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Beneath Busselton Jetty.
Storrie, Ann; Morrison, Sue; Morrison, Peter; Thomson-Dans, Carolyn (editor).
ISBN: 0730755312
Department of Conservation and Land Management Kensington, WA 2003 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. 145 pp. This is the story of Western Australia's Busselton Jetty which is more than 138 years old and more than 1.8 kilometres long - the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. Effectively a huge artificial reef, it is a magnet to visitors, divers, and anyone interested in the marine environment. The jetty has been colonised by an amazing diversity of colourful corals, sponges, sea stars, shellfish, fish and other forms of marine life. This beautiful book takes a detailed look at the jetty’s history and its underwater inhabitants. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30536  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Charting a Continent: A Brief Memoir on the History of Marine Exploration and Hydrographical Surveying in Australian Waters from the Discoveries of Captain James Cook to the War Activities of the Royal Australian Navy Surveying Service.
Ingleton, Lt-Commander Geoffrey. C.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1944 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, blue cloth cover, endpapers & pages lightly toned, top edge foxed, minimal foxing fore-edge, bottom corners two pages creased, covers little scratched, bookplate inside front cover, minor written corrections, autograph (author's written name). 146 pp. A fascinating examination of early Australian maritime surveys (some little known), and the importance of these surveys to the safety of ships and their crews. The author attempts to show that most of these Australian surveys were made many years ago, and that new surveys are urgently required. (Page numbers are corrected in pencil for some illustrations, as listed at the front of the book.). 
Price: $80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28752  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Coral Reefs and Climate Change: The Guide for Education and Awareness.
Reid, Craig; Marshall, Justin; Logan, Dave; Kleine, Diana.
ISBN: 9780646523606
University of Queensland Press (UQP) Brisbane 2009 
  Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, includes CD ROM and coral health chart, colour photos, charts, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 236 pp. This book places the focus on coral reefs, the astonishing abundance of life within them, and the impacts of climate change on this beautiful environment. Coral reefs are being lost five times faster than rainforest. It is important to act now to prevent further degradation. For educators, students, reef enthusiasts, professionals and interested people. 
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40223  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Fairy Penguins: A Brief Life History with Photographs.
Reilly, Pauline.
ISBN: 0959882820
P. N. Reilly Hampton, VIC 1978 
  Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Unnum 32 pp. Based on the work by the Penguin Study Group at Phillip Island, Victoria. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5787  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Great White.
Woodford, James.
ISBN: 9781742612546
Pan Macmillan Sydney 2014 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, base spine slightly bumped, minor edgewear corners. 237 pp. With the body of a torpedo, the jaws of a bear trap, the power of a truck and a brain the size of a thumb, this is the story of the great white shark, ocean's most perfect predator. This fish is the result of evolution, engineering, chemistry, physics, and competition to survive in the world's harshest environments. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29884  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Into the Blue: Boldly Going where Captain Cook has Gone Before.
Horwitz, Tony.
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2003 
  Paperback thick trade, very good condition, maps, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. 480 pp. The author travels and re-experiences the voyages of James Cook and the exotic scenes he encountered. He also explores Cook the man: an impoverished farmboy who broke through the barriers of his class and time, to become the greatest navigator in history. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25415  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Coral Battleground [Great Barrier Reef].
Wright, Judith.
ISBN: 9781742199061
Spinifex Press Melbourne 2014 
  Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. 205 pp. The respected Australian poet describes the battle to save the Great Barrier Reef from limestone mining and oil drilling. A classic study of politics and conservation. The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland consists of 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands. In the late 1960s, the Reef was threatened with limestone mining and oil drilling. A small group of dedicated conservationists in Queensland, John Busst, Judith Wright, Len Webb and others, battled to save the Ellison Reef from coral-limestone mining, and the Swain Reefs from oil exploration. The group later swelled to encompass scientists, trade unionists and politicians throughout Australia. This led in 1976 to the establishment of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, which still survives as a legacy of activists, artists, poets, ecologists and students. In 1967 they were branded as cranks, but now they should be recognised as visionaries. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16907  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Great Barrier Reef of Australia: A Popular Account of its General Nature.
Committee, Great Barrier Reef; Hedley, Charles.
Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau Brisbane 1923 
  Hardback very small, no jacket, very good condition, leatherette cover (gilt embossed), black & blue text-photos with coloured edge, frontispiece, gilt edges, decorative endpapers, colour fold-out map inside rear cover, spine rubbed, pages lightly toned, spine rubbed (small piece missing bottom edge), boards slightly lifted outwards, printed dedication, minor edgewear. 32 pp. A beautiful little book about the history of The Great Barrier Reef. Describes the general nature and the many early visitors to the Reef including Captain James Cook. A fascinating way to learn about the history of this important part of Australia, and look at what it was like at the time this book was compiled. (Printed dedication states: With best Christmas and New Year wishes, from the Premier of Queensland and Mrs Theodore.). 
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40237  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Last Whale.
Pash, Chris.
ISBN: 9781921361326
Fremantle Press Perth, North Fremantle 2008 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, front cover corner tips little worn, spine ends little rubbed, cover join at spine little reader creased. 218 pp. This book is the dramatic story of the battle by Greenpeace to end whaling in Australia. The author recounts the fears, motives and actions of the whalers and of the anti-whaling activists who risked their lives to stop them in an extraordinary struggle on the wild Southern Ocean - an unequal contest between steel ships and open rubber dinghies. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27891  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Spell of Lake Eyre.
Dulhunty, Roma.
ISBN: 0909706441
Lowden Publishing Co Kilmore, VIC 1975 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpaper map (creased during printing), colour & black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket, hand white-inked corrections two pages, autograph (author's written name). 176 pp. She records spellbinding events related to the huge salt-encrusted Lake Eyre (South Australia), eg, Donald Campbell's land speed record, and the treks of Afghan and Indian camel drivers (who plied between Marree - Ghantown to Alice Springs. The last three chapters describe a journey by husband John and herself from east to west across the waterless bed of the lake in 1972. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23570  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Struggle for the Great Barrier Reef.
Clare, Patricia.
ISBN: 0002117940
Collins Sydney 1971 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), colour photos, endpapers lightly foxed & toned, top edge lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear), small mark fore-edge. 224 pp. A personal account of an amazing coral reef, with focus on forces threatening its destruction (crown-of-thorns starfish, oil exploration, fishing). 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3160  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Whaling Season: An Inside Account of the Struggle to Stop Commercial Whaling.
Mulvaney, Kieran.
ISBN: 1559639784
Island Press Washington, DC 2003 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, cover corners minimally bumped, minimal edgewear jacket. 348 pp. American whale conservationist recounts the extraordinary efforts to intercept the persistent fleet that keeps hunting whales in the waters surrounding Antarctica and halt the slaughter in one of the earth's last great wilderness areas. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20731  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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