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CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates : A Reference with Conservation Status
Malcolm Stanger, Mark Clayton, Richard Schodde, John Wombey, Ian Mason
ISBN: 0643090754
CSIRO Publishing Collingwood, VIC, Australia 2006 SECOND EDITION
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 162 pages. A reference list of the Australian higher vertebrate fauna (amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) with conservation status.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011031  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Living with Wildlife
Murray, Eva
ISBN: 0730102866
Reed Books Sydney, NSW, Australia 1989 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 200 pages with colour photos and distribution maps. A comprehensive guide to encounters with our native animals.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010413  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Endangered Animals of Australia
Hoser, Raymond T.
ISBN: 0947068155
Pierson & Co Mosman, NSW, Australia 1991 
 Hard Cover 240 pages with colour photos and distribution maps. Detailed descriptions of more than 120 species.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008745  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Key Guide : Australian Mammals
Cronin, Leonard
ISBN: 0858811723
Envirobook Sydney, Australia 2000 SECOND EDITION (REVISED)
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 190 pages with distribution maps and colour illustrations. A field guide to Australia's remarkable mammals. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013668  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Platypus
Moyal, Ann
ISBN: 1865083739
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited Crows Nest, NSW, Australia 2001 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 226 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+/Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013173  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Managing Vertebrate Pests : Principles and Strategies
Braysher, Mike
ISBN: 0644252855
Australian Governmen Publishing Service Canberra, ACT, Australia 1993 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 58 pages. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016941  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Living with Wildlife
Murray, Eva
ISBN: 0730102866
Reed Books Sydney, NSW, Australia 1989 
 Soft Cover 200 pages with colour illustrations and distribution maps. A comprehensive guide to encounters with our native animals.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016711  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Lost from Our Landscape : Threatened Species of the Northern Territory
John Woinarski, Chris Pavey, Raelee Kerrigan, Ian Cowie, Simon Ward (editors)
ISBN: 9781920772468
Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources  2007 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 284 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016483  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Kangaroos : Myths and Realities
Croft, David; Wilson, Maryland
ISBN: 0958617813
The Australian Wildlife Protection Council Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2005 Third Edition
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 264 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017118  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Donald Thomson’s Mammals and Fishes of Northern Australia
Thomson, Donald F.; Dixon, Joan M.; Huxley, Linda
ISBN: 0170065413
Thomas Nelson Australia Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1985 
 Hard Cover 210 pages with b/w illustrations. A unique record of the work of a brilliant zoologist and anthropologist.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017212  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Kangaroos in Outback Australia : Comparative Ecology and Behavior of Three Co-Existing Species
McCullough, Dale R.; McCullough, Yvette
ISBN: 0231119178
Columbia University Press Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.A. 2000 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 308 pages with b/w illustrations. A study of the red, eastern grey and western grey kangaroo at Yathong Nature Reserve, New South Wales.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018332  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Guide to Urban Wildlife : 250 Creatures You Meet on Your Street
Christopher B. Daniels
ISBN: 9780733328039
ABC Books Sydney, Australia 2011 
 Soft Cover 318 pages with colour illustrations. Introduces the behaviours, ways of communicating, eating habits and peculiarities of 250 creatures that live in the Australian backyard and street.   Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017653  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates : A Reference with Conservation Status
Malcolm Stanger, Mark Clayton, Richard Schodde, John Wombey, Ian Mason
ISBN: 0643062564
CSIRO Publishing Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1998 First Edition
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 123 pages. A reference list of the Australian higher vertebrate fauna (amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) with conservation status.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020247  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australia’s Endangered Wildlife
Neil Hermes
ISBN: 0867773502
Child & Associates Sydney, Australia 1990 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and minor tears. Small scrape to top edge of front board. Some foxing to early pages and one loose print. 200 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Includes 2 loose prints "suitable for framing".   Good+/Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002052  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Natural History of Australia
Tim M. Berra
ISBN: 0868404721
University of New South Wales Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1998 
 Hard Cover Previous owners name to top of front free endpaper. 304 pages with over 200 colour photos and 220 line drawings. Australia's geography and geology, the Aborigines, the Great Barrier Reef, and the continent's fauna and flora.   Very Good/Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001239  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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What Mammal is That?
Ronald Strahan
ISBN: 0207153256
Angus & Robertson Sydney, NSW, Australia 1987 
 Hard Cover 270 pages with over 250 Australian species illustrated in full colour. Gives information about the habitat, distribution, feeding and breeding habits of each species. Heavy book (1.6kg).   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001227  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Tropical Reptiles & Frogs
Clifford & Dawn Frith
ISBN: 0958994234
Frith & Frith Books Malanda,Qld 1991 Second Printing
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. Contents very good. 70 pages with colour illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002267  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wildlife in the Home Paddock : Nature Conservation for Australian Farmers
Roland Breckwoldt
ISBN: 0207147477
Angus & Robertson Sydney, NSW, Australia 1983 
 Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine. 348 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004455  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos - 2 Volume Set
Grigg, Gordon; Hume, Ian D.; Jarman, Peter
ISBN: 0949324205
Surrey Beatty & Sons Chipping Norton, NSW, Australia 1989 
 Hard Cover New endpapers. A few small marks to the minor title page of volume 1. A total of 835 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Heavy set (3.3kg).   Very Good/Good+
Price: 140.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009259  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Kangaroo
Archer, Michael; Flannery, Tim F.; Grigg, Gordon C.
ISBN: 0949708224
Kevin Weldon McMahons Point, NSW. 1985 
 Hard Cover 263 pages with colour illustrations. Includes descriptions and distribution maps for species in Australia and New Guinea. Heavy book (2.1kg).   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008609  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cold-Blooded Australians
Gunther Schmida
ISBN: 0868241113
Doubleday Australia Sydney, NSW, Australia 1985 
 Hard Cover General wear to edges of jacket. Signature on the minor title page may be that of the authors. 208 pages with over 280 colour photos. The unique reptiles, amphibians and freshwater fish of Australia. Included are: legless lizards, geckos, saltwater crocodiles, tortoises, sea snakes, burrowing and tree frogs and 130 species of freshwater fish.   Good/Fair+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007508  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Koalas - Research for Management : Proceedings of the Brisbane Koala Symposium, 22nd - 23rd September 1990
G. Gordon (editor)
ISBN: 0646283472
World Koala Research Inc Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1996 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 200 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013632  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Threatened Fauna in Australia : A Select Bibliography
Kevin P. Slattery & Robert L. Wallis
ISBN: 0730022145
Deakin University  1995 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 364 pages. Includes 5,040 references covering 605 species.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012754  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Kangaroos : The Marvelous Mob
Domico, Terry
ISBN: 0816023603
Facts on File New York, New York, U.S.A. 1993 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 202 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017078  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Best of Gould’s Mammals : Selections from Mammals of Australia Volumes I, II and III
John Gould (With Modern Notes By Joan M. Dixon)
ISBN: 0333380681
The Macmillan Company of Australia Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1984 REVISED EDITION
 Hard Cover Small mark from removal of sticker at the bottom of the front endpaper. 144 pages with 60 colour plates.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015688  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Echidna : Australia’s Enigma
Rismiller, Peggy
ISBN: 088363788x
Hugh Lauter Levin Associates Southport, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1999 
 Hard Cover Minimal library marks. 128 pages with colour illustrations. Echidnas belong to the order of Monotremes and are a biological anomoly with a unique combination of mammalian and reptilian traits.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015526  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Fauna of Australia : Volume 1B - Mammalia
Walton, D.W.; Richardson, B.J.
ISBN: 0644060565
Australian Governmen Publishing Service Canberra, ACT, Australia 1989 
 Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine. Previous owners name to front free endpaper. Pages 401 to 1227. b/w illustrations. Heavy book (2.8kg).   Good+/Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018461  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials : Brian Evolution in the Other Mammalian Radiation
Ken W.S. Ashwell
ISBN: 9780521519458
Cambridge University Press Cambridge U.K 2010 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards with minor marks to rear board. 351 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019198  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Common Dung Beetles in Pastures of South-eastern Australia
Tyndale-Biscoe, Marina
ISBN: 0643050906
CSIRO Australia  2001 Reprint
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 90 pages with colour illustrations and loose clear map overlay. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020270  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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EVERY AUSTRALIAN BIRD ILLUSTRATED
Wade, Peter
ISBN: 0727000098
Rigby Adelaide 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover Profusely illustrated with 563 colour photographs, 131 paintings, dustwrapper has at top of rear panel at flap fold otherwsie a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 320 x 240mm; 320 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19686  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A Field Guide to Australian Frogs
Barker, John; Grigg, Gordon; Tyler, Michael
ISBN: 0949324612
Surrey Beatty & Sons Sydney, NSW, Australia 1995 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 407 pages with distribution maps and 250 colour photos. Describes over 200 species of Australian frogs.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009040  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals
Ronald Strahan and Pamela Conder
ISBN: 9780643091672
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2007 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. Usual library marks. 184 pages with b/w illustrations. Includes all species both native and introduced. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+/No Jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015613  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Parrots in Field and Aviary (The Comprehensive Revised Edition of Cayley’s Standard Work)
Lendon, Alan H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover xxxvi+348pp. Green boards. Gilt lettering spine. Book very firm, clean and unmarked. Illustrations + colour plates. Dustwrapper not price clipped. Touch of crease to edge of wrapper. In the Australian Natural Science Library. ISBN 0207124248.   Very Good+/Very Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010004  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Audubon Society Field Guide To North American Birds: Eastern Region
John Bull; John Farrand Jr.
ISBN: 0394414055
Alfred A. Knopf U.S.A. 1977 
 Soft Cover 784 pp. Green cover has white lettering. Browning to page edges. A few brown spots and a little insect nibbling on the first page.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39459  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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TASMANIAN WILD LIFE a Popular Account of the Furred Land Mammals, Snakes and Introduced Mammals of Tasmania
Sharland, Michael
Melbourne University Press  1962 
 Soft Cover xiii, 86pp; illustrations; 215 x 140mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11354  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Mosquito Eradication : The Story of Killing Campto
Brian H. Kay and Richard C. Russell (editors)
ISBN: 9781486300570
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2013 
 Soft Cover 256 pages with b/w illustrations. In 1998, the 'Southern Saltmarsh Mosquito Aedes Camptorhynchus ("Campto') was accidentally transported from Australia to New Zealand. After an investment of NZ$70 million over 10 years, this saltmarsh carrier of Ross River Virus was eradicated in a world-first program.   Very Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020375  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Life of Birds
Attenborough, David
ISBN: 0563387920
BBC Books London 1998 
 Trade Paperback 320 pp.  Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39549  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Beeswax : Production, Harvesting, Processing and Products
Roger A. Morse; William L Coggshall
ISBN: 1878075063
Wicwas Press U.S.A. 1995 Second Printing
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 192 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020233  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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AUSTRALIAN BIRDS
no author
The Shell Company Limited Australia 1931 
 Paperback No date stated but printers mark suggests November 1931, a nice booklet issued with compliment's of The Shell Company of Australia, has cut out on front cover, lots of illustrations of birds in black & white, and colour illustrations of bird eggs, a very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; 64 pages Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16979  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WALKER’S UNIVERSAL ATLAS For the Use of Schools
no author
   
 Hardcover Printed By Barnard and Farley, Skinner-Street for F. C. And J. Rivington; G. Wilkie & others, London, 1816. Rebound in half blue leather with contempary marbled sides, and endpapers, original front free endpaper with name and date preserved, raised bands with gilt rule and dark red title label, date 1816 in gilt at foot of spine. 27 hand-coloured double page maps including folding map of the world, a very good copy, digital images supplied on request. ; 235 x 140mm 
Price: 750.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16123  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN COCKATOOS Experiences in the Field and Aviary
Sindel, Stan and Lynn, Robert
ISBN: 0958772711
Singil Press Australia 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover 220 x 150mm; 252 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18651  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE GRAMPIANS AND THEIR FLORA
Thomson, Noel.
The Author  1967 First Edition
 Paperback 72pgs of colour photographs of flora, printed card covers, stapled, signed by the author, a fine copy. The author produced this book in the hope it will foster interest in wild flowers in the Grampians Ranges of Victoria, he notes how the flowers have deteriorated in the Grampians largely due to vistors picking the wild flowers and not allowing them to seed and grow. ; 240 x 175mm Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17560  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ACACIAS OF AUSTRALIA Volume One
Simmons, Marion
ISBN: 0170071790
Nelson Melbourne 1987 Revised Edition
 Paperback With 31 colour plates and many full page line drawings, A fine copy. ; 260 x 185mm; [viii], 327 pages Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18762  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PLEASE LET THEM GROW
Thomson, Noel.
Southdown Press Melb 1968 First Edition
 Card Cover A collection of photographs of native flowers/plants grown in Western Australia and the Eastern States of Australia, signed by the author, stapled book of 80 pages, the verso of each page is blank, ; 240 x 175mm Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17561  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SHARKS AND RAYS
Taylor, Leighton (Consultant editor)
ISBN: 0864490941
Readers Digest Australia 1997 First Edition
 Hardcover With colour illustrations throughout, a great reference book, A near fine copy. ; 280 x 160mm; 288 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17575  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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OUR COUNTRY’S FLOWERS And How to Know Them
Gordon, W. J.
Day & Son London N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover No date stated, illustrated with 33 chromolithograph plates, each plate showing many flowers, many line drawings, with book plate of Susan Matilda Cunninghame-Graham Henn from the Yacht "Galatea". The Galatea lost both races in September 1886, the 6th America's Cup in New York to the American defender "Mayflower". From 1888 until 1894, Mr. And Mrs. Henn lived aboard the Galatea in Britain. Following Lt. Henn's death in 1894, Mrs. Henn continued to live aboard the yacht until her death in 1911.; 195 x 140mm; vi, 154 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17656  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOOK OF NATURE’S MARVELS
Olcott, Frances Jenkins
George G. Harrap London 1936 First Edition
 Hard Cover With lovely b/w & colour illustrations, green cloth decorated in yellow with picture of peacock pasted to front cover, lacks front free endpaper, internally clean. ; Romance of Knowledge Series. ; 215 x 150mm; 288 pages Very Good+
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5739  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE UNCOMMON GARDEN
Law-Smith, Joan
ISBN: 0909710570
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Melbourne 1983 First Edition
 Hardcover With wonderful full page colour illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; 128 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19633  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRD DISPLAY AND BIRD BEHAVIOUR An Introduction to the Study of Bird Psychology
Armstrong, Edward A.
Dover Publications New York 1965 First thus.
 Paperback With illustrations, classified list of scientific bird names, bibliography, index. A very good copy. ; 215 x 135mm; [viii], 431 pages Very Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19827  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SPIDERS
Hillyard, Paul
ISBN: 9781847738738
New Holland Publishers Chatswood, N. S. W. 2011 First thus.
 Hardcover With full colour photographic illustrations throughout, pictorial laminated hardcover, A fine copy. ; 250 x 195mm; 160 pages Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19762  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A Very Elegant Animal : The Dingo
Roland Breckwoldt
ISBN: 0207158118
Angus & Robertson Sydney, Australia 1988 
 Hard Cover General wear to jacket. 283 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good+/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002869  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Flora of the Sydney Region
Beadle, N. C. W.; Evans, O. D.; Carolin, R. C.; Tindale, Mary D.
A. H. & A. W. Reed Frenchs Forest 1982 3rd Edition
 Hard Cover 720pp. Green boards. White lettering spine. Previous owner's name crossed out on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Illustrated with line drawings and colour plates. Dustwrapper not price clipped. ISBN 0589503251.  Very Good+/Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010128  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Australian Wildflowers (No. 1 in a series)
Echberg, Geoff A.
Southdown Press Melbourne  
 Wrapper 22pp. Pictorial covers. Firm, clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout - colour and black & white. Circa 1960/70s. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010129  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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An Australian Wild Flower Book
Barrett, Charles
Geoffrey Cumberlege /Oxford University Press Melbourne 1947 2nd Impression
 Hard Cover 205pp. Brown cloth boards. Blue lettering spine. Book firm, clean and unmarked. Coloured frontispiece + black & white and colour plates within text.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010130  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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BEETON’S DICTIONARY OF NATURAL HISTORY a Comprehensive Encyclopaedia of the Animal Kingdom
Beeton
Ward Lock & Co London  
 Hard Cover iv, 290pp; (24), illustrations, inscription to preface page dated 1918, green cloth decorated in black & gilt, spine ends chipped. "Beeton's All About It Books". Containing upwards of two thousand complete and distinct articles. ; 200 x 125mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11348  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AVES
Wedding, Allan G.
  1971 First Edition
 Hard Cover 134pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper, dustwrapper chipped. ; 235 x 155mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11350  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Avian Genetics: A Population and Ecological Approach
Cooke, F. And Buckley, P.A.
ISBN: 0121875717
Academic Press St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. 1989 
 Paperback 488 pp. Small piece missing off lower front corner. Light browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16743  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Care of Australian Wildlife
Walraven, Erna
ISBN: 1864365056
New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia 1999 
 Soft Cover 140 pages with line drawings and colour photos. A guide for anyone wishing to protect and care for Australia's wildlife.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010033  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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THE BIRDS OF LORD HOWE ISLAND
Hindwood, K. A.
 Sydney 1940 Limited Edition
 Hardcover This edition is limited to 250 copies, whichhave been reprinted from THE EMU (Vol. XL. , Part I. , July, 1940) , Official Journal of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union. Signed at top of title page by the author. With 2 colour plates and 18 b/w plates, 3 maps, original green cloth boards have some marks, otherwise a very good copy. ; 250 x 160mm; iv, 86 pages; Signed by Author Very Good+
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19985  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KICK UP YOUR HEELS.. BEFORE YOU’RE TOO SHORT TO WEAR THEM
LaRoche Loretta
ISBN: 9781401906177
Hay House, California  2007 1st Edition
 Hard Cover HOW TO LIVE A LONG, HEALTHY, JUICY LIFE With her trademark wit and practical knowledge, Loretta tackles how to live a long, healthy, juicy life - using herself and many of her friends and mentors as metaphors. Filled with practical advice, lifestyle skills, wisdom and spirituality, this is a mental health spa that will inspire you and your family to live with joy, harmony and peace while you still have the time. AS NEW condition  As New/As New
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011216  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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WEST AUSTRALIAN WILD FLOWERS
Gardner, C. A.
West Australian Newspapers Ltd. Perth 1943 Fourth Edition
 Paperback With descriptions by C. A. Gardner, Government Botanist, Colour Plates by West Australian Newspapers LTD>, from watercolours by Edgar Dell and Direct Colour Photographs by staff photographers. Discolouration on foredge of front cover and a short gift inscription first leaf otherwise a very clean, bright copy. ; 320 x 250mm; [iv], 116 pages Very Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20011  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Mammals of Australia : Incorporating the 3 Original Volumes
John Gould (With Modern Notes By Joan M. Dixon)
ISBN: 0333356209
The Macmillan Company of Australia Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1983 
 Hard Cover Jacket has 3cm repaired tear and 7cm crease to spine. A little foxing to front free endpaper. 416 pages with over 150 colour plates. Includes Volume I - Australian Marsupials and Monotremes, Volume II - Kangaroos and Volume III - Placental Mammals of Australia. Oversize, heavy book (almost 3kg).   Very Good/Good
Price: 270.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018391  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wildlife of Greater Brisbane
no author
ISBN: 9780977594313
Queensland Museum Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2007 SECOND EDITION
 Soft Cover 428 pages. A full colour identification guide to more than 600 animals, birds, fish, frogs, insects, snakes and lizards.   Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002565  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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THE CORNER A Naturalist’s Journeys in South-Eastern Australia.
Hill, Robin
ISBN: 0701804432
Lansdowne Press Melbourne 1970 First Edition
 Hardcover With black and white illustrations throughout, faint tape marks on endpapers otherwise a near fine copy in dustjacket. ; 310 x 260mm; 181 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20067  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODERN SHRUBS
Cox, E. H. M. and Cox, P. A.
Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover With colour frontispiece and 3 other colour plates, 21 in text illustrations by Margaret Stones, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 230 x 170mm; xii, 220 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20112  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Crocodiles of Australia
Grahame Webb and Charlie Manolis
ISBN: 0730102548
Reed Books Sydney, Australia 1989 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and minor tear. 160 pages with colour illustrations. Includes comprehensive studies on reproduction, growth, movement, behaviour, habitats and foods.   Very Good/Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006510  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Silken Web : A Natural History of Australian Spiders
Bert Simon-Brunet
ISBN: 073010401x
Reed Books Sydney, NSW, Australia 1994 
 Hard Cover New endpapers. Usual library marks and wear. 208 pages with colour illustrations. Presents the history and biology of Australia's most commonly encountered spiders.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009687  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pythons of Australia : A Natural History
Torr, Geordie
ISBN: 1575241498
Krieger Publishing Company  2000 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 103 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Covers anatomy and physiology, behavior, reproduction, ecology and conservation as well as providing detailed accounts and descriptions of all the species. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016507  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia
Cogger, Harold G.
ISBN: 9780643100350
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2014 Seventh Edition
 Hard Cover 1033 pages with colour photos, line drawings and distribution maps. Comprehensive guide to the identification of Australia's rich and varied herpetofauna - 1218 species of frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards, and snakes. Also includes a glossary, extensive list of references and basic guides to the collection, preservation and captive care of specimens. Heavy book (3kg).   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 210.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019078  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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What Lizard is That? : Introducing Australian Lizards
Steve Wilson and Gerry Swan
ISBN: 9781877069581
Reed New Holland Sydney, Australia 2009 
 Soft Cover 184 pages with colour illustrations. Covers all the main groups of Australian lizards with general pointers on appearance, behaviour and ecology.   Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020609  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Fauna of Kakadu and the Top End
Denise Goodfellow
ISBN: 1862543062
Self Published  1993 
 Soft Cover Signed by the author. 102 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020646  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Natural History of Australian Bats : Working the Night Shift
Greg Richards and Les Hall
ISBN: 9780643103740
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2012 
 Hard Cover Minimal library marks. Illustrated laminated boards. 184 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018814  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS
Bewick, Thomas
Folio Society London 2010 
 Hardcover Introduced by Jenny Uglow, Bewicks biographer. 2 volumes. Quarter-bound in leather with marble paper sides hand-marbled by Jemma Lewis. Coloured top edges. 912 pages in total. Approx. 500 illustrations. With slipcase. A fine set. ; 230 x 140mm Fine
Price: 260.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16782  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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An Atlas of Queensland’s Frogs, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals
Glen J. Ingram and Robert J. Raven (editors)
ISBN: 0724246266
Queensland Museum Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1991 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 391 pages. Includes the clear plastic map overlay for use with this book. (in pocket at rear).  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002359  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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An Atlas of Queensland’s Frogs, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals
Glen J. Ingram and Robert J. Raven (editors)
ISBN: 0724246266
Queensland Museum Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1991 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 391 pages. Includes the clear plastic map overlay for use with this book. (in pocket at rear).  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002359  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pests of Timber in Queensland
B.C. Peters, J. King, F.R. Wylie
ISBN: 072427183x
Queensland Forestry Research Institute  1996 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 175 pages with colour illustrations.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019660  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pests of Timber in Queensland
B.C. Peters, J. King, F.R. Wylie
ISBN: 072427183x
Queensland Forestry Research Institute  1996 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 175 pages with colour illustrations.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019660  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Dingo in Australia and Asia
Corbett, Laurie
ISBN: 187662230x
J.B. Books South Australia 2001 Reprint
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 200 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016517  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Dingo in Australia and Asia
Corbett, Laurie
ISBN: 187662230x
J.B. Books South Australia 2001 Reprint
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 200 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016517  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Dingo in Australia and Asia
Corbett, Laurie
ISBN: 187662230x
J.B. Books South Australia 2001 Reprint
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 200 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016517  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pests of Timber in Queensland
B.C. Peters, J. King, F.R. Wylie
ISBN: 072427183x
Queensland Forestry Research Institute  1996 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 175 pages with colour illustrations.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019660  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pests of Timber in Queensland
B.C. Peters, J. King, F.R. Wylie
ISBN: 072427183x
Queensland Forestry Research Institute  1996 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 175 pages with colour illustrations.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019660  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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An Atlas of Queensland’s Frogs, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals
Glen J. Ingram and Robert J. Raven (editors)
ISBN: 0724246266
Queensland Museum Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1991 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 391 pages. INCLUDES the clear plastic map overlay for use with this book.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020248  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Desert Sea, The: The Miracle of Lake Eyre in Flood
Serventy, Vincent
ISBN: 033340050X
The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd South Melbourne, Australia 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 946gms, 173 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 of Serventy's own colour photographs, here is a fascinating and complete view of a world few Australians have seen. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear. Dust jacket shows a 1-inch tear to the top of the external spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISNAT18  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Handbook of Australian Sea-birds
Serventy, D.L.; etc.
ISBN: 0589070797
Reed (A.H.& A.W.) Australia 1971 
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 254 pp. Ex Library Copy. Navy blue cover with gilt lettering. Browning to page edges.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40398  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Dingo in Australia and Asia
Corbett, Laurie
ISBN: 0868402303
University of New South Wales Press Sydney, Australia 1995 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 200 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007227  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Insect Natural Enemies: Practical approaches to their Study and Evaluation
Mark Jervis and Neil Kidd (editors)
ISBN: 0412399008
Chapman & Hall London, United Kingdom 1996 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 491 pages with b/w illustrations. The first book on predators and parasitoids that emphasises practicalities.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020744  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 12. 1940
no author
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
no author
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
no author
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
no author
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
no author
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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WATERPLANTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Sainty, G. R. and Jacobs, S. W. L.
ISBN: 0724037306
Water Resources Commission New South Wales  1981 First Edition
 Hardcover Photographs by R. F. Brayne, with major contributions on Biological Control, Freshwater Algae, Carp, Crayfish and Water Rat, Euthrophication. 550 pages, illustrated throughout with colour photographs, a very good copy with dustjacket that has been covered in clear contact and attached to the cover. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 230 x 220mm; 550 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20274  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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VERTEBRATE PALAEONTOLOGY OF AUSTRALASIA
Vickers-Rich, P. - Monaghan, J. M. - Baird, R. F. - & Rich, T. H. editors
ISBN: 0909674361
Pioneer Design Studio With Monash University Publications Melbourne 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover With the assistance of E. M. Thompson & C. Williams, With many illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 270 x 190mm; xvi, 1437 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20281  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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The Mammals of South Australia : Part III (conclusion) The Monodelphia
Frederic Wood Jones
Government Printer Adelaide, SA, Australia 1925 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers with some loss to top and bottom of spine. 187 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020851  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Life histories of the South African Lycaenid Butterflies
Gowan C. Clark and C.G.C. Dickson
ISBN: 0360001394
Purnell Cape Town South Africa 1971 
 Hard Cover General wear to jacket. Small amount of 'white out' to minor title page. 272 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020853  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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MINERALS Nature’s Fabulous Jewels
Court, Arthur & Campbell, Ian
ISBN: 0810903113
Harry N. Abrams New York N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover No date stated, With 188 illustrations, inculding 95 in full colour, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 270 x 300mm; 318 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20342  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland : Cooktown to Mackay
Queensland Museum Staff
ISBN: 0724293493
Queensland Museum South Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2000 
 Soft Cover 368 pages with 950 colour photos. Comprehensive and easy-to-read information on more than 850 species. Covers the area east of the Great Dividing Range between Cooktown and Mackay (including Cairns and Townsville).   Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008999  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Frogs : A Natural History
Tyler, Michael J.
ISBN: 1876334207
New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia 2000 NEW EDITION
 Soft Cover 192 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013657  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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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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Life of Marsupials
Tyndale-Biscoe, Hugh
ISBN: 0643091998
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2005 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 442 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020942  Bookseller: Terra Australis 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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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PTEROSAURS
Wellnhofer, Peter
ISBN: 0861015665
Salamander Books London, England 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., colour art and photographic illustrations, and b/white line drawings throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain maroon boards negligibly scuffed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a very small crease to front fold-in flap only. " . . .the most authoritative text for the general reader with the finest selection of artworks and photographs to be assembled on these fascinating animals . . . This magnificent illustrated reference book includes more than 600 pictures, 255 photographs, more than 250 detailed line drawings, and 100 explanatory diagrams, most in colour. 125,000 words of authoritative text. Special feature: 16 superb double-page spread colour restorations featuring all the best-known pterosaurs." Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 1.13 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: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010180  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME : The Search for the Coelacanth
Weinberg, Samantha
ISBN: 1857029062
Fourth Estate London 1999 Second Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xiii, + 239pp., b/white maps and illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bronze title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head of spine only. Included loose: A 2004 newspaper clipping of a short obituary for Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer, the naturalist who discovered the coelacanth. "Just before Christmas in 1938, the young woman curator of a small South African museum spotted a strange-looking fish in a trawler's catch . . . A charismatic amateur ichthyologist, J.L.B. Smith, saw a thumbnail sketch of the fish and was thunderstruck. He recognised it as coelacanth, a creature known from fossils dating back 400 million years and thought to have died out with the dinosaurs . . . " Contents include: Illustrations, Acks., 12 chapters, Selected Reading, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010124  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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THE BUSH: A Guide to the Vegetated Landscapes of Australia
Read, Ian G.
ISBN: 0730101851
Reed Books Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 184pp., colour and b/white b/white photographic illustrations throughout, colour and b/white maps and figures. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards negligibly scuffed on lower corners. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine, very minor edgewear, some scuffing to laminate finish. " The vegetated landscape, or the Australian Bush, on first appearance presents a bewildering display of living matter, a higgledy-piggledy mass of trunks, leaves, branches, shrubs and grasses . . . author Ian Read applies a systematic approach to viewing vegetation and the display of plant life takes on a new meaning . . . " Includes Bibliography, Glassary and Index. Book weight approx. 715g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008291  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A FIELD GUIDE TO CRUSTACEANS OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
Jones, Diana S. And Morgan, Gary J.
ISBN: 0730104036
Reed Chatswood, New South Wales 1994 First Edition
 Softcover Ex-library copy. 216pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext colour plates, supported by b/white line-drawings, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper encased in clear, permanent matt vinyl film. Complete with usual (ex) library identifiers (including label to front cover, rear cover and spine, remnant of label to front endpaper, plus stamps to text-block, half-title and title pages), this handbook is a guide to the more common crustaceans found in Australia, and invaluable for field identification . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., What are Crustaceans?, Guide Format, Common/Scientific Names, Collecting/Preserving, Fisheries, Other Uses, Habitats, Classes/Sub-Classes, Glossary, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 480g.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005529  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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THE LITTLE DESERT
Thiele, Colin
ISBN: 0851798586
Rigby Adelaide 1975 First Edition
 Hardback and Dustjacket 54pp., brown cloth, minor shelf wear. Colour plates throughout. Pictorial d/j has minor tear head of spine, some foxing to inside flaps, else good. Photography by Jocelyn Burt. Local Flora and Fauna in the Little Desert area of North-West Victoria. Weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000124  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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THE CARE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS: School Talks and Broadcasts
Badcock, Lt-Col.G.H.
Herbert Jenkins London  
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., first printing. N.D. [c.1945]. Inscribed/dated [Sept. 1945] by author on ffep. Book clean, very slightly askew. Very minor foxing to half-title page and edges. B/w portrait frontispiece and plates throughout. Unclipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped and chipped. Instructive, tthis book is the outcome of many talks to children, at school and on the B.B.C., by the author, a leading expert on the care and training of horses and dogs. Foreword by Derek McCulloch [Uncle Mac of the B.B.C.]. Book weight approx. 170g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good/Fair +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001363  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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ROCKS AND MINERALS OF CEYLON
Gunaratne, H.S.
The Department of National Museums Ceylon 1967 First Edition
 Staplebound Softcover Booklet [viii] + 58pp., plus [iv]. Intext reference maps, plus several b/white halftone plates. Booklet clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit nominally tanned. Side staplebound. Printed limp wrapper softly creased and splayed. A stand-alone volume 1 of a [proposed] future handbook series, this booklet deals with the rocks and minerals of Ceylon [Sri Lanka] and is written in two parts. The first deals with the rock types, their component minerals, and a brief account of the gemstones of Ceylon. The second part is a catalogue of the mineral collection of the Colombo National Museum, giving the locality data of the collections. Contents include: General Intro., Rock Types of Ceylon, Minerals ditto, Gemstones of Ceylon. Catalogue of Minerals of the Colombo Museum. Booklet weight approx. 130g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003933  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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SEA SHELLS OF TROPICAL WEST AMERICA: Marine Mollusks from Lower California to Columbia
Keen, A.Myra
Stanford University Press Stanford, California 1960 2nd. Impression
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 624pp., 10 full colour plates, innumerable b/w illustrations throughout. Book square, slightly bumped corners, spine firm. Gilt title and illustrations. Original seller's sticker on ffep., owner dedication on half-title page, else leaves clean. Unclipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn with closed tears and some fading on spine. First published 1958, this volume contains concise descriptions of 1,650 species of sea shells [with about 1,500 illustrations], from the entire area of the Panamic Marine Province- the area between the Gulf of California and Columbia. Book weight approx. 1270g. [1.27KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000910  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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HANDBOOK OF INSECT COLLECTING (Collection, Preparation, Preservation and Storage)
Smithers, Courtenay
ISBN: 0589502883
A.H. & A.W.Reed Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1981 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 120pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards very mildly edge-rubbed. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, mild sunning to spine. "In this short but comprehensive introduction to the study of insects for the non-specialist, Dr Smithers provides all the basic information necessary in order to start observing insects and collecting specimens in a scientific way . . . " Contents include: Preface, 6 chapters, Appendix, Further Reading, and Index. Book weight approx. 530g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010343  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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GRANITE WILDERNESS. Granite Belt National Parks
Walker, Errol
ISBN: 0867740051
International Colour Productions Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 72pp., tinted endpapers, plus photographic colour plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed decoration on front panel of plain, slightly shelfworn blue boards. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket colour faded on spine (title and author clearly legible), else lightly edgeworn. A photographic survey of some of Australia's granite features within several of the country's national parks. Contents include: Prelims., featured National Parks, Acks., Bibliography. Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011991  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)
Book Number: 012252  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Marsupials
Patricia J. Armati, Chris R. Dickman, Ian D. Hume (editors)
ISBN: 9781107406070
Cambridge University Press  2013 Reprint
 Soft Cover 373 pages with b/w illustrations.   Near Fine
Price: 78.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021009  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM COMPLETE BOOK OF AUSTRALIAN MAMMALS The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife
Strahan, Ronald. (editor)
ISBN: 0207144540
Angus & Robertson London 1984 1st Uk edition
 Hard Cover With numerous photographic illustrations in colour, a very good copy. Heavy book, international orders will require extra postage cost. Please email for accurate postage costs; 310 x 225mm; xx, 530 pages Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20478  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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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)
Book Number: 20480  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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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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RAILWAY FLORA Or Nature’s Revenge on Man. Botanical Observations on the Area around the International Marshalling Yard of Chiasso, 1969-1978
Schick, Ernesto
ISBN: 9788899385064
Humbolt Books Milano 2015 Florette edition
 Paperback With Texts by Graziano Papa, Nicola Schoenenberger, Ernesto Schick. With a poem and a note by Fabio Pusterla. Edited by Simonetta Candolfi and Nicoletta De Carli. Illustrations and photographs in colour. Fold out map and index at rear. The author devoted a decade of his life (1969-1978) to observing, classifying and illustrating the wild vegetation that infests the grounds of the international railway marshalling yard in Chiasso. First published in 1980, Railway Flora has maintained all its original charm. Its bond with the territory and with the history of one of the symbols of its economic development, the painstaking research of an all but common man and his scrutiny of the complex relationship between human beings and their environment offer a testimony which remains as intriguing as it ever was. The new edition features writings and original illustrations by the author. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia; 170 x 110mm; 166 pages Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20504  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Natural History Of The Garden.
Chinery, Michael.
London: Collins, 1977. 1st edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 287pp. index, + colour plates. b/w illus. very good+. / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22945  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Bees and Honey.
none stated
Sydney: NSW Dept of Agriculture, 1966. Fourth edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 200pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's name on fep. / fair, chipped d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22966  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Flying Fox (Pteropus) in Australia.
Ratcliffe, F. N.
Melbourne, Government Printer, 1931.  1931 
  8vo. stapled softcover. 81pp. b/w illus. very good, cover chipped, fep creased. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21354  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE INSECTS OF AUSTRALIA. A Textbook for Students and Research Workers. Supplement 1974.
Division of Entomology, CSIRO.
ISBN: 0522840701
Melbourne University Press, 1974  1974 
  4to hardcover. 146pp, b/w illus. Ex-library, library stickers and cancelled stamps., fair, wear to edges. / fair chipped, torn faded d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6554  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Diseases of Canaries.
Stroud, Robert, The Birdman of Alcatraz
Neptune City. T.F.H. 1933. Ist edn.  0 
  8vo. Hardcover. Pictorial paper covered boards. 239pp. Index. B/w diag. Very good condition. No d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5016  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Middle and Upper Palaeozoic Sponges from New South Wales
Pickett, John
Australia. Department of Mines NSW. 1967  1967 
  4to. grey cloth hardcover. 24pp. + 11 full-page plates. near fine, two small marks on cover. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20600  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cretaceous Forminifera of the Great Australian Basin.
Scheibnerova, Viera.
Australia. Department of Mines NSW. 1974  1974 
  4to. grey cloth hardcover. 276pp. 77 full-page b/w plates. near fine. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20601  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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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Fossil Anthropoids of the Yale-Cambridge India Expedition of 1935
Gregory, William, Milo Hellman, Edward Lewis
Washington DC: Carnegie Institute. 1938  1938 
  4to. green cloth hardcover. 28pp. + 8 full page b/w plates. near fine. / no d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6888  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Cultural Table of Orchidaceous Plants
Cox, J Murray
Sydney, Shepherd Press. 1946.  1946 
  4to. hardcover. 378pp. colour & b/w plates, tipped-in colour frontis. very good, owner's inscription on fep, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w with some light soiling. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20694  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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)
Book Number: 21638  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Armies of the Ant
Hogue, Charles L.
New York World Publishing. 1972. First.  0 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 234pp. index. colour photos throughout. very good / good+, lightly chipped d/w with creased inside flap. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5251  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Lure of the Falcon
Summers, Gerald.
London: Collins, 1972.  1972 
  8vo. hardcover. 224pp. b/w drawings. very good / good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5300  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Endangered Birds Management Techniques for Preserving Threatened Species
Temple, Stanley A. ,(Ed )
University of Wisconsin Press, 1978  1978 
  Large 8vo. hardcover. 466pp. index. + b/w plates. very good / very good d/w. Spine faded on cover & d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5301  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Handbook of Botanical Diagrams
Lloyd, Blodwen
University of London Press 1962  1962 
  4to. hardcover. 108pp. index, b/w illus. very good, owner's name on fep/ very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37375  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Volcanic Cauldrons, Ring Complexes, and Associated Granites of the Georgetown Inlier, Queensland
Branch. C. D.
Canberra. Department of National Development. 1966.  1966 
  Small 4to. cloth spine, blue paper covered boards. hardcover. 158pp. + 4 tables(3 fold-out), + 37 b/w plates. + 5 maps in rear pocket,(1 in colour). , b/w maps,diags, lus very good condition, all maps and foldouts in fine condition. very light wear to corners. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6943  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian Tea Trees of Economic Value. Part 1(third edition)
Penfold, A. R. & Morrison, F. R.
Sydney, Tennant. 1946.  1946 
  8vo. stapled softcover. 16pp. b/w illus. very good, cover edges faded. Scarce. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6953  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Smuts of Australia. Their structure, life history, treatment and classification.
McAlpine, D
Melbourne: Dept. Agriculture, 1910.  1910 
  8vo. brown cloth hardcover. 288pp. + 56 b/w plates. good, wear to cover edges. light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / no d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6977  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Reader’s Digest. Exploring The Secrets Of Nature The Amazing World Of Animals And Plants.
Reader’s Digest.
London. Readers Digest, 1994  1994 
  4to. pictorial boards, hardcover. 432pp. index. colour illus. fine. no d/w. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5118  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cousteau’s Australia Journey
Cousteau, Jean-Michel and Mose Richards
Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1993.  1993 
  Excellent copy in same d/w. Cousteau explorers teamed up with fishermen and natural scientists, native peoples and island voyagers, as they traveled around and acrosss the fascinating country-continent Down Under. More than 120 colour photo's. Index. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1887  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Underground Atlas: A Gazetteer of The Worlds Cave Regions.
Middleton, John & Tony Waltham.
Great Britain: The Promotional Reprint Company, Ltd., 1992.,  1992 
  Pictorial boards with matching d/w, both in excellent condition. Illustrated with photograps and diagrams and maps, stats, organizations, glossary of terms. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1957  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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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The Life of Insects. The Weidenfeld and Nicolson Natural History.
Wigglesworth, Sir Vincent B.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1966. First Edition.  0 
  Large 8vo. cloth hardcover.. 358pp. index. + b/w plates. b/w illus. very good, tape marks & owner's inscription & stamps inside cover. / very good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5167  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Last Chance to See…
Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine
Heinemann 1990  1990 
  Or. Blue cloth in d/w -unclipped, both in excellent condition. Illustrated. Featuring the Komodo Dragon, the dodo bird, rhino's. The author and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel the world in search of rare and endangered wildlife. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2552  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Wild sex : all you want to know about the birds and the bees
Windybank, Susan.
ISBN: 0730103692
Balgowlah, N.S.W. Reed 1991  1991 
  8vo hardcover 287pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27591  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Country Life. Ian Niall’s Country Notes
Niall, Ian
ISBN: 0706430646
Octopus Bks, 1987  1987 
  Oblong 4to hardcover 208pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26621  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Parks & Wildlife Wetlands
Haigh, Christine (ed.)
NSW National Parks.  0 
  4to softcover 72pp colour & b/w illus, maps. good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27756  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Audubon Perspectives: Rebirth of Nature
DiSilvestro, Roger L.
ISBN: 0471532088
New York John Wiley & Sons Inc 1 June, 1992  1992 
  4to hardcover 276pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. A series of essays voicing contemporary ecological concerns, this volume focuses on pollution of the Great Lakes, the rainforests of Costa Rica, ecotourism, global warming, the plight of the African elephant, coastal pollution and wildfires. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27649  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Birds in Bass Strait
Simpson, Ken
ISBN: 0589071084
Sydney Reed for B.H.P. 1972  1972 
  4to hardcover 112pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26872  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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SILENTLY, BY NIGHT. About the little-known but fascinating world of bats.
Peterson, Russell.
London, Scientific Book Club, 1966.  1966 
  8vo.hardcover, 227pp. index, b/w illus. good, tape marks and foxing on endpapers. / very good d/w.' 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26397  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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World of Night: Fascinating drama of nature that is enacted between dusk and dawn
Milne, Lorus J and Margery J
New York, Harper and Brothers, 1956  1956 
  8vo. hardcover. 248pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / good, chipped d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22733  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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