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A Book of Ducks (A King Penguin Book)
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1951. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Peter Shepheard. First Edition. the text is illustrated with both small black-and-white illustrations of ducks and full page, full-colour reproductions of the same birds at the rear of the book. Illustrated boards, showing stylised ducks flying with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying board, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book on wild ducks of England with a small potted history on each duck and then a beautiful full-colour illustrations following. King Penguin 58. Softening of the backstrip and the lower backstrip edge is a little chip. Rubbing to the book corners and to the lower book edges. Browning and foxing to the book panels, textblock edges and endpapers. Offset canning to the endpapers and previous owner's name to the free front endpaper. Light age toning of the internal pages. Shipping it to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Heavy rubbing to either side of the backstrip and lighter rubbing to the fold over crease top the results of insect activity can be seen to the top half of the dustwrapper panels. foxing to the dustwrapper panels and to the verso of the dustwrapper and fading to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), 5-34, (18 of which 16 pages are full colour plates), pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Peter Shepheard. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Ducks; Britain/UK; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0112905. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0112905  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Celebration of Birds
Dougall, Robert,
ISBN: 0002621134
Collins and Harvill Press, London, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: John Barber. First Edition. preface by author and acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white illustrations by John Barber. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with black and green coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book celebrating the bird wonders of Great Britain. Minor softening to the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges. Minor rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9-194 pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: John Barber. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0002621134. ISBN/EAN: 9780002621137. Inventory No: 0115823. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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A Guide to Feeding Horses and Ponies
Hardman, Ann C. Leighton,
ISBN: 072070944X
Pelham Books, London, 1980. Second Impression
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Second Impression. 167 pp, glossary, references, index, diagrams and line drawings. Colour illustrated dustwrapper which shows sunning to the spine region. The chapter on balancing rations has been completely revised in this new impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Horses; ISBN: 072070944X. ISBN/EAN: 9780720709445. Inventory No: 0200314. Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
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A Second Book of British Birds and Their Nests (A Ladybird Senior)
Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian,
Ladybird, London, 1954. Reprint
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Allen W. Seaby. Reprint. Illustrated endpapers, being small illustration of a ladybird flying, reproduced multiple times. The text is illustrated with full page colour illustrations by Allen W. Seaby, along with a small black and white illustration of the illustrated birds' nest underneath the description of the bird. Pale blue coloured boards with brown coloured illustration and titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, again by Allen W. Seaby, with white and black colour title to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. 20 British birds described, along with their nests and an accompanying colour illustration of the bird and its egg. Part of the Ladybird Senior series of books, series 536. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip edges and bumping to the book corners and rubbing to the lower book edges. Sustaining to the lower book edges it has not impinged upon the pages. Rubbing and fading to the book panels with browning of the textblock edges and very light age toning of the pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper are corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to all edges of the dustwrapper and there is a crease to the lower left-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Staining to the lower backstrip edge, and there is some staining to the front fold over panel. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Non-paginated (48 pages).. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Allen W. Seaby. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Illustrated; Britain/UK; Inventory No: 0116326. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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a strapper's tale recollections of Kingston town's strapper
Klein, Peter,
ISBN: 1741103622
new Holland, Sydney, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. Reading marks on the spine, no other damage. The author has been involved in racing for over 30 years as a strapper, trainer and punter and has seen all the highs and lows of the racing game. He is still heavily involved in racing as racing manager for Australian associated press. Full number line. Size: Trade Paperback. 400 pages, includes glossary. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Horses; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 1741103622. ISBN/EAN: 9781741103625. Inventory No: 0259959. Very Good Condition
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
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A Systematic List of the Birds of Western Australia; Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of Western Australia Special Publication No. 1.
Whittell, H.M. & Serventy, D.L. (L. Glauert Editor),
Government Printer, Perth, Perth, Western Australia, 1948. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. foreword by Jas. S. Battye, Principal Librarian and Secretary, preface by authors, index of vernacular names and index of scientific names. Plain card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel. A listing of the birds of Western Australia put out in the 1940s which focuses on not only identification but geographical variation in the same species of bird. Chipping to the book corners, to the head and to the heel of the backstrip, along the front fore cover edge and to the top left-hand corner of the rear panel. Browning to the book panels. The glue that holds the cover to the textblock has come away at the front hinge. Surprisingly, only mild age toning of the internal pages. Size: Trade Paperback. (5), VI, (1), 2-126 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; ornithology; Australia; Inventory No: 0113448. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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A Treasury Of Australian Wildlife: Selected Studies From Australian Natural History
McMichael, D. F. Editor,
ISBN: 0725400714
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1972. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. preface by F. H. Talbot, Director, The Australian Museum, acknowledgements list of contributors list of colour plates. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and black-and-white illustrations and 35 photographs in colour. Colour photographic eliminated boards with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A collection of essays and articles that were first published in the Australian Museum quarterly magazine "Australia Natural History", by various authors and specialists and experts on all things Australian natural history. Softening of the back strip edges with bumping of the book corners. Some sunning of the book panels with light age toning of the text block edges and of the pages. Size: Square Octavo . [15], 16 - 354, [6] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0725400714. ISBN/EAN: 9780725400712. Inventory No: 0126819. 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. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0126819  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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a zoo in my luggage 2084
Durrell, Gerald,
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1966. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. aged toning of the page edges, and of the 1st page has been price clipped. There is also underlining underneath 1 title on the 1st page. on the rear panel there is a small gouge measuring less than an inch long Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 192 pages. Price clipped inside book. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0267020. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $5.60 (AUD)
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Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids
Loxton, Daniel & Prothero, Donald R.,
ISBN: 0231153201
Columbia University Press, New York, 2013. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs & maps & drawings. First Edition. second-hand copy, protected since new, shows no damage, no annotations. Matching dust jacket. The book considers mythical animals and pseudoscience, in an entertaining, educational and definitive text on cryptids, presenting arguments both for and against their existence and systematically challenging the pseudoscience that perpetuates their myths. The authors conclude the book with an analysis of the psychology behind the persistent belief in paranormal phenomenon, identifying the major players in cryptozoology, discussing the character of its subculture, and considering the challenge it poses to clear and critical thinking in our increasingly complex world. Front fold over blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 414 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & maps & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; ISBN: 0231153201. ISBN/EAN: 9780231153201. Inventory No: 0278646. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
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African Elephants: A Celebration of Majesty
Balfour, Sharna & Balfour, Daryl,
ISBN: 1868257932
Struik Publishers, Cape Town, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. Clean copy with no damage, no annotations, no tears, no underlining. The dustjacket is very slightly rubbed at the top and bottom of the front fold over. Encompassing forwards from 3 of the African continent's foremost authorities on elephant conservation, as well as the gripping story of the authors near fatal encounter with one of the Kruger's large tuskers, the text draws on the Balfours' personal experiences and confronts the complex issues surrounding the plight of the elephant today. Paraphrasing the front fold over blurb Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 168 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Africa; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 1868257932. ISBN/EAN: 9781868257935. Inventory No: 0271635. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
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All About the Welsh Corgi
Hamilton-Wilkes, Monty.,
ISBN: 0851799469
Rigby, Adelaide, 1976. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Line drawings. First Edition. A clean copy with no damage. 1 of the "Rigby instant books" number 176212 covering the history of the Welsh corgi, choosing and caring for the puppy, then training grooming breeding whelping et cetera Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 64 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Line drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Dogs; ISBN: 0851799469. ISBN/EAN: 9780851799469. Inventory No: 0267104. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $4.80 (AUD)
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All Colour World of Prehistoric Animals
Bristow, Pamela,
ISBN: 0706410068
Octopus, London, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. introduction by author and index. Illustrated endpapers, being a reconstruction of a dinosaur. The text is illustrated with both colour and back and white photographs. Illustrated boards with dark blue coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and orange coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book, written the children, about the evolution and prehistoric life before man and at the rear of the book the emergence of man. Rubbing to the lower book corners and softening of the backstrip edges. Age toning of the textblock edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). 104 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; dinosaurs; ISBN: 0706410068. ISBN/EAN: 9780706410068. Inventory No: 0117139. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Amazing animals of Australia
Johnson, Dick,
ISBN: 0908104022
Jabiru Press, North Balwyn, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Liz Allen illustrator. First Edition. Second-hand copy, slight shadow on the front cover from price sticker, internally clean, the various puzzles and pages for colouring have not been touched. A volume in a series of activity books for young Australians Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 64 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Liz Allen illustrator. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Australia; Education. ISBN: 0908104022. ISBN/EAN: 9780908104024. Inventory No: 0281004. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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an anthology of modern animal writing [modern anthologies No 9]
Pitt, Frances -- Editor,
Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1937. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. , or neo-Georgian age, has produced a literature which is different; whether it is better or worse than the literature of preceding periods abides our question. In order, however that the careful and discriminating reader may be able to judge for himself, THE MODERN ANTHOLOGIES have been prepared and issued at a popular price and in a handy size. Dustjacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XII, 292 pages, top edge tinted by the publisher, red cloth covered boards, dust jacket is not price clipped, slight rubbing at the head and tail of the spine and that the corners of the panels of the jacket, and darkening of the spine section of the jacket. Internally clean, the only other damage is a spot or 2 of foxing to the front edge of the pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0258134. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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An Australian Bird Book: A Complete Guide to the Birds of Australia
Leach, J. A. (Morrison, P. Crosbie Revisor),
Whitcombe and Tombs Limited, Melbourne . Sydney . Perth . Geelong, No date. Reprint
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Anne Lissenden. Reprint. introduction by Charles E. Bryant, acknowledgement, explanatory notes, index of vernacular names and index of scientific names. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white drawings by Anne Lissenden. Illustrated boards with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book was first published in 1911 and this ninth edition, under the revision and rewriting of P. Crosbie Morrison. A Field guide to Australian birds, giving habitats, ranges and identification hints. A little rubbing of the book edges with some sunning to the top book edge. A very noticeable cock of the spine. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Offset tanning and slight foxing to the end pages with original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Chipping to the top right hand corner of the front panel and major chipping, tears and creasing to the lower dustwrapper edge. Rubbing of the panels with faint sunning of the back strip. Some abrasions to the rear panel please see photograph. Ninth Edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [5], VI - XVI, [1], 2-224 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Anne Lissenden. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Ornithology; Australia; Inventory No: 0124984. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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An Australian Bird Book: with Supplement, A Complete Guide to the Birds of Australia
Leach, J. A. ,
Whitcombe and Tombs Limited, Melbourne and Sydney , 1929. Reprint
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations . Reprint. introduction by Frank Tate, preface, notes and hints for identification by author, index to supplement and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black- and white illustrations and black and white photography. Maps of where to find the birds are also supplied. Green coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book was first published in 1911 and this seventh, revised and enlarged edition. A Field guide to Australian birds, giving habitats, ranges and identification hints. This book is showing age and use. Softening, rubbing and a little fraying of the back strip edges and book corners. Rubbing of the lower book edges. Flecking, rubbing and stains to the panels, the rear panel particularly affected. Browning of the endpages with the results of insects to be seen on the free front end page. The coloured illustration between page 18 / 19 has become loose, and the edge is a little creased and chipped. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and pages. Faint foxing throughout. fading of the backstrip. The front panel of the dustwrapper has been fixed to the free front end page. The front hinge has cracked and the underlying webbing visible please see photograph. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [3], 2- 232 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Australia; Inventory No: 0124531. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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An Elephant in My Garden: Recollections of an Australian Vet
Geoff, Fethers,
ISBN: 0909174253
Queensberry Hill Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Garry Patterson. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by Major-General Sir Kingsley Norris, introduction by author. Beige coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of author. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and five sketches by Garry Patterson. Brown coloured boards with gilt illustration of an elephant in the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and gilt writing on spine. Shelf wear to the bottom edges of the book and there is a slight blemish on the top right hand corner of the back panel. Photographic dustwrapper, showing Australian rural scene, with brown background and white coloured titles front panel and spine. Slight crinkling to the top dustwrapper edge and the dustwrapper is slightly rubbed. These delightful stories recapture the occupational experiences of Australian vetenerian, Doctor Geoff Fethers, who began his career in the Middle East during World War 1. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 168 pages, last 4 blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Garry Patterson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0909174253. ISBN/EAN: 9780909174255. Inventory No: 0102124. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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An Encyclopaedia of Bible Animals
France, Peter,
ISBN: 0709937377
Croom Helm, London & Sydney, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Eric and David Hosking Photographers. First Edition. Acknowledgements by photographers, introduction by author, list of abbreviations and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black and white and coloured photographs taken by Eric and David Hosking. Bottle green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photographic dust wrapper, showing a Hoopoe (bird), with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Listed alphabetically, this book is based on the, then, latest '' ... research into the natural history of the Bible lands and Hebrew myth and culture, this encyclopaedia explains the meaning and purpose of all the animals mention in the Scriptures." -- from front fold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book corners and back strip corners with some sunning to the book corners. Faint foxing to the first few in last few pages of the book with age toning of the text block edges. Little rubbing to the dust at the edges and panels. A hint of rubbing to the dust wrapper edges and panels some marks to the rear panel. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [5], 6 - 166 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Eric and David Hosking Photographers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Mythology; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0709937377. ISBN/EAN: 9780709937371. Inventory No: 0124639. Very Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Animal Crackers: A Bestial Lexicon
Hendrickson, Robert,
ISBN: 0140064877
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1983. 1st Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. 1st Paperback Edition. Introduction by author illustrated paperback binding with white and gold coloured titles front panel white coloured titles back. "Robert Hendrickson looked high and low from booby hatches to cat houses to ferret out the origins of the animal words and phrases that enliven our language." -- from the rear panel blurb A little creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 239, [5] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books for Writers; Lexicon; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0140064877. ISBN/EAN: 9780140064872. Inventory No: 0124030. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Animal Kitabu
Hallet, Jean-Pierre & Pelle, Alex,
Elek Books, London, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographic. First Edition. the book is age toned on the page edges, and has traces of foxing to the same. Internally clean, except for the photographic pages, which have faint foxing. The black-and-white drawings in the book are done by Sheridan Oman. The book is filled with a wealth of intriguing, little-known facts, anecdotes and true stories that explain or debunked many of the animal myths of Africa, and the big game, the great cats and apes, the elusive scavengers, each gradually emerge as members of a balanced society armed bound by the misleading stereotypes of Hollywood films and the false thrills of the commercial safari. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXVI, 294 pages, including index, illustrated with black-and-white photography, and some black-and-white drawings.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0241851. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Animals and Men: Their Relationship As Reflected In Western Art From Prehistory To The Present Day
Clark, Kenneth,
ISBN: 0688032001
William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. foreword by author, sources of illustration and index. Illustrated end pages, showing an illustration by Thomas Gwarin, 1576. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white representations of animals in Western art. Rust coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Title says it all. dust jacket is rubbed with short tears at the top of the spine and the top of the right-hand side of the front panel, it is not price clipped, the book is clean, and without annotation. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9 - 240 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Britain/UK; Art & Design. ISBN: 0688032001. ISBN/EAN: 9780688032005. Inventory No: 0279450. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Auntie Amy's Bird Book
Irvine, A. M.,
S. W. Partridge & Co., London, No date. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Edition Unstated. List of illustrations. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and numerous black-and-white illustrations throughout the book unfortunately Illustrator's name is not easily found. Illustrated gray coloured cloth covered boards with black and blue coloured titles to the front panel and blue coloured titles to the back strip. A small book celebrating birdlife in the British countryside. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Bumping to the lower corner of the front panel. Rubbing of the book panels with a pink staining to the rear panel. Uniform tanning of the text book edges with scattered foxing. Age toning of the pages. Offset tanning and foxing of the endpages with pages 67 and 68 being held into the text block with a little red coloured tape. The hinge has cracked between pages 68 and 69 with the underlying webbing visible. The last two pages of the book have had a rather large piece removed from the top right-hand corner please see photograph and there is a little extra sunning of the last page of the publisher's catalogue. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], 5 - 126, [34 of which 32 are further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Illustration; Britain/UK; 1900-1920; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0124291. Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Australia's North; a Natural History of Australia volume 3
Breeden, Stanley & Breeden, Kay,
ISBN: 0002114410
Collins, Sydney, 1975. First Edition
 hardcover hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photograph and Map. First Edition. bound in original cream/ecru cloth covered boards, with a photographic illustrated wraparound dustjacket. Slight rub to the top of the rear panel of the dustwrapper. Otherwise the book has no damage, and is free of annotation Illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs part page and double page, and also with colour plates, and complemented with black-and-white line drawings. In this book the authors cover the least known half of the continent, the Northern monsoon region of Arnhem land and the Kimberleys. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 208 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photograph and Map. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0002114410. ISBN/EAN: 9780002114417. Inventory No: 0241832. 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: $26.40 (AUD)
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Australia's North; a Natural History of Australia volume 3
Breeden, Stanley & Breeden, Kay,
ISBN: 0002114410
Collins, Sydney, 1975. First Edition
 hardcover hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photograph and Map. First Edition. bound in original cream/ecru cloth covered boards, with a photographic illustrated wraparound dustjacket. There is some foxing to the top edge of the text block and the cloth. Otherwise the book has no damage, and is free of annotation Illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs part page and double page, and also with colour plates, and complemented with black-and-white line drawings. In this book the authors cover the least known half of the continent, the Northern monsoon region of Arnhem land and Kimberleys. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 208 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photograph and Map. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0002114410. ISBN/EAN: 9780002114417. Inventory No: 0238268. 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: $30.80 (AUD)
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Australian Explorers; Antarctica
Bechervaise, John,
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1959. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. the text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps. Photographic/map illustrated card covers with blue coloured titles to the front panel. A little creasing to the book corners and of rubbing to the book edges and book panels. The occasional spot to the book covers. The front panel has started to curl. A look at the exploration of Antarctica with Australian explorers. Part of the Australian Explorers series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (4), 5-32 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Antarctica; Exploration. Inventory No: 0111935. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
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Australian Insects an introductory handbook
McKeown, Keith C.,
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1945. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: drawings and photographs. Reprint. second-hand copy, bound in original brown cloth, which has faded at the top and right of the rear panel, the spine and the left-hand side of the front panel, traces of foxing to the top edge of the textbook, internally clean, free of annotation. Illustrated with drawings by the author, and black-and-white photographs. "So, this Handbook has been prepared with the object of presenting as complete a picture as possible, in the present state of our knowledge, of the insect life of Australia, with special reference to the living or biological aspect of the study. It has no pretensions to being a textbook and those who require such information must refer to existing volumes for the "dry bones" of the science. Page 4 The book does not cover arachnids are not insects. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 303 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: drawings and photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; insects Australia; Australia; Inventory No: 0279845. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Australian Native Gardens and Birds (Hamlyn Pocket Guides)
Salter, Barbara,
Paul Hamlyn Pty. Ltd., Dee Why, New South Wales, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. The text is illustrated with colour photography of both birds and native Australian plants. Colour photographic cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book about Australian native birds and plants that can be encouraged in a home garden. Part of the Hamlyn Pocket Guides series. Rubbing to the book corners, edges and panels. Light browning of the text block edges with previous owner's name to the top edge of the title page. Size: 16mo (very small). [2], 106 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Australia; Gardening. Inventory No: 0119504. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
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Australian Native Gardens and Birds (Hamlyn Pocket Guides)
Salter, Barbara,
Paul Hamlyn Pty. Ltd., Dee Why, New South Wales, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. The text is illustrated with colour photography of both birds and native Australian plants. Colour photographic cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book about Australian native birds and plants that can be encouraged in a home garden. Part of the Hamlyn Pocket Guides series. Rubbing to the book corners, edges and panels. Sunning to the backstrip. Previous owners name to the lower right-hand corner of the title page. Size: 16mo (very small). [2], 106 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Australia; Gardening. Inventory No: 0115859. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
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Australian native gardens and birds (Jacaranda pocket guides)
Salter, Barbara Elizabeth,
ISBN: 0701600071
Jacaranda, Milton, Queensland, 1969. First Edition
 Board book Board book. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. a clean copy with no damage to describe, and with a binding that is still tight. Those who are concerned at the lack of any distinctive Australian character in a suburban environment will welcome the appearance of this book, for it provides the ordinary householder with both the information and incentive to establish a backyard sanctuary for our vanity native flora and fauna. Size: 16mo (very small). 106 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Birds--Australia; Australia; Natural History & Resources. ISBN: 0701600071. ISBN/EAN: 9780701600075. Inventory No: 0260818. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
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Australian parakeets ; their maintenance and breeding in Europe
Groen, Dr H. D.,
Self Published, Haren, Holland, 1965. Third Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: photography [by] S. Duursma. Third Edition. illustrated with colour plates, line drawings, black-and-white photographs & maps. Includes bibliography & addendum, and the section on diseases was written by J. Docters van Leeuwen. the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket are rubbed with short tears, and the top edge of the text block is slightly darkened with age. No other damage to detail. The map of Australia at the rear of the book should not be used by anyone attempting to navigate the coast. Only a few books at the disposal of aviculturists interested in Australian parakeets, and and these are either general books on parrot like birds or if confined to the parrot like birds of Australia, include the various species of cockatoos and lorikeets, birds which are outside the family to which I have to be included under the name Australian parakeets. page 9 Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 237 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photography [by] S. Duursma. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: 0258937. Very Good Condition
Price: $61.60 (AUD)
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