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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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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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Bird Wonders of Australia
Chisholm, Alec H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1934 
 Hard Cover xvi + 308pp. Green cloth boards. Spine detached. Book firm and clean. Gould League of Bird Lovers presentation plate dated "Bird Day 1941" awarded to pupil at Maryborough State School. Black & white plates.  Fair/No Jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010003  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Bush Charms
Chandler, L. G.
Whitcombe & Tombs Melbourne  
 Hard Cover 116pp. Green cloth boards. Dark green lettering. Spine partially separated along front hinge. Book firm and tidy. School library stamps. Black & white plates. Introduction by Charles Barrett. Printed by Specialty Press. Ex-Library Fair - Good/No Jacket
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011064  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Red-tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in Central Park
Marie Winn
ISBN: 0747542031
Bloomsbury  1999 
 Paperback 321 pp. Browning to page edges. Black line on top page edge. Large whiteout mark on first page.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40944  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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PHILIP’S GUIDE TO SEASHELLS OF THE WORLD
Oliver, A. P. H.
ISBN: 0540085669
Philips/Octopus Publishing London 2004 First Edition
 Softcover 320pp., two colour maps, plus colour illustrations throughout by James Nicholls. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "An easy-to-use identification guide to a wide range of shells from all over the world, from the common to the rare and coveted . . . over 1200 species are described, and more than 1000 are illustrated . . . " Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 485g.   Very Good +
Price: 19.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007612  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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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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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MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Maberley, C.A. (Revised By Richard Goss)
ISBN: 0947464298
Jonathan Ball and AD. Donker Publishers South Africa 1990 First Thus
 Hardcover 347pp., plus unpaginated (48 page) photographic colour-plate section. Intext, b/white line-drawings (C.A.Maberley) and distribution maps throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Leaves unmarked. This important work on the mammals of South Africa by Charles Astley Maberley (1905-1972) has been revised and updated by Richard Goss. The reader will undoubtedly enjoy the expanded colour section. Charles Astley Maberley, who moved to South Africa when he was 18, was murdered by an intruder in 1972. Book weight approx. 870g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011774  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE KARRI FOREST
Morcombe, Irene & Michael
ISBN: 0727003933
Rigby Limited Adelaide 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 55pp., stunning colour plates on recto pages, text on versos. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minor shelf wear to foot, speck of insect damage to rear cover foredge. Small light stain, top of ffep., else leaves clean. Pictorial, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has insect damage to both lower foredges, very minor edgewear and a spot stain. These magnificent trees, attaining heights of 80 metres, growing to maturity over 250 years in the south-west corner of Western Australia, are one of Australia's natural wonders. This volume is the ninth book in Rigby's Conservation Series. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001546  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE BARRIER REEFS: A Guide to the World of Corals
Mojetta, Angelo
ISBN: 1853107050
Swan Hill Press Shrewsbury, England 1995 1st. U.K. Edition,
 Large Format Softcover 168pp., stunning colour photography, b/w and colour art throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Laminate lifting from several areas on front and back foredges, otherwise pictorial card wrapper good. "Life on a coral reef offers endless discoveries . . . " Contents include: Intro., 500 million years of history, Coral geography, Coral biology, Life on a reef, Most common fish and invertebrates of the Indo-Pacific and the Caribbean. Book weight approx. 810g.   Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001700  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NATURE OF SURREY: The Wildlife and Ecology of the County and London South of the Thames
Drewett, John
ISBN: 0860232476
Barracuda Books/Surrey Wildlife Trust Buckingham, England 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 132pp., locality map endpapers. Colour-art frontispiece. Eight, unpaginated colour plates, and numerous intext b/w halftone plates and sketch drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt titles. Green faux-leather boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [as frontis], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. A stand-alone volume in the on-going 'Nature of Britain' series, the 'Nature of Surrey' takes us through the County and Boroughs, shows us the wildlife and how it interlocks, tells us what we have lost, and what we can keep-if we take the trouble . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword by President [David Bellamy], Genesis, Woodlands, Grasslands, Heathlands, Scrublands, Still waters, Rivers/Streams, On the farm, Living with man, Tomorrow is too late, Appendices: Wildlife and sites, Refs., Indices: general, Species. Subscribers. Book weight approx. 620g.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002924  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MALLEE COUNTRY WILDLIFE : The Nature of the Lower Murray-Darling Basin
Cowling, Sid
ISBN: 187568705x
Gould League of Victoria and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Victoria, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 64pp., colour art and b/white photographic illustrations, b/white line drawings and maps, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented only. Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 306g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010077  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORNISH REX CAT
Jones, Eve Denise
ISBN: 184286047X
Interpret Publishing Surrey, England 2003 First Edition
 Hardcover 123pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, very slightly canted. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. "This attractive and informative volume dedicated to the Cornish Rex Cat includes: History of the Cornish Rex Cat, Anatomy, A Portrait, Purchasing, Providing a Safe Home, Feeding, Grooming, Training and Behaviour, Breeding, Exhibiting, Health Care, Useful Addresses, Index. Book weight approx. 480g.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009508  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BUDGERIGARS : A Complete Guide for Breeders and Fanciers
Christian, Michael Stuart
ISBN: 0670901199
Viking O'Neil (Penguin) Ringwood, Victoria, Australia 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 138pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections throughout, plus intext, b/white line-drawings, sketches and charts. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel of same. Blue boards similarly bumped. Textblock clean. Pictorially-illustrated loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn, with U.V. affected (sunned) text on spine. The author, "a breeder and freelance writer, has written a comprehensive guide that will enable anyone fascinated by these lively, attractive birds to keep and breed them . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., History, Prerequisites, Husbandry, Mating, Aviary Problems, Judging, Understanding Heredity, Breeding Process, Showing, more. Appendix, Glossaty, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 870g.   Very Good +/Good +
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 006763  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PLATYPUS
Moyal, Ann
ISBN: 1865083739
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, NSW, Australia 2001 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 226pp., b/white art and photographic illustrations throughout, plus 8 page, colour plate illustrated section. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green boards negligibly edgeworn. Map-illustrated endpapers. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "The extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world . . . This is the enigmatic story of a biological riddle that confounded scientists for nearly ninety years, challenging theories of creationism, evolution and the classification of species along the way." Contents include: Intro., 15 chapters, Glossary, A Word on Sources, Illustrations, Index. Book weight approx. 450g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008183  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AN OBSESSION WITH BUTTERFLIES : Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect
Russell, Sharman Apt
ISBN: 0099471337
Arrow Books London 2004 Second Impression
 Softcover xviii, + 238pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-scuffed only. "From the beastly horned caterpillar whose blood helps it count time to the peacock butterfly with wings that hiss like a snake, Russell traces butterflies through their life cycles, exploring the creatures' own obsessions with eating, mating, and migrating . . . " Contents include: Acks., A Note on Names, 15 chapters, Selected Bibliography and Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009640  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN RAINFOREST
Parish, Steve, and Parish, Jan
ISBN: 0947263837
Steve Parish Publishing Queensland, Australia 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards have one tiny bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket negligibly indented only. " . . . shares with the reader magnificent photographs taken by Steve Parish over many years in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate forests. Steve and his wife have chosen images which show the diversity and sensuous splendour of the ancient forests and the fascination of the remarkable creatures which inhabit them . . . " Afterword by founder and President of the Australian Rainforest Conservation Society, Dr. Aila Keto, AO. Book weight approx. 1.35 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009728  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LYREBIRD
Smith, E.H.
Lansdowne Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1968 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xi, + 115pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout, plus unpaginated colour illustrated pages. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor tanning to endpapers, random foxing spots to endpapers and textblock edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edgeworn, foxing spots to reverse. "In this book Dr. Smith throws new light on many aspects of lyrebirds and their behaviour. Over 100 b/white and colour photos show intricate and unusual details of their appearance, their life and environment. Dr Smith discusses the cycle of the lyrebird year, their displaying, mating, breeding and moulting habits; the nest hygiene characteristics of the female and how she nurtures and raises her chick . . . " Book weight approx. 750g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010375  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COLLINS POCKET GUIDE TO BRITISH BIRDS
Fitter, R.S.R.
ISBN: 1851520260
Chancellor Press London 1986 Revised Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 287pp., plus 1 x 58 page colour, and 1 x 48 page b/white, art illustrated sections (Richard Richardson). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, lightly tanned. Art-illustrated gloss boards very good+. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, faint staining to reverse. From the jacket flap: "Observers can identify particular birds using five forms of classification: size, colour, distinctive features, behaviour and habitat. This precise method, which concentrates on the birds' obvious features, is both simple and effective . . . The book is filled with over 1,000 accurate paintings and drawings, 600 of which are in full colour." Naturalist and author Richard Sidney Richmond Fitter was born in London in 1913, and died in 2005. Book weight approx. 720g.   Very Good +/Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011813  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SIGNS OF THE WILD : Field Guide to the Spoor and Signs of the Mammals of Southern Africa
Walker, Clive
ISBN: 0869772600
C.Struik Cape Town, South Africa 1986 Revised Edition, 2nd Impressio
 Softcover 231pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations, duo-tone locality maps and b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and indented, soft corner crease to rear panel. Numerous contents include: Preamble, Acks., Environmental Glossary, Mammal Index, Comparative Spoor Illustrations, Author's Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011814  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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OKAVANGO FROM THE AIR
Walker, Clive
ISBN: 0947458042
Struikhof Publishers Cape Town 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 156pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by photographer Herman Potgieter. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards have a surface indentation to front panel, minor edge-rubbing. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two short, closed tears to upper spine, minor surface scuffs. From the front flap: "For the ever-increasing numbers of tourists who come to this extraordinary inland delta to explore its intricate maze of waterways and to marvel at its wildlife riches, the usual mode of travel is by 'mokoro' (dugout canoe), poled expertly through the crystal-clear waters by Bayei boatmen. Its panoramic grandeur, however, can only be fully appreciated from the air, and in this magnificent book photographer Herman Potgieter and conservationist Clive Walker have combined their talents to present a birds-eye view of this enormous wetland wilderness . . . " Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011834  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THIS IS NAMIBIA
Cubitt, Gerald, and Joyce, Peter
ISBN: 1868251861
Struik Publishers Cape Town, South Africa 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 158pp., plus (ii). Small b/white halftone plates, stunning colour plates (including double-page title-frontis spread and half-title page), and locality map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Blue boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. Namibia is one of Africa's younger nations, having gained its independence in 1990 after a century of colonial rule. Situated in the western region of southern subcontinental Africa it covers a region four times the size of the United Kingdom. A captioned, photographic tour of this diverse country. Includes Index. Additional feature: A folded, single sided A4 leaflet explaining the relevance and use of several native trinkets. Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012126  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A TIME TO CARE. Tasmania’s Endangered Wilderness
[Text by: Norm Sanders] [Photography by: Chris Bell]
Chris Bell Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, Australia 1980 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 112pp., photographic colour plates throughout by Chris Bell, plus one alone by iconic Tasmanian wilderness photographer Peter Dombrovskis (1945-1996), and a line-drawn map. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over undamaged spine. A few random specks on plain buff boards. Foxing splotches on half-title and rear leaf, else textblock clean. Colour-illustrated (Chris Bell), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. Personal and collective concern for the unique Tasmanian wilderness has brought together Norm Sanders, Chris Bell and Bob Brown (with a photographic contribution by Peter Dombrovskis), environmentalists /conservationists all, to raise awareness of a need for action to save this endangered wilderness . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Bob Brown), 10 chapters. Book weight approx. 840g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Good +/Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012252  Bookseller: Diversity 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)
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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)
Book Number: 20479  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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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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Compact Guides Mushrooms and Toadstools
Derek Reid,
ISBN: 9781871745344
Rainbow Books, London, 1980. 
  Hard Cover Laminated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrator: Bernard Robinson. . Used hardback in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 124 pp. This book weighs 275 gms. Illustrator: Bernard Robinson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Mushrooms; ISBN: 1871745349. ISBN/EAN: 9781871745344. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001488. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Men and Snakes
Ramona & Desmond Morris,
Hutchinson, London, 1965. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 224 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Reptiles; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51796. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Butterflies Their World, Their Life Cycle, Their Behavior
Emmel, Thomas C
Thames & Hudson, London, 1976. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Minor chipping to extremities of dustwrapper. 262 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Natural History & Resources; Butterflies; Insects; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51675. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. 
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
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Kosciusko Alpine Flora
A B Costin M Gray C J Totterdell D J Wimbush,
ISBN: 9780643024731
C S I R O Collins, Australia, 1979. 
  Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. First. Used hardback. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Crease to front foldover of dustwrapper and minor nicks to extremities. Bumps to corners of boards. 408 pages. Colour & black/white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Gardening; Botany; Australia; ISBN: 0643024735. ISBN/EAN: 9780643024731. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000975. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders
Lorus and Margery Milne,
Knopf, New York, 1996. 
  Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. . Used soft cover in near new condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Fourteenth printing. 992 pp - over 720 insects & spider photographs. Without packaging this book weighs 590g Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001403. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001403  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds Eastern Region
John Bull & John Farrand,
ISBN: 9780394414058
Knopf, New York, 1989. 
  Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. . Used soft cover in very good condition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name ffep. Eightheenth printing. 792 pp - over 580 bird photographs. Without packaging this book weighs 560g Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Ornithology; ISBN: 0394414055. ISBN/EAN: 9780394414058. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001404. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A SIMPLE PLEASURE The Art of Garden Making in Australia
Kelly, Frances
ISBN: 0454003676
Methuen Australia North Ryde 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover With paintings by Margaret Keller, colour plates, b&w photographic and line illustrations throughout, previous owners name on front endpaper, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 260 x 190mm; 96 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20532  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Bibliography Of The Australian Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea) 1773-1973
M S Moulds
ISBN: 0909451036
Australian Entomological Press Sydney 1977 First Edition
 Soft Cover 239 pages, inscription to previous owner signed by author on title page, light insect damage to covers, light soiled to covers & page edges.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN6690  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Historical Plant Geography
Philip Stott
ISBN: 0045800111
George Allen & Unwin London 1981 
 Soft Cover Botany. An analysis of the geographical distribution of individual species and natural plant groups; important new developments are discussed, such as global plate tectonics and sea-floor spreading; plant maps are introduced, and there is a basic treatment of recent advances in plant taxonomy; fully illustrated and referenced. 151 pages, foxing on eps and edges of pages, edge wear to cover with corners knocked.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT7575  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Parasitic Copepoda of British Fishes
Z Kabata
ISBN: 0903874059
The Ray Society, c/- The British Museum London 1979 
 Hard Cover Entomology. Large hardcover book in d/j, 2025 pages. Dust jacket, originally worn and knocked on extremities, has been covered in clear contact. Inscription to previous owner by author dated 1979 on fep. Previous owner's name has been stamped on the title page and on the outer edges of pages. Light foxing on edges of pages. All else is very good. This book weighs 2.2 kilograms.  Very Good/Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN10319  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Australian Birds, A Popular Guide To Bird Life
J D Macdonald
ISBN: 0730100812
Reed Books Sydney 1985 
  Birds. Answers questions about birds, their habits and behavioural patterns, breeding biology, learning to ply, distribution; plumage and senses are just a few of the topics discussed in a non-scientific manner; illustrated with colour and b/w photographs, line drawings, diagrams and maps. 173 pages, marked pictorial covers, cover has small section of surface lifted, corners bumped, spine sunned, some marks on eps and outer edge of pages.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BR10336  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Wild Flowers Of Australia
Thistle Y Harris
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1939 First Edition
 Hard Cover Australian Botany. With 65 colour plates by Adam Forster. 198 pages, green cloth with black lettering on cover and spine, spine has faded and is worn, edges of covers are worn with corners knocked, name and bookshop stamp inside cover, foxing first and last few pages and on edges of other pages.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT7384  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Birds of Paradox, Birdlife in Australia and New Zealand
edited by Jack Pollard
Lansdowne Melbourne 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover Birds. A collection of writings and prose on the birdlife of Australia and New Zealand by John Gould, Joseph Banks, Alex Chisholm, Banjo Patterson, Neville Vayley, Alan Moorehead, Robin Hill, Judith Wright, Vincent Serventy, Crosbie Morrison, Mary Gilmore, Olaf Ruhen; illustrated with a superb collection of bird photographs by leading nature photographers (Lansdowne, Melbourne, first edition, 1967) Used hardcover book in d/j, 246 pages, tears in d/j on edges, corners bumped, foxing on d/j, eps and page edges. This book weighs 1.2 kilograms.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BR10581  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Malaysian Parasites XXXV-XLIX, Studies from the Institute for Medical Research Federation of Malaya No. 29 , 3rd volume in a series of 3 volumes
edited by W W MacDonald
Institute for Medical Research Kuala Lumpur 1960 
 Hard Cover 251 pages, good black pseudo-leather covers with good gilt lettering, rear cover marked, pages lightly tanned on edges, foxing on edges of last few pages.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN6842  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Wild Flowers Of The World
text by Brian D Morley consultant editors W T Stearn & Peter S Green
ISBN: 0907408117
published by Peerage Books for J W Books Sydney 1970 
 Hard Cover Botany. Wild Flowers. Art. Covers the Artic and Antarctic, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Tropical and Central Africa, South Africa, Himalaya and China, South East Asia, Australasia, Oceana, North America, Central and South America; illustrated with full colour plates painted by Barbara Everard. 432 pages, name and address stamp of previous owner inside both covers, on fep, index page and last page, foxing on edges of pages, d/j is worn on upper edges and damaged on upper edge at rear of book, a few spots of foxing on intro pages.  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT8278  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Wild Britain - The Century Book of Marshes, Fens & Broads
Richard North,
ISBN: 0712601953
Century Publishing, London, 1983. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . 192 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Flora; Environment & Ecology; ISBN: 0712601953. ISBN/EAN: 9780712601955. Inventory No: 2248. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2248  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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Australian Finches
Curt Af Enehjelm
ISBN: 0876669879
TFH Publications U.S.A. 1979 First Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 124 pp. Cover has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41689  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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NIGHTWATCHMEN OF BUSH AND PLAIN Australian Owls and Owl like Birds
Fleay, David
Jacaranda Press Melbourne 1968 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations in colour and black & white, maps on endpapers, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 255 x 190mm; [xii], 163 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20580  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE
Egerton, Louise (editor)
Reader's Digest Sydney 2005 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover With illustrations throughout in colour, A fine copy, Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 290 x 220mm; 640 pages Fine
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20574  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Fauna and Flora Transvaal April 1950 (Publication No. 1)
no author
Transvaal Provincial Administration South Africa  
 Soft Cover 44pp. Illustrated card covers. Covers have single crease line in middle. B&W illustrations. Minor marginalia - mostly short line marks against sections of text. Folded map at rear in very good condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010346  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Macdonald Encyclopaedia of Birds (Macdonald encyclopedias)
Gianfranco Bologna
ISBN: 035610107X
McDonald & Co London 1984 
 Paperback 511 pp. Cover has light wear. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41822  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Australian Bird-Garden - Creating Havens for Native Birds
Pizzey, Graham;Knight, Frank;Menkhorst, Peter
ISBN: 0207196753
HarperCollins Publishers Australia Moss Vale, NSW, Australia 2000 
 Trade Paperback 254 pp.  Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41854  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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SHARKS And Other Predatory Fish of Australia
Goadby, Peter
Jacaranda Press Brisbane 1963 Second Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, cover edges scuffed, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; jacaranda pocket guide series; 135 x 100mm; 121 pages Very Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20642  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Insects and Flowers: The Biology of a Partnership
Barth, Friedrich
ISBN: 0691025231
Princeton Univ Pr Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1991 
 Paperback Sl. wear to wraps, remainder mark lower fore-eges, prev. bookseller sticker back panel.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019165  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Introductory Botany: Plants, People, and the Environment
Berg
ISBN: 0030754534
Saunders College Publishing USA 1997 
 Hard Cover Laminated boards lightly rubbed, internally unmarked and in excellent condition.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022796  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Clay : The History and Evolution of Humankind’s Relationship with Earth’s Most Primal Element
Staubach, Suzanne
ISBN: 0425205665
Berkeley Books New York 2005 Stated First Edition/First Pri
 Hard Cover Remainder mark. "How a humble substancre helped create the modern world."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022032  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Great Natural History Books and Their Creators
Desmond, Ray
ISBN: 0712347747
British Library  2003 First
 Hard Cover   Fine/Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016517  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Treasury Of Tulips
Valerie Schloredt,
ISBN: 0340622636
Hodder & Stoughton, Australia, 1994. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . With colour photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Flora; Gardening; ISBN: 0340622636. ISBN/EAN: 9780340622636. Inventory No: 231627. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Armoured Animals, Insight series
Madsen, Chris
Oxford University Press, Oxford  1992 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 26 x 26 cm., 57 pp., fold-out col. illust., pict. e/papers, pict. boards. Fine copy in very good d/jacket. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12190  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Patterns of Survival
Milne Lorus & Margery
Prentice-Hall USA  1969 
 Hardcover hb/dw 24.5x17cm 339pp. v.good- dustwrapper worn and torn. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12396  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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A Handbook of Elementary Bird Study
Bourke P.A.
Paterson Brokensha Pty.,  1955 
 Hardcover hb. good Ex Lib. Book Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Reference Book to Australian Nature Plates
Bourke, P.A.
Macmillan, London  1961 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb, vii, 200 pp., green cloth. Very good condition but has several markings from a school library on the endpapers. Book Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10351  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Furred Animals of Australia
Troughton Ellis
Angus & Robertson  1967 
 Hardcover hb/dw. good ex Lib. Book Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Life on Earth
Attenborough, David
Collins  1981 
 Hardcover hb/dw. v/good. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10127  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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The Living Planet
Attenborough, David
Book Club Associates  1984 
 Hardcover hb/dw. v/good. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Living Planet. A portrait of the Earth
Attenborough, David
Readers Digest Services, Surry Hills.  1985 
 Hardcover hb, 27 x 25 cm., 368 pp., col. illust., index, pict. boards. Very good condition. Book Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10130  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Common Malayan Birds
Tweedie, M.W.F.
Longmans of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 2nd imp 1965  1965 
 Hardcover hb, 22 x 15 cm., ix, 69 pp., 20 col. plates, pictorial boards. Good condition, owner's name on front endpaper. Book Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13481  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Australia’s Venomous Wildlife
Stackhouse, John
Paul Hamlyn, Sydney  1970 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw. v/good. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13217  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Proceedings of the Melbourne Herpetological Symposium
Banks, Chris B. and Angus A. Martin
ISBN: 0724132864
Zoological Board of Victoria, Melbourne Melbourne 1980 
 Soft cover softcover, 25 x 18 cm., 199 pp., b/w illust. Very good condition but spine is faded. Book Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10173  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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The Minds of Animals
Thompson J. Arthur
George Newnes London  1927 
 Hardcover hb 16.5x13cm 205pp. Good- signs of wear to cover- small stain to back cover-some foxing to front pages Book Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13384  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Wild Life in Australia
Barrett Charles
Colorgravure  0 
 Hardcover hb/dw. good. Book Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10195  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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How Birds Live
Burton Robert
Elevier Phaidon  1975 
 Hardcover large hard back colour pictures. very good Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10449  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Looking at Animals- A Zoologist in Africa
Cott Hugh B
Collins London  1975 
 Hardcover hb/dw 26x18.5cm 221pp. v.good- dustwrapper worn with some tears. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10696  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
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Insects of Victoria, reprinted from Victorian Year Book No. 83
Crawford, L.D. and R. Van Baer
Trustees of National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne  1970 
 Soft cover softcover stapled single section booklet, 28 pp., b/w photos. Very good condition. Book Very Good
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Wildlife in the Suburbs
Densey Clyne
ISBN: 0195543866
Oxford  1982 
 Soft cover softcover, 22 x 14 cm., vii, 224 pp., b/w illust., index. Very good condition. Book Very Good
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The Wonders of Instinct
Fabre, J.H.
Duckworth, London  1928 
 Hardcover hardcover, 17 x 12 cm., 320 pp., 8 pp. advert., blue cloth. Very good condition but this edition does not have the illustrations of the original edition. Book Very Good
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A Sketchbook of New Zealand Birds
Falla, Molly
A.H.&.A.W.Reed. New Zealand  1966 
 Hardcover hardback with dustwrapper 24x18.5cm. v.good, owners name front endpaper. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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Seal Morning
Farre Rowena
Hutchinson  1962 
 Hardcover hb/dw. good. Book Good/Dust Jacket In
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Wonders of the World of the Albatross
Fisher, Harvey and Mildred
Worlds Work Ltd., London  1976 
 Hardcover hardback with dustwrapper 23x16.5cm 80 pages. good. Book Good/Dust Jacket In
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Birds of the Maribyrnong Valley
Friends of the Maribyrnong Valley
Friends of the Maribyrnong Valley  1987 
 Soft cover sb. good. Book Good
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The Wonderful World of Insects
Gaul, Alberto T.
Victor Gollancz ( Sidgwick & Jackson) London.  1953 1st Edition
 Hardcover Hardback without dustwrapper 21x14.5cm 222 pages. very good, covers have some wear. Book Very Good/No Jacket
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Wings over the Kattegatt-- Swedish Coastline
Gillsater Sven
Spektra Publishers  1977 
 Hardcover hb/dw. v. Good. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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All colour Book of Butterflies- 101 colour Photographs
Goodden, Robert
ISBN: 0706401859
Octopus Books, London 1973 1st Edition
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Bush Quest
Hill, Robin
Lansdowne Press, Melbourne  1968 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 25 x 16 cm., ix, 145 pp., b/w illust., pict. e/papers, gilt dec. green cloth. Very good condition apart from the faint trace of a cloured pencil on one page. D/jacket has small tear at top of spine. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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The Naturalists. Pioneers of Natural History.
Jenkins, Alan C.
Book Club Associates, London  1978 
 Hardcover hb/dw, 24 x 21 cm., 200 pp., col. & b/w illust., index, maroon cloth. Very good condition in v/good d/jacket. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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Window to Bushland
Keast, Dr. Allen
Angus and Robertson, London  1965 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 22 x 14 cm., 192 pp., b/w photos, maroon cloth. v/good in v/good d/wrapper. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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Flowers. Shown to the Children series
Kelman, Janet Harvey
T.C. & E.C. Jack, London  0 
 Hardcover hb, 16 x 12 cm., 154 pp., 48 col. pl., index, dec. green cloth. Contents in good condition. Covers worn at spine ends. Spine sunned. 48 coloured pictures. Book Good
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An Australian Bird Book
Leach J.A.
Whitcombe & Tombs  1929 
 Hardcover Good. A complete guide to the identification of Australian birds Book Good/No Jacket
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Australian Bird 1995 Diary
Lindsey, Terence
Readers Digest, Sydney  1994 
 Hardcover hb, 25 x 17 cm., col. photos, pict. boards. Fine unmarked condition. Book Fine
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A Bush Calendar
Mack Amy Eleanor
Angus & Robertson  1914 
 Hardcover hb. good. Book Good
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Common Birds in New Zealand Book 2 Mountain, Bush and Shore Birds
Marshall, Janet
Reed Methuen, Auckland, New Zealand.  1986 
 Soft cover Softback NO dustwrapper 18x12cm. Very good condition. Book Very Good
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A Fight against Extinction- The Whooping Crane
McNilty Faith
Longmans  1967 
 Hardcover hb/dw. good. Book Good/Dust Jacket In
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Archosauria - A New Look at the Old Dinosaur
McLoughlin, John
Allen Lane, London  1979 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 28 x 21 cm., 117 pp., b/w illust., black cloth/ papered boards. Good condition in slightly worn dustwrapper. Book Good/Dust Jacket In
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Bright Wings of Summer. Watching Butterlies
Measures, David G.
Prentice-Hall, Eaglewood Cliffs.  1976 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 25 x 18 cm., 160 pp., col. & b/w illust., index, pict. e/papers, green cloth. Very good condition in worn d/jacket. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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Walkabouts and Birds
Officer Brigadier H.R. S.B.A.
Brigadier H.R.Officer  1968 
 Hardcover hb/dw. good. Book Good/Dust Jacket In
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The Road of a Naturalist
Peattie Donald Culross
Readers Union  1948 
 Hardcover hb. good. Book Good/No Jacket
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Nature Watch
Pettifer Julian/Robin Brown
Michael Joseph London  1981 
 Hardcover hb/dw 25x20cm 207pp. v.good. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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A Field Guide to Western Birds-North America and Hawaii
Peterson,, Roger Tory
Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, USA  1961 
 Hardcover Hardback WITH Dustwrapper 19x12cm 344pages plus index. Book in very good condition, price clipped dustwrapper is worn along the top and lower edge. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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Wildlife in Australia
Serventy, Vincent
Nelson. Australia.  1968 
 Hardcover Hardback with dust wrapper 150 pages. Fine. Book Fine/Dust Jacket In
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Botany: Principles and Problems: 6th Edition
Sinnott, Edmund W. and Katherine S. Wilson
McGraw-Hill, New York  1963 
 Hardcover hb/dw, 515 pp., b/w illust., green cloth. Very good condition in worn d/wrapper. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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The Story of The Soil
Clark, C.T.
Soil Conservation Board, Melbourne  1943 
 Soft cover softcover booklet, 20 x 13 cm., 32 pp., b/w illust. Covers faded but otherwise very good condition. Book Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Control of Injurious Animals
Cherret, J.M. et al
English Universities Press, London  1971 
 Soft cover softcover, 22 x 13 cm., xiv, 210 pp., b/w illust., index. Very good condition. Book Very Good
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Vanishing Animals- Preserving Natures Rarities
Street, Philip
The Scientific Book Club. London  1961 
 Hardcover hardback with dustwrapper 20.5x13cm 232pages. v.good. dustwrapper worn. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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More Wildlife in the Suburbs
Densey Clyne
ISBN: 0207149526
Angus & Robertson, London  1984 
 Soft cover softcover, 22 x 14 cm., vii, 224 pp., b/w illust., index. Very good condition. Book Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Silvertail :The Story of a Lyrebird
Watson Ina
John Sands/Ure Smith Australia 1946 
 Hardcover hb/dw. Eight colour plates and eight black white illus. by Walter Cunningham. Book Very Good/Good
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The Open Book of Wild Life-Introduction to Nature Study
Morse, Richard
Adam & Charles Black London, Uk  1942 
 Hardcover hardback 22x14.5cm 240pages. good. Book Good
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Scenic Wonders of the World
Reader’s Digest
ISBN: 0909486883
Readers Digest  1981 
 Hardcover Large hb/dw.  Book Very Good/Very Good
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With Wings on their Fingers, an intimate view of the Flying-fox
Conder, Pamela
ISBN: 0207184038
Angus & Robertson, Sydney  1994 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, viii, 168 pp., col. & b/w illust., brown cloth. fine Book Fine/Fine
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FIELD GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN BIRDS
Morcombe, Michael
Steve Parish Publishing Queensland 2006 2nd Edition revised and undate
 Hardcover With 3400 colour illustrations, information on 850 species, illustrations of nests and eggs, distribution maps, thin hard cover binding with a fitted clear plastic dustcover, A fine copy in fine dustjacket; 250 x 170mm; 448 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
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The Song of the Dodo : Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
Quammen, David
ISBN: 0091801966
Hutchinson London 1996 
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition.  Very Good/Very Good
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FORGOTTEN ISLANDS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC The Story of New Zealand’s Southern Islands
Redwood, Rosaline
A. H. and A. W. Reed Wellington 1950 First Edition
 Hardcover With 25 photographic illustrations, 8 maps, bibliography and index, a very good copy without a dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 125 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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Trees: A Guide to Familiar American Trees
Herbert S. Zim, Alexander C. Martin,
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1956. Revised Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Dorothea and Sy Barlowe. Revised Edition. 143 species in colour. Rear cover has a crease and some laminate is lifting. Size: Small Octavo. 160 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrator: Dorothea and Sy Barlowe. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Flora; United States; Natural History & Resources; Inventory No: 232434. Good Condition
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Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys
Warner, William
ISBN: 9780792274551
National Geographic, Washington DC, 1999. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. First Edition. Minimal library identification marks. Covered in clear removable plastic which has been stuck to outer boards. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0792274555. ISBN/EAN: 9780792274551. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52454. 
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EUCALYPTS Volume One
Kelly, Stan
Thomas Nelson Melbourne 1982 Reprint
 Hardcover Text by G. M. Chippendale and R. D. Johnston, with map and 250 colour plates + (xii, 82) pages of text including index. A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 255 x 190mm Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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FAMILIAR WILD BIRDS In 4 Series
Swaysland, W
Cassell and Company, Limited London 1901 
 Hardcover Bound into 2 volumes with Vol. 1 containing series 1 & 2 and Vol. 2 containing series 3 & 4. Pagination is (viii, 160) ; (viii, 160) ; (viii, 160) ; (viii, 176) , with a colour plate of each bird illustrated by A. Thorburn and others, an index at rear of final volume. Bound in simple maroon pebbled cloth with title on spines, a very good set. ; 200 x 135mm Very Good+
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AUSTRALIAN SEASHORES A Guide to the Temperate Shores for the Beach-Lover, the Naturalist, the Shore-Fisherman, and the Student
Dakin, William J.
ISBN: 0207155615
Angus & Robertson Publishers North Ryde 1987 First thus.
 Hardcover W J Dakin's classic study has been fully revised expanded in this deluxe edition, and illustrated by Isobel Bennett. Fully illustrated in colour, A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 250 x 270mm; [xii], 409 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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BIRDS 1 Of South-Eastern Australia, Urban Birds
Reid, A. J. Shaw, N. J. Wheeler, W. R.
ISBN: 0909858802
Gould League of Victoria Melbourne 1990 Second Edition
 Stiff card covers With paintings by Susan Mcinnes, edited by P. L. Mason, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 170 x 120mm; 92 pages Fine
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SHELLS OF NEW GUINEA AND THE CENTRAL INDO-PACIFIC
Hinton, Alan
ISBN: 0701681144
Robert Brown and Associates With Jacaranda Press Port Moresby 1972 First Edition
 Hardcover With colour photographs by the author, endpaper maps, a very good copy in good dustjacket. Dustjacket has small piece from top of spine missing. ; 260 x 200mm; xviii, 94 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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Reptiles
no author
ISBN: 9781909244122
Green Android London 2014 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. Book Near Fine/No Jacket
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Earthworms in Australia A Blueprint for a better Environment
David Murphy
ISBN: 1875657096
Hyland House Melbourne 1994 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Some wear of covers o/w VG. Charts, Clr Plts, Bibliography, Glossary, Index. Book Very Good/No Jacket
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Earthworms in Australia A Blueprint for a better Environment
David Murphy
ISBN: 1875657096
Hyland House Melbourne 1996 Reprint
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Australian Sea Life South of 30 S
Neville Coleman
ISBN: 0868242691
Doubleday Lane Cove 1987 1st Edition
 Hardcover Clr Plts, Appendix, Glossary, Index. Book Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Hurricane Iniki
Jim BOrg, Joan Conrow, Kevin Dayton, James Dooley, Stu Glauberman, Will Hoover, Esme M. Infante, Thomas Kaser, Dave Koga, William Kresnak, Christopher Neil, Kit Smith, Kris M. Tanahara, Jan TenBruggencate, Vivki Viotti, David Waite, Greg Wiles, Walter Wri
Mutual Publishing Honolulu 1992 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrappers Bw and Clr Plts. Newspaper articles. Book Near Fine/No Jacket
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The Skeptical Environmentalist Measuring the Real State of the World
Bjorn Lomborg
ISBN: 0521010683
Cambridge University Press Cambridge 2001 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Boards covered in adhesive plastic, crease through front, some wear o/w VG. Graphs, Bibliography. Book Very Good/No Jacket
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Living Silver An Impression of the British Fishing Industry
Burns Singer
Secker & Warburg London 1957 1st Edition
 Hardcover Owners inscript on FFEP o/w VG. Dust jacket is chipped and worn with numerous small closed tears o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Eight Little Piggies Reflections in Natural History
Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 0140179941
penguin Books London 1994 Reprint
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Dinosaur in a Haystack Reflections in Natural History
Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 0224044729
Jonathan Cape London 1996 1st Edition
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Dinosaur in a Haystack Reflections in Natural History
Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 0224044729
Jonathan Cape London 1996 1st Edition
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The Hot Topic How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights on
Gabrielle Walker, Sir David King
ISBN: 9780747593959
Bloomsbury London 2008 1st Edition
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Extreme Weather Nature’s Most Drramatic Moments
no author
ISBN: 0670029343
Viking Melbourne 2006 1st Edition
 Hardcover Clr Plts.PDSC|s Book Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Capital of Heaven
Marc Riboud
ISBN: 0385196652
Doubleday New York 1990 1st Edition
 Hardcover Some discolouration of dust jacket, o/w VG. Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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The Illustrated Origin of Species
Charles Darwin, Richard E. Leakey (Abridged & Intro)
ISBN: 0571145868
Faber and Faber London 1986 Reprint
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Flashlights on Nature
Grant Allen
George Newes, Limited London 1899 1st Edition
 Cloth Some stamps and pen marks on FFEP and rear end papers, owners inscript, sticker on spine, boards are worn with some fadding.PDSC|s Ex-Library Good/No Jacket
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Living in the Environment Principles, Connections And Solutions
G. Tyler Miller, Jr.
ISBN: 0534376975
Wadsworth/Thomas Learning Belmont 2002 12th Edition
 Hardcover Clr Plts. FFEP Price Clipped o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good/No Jacket
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The Gnat is Older Than Man Global Environment and Human Agenda
Christopher D. Stone
ISBN: 0691001650
Princeton University Press Princeton 1993 1st Edition
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Australia’s Wildflowers
Michael Morcombe
ISBN: 0701803401
Lansdowne Press Melbourne 1974 Reprint
 Hardcover Some wear of dust jacket edges, with one closed tear o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
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The Highlanders
James Sinclair
ISBN: 0701605103
The Jacaranda Press Milton 1971 1st Edition
 Hardcover Owners inscript on FFEP, Dust jacket is worn around edges with one small open tear and two small closed tears o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The End of Nature
Bill McKibben
ISBN: 0670828777
Viking London 1990 1st Edition
 Hardcover  Book Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Let’s Save Antactica!
James N Barnes
ISBN: 090910445X
Greenhouse Publications Melbourne 1982 1st Edition
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Seal Song
Brian Davies
ISBN: 0140047409
Penguin Middlesex 1979 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Closed tear in front board, edges are worn o/w VG. BW and Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Very Good/No Jacket
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The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady
Edith Holden
ISBN: 0718133390
Webb & Bower London 1989 1st Edition
 Hardcover Owners inscript on title page, dust jacket is slightly worn o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
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Capital of Heaven
Marc Riboud
ISBN: 0385196652
Doubleday New York 1990 1st Edition
 Hardcover Owners inscript on FFEP, o/w VG. Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Very Good/Near Fine
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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Underwater Wilderness Life Around the Great Reefs
Carl Roessler
ISBN: 0918810000
Chanticleer Press New York  1st Edition
 Hardcover Some wear of dust jacket edges o/w VG. Clr Plts 0PDSC|s Book Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Forces of Nature
Sir Vivion Fuchs (Ed)
ISBN: 0030175917
Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York 1977 1st Edition
 Hardcover Remainder Mark. Slight wear of dust jacket edges o/w VG. Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine/Very Good
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Wonderful World of Natural Wonders
Theodore Rowland-Entwistle
ISBN: 0706412257
Octopus Books Limited London 1980 1st Edition
 Hardcover Some wear of board and dust jacket edges o/w VG.Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Rainforests The Illustrated Libary of the Earth
Professor Norman Myers (ed)
ISBN: 0864384777
RD Press Surry Hills 1993 1st Edition
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Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Antarctica: Wilderness at Risk
Barney Brewster
ISBN: 0725103906
Sun Books Melbourne 1982 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrappers BW PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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A Naturalist in New Zealand
Mary Gillham
Museum Press London 1966 1st Edition
 Hardcover Dust jacket is chipped and worn with some creasing and a small closed tear o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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The Enchanted Canopy A Journey of Discovery to the Last Unexplored Frontier, the Roof of the World’s Rainforests
Andrew W Mitchell
ISBN: 0025854208
Macmillan New York 1986 1st Edition
 Hardcover Remainder mark. Some wear of dust jacket edges o/w VG. Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Life in the Balance Companion to the Audubon Television Specials
David Rains Wallace
ISBN: 0151515611
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich San Diego 1987 1st Edition
 Hardcover White out on FFEP, Remainder mark, some wear on the dust jacket o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good/Very Good
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Strange Worlds, Fantastic Places (The Earth, Its Wonders, Its Secrets)
Readers Digest
ISBN: 0864490305
Readers Digest London 2001 Reprint
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A Fragile Paradise Nature and Man in the Pacific
Andrew Mitchell
ISBN: 000637655X
Fontana Paperbacks  1990 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Owners plate on rear of front cover o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good/No Jacket
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HILLS OF THE WEST WIND : Reflections on the Tasmanian Landscape
Binks, C. J.
ISBN: 0958583870
Barrallier Books Geelong, Victoria, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Hardcover xix, + 410pp., illustrated throughout: full colour plates, and b/white halftone plates and maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles over near fine boards. Textblock pristine. Attached ribbon bookmark. No dustjacket. A meander through the essence of Tasmania; the breath-taking landscapes, and the Tasmanians who have made it what it is . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 7 'sections' (chapters), viz: Shaping an Island, A Varied Tapestry, Kinship and Management, Two Centuries of Progress, Power of a Myth, Counter Culture, Landscape of the Future, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15kg. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Near Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Australia’s Heritage Watch: An Overview of Australian Conservation
Ingpen, Robert,
ISBN: 0727015184
Rigby, Australia, 1981. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: Over 12" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australiana; ISBN: 0727015184. ISBN/EAN: 9780727015181. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21556. 
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Fighting for Fraser Island - A Man and an Island
Sinclair, John with Corris, Peter,
ISBN: 1875703160
Kerr Publishing, Sydney, 1994. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 1875703160. ISBN/EAN: 9781875703166. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29014. 
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Fighting for Fraser Island - A Man and an Island
Sinclair, John with Corris, Peter,
ISBN: 1875703209
Kerr Publishing, Sydney, 1994. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 1875703209. ISBN/EAN: 9781875703203. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18208. 
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The Murray Waters: Man, Nature And A River System
Frith H.J & G. Sawer (edited by),
ISBN: 0207128820
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 0207128820. ISBN/EAN: 9780207128820. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24422. 
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Here on Earth: An Argument for Hope
Flannery, Tim,
ISBN: 1921656662
Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2010. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Environment & Ecology. ISBN: 1921656662. ISBN/EAN: 9781921656668. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33729. 
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The Murray
Mackay,Norman and David Eastburn (edited by),
ISBN: 1875209050
Murray Darling Basin Commission, Canberra, 1990. 
  Softcover. Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Ex Library, usual stickers and stamps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 1875209050. ISBN/EAN: 9781875209057. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24006. 
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Natural History of Kangaroo Island
C.R. Twidale - M.J. Tyler - J.K King,
ISBN: 0959662715
Royal Society of South Australia, Adelaide, 1982. 
  Softcover. Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. General rubbing to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 0959662715. ISBN/EAN: 9780959662719. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33285. 
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A Bush Capital Year: A Natural History of the Canberra Region
Fraser, Ian and Peter Marsack,
CSIRO , Melbourne, 2011. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; ISBN/EAN: 9780643101555. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 28031. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Australian Freshwater Ecology: Processes and Management
Boulton, Andrew J.;Brock, Margaret A.,
ISBN: 1875553053
Gleneagles , Adelaide SA, 1999. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Nature; ISBN: 1875553053. ISBN/EAN: 9781875553051. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21687. 
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Hot, Flat, And Crowded: Why We Need A Green Revolution-- And How It Can Renew America
Friedman, Thomas L.,
Farrar, Straus and Giroux , New York, 2008. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14249. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Bass Strait - Australia’s Last Frontier
Stephen Murray-Smith,
ISBN: 0642527075
ABC Books, Sydney, 1987. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. Revised Edition. Size: 8"-9" Tall. 126 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australian History; ISBN: 0642527075. ISBN/EAN: 9780642527073. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 34187. 
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Under Southern Seas: The Ecology of Australia’s Rocky Reefs
Andrew, Neil (Editor),
ISBN: 0868406570
UNSW Press, Sydney, 1999. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: Over 12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Environment & Ecology. ISBN: 0868406570. ISBN/EAN: 9780868406572. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 34381. 
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Watering the Garden State: Water, Land and Community in Victoria 1834-1988
Powell, J. M.,
ISBN: 0043640249
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1989. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australian History; ISBN: 0043640249. ISBN/EAN: 9780043640241. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 32320. 
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The People’s Forest : A Living History of the Australian Bush
Borschmann, Gregg,
ISBN: 0646369393
The People's Forest Press, Blackheath, NSW, 1999. 
  Softcover. Good/. . Size: 10"- 12" Tall. Creases in Cover. Ex Library, usual stickers and stamps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australian History; ISBN: 0646369393. ISBN/EAN: 9780646369396. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 34944. 
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Australian Rainforest
Parish, Steve & Jan,
ISBN: 0947263837
Steve Parish Publishing, Australia, 1995. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: Over 12" Tall. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Nature; ISBN: 0947263837. ISBN/EAN: 9780947263836. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23651. 
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