is Lucy?, Why did Lucy walk erect?, Unfinished business, Appendix, Biblio., Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 960g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Good+/Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003372  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORALS OF THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN REEF
Grant, Ern
ISBN: 0646058134
E.M. Grant Pty. Ltd. Scarborough 1991 1st [Stated]
 Softcover 56pp., colour plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased. Primarily pictorial with concise captioning, the author, a life-long advocate and champion for the welfare of the Great Barrier Reef, demonstrates in this volume the beauty of colour and the diversity of patterns and shapes in the wondrous corals of the reef . . . Includes: Foreword, Intro., Notes on Corals, Index. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004641  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
Pulley, Kenneth
ISBN: 0701803371
Lansdowne Editions Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 104pp., unpaginated, specimen colour plates throughout. Intext b/w line-drawings, maps and sketches. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor bumps and shelfwear to head and heel of backstrip. Slight imperfection on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a short closed tear. "....It is concerned with the biology of fishes as vertebrate marine animals, their anatomy and how they function...." Contents include: Intro., Structure/Physiology, Reproduction, Control and co-ordination, Sense organs, Environment, Food chain, Biological world, Behaviour, Populations, Evolution, Habitats, more. Book weight approx. 440g.   Good+/Good +
Price: 9.35 (AUD)
Book Number: 002995  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FOREST WARS
Ajani, Judith
ISBN: 9780522854190
Melbourne University Press Victoria, Australia 2007 First Edition
 Softcover v, + 362pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small felt-pen mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner crease to front panel, else nominally scuffed. " . . . forest expert Judith Adjani contends that Australia in is the enviable position of being able to meet nearly all its wood needs from economically superior plantations . . . There is no irreconcilable conflict between development and environment. So why do the major parties not have coherent forest policies? . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters over 4 'parts', Glossary, Notes, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx.   Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007840  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TREES OF PARADISE. (Signed Copy)
Edmunds, Richard and Hughes, Nigel
ISBN: 0963031201
Green Press Malibu, CAlifornia 1991 First Edition
 Softcover 258pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations, plus several sketch maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Several inscriptions (both to the same person) on title page: A protracted inscription, signed by secondary author's mother; the second, significantly shorter, signed with Christian names of both authors. Whew!! Otherwise, leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Kowane Bague/Felix Endoi) card wrapper mildly bumped, plus reading crease on front. The story of two men who care about, and their attempts to save, the remote forests, and the flora and fauna they contain, in the wilds of Borneo and Papua New Guinea . . . Contents over four 'parts': Part One-The Severed Head of a Toucan. Part Two-Trees of Paradise. Part Three-Bikpela Tek Long Gahom. Part Four-Rainforest Hope. Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005918  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INSECTS
O’Toole, Christopher
Guild Publishing (BCA) London 1987 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 141pp., plus xvi. Colour and b/white halftone plates, art illustrations and line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very slightly edgeworn, and mildly colour-faded on spine. The collective of 21 expert contributors, this BCA edition contents include: What is an Anthropod, Millipedes/Other Myriapods, Insects and Other Hexapods, Arachnids, Glossary, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 850g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011793  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A GUIDE TO LIVING WITH WILDLIFE: How to Prevent and Control Wildlife Damage in Victoria
Temby, Ian
ISBN: 0730626474
Department of Conservation and Environment East Melbourne, Victoria  First Edition
 Softcover [1992]. Intext sketch-illustrations by Kelvin Hucker. Book clean. Spine firm. An errata sticker affixed to colophon page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Frank Moore] card wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased. Environmentally sharing areas with wildlife can be, at times, a problem. Possums in the ceiling, kamikaze kookaburras smashing reflection windows, ever-active cockatoos attacking window frames...This book contains practical solutions to addressing these and other issues...Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004894  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WILDLIFE OF THE DESERTS
Wagner, Frederic H.
ISBN: 0711200246
Book Club Associates United Kingdom 1980 
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 231pp., colour photographic, and b/white line-drawn, illustrations (223 illustrations, including 158 plates in full colour). Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain orange boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine. "Those who think all deserts are merely vast seas of sand will be amazed at the variety shown in these pages . . . valuable additions to the informative and colourful text include descriptions and drawings of atmospheric circulation, topography, dune formation, oases, ephemeral lakes and the accelerated life cycles of the creatures they support. There is also a supplement featuring desert lizards and succulents." Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good ++/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009962  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BEETLES
Klausnitzer, Bernhard
ISBN: 0896731413
Exeter Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1983 First Thus (U.S.)
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 213pp., illustrated throughout: identifying colour plates, b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawings by Traudl Schneehagen. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed illustration over undamaged tan buckram boards. Textblock unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with short, closed tears. First American Edition, translated from the German by Sylvia Furness. Attempts to summarise the rich store of knowledge being assembled by the tireless efforts of entomologists . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The Scarab, Anatomy and Behaviour, Phylogenesis, Feeding Habits - Beetles Beneficial and Harmful to Man, How Do Beetles Multiply, Classification, Index, Bibliography, Sources. Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009421  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WAY OF A TROUT
Van Gytenbeek, R. P.
ISBN: 0397008724
J.B.lippincott Philadephia, U.S.A. 1972 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket (xiii) + 146pp., intext colour plates (stills from the 30-minute film 'The Way of a Trout', produced by James Wilkie, an amateur cameraman and avid conservationist. Filmed in North America in 1969, Wilkie donated the highly successful film to the trout conservation organisation, Trout Unlimited. Book clean and square. Vivid gilt title on blue cloth spine, blindstamp publisher's device on front board. Leaves clean. pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus compound damage on spine. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Part 1/ The Way of a Trout (text by Albert Hazzard, leading American fisheries biologist), Part 2/ The Battle (8 chapters), Appendix. Book weight approx. 710g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007780  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FISHES OF THE SEA : The North Atlantic and Mediterranean
Lythgoe, John and Gillian
ISBN: 0713722258
Blandford (Cassell Imprint) London 1991 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 256pp., intext illustrations throughout: full-colour halftone plates of featured specimens, plus b/white line-drawings of species. Book clean and square. Gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards. Text-block foredge flecked, else clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and U.V.affected on spine. The original form of this book was published in 1971, this version being significantly revised. " . . . an important identification guide to the marine fishes of the Atlantic and Mediterranean . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Intro., Class: Cyclostomata. Chondrichthyes. Osteichthyes. Indexes. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008031  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SEASHELLS: A Portrait of the Animal World
Cleave, Andrew
Todri Productions New York 1996 
 Illustrated Gloss Boards HB/DJ 72pp., stunning, intext colour plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss, pictorially-illustrated boards undamaged. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. "There can be few natural objects as beautiful and fascinating as the shells of molluscks...." From magnifying-glass size up to giants over two feet [61cm.] in length, no human sculptor can match the intricacies of design and patterns of nature's handiwork...This volume offers a selection, to be envied by any collector, with an interest in shells. Book weight approx. 810g.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003236  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE RIDDLE OF THE DINOSAUR
Wilford, John Noble
ISBN: 0394527631
Alfred A. Knopf New York 1985 Stated First Edition
 Quarter Cloth Hardback & DJ 304pp. 10 page, unpaginated full colour section. Intext b/white halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Gilt titles. Leaves clean, untrimmed foredge. Illustrated [author portrait on rear], loose-plastic protected d/jacket slightly edgeworn, else v/good. 'The life and behavior of the giant beasts in the days of their dominion. The startling new theories about their mysterious disappearance from the Earth. The adventures and achievements of the paleontologists who have pursued the riddle of the dinosaur.' Book weight approx. 850gms.   Very Good +,/Very Good.
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001344  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT [German Text]
Botting, Douglas
ISBN: 3791300857
Prestel Verlag Munchen 1974 1st Edition Thus [German]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket Original blue cloth. Four tip-in, double-spread colour plates. Intext b/white half-tone plate sections, plus an undamaged, folded, removable map and affixed sleeve on rear paste-down. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, gloss laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn with laminate lifting, plus an area [U.V. affected] lost from spine.Bound-in [part sample facsimile of 'Kleinere Schriften', Alexander Humboldt, 1853, at rear. Originally published as 'Humboldt and the Cosmos', George Rainbird, London, 1973. The story of German naturalist and explorer, Friedrich Wilhelm Kark Heinrich Alexander, Freiherr [Baron] von Humboldt, 1769-1859. German text throughout. Includes Index. Loose with book: The contemporary card of Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer, Generalsekretar [Secretary-General] of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany, in excellent condition. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good +/Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004822  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORAL REEFS
Holliday, Les
ISBN: 0861014634
Salamander Books London 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 204pp., colour, illustrated endpapers, exquisite underwater colour plates of marine life, enhanced by a series of area maps and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. "This book celebrates the stunning variety of life that abounds in the warm waters of the world's coral reefs..." Part One: The Coral Reef Environment. Part Two: Coral Reefs of the World, including Caribbean, Maldives, Red Sea, Kenya, Hawaii, and of course, Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Index. Book weight approx. 1.2KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005153  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES IN COLOUR
Burns, Alexander & Rotherham, E.R.
ISBN: 0589500015
A.H. & A.W. Reed Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1969 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 112pp., recto-page colour plates. Book clean. Spine firm. White title to green boards, which are mildly shelf-rubbed. Small, light mark to rear free endpaper, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, sunned spine (title clearly legible), minor foxing to reverse. " . . . 85 Australian species, some of them among the most splendid in the world, appear in full colour. Alexander Burns' comprehensive text tells the reader how to recognise each butterfly and describes its habits, range, food plant, and the type of country in which it is likely to be found." Book weight approx. 340g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010696  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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OUR SEA, OUR FUTURE: Major Findings of the State of Marine Environment Report For Australia
Zann, Leon P. [Compiled by]
ISBN: 0642173915
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Australia 1995 First Edition
 Softcover [large format] 112pp., intext colour plates, maps and tables throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Text-block mildly bumped on upper foredge corner. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, bumped and small abraded spots on front. Inserted loosely is an errata slip with several references. This book[let] is an overview of the major findings of SOMER [State of the Marine Environment Report for Australia], written in a non-technical style for the general reader. Contents include: 8 chapters, Information Sources, Glossary, Acronyms and Index. Book weight approx. 500g.   Good+
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 004149  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LIVING WITH BUTTERFLIES
Newman, L. Hugh
John Baker Publishers London 1967 1st Edition Thus [Revised]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket Original blue cloth. ix, + 228pp., frontispiece plus unpaginated, b/white halftone plates, with intext facsimile documents. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Blue cloth boards unmarked. Very lightly splotched free endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, abraded, and has several closed tears, plus a dampstain line on spine. Originally published in 1953 as 'Butterfly Farmer', this edition was revised and re-titled. It is the story of a family who, for seventy years, were literally farmers of butterflies in England. 16 chapters. Book weight approx. 570g.   Very Good +/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004837  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LIVING SONARS OF THE OCEAN
Sergeev, B.F.
ISBN: 5030007687
MIR Publishers Moscow 1989 Second Printing, English
 Hardcover 269pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards very good. Translated from the Russian by M.B.Rosenberg. English translation edited by R.N.Hainsworth. "This book concerns that mysterious world that lies beneath the ocean waves . . . Myriads of underwater creatures, such as dolphins, whales, and seals, obtain information in a way that is incomprehensible to us Homo Sapiens, for they use sonar or echolocation . . . " Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008840  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BUTTERFLIES OF THE WORLD
Preston-Mafham, Rod, and Preston-Mafham, Ken
ISBN: 0816057133
Cassell Illustrated London, England 2004 Reprint
 Hardcover 192pp., colour, and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. "The authoritative text, with numerous photographs and clear illustrations, is enhanced by the unique personal observations of Ken Preston-Mafham . . . Though coverage includes species from around the world, there is special emphasis on the often spectacularly patterned species of Africa and South America. The wealth of information in this book, however, ensures that it is of equal importance to the amateur nature lover, student, and scientist anywhere in the world . . . " Contents include: Preface, 10 chapters, Appendices, Glossary, Guide to Further Reading, Butterfly Conservation Societies, Picture Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 650g.   Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009487  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BEARS OF THE WORLD
Ward, Paul and Kynaston, Suzanne
ISBN: 0816052085
Cassell Illustrated London 2002 Reprint
 Hardcover 191pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, b/white distribution maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. "The authors offers a picture that encompasses science, natural history, and another deeper - almost spiritual - aspect of bears . . . introduces the living species; charts their evolutionary history; tells how they live, what they eat, and how they cope with their habitats; and reexamines their behaviour and the interrelationship bears have with humans . . . " Contents include: Acks., Preface, 6 chapters, Glossary, Further Reading, Index. Book weight approx. 640g.   Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009488  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CROCODILES OF AUSTRALIA
Webb, Grahame / Manolis, Charlie
ISBN: 0730102548
Reed Books Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. 1989 First Edition
 Illustrated Boards HB & DJ 160pp. Colour illustrated throughout, plus several candid, historic b/white halftones. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Monochrome, illustrated boards undamaged. Graphic, pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket has several [jagged] closed tears and nominal edgewear. "In this exciting book, Grahame Webb and his associate, Charlie Manolis, uncover the 'private lives' of crocodiles, with comprehensive studies on reproduction, growth, movement, behavior, habitats and foods...'' Contents include: Prelims., Intro., World Crocodilians, Australian crocodile habitats, Australian saltwater crocodiles, ditto Freshwater, Crocodile attacks, Crocodiles and man, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 980gms. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine./Very Good.
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 002205  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WILDLIFE OF THE AUSTRALIAN SNOW-COUNTRY : A Comprehensive Guide to Alpine Fauna
Green, Ken and Osborne, William
ISBN: 0730104613
Reed Chatswood, N.S.W., Australia 1994 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket v, + 200pp., colour photographic and art illustrations, and b/white figures, throughout. Colour illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, purple title there-on. Plain white boards very lightly bumped at foot. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. From the jacket flap: " . . . the culmination of fifteen years' extensive field work and research on aspects of the ecology of alpine wildlife. It combines the expertise of Drs Ken Green and William Osborne to present a comprehensive coverage of the fauna of Australia's high country . . . This authoritative work is indispensable for professional and amateur naturalist alike - and anyone interested in the rich natural world of Australia's snow-country." Contents include: Acks., Preface, Foreword, 10 chapters, Glossary, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 850g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011544  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HAND-REARING WILD AND DOMESTIC MAMMALS
Gage, Laurie J., D.V.M.
ISBN: 0813826837
Iowa State Press Ames, Iowa, U.S.A. 2002 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover xvii, + 279pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped only. Monochrome, halftone plate-illustrated gloss boards near fine. Text-block pristine. No dustjacket (as issued). This book, suitable for veterinarians, technicians, and wildlife caregivers provides clear guidance to raising and caring for a wide variety of domestic, farm, wildlife and zoo mammals from birth to weaning . . . Contents include: Prelims., Contributors, Introduction, Part 1/ Domestic Mammals. Part 2/ Wildlife, Zoo, and Marine Mammals, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 820g.   Near Fine
Price: 93.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008726  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SAVING THE OCEANS
MacInnis, Joseph [Editor]
ISBN: 1550134167
Key Porter Books Toronto, Canada 1992 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 180pp., stunning colour illustrations throughout, covering each ocean level, from the shore the the abyss...Book clean and square. Spine firm. Blind-stamped boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. The combined talents and skills of scientists and environmentals have come together to indicate how fragile and susceptible to human damage is earth's vital finely-balanced marine eco-system...With contributions from marine experts of various disciplines, contents covering the four ocean zones, include: Prelims., Origins, Diversity of life in the oceans, Planets lifebelt, Twilight zone, Dynamic abyss, Animals and birds, Sensory world of the deep, Protecting the oceans, Epilogue, Appendices, Contributors, Index. Book weight approx. 1.72KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003546  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THIS IS NOT A WEASEL: A Close Look at Nature’s Most Confusing Terms
Mortenson, Philip B.
ISBN: 0471273961
Wiley and Sons Hoboken, New Jersey, United States 2004 1st Impression [p/b]
 Softcover xi, + 272pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally splayed only. "How can you tell a buffalo from a bison and a yam from a sweet potato? What's the difference between a frog and a toad? . . . " 'This Is Not A Weasel' helps you make sense of the ubiquitous similarities, confounding terminology, and downright misnomers that make plant and animal names so confusing....Contents include: Prelims., Nomenclature and Taxonomy, Plants, Terrestrial Invertebrates, Aquatic Life, Amphibians and Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Notes, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Near Fine
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003223  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BUGS IN THE SYSTEM: Insects and Their Impact on Human Affairs
Berenbaum, May R.
ISBN: 0201408244
Helix Books/Addison-Wesley Publishing Reading, Massachusetts, United States 1996 1st Thus [P/B]
 Softcover xiii, + 377pp., intext, b/w halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. In the world of insects, which impacts on us all, the numbers are staggering: up to 30 million species, an estimated number of individual insects at any given time is 10 quintillion, collectively out-weighing every other lifeform on the planet. They are to be found everywhere....Contents include: Prelims., Classification and Nomenclature, Physiology, Behaviour, Social lives, Vegetarian lifestyles, Eating insects, Parasites and hosts, Odd appetites and out-of-the-way places, Insects and people, Appreciating insects, Equal time, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.   Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003227  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FISH FOR AUSTRALIAN FRESHWATER AQUARIUMS
Lee, Christopher
ISBN: 0600073432
Paul Hamlyn Dee Why West, N.S.W. 1975 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 144pp., illustrated throughout: intext b/white line-drawings and sketch illustrations, fully enhanced by 194 colour plates, depictions of aquatic plants and fish. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Trivial bump on foot and foredge of front board. Minor foredge flecks, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn and U.V. affected on spine. "...describes all aspects of aquarium keeping and contains information on the life histories of most of the family of aquarium fish and plants." Contents include: Intro., Basic requirements, Environmental requirements, Setting/Decorating the Aquarium, Maintenance, Foods and Feeding, Aquatic Plants, Fish Diseases, Enemies and Other Aquarium Inhabitants, The Natives, Goldfish, The Fish, Plates, Index. More. Book weight approx. 840g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003830  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS AND GREAT EARTHQUAKES : Advance Warning Techniques to Master the Deadly Science
Grover, John C.
ISBN: 1875401709
CopyRight Publishing Company Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1998 First Edition
 Hardcover xxii, + 272pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates, plus numerous graphs, charts, and line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Minor bump on heel of backstrip, like bumps on upper foredge corners of dramatically-illustrated gloss boards. Leaves pristine. No dustjacket (as issued?). The author, John Grover, Earth Scientist and Engineer, tells about the history and development of techniques to give early warning of volcanic eruptions and damaging earthquakes days, months, or even years ahead of the events. This book begins in 1962 . . . Contents of this fascinating book include: Prelims., In Brief, Acks., Fiery Prologue, Introduction, 5 'parts', chaptered with Endnotes, Appendix, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Near Fine
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008583  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BRITISH SEAWEED
Dickinson, Carola A.
Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1963 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 232pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 11 unpaginated like-illustrated plates, artwork by Ernerst V. Petts (all called-for plates extant). Numerous b/white intext sketch illustrations throughout, by Ernest V. Petts and Lura M. Ripley. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain, original green cloth boards undamaged. Text-block top edge tinted, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and colour faded on spine, plus minimal laminate bubbling. A stand-alone, Volume 3 in the 'Kew Series' of British Plants. Suitable for the learned, and not-so-learned, the contents of this hard to find title include: Prelims., Intro., Key to Genera, British Seaweeds: Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, Rhodophyta, Biblio., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 395g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007278  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE OBSERVER’S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES
Wells, A. Lawrence
Frederick Warne London  
 Green Cloth Covered Hardback No publication date [1955]. 152pp., 76 illustrations [64 in full colour]. Book square, cloth has a few spots, fading to spine and a small short tear to cloth on lower rear panel. No dustjacket. Former owner's private ex-libris label affixed to front pastedown, else leaves clean. Possible first edition. No printing history [print code '801-755']. Covers numerous species and varieties of fish found throughout the British Isles. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000682  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Maberley, C.A. (Revised By Richard Goss)
ISBN: 0947464298
Jonathan Ball and AD. Donker Publishers South Africa 1990 First Thus
 Hardcover 347pp., plus unpaginated (48 page) photographic colour-plate section. Intext, b/white line-drawings (C.A.Maberley) and distribution maps throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Leaves unmarked. This important work on the mammals of South Africa by Charles Astley Maberley (1905-1972) has been revised and updated by Richard Goss. The reader will undoubtedly enjoy the expanded colour section. Charles Astley Maberley, who moved to South Africa when he was 18, was murdered by an intruder in 1972. Book weight approx. 870g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011774  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE KARRI FOREST
Morcombe, Irene & Michael
ISBN: 0727003933
Rigby Limited Adelaide 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 55pp., stunning colour plates on recto pages, text on versos. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minor shelf wear to foot, speck of insect damage to rear cover foredge. Small light stain, top of ffep., else leaves clean. Pictorial, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has insect damage to both lower foredges, very minor edgewear and a spot stain. These magnificent trees, attaining heights of 80 metres, growing to maturity over 250 years in the south-west corner of Western Australia, are one of Australia's natural wonders. This volume is the ninth book in Rigby's Conservation Series. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001546  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE BARRIER REEFS: A Guide to the World of Corals
Mojetta, Angelo
ISBN: 1853107050
Swan Hill Press Shrewsbury, England 1995 1st. U.K. Edition,
 Large Format Softcover 168pp., stunning colour photography, b/w and colour art throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Laminate lifting from several areas on front and back foredges, otherwise pictorial card wrapper good. "Life on a coral reef offers endless discoveries . . . " Contents include: Intro., 500 million years of history, Coral geography, Coral biology, Life on a reef, Most common fish and invertebrates of the Indo-Pacific and the Caribbean. Book weight approx. 810g.   Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001700  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NATURE OF SURREY: The Wildlife and Ecology of the County and London South of the Thames
Drewett, John
ISBN: 0860232476
Barracuda Books/Surrey Wildlife Trust Buckingham, England 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 132pp., locality map endpapers. Colour-art frontispiece. Eight, unpaginated colour plates, and numerous intext b/w halftone plates and sketch drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt titles. Green faux-leather boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [as frontis], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. A stand-alone volume in the on-going 'Nature of Britain' series, the 'Nature of Surrey' takes us through the County and Boroughs, shows us the wildlife and how it interlocks, tells us what we have lost, and what we can keep-if we take the trouble . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword by President [David Bellamy], Genesis, Woodlands, Grasslands, Heathlands, Scrublands, Still waters, Rivers/Streams, On the farm, Living with man, Tomorrow is too late, Appendices: Wildlife and sites, Refs., Indices: general, Species. Subscribers. Book weight approx. 620g.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002924  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MALLEE COUNTRY WILDLIFE : The Nature of the Lower Murray-Darling Basin
Cowling, Sid
ISBN: 187568705x
Gould League of Victoria and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Victoria, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 64pp., colour art and b/white photographic illustrations, b/white line drawings and maps, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented only. Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 306g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010077  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORNISH REX CAT
Jones, Eve Denise
ISBN: 184286047X
Interpret Publishing Surrey, England 2003 First Edition
 Hardcover 123pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, very slightly canted. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. "This attractive and informative volume dedicated to the Cornish Rex Cat includes: History of the Cornish Rex Cat, Anatomy, A Portrait, Purchasing, Providing a Safe Home, Feeding, Grooming, Training and Behaviour, Breeding, Exhibiting, Health Care, Useful Addresses, Index. Book weight approx. 480g.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009508  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BUDGERIGARS : A Complete Guide for Breeders and Fanciers
Christian, Michael Stuart
ISBN: 0670901199
Viking O'Neil (Penguin) Ringwood, Victoria, Australia 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 138pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections throughout, plus intext, b/white line-drawings, sketches and charts. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel of same. Blue boards similarly bumped. Textblock clean. Pictorially-illustrated loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn, with U.V. affected (sunned) text on spine. The author, "a breeder and freelance writer, has written a comprehensive guide that will enable anyone fascinated by these lively, attractive birds to keep and breed them . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., History, Prerequisites, Husbandry, Mating, Aviary Problems, Judging, Understanding Heredity, Breeding Process, Showing, more. Appendix, Glossaty, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 870g.   Very Good +/Good +
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 006763  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PLATYPUS
Moyal, Ann
ISBN: 1865083739
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, NSW, Australia 2001 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 226pp., b/white art and photographic illustrations throughout, plus 8 page, colour plate illustrated section. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green boards negligibly edgeworn. Map-illustrated endpapers. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "The extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world . . . This is the enigmatic story of a biological riddle that confounded scientists for nearly ninety years, challenging theories of creationism, evolution and the classification of species along the way." Contents include: Intro., 15 chapters, Glossary, A Word on Sources, Illustrations, Index. Book weight approx. 450g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008183  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AN OBSESSION WITH BUTTERFLIES : Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect
Russell, Sharman Apt
ISBN: 0099471337
Arrow Books London 2004 Second Impression
 Softcover xviii, + 238pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-scuffed only. "From the beastly horned caterpillar whose blood helps it count time to the peacock butterfly with wings that hiss like a snake, Russell traces butterflies through their life cycles, exploring the creatures' own obsessions with eating, mating, and migrating . . . " Contents include: Acks., A Note on Names, 15 chapters, Selected Bibliography and Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009640  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN RAINFOREST
Parish, Steve, and Parish, Jan
ISBN: 0947263837
Steve Parish Publishing Queensland, Australia 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards have one tiny bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket negligibly indented only. " . . . shares with the reader magnificent photographs taken by Steve Parish over many years in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate forests. Steve and his wife have chosen images which show the diversity and sensuous splendour of the ancient forests and the fascination of the remarkable creatures which inhabit them . . . " Afterword by founder and President of the Australian Rainforest Conservation Society, Dr. Aila Keto, AO. Book weight approx. 1.35 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009728  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LYREBIRD
Smith, E.H.
Lansdowne Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1968 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 115pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout, plus unpaginated colour illustrated pages. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor tanning to endpapers, random foxing spots to endpapers and textblock edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edgeworn, foxing spots to reverse. "In this book Dr. Smith throws new light on many aspects of lyrebirds and their behaviour. Over 100 b/white and colour photos show intricate and unusual details of their appearance, their life and environment. Dr Smith discusses the cycle of the lyrebird year, their displaying, mating, breeding and moulting habits; the nest hygiene characteristics of the female and how she nurtures and raises her chick . . . " Book weight approx. 750g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010375  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COLLINS POCKET GUIDE TO BRITISH BIRDS
Fitter, R.S.R.
ISBN: 1851520260
Chancellor Press London 1986 Revised Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 287pp., plus 1 x 58 page colour, and 1 x 48 page b/white, art illustrated sections (Richard Richardson). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, lightly tanned. Art-illustrated gloss boards very good+. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, faint staining to reverse. From the jacket flap: "Observers can identify particular birds using five forms of classification: size, colour, distinctive features, behaviour and habitat. This precise method, which concentrates on the birds' obvious features, is both simple and effective . . . The book is filled with over 1,000 accurate paintings and drawings, 600 of which are in full colour." Naturalist and author Richard Sidney Richmond Fitter was born in London in 1913, and died in 2005. Book weight approx. 720g.   Very Good +/Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011813  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SIGNS OF THE WILD : Field Guide to the Spoor and Signs of the Mammals of Southern Africa
Walker, Clive
ISBN: 0869772600
C.Struik Cape Town, South Africa 1986 Revised Edition, 2nd Impressio
 Softcover 231pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations, duo-tone locality maps and b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and indented, soft corner crease to rear panel. Numerous contents include: Preamble, Acks., Environmental Glossary, Mammal Index, Comparative Spoor Illustrations, Author's Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011814  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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OKAVANGO FROM THE AIR
Walker, Clive
ISBN: 0947458042
Struikhof Publishers Cape Town 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 156pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by photographer Herman Potgieter. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards have a surface indentation to front panel, minor edge-rubbing. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two short, closed tears to upper spine, minor surface scuffs. From the front flap: "For the ever-increasing numbers of tourists who come to this extraordinary inland delta to explore its intricate maze of waterways and to marvel at its wildlife riches, the usual mode of travel is by 'mokoro' (dugout canoe), poled expertly through the crystal-clear waters by Bayei boatmen. Its panoramic grandeur, however, can only be fully appreciated from the air, and in this magnificent book photographer Herman Potgieter and conservationist Clive Walker have combined their talents to present a birds-eye view of this enormous wetland wilderness . . . " Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011834  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THIS IS NAMIBIA
Cubitt, Gerald, and Joyce, Peter
ISBN: 1868251861
Struik Publishers Cape Town, South Africa 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 158pp., plus (ii). Small b/white halftone plates, stunning colour plates (including double-page title-frontis spread and half-title page), and locality map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Blue boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. Namibia is one of Africa's younger nations, having gained its independence in 1990 after a century of colonial rule. Situated in the western region of southern subcontinental Africa it covers a region four times the size of the United Kingdom. A captioned, photographic tour of this diverse country. Includes Index. Additional feature: A folded, single sided A4 leaflet explaining the relevance and use of several native trinkets. Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012126  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A TIME TO CARE. Tasmania’s Endangered Wilderness
[Text by: Norm Sanders] [Photography by: Chris Bell]
Chris Bell Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, Australia 1980 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 112pp., photographic colour plates throughout by Chris Bell, plus one alone by iconic Tasmanian wilderness photographer Peter Dombrovskis (1945-1996), and a line-drawn map. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over undamaged spine. A few random specks on plain buff boards. Foxing splotches on half-title and rear leaf, else textblock clean. Colour-illustrated (Chris Bell), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. Personal and collective concern for the unique Tasmanian wilderness has brought together Norm Sanders, Chris Bell and Bob Brown (with a photographic contribution by Peter Dombrovskis), environmentalists /conservationists all, to raise awareness of a need for action to save this endangered wilderness . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Bob Brown), 10 chapters. Book weight approx. 840g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Good +/Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS - FROGS The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife
Tyler, Michael J.
ISBN: 0207159963
Angus & Robertson Pymble 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover With full colour photographs of each frog and a distribution map, a fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; xvi, 109 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS - REPTILES The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife
Ehmann, Harald
ISBN: 0207173796
Angus & Robertson Pymble 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover With full colour photograph for each entry and a distribution map, a fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; xvi, 495 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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SHORES OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
Bennett, Isobel
ISBN: 0851792243
Rigby Australia 1971 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 69pp. + Index. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket. Colour and b/white photographic illustrations by the author, one of Australia's best known marine biologists, who was one of the few women to visit and work on this remote island in the Southern Ocean. Weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012517  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Australian Geographic Vol 1 No 1 Jan-Mar 1986
Dick Smith
Australian Geographic Pty Ltd New South Wales 1986 1st Edition
 Pictorial Cover VG, Edgewear, creases, some soiling. 'Dick Smith's Journal of Discovery and Adventure'. Cover art of platypus by Rod Scott. Photo on request. Magazine 
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033040  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Cousteau’s Papua New Guinea Journey
Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose
ISBN: 0864381034
RD Press Surry Hills, Australia 1989 First Australian Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAPAC26  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Compact Guides Mushrooms and Toadstools
Derek Reid,
ISBN: 9781871745344
Rainbow Books, London, 1980. 
  Hard Cover Laminated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrator: Bernard Robinson. . Used hardback in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 124 pp. This book weighs 275 gms. Illustrator: Bernard Robinson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Mushrooms; ISBN: 1871745349. ISBN/EAN: 9781871745344. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001488. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Men and Snakes
Ramona & Desmond Morris,
Hutchinson, London, 1965. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 224 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Reptiles; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51796. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Butterflies Their World, Their Life Cycle, Their Behavior
Emmel, Thomas C
Thames & Hudson, London, 1976. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Minor chipping to extremities of dustwrapper. 262 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Natural History & Resources; Butterflies; Insects; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51675. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. 
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
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Kosciusko Alpine Flora
A B Costin M Gray C J Totterdell D J Wimbush,
ISBN: 9780643024731
C S I R O Collins, Australia, 1979. 
  Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. First. Used hardback. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Crease to front foldover of dustwrapper and minor nicks to extremities. Bumps to corners of boards. 408 pages. Colour & black/white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Gardening; Botany; Australia; ISBN: 0643024735. ISBN/EAN: 9780643024731. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000975. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders
Lorus and Margery Milne,
Knopf, New York, 1996. 
  Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. . Used soft cover in near new condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Fourteenth printing. 992 pp - over 720 insects & spider photographs. Without packaging this book weighs 590g Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001403. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds Eastern Region
John Bull & John Farrand,
ISBN: 9780394414058
Knopf, New York, 1989. 
  Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. . Used soft cover in very good condition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name ffep. Eightheenth printing. 792 pp - over 580 bird photographs. Without packaging this book weighs 560g Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Ornithology; ISBN: 0394414055. ISBN/EAN: 9780394414058. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001404. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A SIMPLE PLEASURE The Art of Garden Making in Australia
Kelly, Frances
ISBN: 0454003676
Methuen Australia North Ryde 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover With paintings by Margaret Keller, colour plates, b&w photographic and line illustrations throughout, previous owners name on front endpaper, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 260 x 190mm; 96 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20532  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Bibliography Of The Australian Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea) 1773-1973
M S Moulds
ISBN: 0909451036
Australian Entomological Press Sydney 1977 First Edition
 Soft Cover 239 pages, inscription to previous owner signed by author on title page, light insect damage to covers, light soiled to covers & page edges.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN6690  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Historical Plant Geography
Philip Stott
ISBN: 0045800111
George Allen & Unwin London 1981 
 Soft Cover Botany. An analysis of the geographical distribution of individual species and natural plant groups; important new developments are discussed, such as global plate tectonics and sea-floor spreading; plant maps are introduced, and there is a basic treatment of recent advances in plant taxonomy; fully illustrated and referenced. 151 pages, foxing on eps and edges of pages, edge wear to cover with corners knocked.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Parasitic Copepoda of British Fishes
Z Kabata
ISBN: 0903874059
The Ray Society, c/- The British Museum London 1979 
 Hard Cover Entomology. Large hardcover book in d/j, 2025 pages. Dust jacket, originally worn and knocked on extremities, has been covered in clear contact. Inscription to previous owner by author dated 1979 on fep. Previous owner's name has been stamped on the title page and on the outer edges of pages. Light foxing on edges of pages. All else is very good. This book weighs 2.2 kilograms.  Very Good/Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN10319  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Australian Birds, A Popular Guide To Bird Life
J D Macdonald
ISBN: 0730100812
Reed Books Sydney 1985 
  Birds. Answers questions about birds, their habits and behavioural patterns, breeding biology, learning to ply, distribution; plumage and senses are just a few of the topics discussed in a non-scientific manner; illustrated with colour and b/w photographs, line drawings, diagrams and maps. 173 pages, marked pictorial covers, cover has small section of surface lifted, corners bumped, spine sunned, some marks on eps and outer edge of pages.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BR10336  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Wild Flowers Of Australia
Thistle Y Harris
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1939 First Edition
 Hard Cover Australian Botany. With 65 colour plates by Adam Forster. 198 pages, green cloth with black lettering on cover and spine, spine has faded and is worn, edges of covers are worn with corners knocked, name and bookshop stamp inside cover, foxing first and last few pages and on edges of other pages.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Birds of Paradox, Birdlife in Australia and New Zealand
edited by Jack Pollard
Lansdowne Melbourne 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover Birds. A collection of writings and prose on the birdlife of Australia and New Zealand by John Gould, Joseph Banks, Alex Chisholm, Banjo Patterson, Neville Vayley, Alan Moorehead, Robin Hill, Judith Wright, Vincent Serventy, Crosbie Morrison, Mary Gilmore, Olaf Ruhen; illustrated with a superb collection of bird photographs by leading nature photographers (Lansdowne, Melbourne, first edition, 1967) Used hardcover book in d/j, 246 pages, tears in d/j on edges, corners bumped, foxing on d/j, eps and page edges. This book weighs 1.2 kilograms.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Malaysian Parasites XXXV-XLIX, Studies from the Institute for Medical Research Federation of Malaya No. 29 , 3rd volume in a series of 3 volumes
edited by W W MacDonald
Institute for Medical Research Kuala Lumpur 1960 
 Hard Cover 251 pages, good black pseudo-leather covers with good gilt lettering, rear cover marked, pages lightly tanned on edges, foxing on edges of last few pages.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Wild Flowers Of The World
text by Brian D Morley consultant editors W T Stearn & Peter S Green
ISBN: 0907408117
published by Peerage Books for J W Books Sydney 1970 
 Hard Cover Botany. Wild Flowers. Art. Covers the Artic and Antarctic, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Tropical and Central Africa, South Africa, Himalaya and China, South East Asia, Australasia, Oceana, North America, Central and South America; illustrated with full colour plates painted by Barbara Everard. 432 pages, name and address stamp of previous owner inside both covers, on fep, index page and last page, foxing on edges of pages, d/j is worn on upper edges and damaged on upper edge at rear of book, a few spots of foxing on intro pages.  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT8278  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Australian Finches
Curt Af Enehjelm
ISBN: 0876669879
TFH Publications U.S.A. 1979 First Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 124 pp. Cover has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41689  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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NIGHTWATCHMEN OF BUSH AND PLAIN Australian Owls and Owl like Birds
Fleay, David
Jacaranda Press Melbourne 1968 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations in colour and black & white, maps on endpapers, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 255 x 190mm; [xii], 163 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20580  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE
Egerton, Louise (editor)
Reader's Digest Sydney 2005 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover With illustrations throughout in colour, A fine copy, Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 290 x 220mm; 640 pages Fine
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20574  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Fauna and Flora Transvaal April 1950 (Publication No. 1)
no author
Transvaal Provincial Administration South Africa  
 Soft Cover 44pp. Illustrated card covers. Covers have single crease line in middle. B&W illustrations. Minor marginalia - mostly short line marks against sections of text. Folded map at rear in very good condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010346  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Macdonald Encyclopaedia of Birds (Macdonald encyclopedias)
Gianfranco Bologna
ISBN: 035610107X
McDonald & Co London 1984 
 Paperback 511 pp. Cover has light wear. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41822  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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SHARKS And Other Predatory Fish of Australia
Goadby, Peter
Jacaranda Press Brisbane 1963 Second Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, cover edges scuffed, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; jacaranda pocket guide series; 135 x 100mm; 121 pages Very Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20642  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Insects and Flowers: The Biology of a Partnership
Barth, Friedrich
ISBN: 0691025231
Princeton Univ Pr Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1991 
 Paperback Sl. wear to wraps, remainder mark lower fore-eges, prev. bookseller sticker back panel.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019165  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Clay : The History and Evolution of Humankind’s Relationship with Earth’s Most Primal Element
Staubach, Suzanne
ISBN: 0425205665
Berkeley Books New York 2005 Stated First Edition/First Pri
 Hard Cover Remainder mark. "How a humble substancre helped create the modern world."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022032  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Great Natural History Books and Their Creators
Desmond, Ray
ISBN: 0712347747
British Library  2003 First
 Hard Cover   Fine/Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016517  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys
Warner, William
ISBN: 9780792274551
National Geographic, Washington DC, 1999. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. First Edition. Minimal library identification marks. Covered in clear removable plastic which has been stuck to outer boards. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0792274555. ISBN/EAN: 9780792274551. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52454. 
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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EUCALYPTS Volume One
Kelly, Stan
Thomas Nelson Melbourne 1982 Reprint
 Hardcover Text by G. M. Chippendale and R. D. Johnston, with map and 250 colour plates + (xii, 82) pages of text including index. A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 255 x 190mm Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20763  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FAMILIAR WILD BIRDS In 4 Series
Swaysland, W
Cassell and Company, Limited London 1901 
 Hardcover Bound into 2 volumes with Vol. 1 containing series 1 & 2 and Vol. 2 containing series 3 & 4. Pagination is (viii, 160) ; (viii, 160) ; (viii, 160) ; (viii, 176) , with a colour plate of each bird illustrated by A. Thorburn and others, an index at rear of final volume. Bound in simple maroon pebbled cloth with title on spines, a very good set. ; 200 x 135mm Very Good+
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20247  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS 1 Of South-Eastern Australia, Urban Birds
Reid, A. J. Shaw, N. J. Wheeler, W. R.
ISBN: 0909858802
Gould League of Victoria Melbourne 1990 Second Edition
 Stiff card covers With paintings by Susan Mcinnes, edited by P. L. Mason, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 170 x 120mm; 92 pages Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20823  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HILLS OF THE WEST WIND : Reflections on the Tasmanian Landscape
Binks, C. J.
ISBN: 0958583870
Barrallier Books Geelong, Victoria, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Hardcover xix, + 410pp., illustrated throughout: full colour plates, and b/white halftone plates and maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles over near fine boards. Textblock pristine. Attached ribbon bookmark. No dustjacket. A meander through the essence of Tasmania; the breath-taking landscapes, and the Tasmanians who have made it what it is . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 7 'sections' (chapters), viz: Shaping an Island, A Varied Tapestry, Kinship and Management, Two Centuries of Progress, Power of a Myth, Counter Culture, Landscape of the Future, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15kg. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Near Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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FISH FOR FARM DAMS
Fallu, Ric
ISBN: 0730615499
Agmedia-Department of Agriculture Victoria, Australia  First Edition
 Softcover Booklet 48pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format booklet. Staples clean and tight. Colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and warped. Textblock has a remainder stripe on foot, else leaves clean. The Australian countryside is covered with numerous farm dams (hopefully near capacity). As well as holding water for stock (and irrigation in some instances), these dams can be used to grow fish - for sport, a source of food, to mitigate pests such as mosquitoes, or just kept as pets . . .This booklet sets out how and the species best suited to use. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 185g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012832  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EIGHTY SKETCHES IN WATERCOLOUR FROM NATURE
Stephenson, Russell
The Saint Catherine Press London 1926 First Edition
 Hardcover Limited Edition." Two hundred and twenty copies of this book have been printed of which this is No. 25. H. A. Doubledays copy with 2 letters from the artist Russell Stephenson to Doubleday tipped into front blank preliminary pages. The matching slipcase in Very Good condition but with some discolouration on one side. Full red Morocco leather binding with raised bands on spine, gilt frame and vignette stamped to cover and gilt ruling and lettering on spine, top edge of pages gilt, remaining edges uncut. Decorative endpapers, handmade paper, 80 tipped in sketches depicting Foreign, Canadian, Irish, Scottish, and English, scenes overing a span of years from 1863 to 1925, a very heavy book weighing over 5 kilograms will require extra postage cost for International shipping, Please email for accurate postage costs. ; 350 x 290mm; xxvi, 320 pages Near Fine
Price: 365.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20889  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE HANDBOOK OF INSECT COLLECTING : Their Collection, Preparation, Preservation and Storage
Smithers, Courtenay
ISBN: 0207159114
Angus and Robertson North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia 1988 First Australian Edition
 Softcover 120pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly surface scratched. From the rear panel: " . . . a starting point for people who are beginning to explore the possibilities of insect collecting. The guide is both comprehansive and easy to read, and covers everything the new collector will wish to know. There is an outline of the types of insects and a guide to identifying specimens, as well as descriptions of the equipment and methods used to collect insects. The book also provides an introduction to preserving and to rearing insects, for both preserved and live specimens give an insight into a fascinating miniature world . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 310g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall  Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012142  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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An Introduction to the Orchids of Asia
Isaac-Williams, Mark L
ISBN: 9780207159558
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light age and reading wear. 262 pages. Dust Jacket un-clipped. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Gardening; Botany; ISBN: 0207159556. ISBN/EAN: 9780207159558. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53702. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The care and breeding of budgerigars
Rutgers, A.
Blandford Press.,London 1958.  1958 
  8vo. hardcover. 220pp. b/w illus, colour plates. Good, cover edges faded. / Poor, torn d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62379  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Crocodiles and alligators
Garnett, Stephen
ISBN: 0730204626
Silverwater, N.S.W. Golden Press 1989  1989 
  Large 4to hardcover 240pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28516  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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World of the Polar Bear
Bruemmer, Fred
ISBN: 0747504210
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 1989  1989 
  Large 4to hardcover colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. By the author of "Arctic Animals" and "Seasons of the Seal" this book explores the rich history of man's fascination with polar bears: the Neanderthals worshipped them, the Vikings hunted them, the Romans kept them for sport. To the Inuit, polar bears were a vital food source; to Europeans and Egyptians, their pelts were highly prized as the most luxurious of furs; and to early Arctic explorers, they were a formidable obstacle to quests for the Northwest Passage. Packed with photographs, archival pictures and etchings the text describes their life cycle, hunting, mating and birth rituals and the unique symbiotic relationship between the bears and the seals who share their habitat. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Conservation of Australia’s Forest Fauna
Lunney Daniel (ed.)
Sydney. Royal Zoological Society of NSW. 1991.  1991 
  Small 4to. softcover. 418pp. index. b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21764  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian Bird-watcher’s Diary
Schurmann, Tedd
ISBN: 0727019198
Rigby 1984  1984 
  4to hardcover 97pp index, colour illus. very good, foxing to endpapers / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31294  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Platypus
Moyal, Ann
ISBN: 1865083739
Crow's Nest, NSW, Australia Allen & Unwin 2001  2001 
  Small 8vo hardcover 225pp index, colour & b/w illus. near fine / near fine d/w. When the first dried specimen of a platypus arrived in England in 1799 it was greeted with astonishment and disbelief. Nineteenth-century naturalists struggled to classify the platypus and the little animal excited curiosity and sparked fierce debate in international scientific circles. This volume presents the enigmatic story of a biological riddle that confounded scientists for many years, challenging theories of creationism, evolution and the classification of species along the way. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Butterflies.
Ford, E. B.
London: Collins, 1945/ First edition  0 
  8vo. green cloth hardcover. 368pp. index. colour & b/w plates. very good, spine and edges sunned, owner's name on fep. light foxing. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6886  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Flying Dinosaurs
Currie, P
ISBN: 0889950784
Alberta Red Deer College Pr February 1992  1992 
  4to hardcover 164pp colour illus. near fine. / very good+ d/w. Publisher Comments: In a spectacular, colorful, and accessible guide to one of the great mysteries of Earth history--the origin of flight in birds and their cousins, the flying reptiles--a renowned paleontologist follows a trail of clues back to the age of the dinosaurs and presents a remarkable and controversial case for the dinosaurian ancestry of birds. Timelines, charts, illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25436  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Grasses: systematics and evolution
Jacobs, WWL & J Everett (eds)
ISBN: 0643064389
CSIRO. 2000  2000 
  4to. laminated boards, hardcover.406pp. index, b/w illus. near fine. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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Australian Finches in Bush and Aviary
Immelmann, Klaus, Illustrated by Neville W Cayley
Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1965  1965 
  8vo. hardcover. 216pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good. / Very good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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A petrography of Australian igneous rocks.
Joplin, Germaine A.
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1964. First edition  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 210pp. index. b/w illus. very good., owner's inscription on fep./ good d/w chipped at corners, tear at rear. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Deluge And The Ark: A Journey Into Primate Worlds
Peterson, Dale.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1989 1st Edition  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 378pp. index. = colour plates. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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A Research on the Pines of Australia.
Baker, Richard T. & Smith, Henry G.
Technological Museum, New South Wales., Sydney, 1910.  1910 
  4tol blue cloth hardcover. 458pp. colour & b/w illus. Good- Very good, some insect damage to cover. Very good inside. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
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What Tree is That?
Macoboy, Stirling
ISBN: 9781877069314
New Holland 2007. Revised & updated.  0 
  4to. softcover. 272pp. index, colour photos. Fine. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Companion Guide to Bush Food
Jennifer Isaacs
ISBN: 1863025146
Balmain, N.S.W. Ti Tree Press 1996  1996 
  Thin 8vo. Softcover. 159pp. Very good. A Pocket Edition of Bush Food. This book has foods listed alphabetically by common name and tells how the foods are gathered and caught, explains how they are prepared and cooked and contains notes on their nutritional value. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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Consider the Birds: Who They Are and What They Do
Tudge, Colin
ISBN: 9781846140976
Allen Lane, London, 2008.  2008 
  8vo. hardcover. 482pp. b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Sound of a Wild Snail Eating.
Bailey, Elisabeth Tova
ISBN: 9781565126060
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010.  2010 
  Small 8vo. hardcover. 190pp. b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Eaten By a Giant Clam. Great Adventures in Natural Science
Cummins, Joseph
ISBN: 9781741967531
Pier 9, 2010.  2010 
  8vo. hardcover. 344pp. index. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale. The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth
Hooper, Judith
ISBN: 0393051218
Norton, New York, 2002.  2002 
  8vo. hardcover. 377pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Money in Bees in Australasia. A practical treatise on the profitable management of the honey bee in Australasia
Rayment, Tarlton
Whitcombe and Tombs Melbourne, n.d 2nd edition circa 1920s  1920 
  8vo. illustrated green cloth hardcover. 280pp. index. b/w illus. Very good, PO inscriptions on fep, some rubbing to cover edges, foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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The Mammals of Somaliland.
Drake-Brockman, R. E.
Hurst and Blackett, London 1910.  1910 
  8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 204pp. index, 18 collotype plates. Good+, paper on hinges cracked, some foxing, small tear on pp182-190. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Ash Island Series Volume I: Historical Drawings of Moths and Butterflies
Scott, Harriet & Helena
Craftsman House Sydney 1988.  1988 
  Large 4to. hardcover. 147pp. full page colour plates. Very good+, small foxing mark on outer page edges. / Very good+ d/w with faded spine. 
Price: 350.00 (AUD)
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Lectures on the Vegetable Kingdom, with special reference to the Flora of Australia
Woolls, William
C E Fuller, Sydney & Parramatta, 1879.  1879 
  8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 232pp. Fair, binding loose, cloth worn at bottom of spine. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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The Biology and Conservation of Australasian Bats
Law, Bradley; Eby, Peggy; Lunney, Daniel; Lumsden, Lindy. (editors)
ISBN: 9780980327243
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. 2011.  2011 
  4to. softcover. 498pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good, light fading to cover. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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A Field Companion to the Butterflies of Australia & New Zealand
D’Abrera, Bernard
ISBN: 0867880201
Melbourne: Five Mile Press, 1984  1984 
  Small 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 176pp. colour illus. very good. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Fossil Vertebrate Record of Australasia.
Rich, P. V. & Thompson, E. M. (editors)
ISBN: 0867462590
Monash University 1982  1982 
  Large 8vo. softcover. 759pp. b/w illus. Very good, small owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Outlines of Entomology
Imms, A. D. - entirely revised by O. W. Richards and R. G. Davies
Methuen Reprinted with Corrections 1967  1967 
  8vo. Green cloth hardcover, no d/w. 224pp. Illustrated with line drawings. Index. Contents includes, Anatomy and Physiology, Development and Metamorphosis, Some Important Modes of Life in Insects, Momenclature and Classification, Relationships of Insects. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
DARWIN, CHARLES
The Harvard Classics - Deluxe Editions 1969  1969 
  8vo green leatherette hardcover, gilt title to spine. Index. Illustrated. 544pp index. Near fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Sir Joseph Banks The Father of Australia
Maiden, J. H.
William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer, Sydney. 1909.  1909 
  8vo. Green dec. cloth hardcover. 244pp. index. 64 b/w illustrations, plus 3 folding plates, 2 folding maps at rear. Very good, light foxing to endpapers & rear maps. small tear to one map. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60227  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Complete Mushroom Book, The Quiet Hunt
Carluccio, Antonio
ISBN: 9781844001637
Quadrille Publishing, London, 2007  2007 
  4o. Softcover. ex-library, good+ 224pp. Index. Illustrated throughout. Contents includes, The Field Guide, Wild Mushrooms, Cultivated Mushrooms, Recipes. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Proteaceae of the Sydney region
Blombery, Alec M. (Alec Morris)
ISBN: 0864174330
Kenthurst, N.S.W. Kangaroo Press 1992  1992 
  4to hardcover 216pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Royal National Park
Goldstein, Wendy
NSW Parks & Wildlife Service 1980  1980 
  4to. stapled paper softcover. 216pp. b/w illus. Good. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Budgerigars. a Complete Guide for Breeders and Fanciers.
Christian, Michael Stuart
ISBN: 0670901199
Viking O'Neil, Australia 1989  1989 
  4to. hardcover. 138pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Evaluating the Environment of a Region. Central Coast
Strom, Allen
NSW Parks & Wildlife Service 1980  1980 
  4to. stapled paper softcover. 63pp. b/w illus. Good. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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The Wishing Tree: A Guide to Memorial Trees, Statues, Fountains, Etc. in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Domain and Centennial Park, Sydney
Wilson, Edwin
ISBN: 0864174373
Kenthurst, N.S.W. Kangaroo Press 1993  1993 
  4to hardcover 160pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. Wishing Tree: A Guide to Memorial Trees, Statues, Fountains, ETC. in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Domain and Centennial Park, Sydney 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Plants Indigenous in the Neighbourhood of Sydney, arranged according to the system of Baron F. von Mueller.
Woolls. W
Government Printer, Sydney, 1891.  1891 
  8vo. green stapled wraps. 71pp. index. Good+, covers foxed on edges with one tear and a few chips. Very good inside with Government stamp on fep. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59724  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Charles Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle : The Journals That Revealed Nature’s Grand Plan
Kerrigan, Michael
ISBN: 0760765383
Barnes & Noble, Scotlans 2005  2005 
  4to. hardcover. 208pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59722  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Iguanodon Mystery
Edmonds, William
ISBN: 0722655274
Kestral Books 1979.  1979 
  8vo. hardcover. 79pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Lord Howe Island Its Zoology, Geology, and Physical Characterisics. The Australian Museum, Sydney. Memoirs, No. 2.
Ramsay, E. F. (curator)
Australian Museum, Sydney 1889  1889 
  8vo, Orig. stiff paper covered boards with cloth spine. 132pp. + plates at rear. 3 folding maps. Good, foxing mainly to endpapers & covers, small crease on top page corners, cloth on spine worn. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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THE HUNTER SKETCHBOOK. Birds and Flowers of New South Wales drawn on the spot in 1788, 89 and 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet.
Calaby, John (general ed.)
National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1989.  1989 
  4to. Quarter leather, marbled papered boards, glassine cover, in slipcase. 249pp. Full page colour illus. Near Fine. Very good+ slipcase. Number 134 of a limited edition of 500. 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
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The Use of trees and shrubs in the dry country of Australia
Hall, Norman
ISBN: 0642000212
Australian Government Publishing Service 1972  1972 
  8vo hardcover in d/w. 558pp near fine. maps on end pages. Some 177 trees and shrubs, mainly native species are described and in most cases, illustrated. This book is a companion volume to Growing Trees on Australian Farms. It will assist landowners, and administrators and technical supervisors of towns and mining company operations concerdeds with amenity planting and conservation in the arid and semi-arid zones of the continent. Six chapters deal with conservarion, the principles of soil erosion and its prevention and control in dryland Australia. Other chapters provide an outline of the environment in the arid and semi-arid zones, shade and shelter on the farm and examples of design, the role of trees and shrubs for honey production, chenopod browse plants, factors in the selection and use of tree species, nursery raising, tree establishment and the care of valuable trees in parks and gardens. Some 177 trees and shrubs, mainly native species are described and in most cases, illustrated. Even in the dry country fire control is of considerable importance and this is dealt with in a special chapter. Index. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Platypus A Unique Mammal.
Grant, Tom
ISBN: 0868402435
UNSW Press 1984  1984 
  8vo softcover 73pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good. Since it first became known to European scientists and naturalists in 1798, the platypus has been the subject of controversy, interest and absolute wonder. Found only in Australia, the platypus is a mammal that lays eggs but, like other mammals, it has fur and suckles its young on milk. Many early biologists who visited the British colonies in Australia, including Charles Darwin, went out of their way to observe this remarkable animal. In Australia today the species is considered to be an icon, but one that many Australians have never seen in the wild.nnThis book presents established factual information about the platypus and examines the most recent research findings, along with some of the colorful history of the investigation of its biology. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Butterflies of the Australian Region.
D’Abrera, Bernard.
ISBN: 0701803134
Lansdowne Press. Melbourne 1972.  1972 
  Folio. Hardcover. 415pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine . / Near Fine d/w. Heavy book extra post may apply. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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BIRDS OF AUSTRALIAN GARDENS: Paintings by Peter Trusler.
Kloot, Tess and McCulloch, Ellen M. [Trusler, Peter, illus]:
Adelaide. Rigby. 1st ed. 1980.  1980 
  Large 4to. hardcover. 78 col. plates + 15 b/w drawings. Very good,some light foxing, foxing to premilms and outer page edges. / Very Good d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Volcanoes
Durieux, Jacques ; Photographer: Philippe Bourseiller
ISBN: 0810916991
Abrams, New York, 2002.  2002 
  Folio. hardcover. 416pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w with some minor fading on top spine edge. Heavy book extra post may apply. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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Tulipa: A Photographer’s Botanical
Baker, Christopher. Text by Willem Lemmers & Emma Sweeney. Essay by Michael Pollan
ISBN: 1579651224
Artisan Press, New York, 1999.  1999 
  4to. hardcover. 307pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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Australian Parrots
Forshaw, Joseph M.
Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1969  1969 
  Folio. hardcover. 306pp. index, tipped-in collour plates. very good+. / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Museum : The MacLeays, Their Collections and the Search for Order
Stacey, Robyn & Hay, Ashley
ISBN: 9780521874533
Cambridge University Press, Melbourne 2007.  2007 
  Large 4to. hardcover. 188pp. colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Flower Seeker : A Painter’s Travels
Cuppaidge, Judy.
ISBN: 0975102311
Citrus Press, 2004.  2004 
  8vo. hardcover, laminated boards with red cloth spine. 222pp. Full-page colour illus. Near Fine, inscribed & signed by author. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Field Guide to Australian Birds. Non Passerines
Slater, Peter
ISBN: 0851791026
Adelaide Rigby 1983  1983 
  8vo hardcover 428pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Dinosaurs of Darkness
Rich, Thomas. H & Vickers-Rich, Patricia
ISBN: 1865084964
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2001.  2001 
  Large 8vo. softcover. 220pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, page edges slightly browned. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Flight of the Condor Wildlife Exploration of the Andes
Andrews, Michael Alford:
ISBN: 0002195453
Collins BBC 1982 first  0 
  Large 8vo. hardcover. 158pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. Detailed portrait of intensely beautiful world of the Andes. period of 18 months w/5 cameramen filmed the Andes. Illustrated with photographs, in colour and b&w. Index. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Hand-Book to the British Mammalia (Lloyd’s Natural History)
Lydekker, Edward
Edward Lloyd London 1896  1896 
  8vo. hardcover. 339pp. index, full page colour plates with tissue guards. Good+. paper cracked on hinges, ex-lib with stamps inside covers and on title, tissue guards foxed. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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The Tree In Changing Light
McDonald, Roger
ISBN: 0091836638
Knopf, 2001.  2001 
  8vo. hardcover. 180pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Plants with Personality.
Synge, Patrick M.drawings by John Nash
Lindsay Drummond, nd. 1939  1939 
  8vo. green cloth hardcover. 244pp. index, b/w plates, colour frontis. good, some foxing. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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The Complete Book of Canaries
Dodwell, G. T.
ISBN: 0948075023
Merehurst, London, 1986.  1986 
  4to. hardcover. 144pp. colour illus. Very good. / Good+ d/w chipped at top of spine. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55942  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Parrots of the World
Forshaw, Joseph M. and William T. Cooper (Illustrations)
Melbourne: Lansdowne, 198. Revised 2nd edition  0 
  Folio. hardcover. 616pp. index, colour & b/w illus, b/w maps. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 325.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 56369  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Eucalyptus - The Essence of Australia
Penfold, A. R. and Morrison, F.R.
Sydney Technological Museum, 1945  1945 
  4to. 8 pages. near fine. A discussion paper on Eucalyptus trees, describing the districts they are grown in, and focussing on which ones are good for Essential oils and Kinos. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Oyster Culture on the George’s River New South Wales
Roughley, T. C.
Government of New South Wales - Printed in Sydney by William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer 1922  1922 
  4to. marroon cloth boards with gilt title to front board. 69pp. as new. Technical Education Series No. 25 Technological Museum, Sydney. Illustrated with b&w photo's. Contents include Introduction, The Development of the Industry, Methods of Cultivation, The Future Prospects of the Industry, Annual Return of Oysters Marketed from 1883-1919, Expenditure of Certain Leases, Map of George's River, Index. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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The Dreams of Dragons - Riddles of Natural History
Watson, Lyall
Morrow 1987  1987 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Excellent in same d/w with faded spine. 178pp. Watson explores the riddles, includes the Strandloopers of the Skeleton Coast in South Africa, Unicorns and the Importance of Patterns, Polygraphs, plants, shrimp and sperm, The Nature of Crowds, Birds and Animals finding their owners over long distances, in unknown destinations, Crystal glycerin and morphic response, Dragons in Myth and Legend, Mines Holy Places and geomancers, The Currents of Life, The Wonder of Water, Evolution and going back to the sea, Left and Right, headhunters, 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Big Year - The Extraordinary Story of the Greatest Bird-Watching Competition of all Time.
Obmascik, Mark
ISBN: 0553815512
Bantam February 1, 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 309pp very good. In one of the wackiest competitions around, every year hundreds of obsessed bird watchers participate in a contest known as the North American Big Year. Hoping to be the one to spot the most species during the course of the year, each birder spends 365 days racing around the continental U.S. and Canada compiling lists of birds, all for the glory of being recognized by the American Birding Association as the Big Year birding champion of North America. In this entertaining book, Obmascik, a journalist with the Denver Post, tells the stories of the three top contenders in the 1998 American Big Year: a wisecracking industrial roofing contractor from New Jersey who aims to break his previous record and win for a second time; a suave corporate chief executive from Colorado; and a 225-pound nuclear power plant software engineer from Maryland. Obmascik bases his story on post-competition interviews but writes so well that it sounds as if he had been there every step of the way. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Banksias, Waratahs & Grevilleas, and all other plants in the Australian Proteaceae family
Wrigley, John W. & Fagg, Murray.
ISBN: 0732200202
Sydney Collins Australia 1989  1989 
  8vo hardcover 584pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, light fading to spine, very small closed tear to front bottom extreme of d/w, otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54423  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Eucalypts of the Western Australian goldfields (and the adjacent wheatbelt)
Chippendale, G.M.
ISBN: 0642000646
Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1973.  1973 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 218pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Ellis Rowan, a flower-hunter in Queensland
McKay, Judith
ISBN: 0724238476
Queensland Museum 1990  1990 
  4to softcover 91pp near fine. Index and colour plates with b&w in-text illustrations. Book designed to mark the conservation and exhibition of 125 Ellis Rowan flower paintings at the Queensland Museum. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Human Footprint; Challenges for Wilderness and Biodiversity
Sanderson, Eric
CEMEX, Mexico 2006  2006 
  Oblong 4to. hardcover. 322pp. colour illus. Fine. /Fine d/w. Includes Maps CD-ROM. Very heavy book, extra post may apply. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The flower hunter : the adventures in Northern Australia and New Zealand, of flower painter Ellis Rowan
Rowan, Ellis
ISBN: 0207170509
North Ryde, N.S.W. Collins/Angus & Robertson 1991  1991 
  4to. hardcover. 216pp. colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Orchids of Australia - The Complete Edition
Nicholls, W.H.
Melbourne, Nelson, 1969.  1969 
  4to. hardcover. 141 pages plus 476 colour plates. very good, owner's name on fep,light foxing on prelims. / very good d/w. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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To Sail Beyond the Sunset Natural History in Australia 1699-1829
Finney C. M.
ISBN: 0727018817
Adelaide: Rigby, 1984.  1984 
  4to. Hardcover. 206pp. Index. Colour & b/w illus. Very good. / good d/w with tear on edge. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62231  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Thistle Y. Harris: A Biography of Thistle Yolette Stead - Botanist, Educator, Writer, Academic, Environmentalist.
Webb, Joan
Surrey Beatty & Sons 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 254pp near fine. This biography traces Thistle Stead's life from her earliest to her final days. Her life, idealism, generosity her professional career, , her involvement with David Stead and her many causes including Wirrimbirra Sanctury and Kosciuszko National Park. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52622  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Wildlife Of The Australian Snow-Country
Green, Ken & William Osborne
Reed, Australia, 1994  1994 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 200pp. colour illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Department of Mines Memoirs of the Geological Survey of New South Wales. Palaeontology No. 5. A Monograph of the Carboniferous and Permo-Carboniferous Invertebrata of New South Wales Vol. II Pelecypoda. Part II. Eurydesma
R. Etheridge, Junr. J.P. and W.S. Dun
Department of Mines 1910  1910 
  4to. Cloth spine on boards. 75pp. + 9 plates with fly leaf. Very good, lightly toned end pages otherwise, clean bright copy. Contents includes History Eurydesma in literature, Form and Structure, Affinities of Eurydesma and Comparison with Other Genera, Geological Range and Distribution, Description of Genus and Species. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Attracting Birds To Your Garden In Australia
Dengate, John
ISBN: 1864362235
New Holland, Sydney, 1997.  1997 
  4to. hardcover. 208pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Foliage Birds Australian Birds and Their Favoured Plants
Adams, George Martin
Frenchs Forest N.S.W.: Popular Books, 1984,  1984 
  Folio. laminated boards, hardcover. index, colour & b/w illus. very good, cover edges faded. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51088  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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SOME RECOLLECTIONS OF A HAPPY LIFE - Marianne North in Australia and New Zealand.
Vellacott, Helen (Edited by)
London 1986.  1986 
  tall 8vo Hardcover in d/w. po bookplate on ffl. Foreword by Daniel Thomas. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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World of Ants
Chauvin, Remy
ISBN: 0575005882
London Gollancz, 1970  1970 
  8vo hardcover 240pp index, b/w illus. very good, bookseller rtamp on fep. / very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Mangrove Ecosystems in Australia
Clough B. F.( editor)
Australian National University Press, Australia, 1982  1982 
  8vo. hardcover. 302pp. index, b/w illus. Good+ ex-lib, tape marks in endpapers. / Very good d/w with small tears top of spine. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Birds Of Australia
Perry, Philip
ISBN: 0862838878
Colour Library Books, Godalming, 1991.  1991 
  Folio. hardcover. 156pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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