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70 Walks in Southern New South Wales and A.C.T. [Bushwalking Series].
Thomas, Tyrone.
ISBN: 0855722894
Hill of Content Melbourne 1998 
  Paperback, very good condition, many full-page black & white & green maps, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges. 229 pp. This book contains information about 70 walks in southern New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory, and highlights both the Great Dividing Range and the coast. Snowy Mountains walks are also a feature. Walks are graded as easy, medium and hard and all are circuits or retraces, thereby facilitating transport access. Special sections deal with safety, mapping and navigation and a map is provided for every walk suggestion. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27107  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Guide for Naturalists [Handbook, No 4].
Main, A. R.; Edward, D. H.
Western Australian Naturalists Club Perth 1968 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover (corner tip creased), black & white drawings (plates) at rear, minor edgewear. 107 pp. Subtitle: "Primarily for Field Identifications of Invertebrates, Except Insects, Parasites and Marine Forms, Reported from Western Australia". Originally published, 1954: this second edition revised by D. H. Edward, Zoology Department, University of Western Australia. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12098  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Guide to Berowra Valley Regional Park.
Berowra Valley Regional Park, Friends of.
ISBN: 0975690701
Friends of Berowra Valley Regional Park / NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service / Hornsby Shire Council Sydney 2001 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, maps, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. 243 pp. This book revises and extends "A Guide to Elouera Bushland Natural Park" first published in 1983, and reprinted in 1984 by the Elouera Bushland Natural Park Trust of Hornsby. The book draws on both local knowledge and extensive scientific research, and is the result of information gathered over many years. The diagrams, photos and maps make this publication a very informative and user-friendly field guide. (1 of 2 available copies.). 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26161  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Guide to the Beetles of South-eastern Australia.
Moore, Barry P.
ISBN: 0909451079
Australian Entomological Press Sydney, Greenwich 1980 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour plates (including frontispiece), embossed stamp previous owner title page, faint toning edges & pages, light foxing front flyleaf. 226 pp. A well-illustrated book written for the layperson and amateur coleopterist. The large number of illustrations will help with the identification of many of the common and interesting species found in south-eastern Australia. The author is a professional scientist and his interest has been shown in the compiling of this fascinating book. Many of the colour plates and the line drawings are also by the author. A wonderful book to add to a nature collection. Originally published as articles in "Australian Entomological Magazine". 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29422  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Guide to Threatened Fauna of the Northern Central Tablelands.
Cathcart, Stephen; Pavich, Chris.
ISBN: 0731361849
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Mudgee, NSW 2000 
  Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, map inside front cover, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff spine ends. 68 pp. Provides an overview of all the actions that are being carried out across New South Wales to ensure the survival of our precious fauna. This booklet has been published to make it easier for people in the Northern Central Tablelands to identify threatened species. It focuses on Mudgee, Rylstone, Coolah and Merriwa shires, but it easily applies to most other parts of the region. Twenty-eight species are described. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29863  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A History of the Establishment of Kosciusko National Park.
Stanley, Howard.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Sydney 1985 
  Paperback wide, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, leatherette spine, single-colour (dark blue-tinted) photos, map, few light marks rear cover, small mark front cover, top corner tip front cover creased, minimal edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. 40 pp. A pamphlet about the alpine area in the Kosciusko National Park in southern New South Wales (NSW). Covers the history, landscape, mapping and the care that has been taken to establish this important area. Includes an interview with Sir William McKell who helped to secure the establishment of the national park within a short space of time after giving approval to succeed. (Estimated date, 1980s, Trove.). 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40030  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Pocketful of Penguins.
Falla, Molly.
ISBN: 0589004212
A. H. & A. W. Reed Wellington, NZ 1970 
  Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minor foxing front flyleaf, faint foxing edges & boards, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, flap corners trimmed, small closed edge tears). 32 pp. Delightful nonfiction children's picture book. The author shares (in 25 full-colour paintings and drawings) the pleasure and wonder of the temporary members of her family. Molly's own early love of nature was nurtured after her marriage to distinguished ornithologist, Dr R. A. Falla, formerly the director of New Zealand's Dominion Museum. With their children, the Fallas rescued and cared for many kinds of birds - the most unusual being penguins. 
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23273  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Selection of Australian Birds.
Varey, Yvonne (compiler); Wright, Sheila (illustrator).
ISBN: 0646192523
Platypus Creek / Gallery One Perth 1994 
  Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, as new condition, delightful colour paintings, glossy paper. 28 pp. A short guide to Australian birds, illustrated by exquisite watercolour paintings. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3633  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Official Guide to the National Park of New South Wales.
Elwell, Thos. D.
ISBN: 0724016848
National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales Sydney 1979 
  Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, embossed cloth covers, full-page sepia (brown-tinted ) photos (including frontispiece), fold-out plan at rear, pages faintly toned, minimal foxing edges. 72 pp. This facsimile reprint is published in 1979 by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales and is limited to 1000 copies of which this copy is number 585. This facsimile marks the Centenary of Royal National Park (known simply as "The National Park" until 1954) is the oldest national park in Australia having been dedicated in 1879. This book first appeared in 1893 under the authority of the Trustees of the Park. The sepia photos add a special old charm to the book which is packed with information. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28711  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Animals of Arid Australia: Out on Their Own?
Dickman, Chris (editor); Lunney, Daniel (editor); Burgin, Shelley (editor).
ISBN: 9780980327205
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Sydney, Mosman 2007 
  Paperback small folio, very good plus condition, color text-photos, figures, tables, maps, glossy paper, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 240 pp. The papers in this book were presented at a forum on 23 October 2004. The aim was to discuss whether the animals of arid Australia are 'out on their own' in terms of their unique adaptations for desert life, our view of them, and their long term prospects for survival. The many colour photos help to tell a very important story. This book will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn about the unique animals that help to make up Australia. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22422  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Animals of Australia in Colour.
Stevens, Lyla; East, Deirdre (illustrator).
Whitcombe & Tombs Melbourne 1950 
  Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial board cover, very good condition, edges little worn, full-page colour drawings, flyleaves & rear pastedown lightly toned, tiny tear spine, owner's written name & details. 61 pp. (Estimated publication date, 1950.) This very informative and well illustrated book describes the many very special animals that are found in Australia. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24096  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden.
Clyne, Densey.
ISBN: 1876334568
Reed New Holland Sydney, Frenchs Forest 2003 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, small maps, minor edgewear. 87 pp. How to attract butterflies to your garden. The life cycles of 32 common Australian butterflies are featured here, together with the plants on which they like to feed. The magnificent photography will help you identify not only the butterflies themselves, but also the caterpillars and sometimes even the eggs and pupae. (Originally published, 1990.). 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40411  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Australian Animals.
MacCallum, J.; Dowman, Walter (illustrator).
Currawong Press Sydney 1943 
  Paperback small quarto, good condition, card covers, concealed staples, black & white illustrations, covers & pages little creased, light foxing inside covers & few pages, corners front cover creased, slight loss spine ends, spine little faded, rear cover little toned, few small closed tears, minor edgewear. 70 pp. This little children's picture book consists of a drawing, poem and text about 16 well-known Australian animals. The verses combine with the illustrations to make this a very interesting booklet that will appeal to anyone wanting to learn about Australia's fascinating wildlife. (Muir 4424. (Estimated date, 1943, Trove.) 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28361  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Backyard Bees: A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper.
Purdie, Doug.
ISBN: 9781743361719
Murdoch Books Sydney, Crows Nest 2014 
  Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour photos. 205 pp. This beautiful book is the perfect guide to installing and maintaining a beehive through the seasons. The guide includes extensive advice on choosing a hive and the equipment you need. There are case studies and anecdotes from beekeepers from all walks of life. The 20 delicious recipes to help you use the honey, include Toasted Honey Granola to Bees Knees Cocktails. Written by a backyard beekeeper who installed his first commercial beehive at the Swissotel in Sydney's CBD. He and his business partner Vicky formed The Urban Beehive with the aim to place beehives in community gardens, cafes and backyards. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29546  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bicycle Tours of Southeastern Australia.
Thorn, Julia.
Kangaroo Kenthurst, NSW 1989 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, maps, pages faintly toned, spine lightly faded, tiny spot fore-edge, minor edgewear. 119 pp. Consists of ten detailed route guides for long distance rides in southeastern Australia. The suggested routes include visits to Far Northern New South Wales, Coast Lakes and Farmland, Beyond the Blue Mountains, Sydney to Canberra, Southern Tablelands to the Coast, Rural Victoria, The Great Ocean Road, Victorian Gold Towns, Along the Murray, Riverland to Adelaide. Introductory sections give information on planning your trip, bicycle choice, clothing, preparation, transporting your bike, accommodation. This is the first book to give routes for long distance rides of one or two weeks' duration in Australia. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28506  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Birds of the West: Bird Life of Western Australia.
Garstone, Ray.
Westviews Perth 1976 
  Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Unnum 24 pp. Estimated date: 1976 (Trove catalogue). Pictorial pamphlet of native birds in Western Australia. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4360  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bless the Beasts: A Spirituality of Animal Care.
Sobosan, Jeffrey G.
ISBN: 0824511352
Crossroad Publishing New York 1991 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, few tiny scratches covers. 144 pp. The author, a professor and a priest, has written a wonderful warm caring book about his love of animals and his own understanding of Christianity. This is a beautiful book for anyone interested in animals and spirituality. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21755  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Butterflies of South Australia (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea, Papilionoidea) [Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia].
Fisher, Robert H.
D. J. Woolman, Government Printer Adelaide 1978 
  Paperback tall thin trade, card covers, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, spine little creased, faint foxing few pages, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 272 pp. The life cycles of many of the butterfly species from the egg to the adult stage are illustrated for the first time in a series of unique photos. The adult butterflies are illustrated by colour photos. The author has made a valuable contribution to the world of butterfly studies. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26858  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Butterflies of the World.
Klots, Alexander B.
Bantam Books New York 1983 
  Paperback very small, very good condition, colour text-photos, minimal foxing title page, rear cover top corner creased, minor edgewear. 159 pp. A handy guide book to more than 50 butterfly, skipper and moth families of the world. These remarkable creatures come to life in the vivid, full-colour photographs and authoritative description of each family. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20724  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Carnivorous Nights: On the Trail of the Tasmanian Tiger.
Mittelbach, Margaret; Crewdson, Michael; Rockman, Alexis (artwork).
ISBN: 1920885943
Text Publishing Melbourne 2005 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, light creases covers. 320 pp. This book is about three American travellers who set out to find the truth about the fabled thylacine (Tasmanian tiger). They have a memorable adventure around the Apple Isle, taking in the natural beauty and unique fauna that makes it a special place. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28142  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Caught in Fading Light: Mountain Lions, Zen Masters, and Wild Nature.
Thorp, Gary.
ISBN: 0802713971
Walker & Co New York 2002 
  Hardback tall octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white illustrations, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear corners jacket. 187 pp. Describes his search for a mountain lion or cougar in the hills and mountains of Northern California where he lives. In spare, elegant prose, using the traditional form of Japanese writing known as nikki bungaku (literary diary), he writes about his meditations and adventures. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26966  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Christine's Ark: The Extraordinary Story of Christine Townend and an Indian Animal Shelter.
Little, John.
ISBN: 9781405037297
Pan Macmillan Sydney 2006 
  Paperback octavo, good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, edges & pages faintly toned, covers & spine lightly creased, fore-edge rear cover little creased. 323 pp. An inspiring and poignant story of India, its special animals and its people, and one woman's unwavering struggle to change the world for the better. Christine Townend founded Animal Liberation in the 1970s. A visit to India in 1990 offered her the opportunity to take over a decrepit animal shelter just outside the city of Jaipur, called "Help In Suffering". 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26445  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Climbing Mount Improbable.
Dawkins, Richard.
ISBN: 0140263020
Viking / Penguin Books London 1996 
  Paperback, very good condition, figures (text-photos & drawings), spine little faded, minor edgewear. 308 pp. An elegant series of lectures on Darwinian selection, demonstrating that organisms are merely vehicles for genes. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20119  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Created Equal: A Case for the Animal Human Connection.
Bringas, Ernie.
ISBN: 1571743820
Hampton Roads Charlottesville, VA 2003 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint creasing rear cover & last few pages. 169 pp. The author argues for the concept of animal equality. Thought-provoking, far-reaching, and soul-searching. Tackles controversial topics - such as killing for sport, meat consumption, animal research, and even insect ethics - with warmth, insight and humour. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21955  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Dearest Prickles: The Story of a Hedgehog Family.
Poduschka, Walter; Christl, Poduschka; Sworder, Mary (translator).
ISBN: 0800821246
Taplinger New York 1972 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor foxing endpapers & few pages, faint toning reverse side jacket (minor edgewear & edge tears, few small scuffs & dents), bottom edge little rubbed. 128 pp. This wonderful unsentimental story is about their rescue and experiences with three baby hedgehogs. Illustrated with over fifty photos, this charming book will appeal to animal lovers of all ages. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28165  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History.
Gould, Stephan Jay.
ISBN: 0517703939
Jonathan Cape London 1996 
  Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, cover little curled, minor edgewear. 480 pp. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3928  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Donsa and Shova: The White Rhinos.
Creamer, Dr Peter; Creamer, Dr Kathy.
Singapore Zoological Gardens Singapore 2001 
  Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, top corner front cover creased, top corners pages little bent, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. Unnum 24 pp. This children's picture book is about the plight of the African white rhino. Donsa and Shova live at the Singapore Zoological Gardens, and the authors are helping to bring the unnecessary killing of these beautiful endangered animals to an end. The main aim of the book is to make the public aware what happens when poachers kill the rhinos for their horns. Suitable for older children. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29643  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Driven to Extinction: The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity.
Pearson, Richard.
ISBN: 9781402772238
Sterling New York 2011 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (little marked), title on spine lightly faded owner's written name title page. 263 pp. A scientist at the American Museum of Natural History explains the science behind the debates about climate change, and the way it will change our biodiversity (animal and plant life). Focusing on case studies from around the world, he describes not only what we know, but how we know it - the data, methods, and reasoning behind particular conclusions. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27082  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Emperor Penguins.
Rivolier, Jean; Wiles, Peter (translator).
Elek Books London 1956 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, light foxing edges, endpapers toned strips, minor wear fore-edge jacket (minor edgewear, small edge tears, top corner worn). 131 pp. The story of a wintering party who left France late in 1951 to relieve the French Antarctic base at Port-Martin. On board was a special detachment which had been selected to spend a year at Geology Point, a remote coastal area of Adelie Land which housed a colony of Emperor penguins. The men observed and annotated the lives of the Emperors at close quarters from the moment the first penguin emerged from the unfrozen sea at the end of March until late December when they swam away to spend the brief summer in a resort that man had never discovered. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25287  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Fashioning Australia's Forests.
Dargavel, John.
Oxford University Press (OUP) Melbourne 1995 
  Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tables, figures, top corner front cover little creased, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. 312 pp. This book reviews the management of forests from pre-European times, demonstrating that the physical structure of forests, and our conceptions of them, are socially constructed. The author binds together the story of industrial development and forest use with the slow acceptance of the case to conserve the forests. The concluding chapter is about the future for the forests, their industries and workers. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28698  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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