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Agricultural Geography: Volume 1 Systems, Subsistence and Plantation Agriculture
Laut, Peter,
Nelson, Melbourne, 1970. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. preface by author, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, guide to further reading and references and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, maps, tables, illustrations and figures. Illustrated card cover with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear book panel. A small book about what comprises agricultural geography and widely so and why agricultural activities are done in the manner in which they are done so. Creasing to the book corners with a large triangular crease to the front right hand corner. Reading creases to the back strip with browning, light foxing and stains to the text block edges. Age toning of the pages. Tape residue can be seen to the first few pages and last few pages of the book were a previous owner has covered the book in plastic and the tape has seeped. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 276 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Geography; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 0120394. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0120394  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Biogeography; An Ecological Perspective
Dansereau, Pierre,
The Ronald Press Company, New York, 1957. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic/Illustrations. First Edition. 730 g.; XIV, 400 pages, last six pages blank intentionally, preface by author, appendix, glossary, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, tables, figures and sketches throughout the text. Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. A few marks to the cloth of the board and rubbing along the backstrip edge on the rear cover. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. The remains of tape can be seen on both the front and rear endpapers and handling marks are also present. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. The hinge has cracked at the rear of the book and a previous owner has attempted repair with tape, the tape is still in situ. An early study on biodiversity, biogeography and man's impact upon his world. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic/Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Environment & Ecology; Geography; Inventory No: 0107390. Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107390  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Old Yarra History: as told by the Geology of Burnley, Heyington, Tooronga
Pritchard, G. B.,
Cheshire, Melbourne, 1944. First Edition
 Card Card. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 32 pp. Within the text there are several maps, black and white photography & illustrations. Plain text covers, with buff coloured background and that writing on the front panel. There is pale blue cloth running down the spine, covering the stapling of the text. Covers are sun affected and there are some spots of foxing on the front and back panels, ownership inscription on front board. The pale blue cloth has some rust marks from the staples and some foxing as well. The corners of the book are scuffed and the internal pages are browned. The history of three inner suburbs of Melbourne as seen through their geology. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Geography; Local History -- Victoria; Inventory No: 0216961. Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0216961  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Political Geography
Prescott, J.R.V.,
Methuen and Co.Ltd., London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 400 g.; XII, 126 pages, last two pages blank, General Editors' Preface, list of figures, prefaced by author, references, appendix and index. The text is illustrated with nine figures within the text. Brown coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and browning to the text block edges and age toning to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper with white background and orange and brown titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. " The author begins by providing a comprehensive description and analysis of the full scope of political Geography and shows out political scientists contribute to this field of study. He then considers a whole range of methods and techniques -- from the traditional to the mathematical -- which political geographers should employ." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Geography; Inventory No: 0107379. Good
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107379  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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South West Africa and Its Human Issues
Wellington, John H.,
Oxford at The Clarendon Press, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Maps. First Edition. Preface by Author, Acknowledgements, Introduction: The Clash of Interests, list of plates (at the rear of the book) four appendices and index. The text is illustrated with a black-and-white photographic frontispiece showing The Ruacana Falls on the Kunene River, figures, tables, maps and, at the rear of the book a four page fold out map showing south west Africa and the already mentioned black-and-white plates. Navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Plain text dustwrapper with ochre coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "This book attempts to assemble the primary facts bearing on the present South West African situation. The result of more than forty years of intensive study of the political, economic, and racial conditions of Southern Africa, it presents the human issues of the mandated territory from three angles: the geographical, the historical, and the political." -- from front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Very light age toning of the text block edges and pages. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the front paste-down. Chipping, with loss, to the dustwrapper corners and back strip corners. There is a small piece missing from the lower right hand corner of the rear panel. Sunning to the back strip along with a blue coloured stains. The results of insect activity can be seen to the front dustwrapper panel and the edges show a little creasing and small closed tears. Sunning to the verso along with the aforementioned blue coloured stain. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [7], VIII - XXIV, [1] 461, [19 of which 13 are black-and-white photographs] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Geography; South West Africa; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0121475. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0121475  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Evolving Coast
Davies, Richard A. Jr,
Scientific American, New York, 1994. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 925 g; 2 and 31 pages, illustrated with graphs, charts, colour diagrams, and colour photography. Colour illustrated dustjacket. The book shows no signs of damage. Combining cutting-edge science, evocative artwork, and a deep concern for the future of the environment, it is a fascinating examination of the places where the land and water converge. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geography; Geology; Inventory No: 0228311. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228311  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Natural Resources of Australia; Prospects and Problems for Development
Sinden, J. A. -- Editor,
ISBN: 0207130728
Angus and Robertson In Association with the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1974. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. 650 g.; X, 334 pages, foreword by J.P. Davenport, ANZAAS, list of illustrations, biographical notes on contributors stop the text is illustrated with 12 figures, two plates, which are three page foldout maps, 2 inserts of a black and white photographs, one of eight pages between pages 22 and 23 and 12 pages between pages 181 and 183. Plain text covers with white, yellow and orange background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the rest of the book edges. Yellowing of the background and some fading to the backstrip. Marks to the front and rear book panels and the remains of a sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the rear book panel. Browning and marking of the text block edges and very light age toning to the internal text. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the verso of the front book panel. " The contributors to this book consider the problems involved in the development of Australia's natural resources. Throughout, particular attention is paid to policy issues and the perspective contribution of natural resources to national development." From the rear book blurb. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Politics -- Australian; Local History -- Australia ; Geography; ISBN: 0207130728. ISBN/EAN: 9780207130724. Inventory No: 0107373. Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107373  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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