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A BUSHMAN'S HARVEST
Hyett, Jack
Chesire Melb 1961 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 169pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; 220 x 140mm Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5318  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN WILDFLOWER ILLUSTRATIONS A Collection of Botanical Illustrations
Weare, Patricia
ISBN: 0949708097
Kevin Weldon Mcmahons Point, N. S. W. 1984 1st Edition
 Hardcover A beautiful book in near fine condition. ; 315 x 250mm; 263 pages Near Fine
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22067  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CRACK IN THE EDGE OF THE WORLD the Great American Earthquake of 1906
Winchester, Simon
ISBN: 0670914878
Viking England 2005 1st Edition
 Hard Cover xxxvi, 412pp; illustrations, endpaper maps, two small closed tears to front dustwrapper.; 240 x 150mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12724  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN WILDFLOWERS, Volume 1 and 2.
Hodgson, Margaret. Paine, Roland.
Rigby Dee Why 1986 Reprints
 Hard Cover 2 volumes, 251 + 253 pages, illustrated throughout in colour. ; 190 x 135mm Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5942  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN WILDFLOWERS, Volume 1 and 2.
Hodgson, Margaret. Paine, Roland.
Rigby Adelaide 1976 Reprints
 Hard Cover 2 volumes, 251 + 253 pages, illustrated throughout in colour. Both volumes have previous owners name in pen across top of half title page otherwise they are fine copies in fine dustjackets. ; 190 x 135mm; 251 + 253 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18377  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO REPTILES OF THE AUSTRALIAN HIGH COUNTRY
Jenkins, R. and Bartell, R.
ISBN: 0909605165
Inkata Press Melbourne 1980 1st Edition
 Hardcover An excellent little book with maps and many colour photographs, great for taking on field trips. A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 185 x 125mm; 278 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21805  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE COMMON SEA & ESTUARY FISHES of Non-Tropical Australia
Thomson, J. M.
William Collins Sydney 1978 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 144 pages, 32 plates in colour painted by Margaret Senior showing 189 species.; 220 x 140mm Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9833  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE LARGER MAMMALS OF AFRICA
Dorst Jean, Dandelot Pierre
Collins London 1970 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 44 colour plates; original blue cloth, previous owner's small name plate to front e/paper, small note penned into index bottom page 284, otherwise very nice copy. ; 200 x 130mm; 287 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1504  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS
Bewick, Thomas
Ward Lock London 1970 Reprint
 Hard Cover x, 525pp; figures engraved in wood by Thomas Bewick. Maroon boards a tad flecked along edges, previous owner's stamp, internally fine. Originally published in 1790; 250 x 160mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7183  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A GUIDE TO THE NATIVE MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA
Ride, W. D. L.
Oxford University Press Melbourne 1970 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with 62 plates - drawings by Ella Fry, endpaper maps, a very good copy lacking a dustjacket. ; 260 x 180mm; xiv, 249 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4987  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HANDBOOK OF NEW GUINEA MARSUPIALS & MONOTREMES
Menzies, James
ISBN: 9980741570
Kristen Press Madang 1991 1st Edition
 Paperback With 8 colour plates and text figures, a very good copy, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 235 x 160mm; 138 pages Near Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20994  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF SEAFARING Based on Underwater Archaeology
Bass, George F.
Walker and Co. New York 1972 1st American Edition
 Hard Cover 320pp; illustrations, ; 280 x 220mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5425  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A PICTURE GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF PERTH
Warham, John (photographs and notes)
Paterson Brokensha Pty Ltd. WA 1957 
 Card Cover 57pp; illustrated, previous owner's name to half title page.; 220 x 140mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11351  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A STUDY OF THE LAND IN THE CATCHMENTS OF THE OTWAY RANGE AND ADJACENT PLAINS
Pitt, A. J.
ISBN: 0724119086
Soil Conservation Authority Kew, Victoria 1981 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, charts and graphs, some colour photographs of siol profiles, a fold out map in a pocket at rear of book, A near fine copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 305 x 220mm; viii, 168 pages Near Fine
Price: $85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21847  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ACACIAS OF AUSTRALIA Volume One
Simmons, Marion
ISBN: 0170071790
Nelson Melbourne 1987 Revised Edition
 Paperback With 31 colour plates and many full page line drawings, A fine copy. ; 260 x 185mm; [viii], 327 pages Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18762  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ALL ABOUT TROPICAL FISH
McInerny, Derek and Gerard, Geoffrey
Hutchinson Aust 1989 4th Edition
 Hard Cover 480pp; over 140 illustrations in colour and 200 in black & white. Bottom edges boards lightly rubbed, small v shaped tear to front dustwrapper. ; 240 x 160mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11316  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN AUSTRALIAN ANIMAL BOOK
Barrett, Charles
Oxford University Press Melb 1943 
 Hard Cover 374pp; illustrations, cloth soiled, spine spotty & ends chipped, internally clean ; 220 x 145mm Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5316  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN INTRODUCTION TO ZOOLOGY for Medical Students
O'Donoghue, C. H.
Bell and Sons London 1936 Reprint
 Hard Cover x, 505pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper.; 220 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6636  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINISTER OF MINES FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST DECEMBER 1927 Being an Account of Mining Operations for Gold, Coal, Etc. In the Province of British Columbia
no author
Charles F. Banfield Vic 1928 
 Original Wrappers 504pp; illustrations, loose map of British Columbia, 5 fold out maps, covers spilt at spine ends, internally very good. ; 265 x 185mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12399  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANY OLD LION
Jay, John Mark
Leslie Frewin London 1966 1st Edition
 Hard Cover ix, 138pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscri[ption to verso front endpaper, small closed tears to top edge dustwrapper. 'The Hilarious story of the filming of "Born Free" in Africa'.; 215 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8241  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF, a Handbook on the Corals, Shells, Crabs, Larger Animals and Birds, with Some Remarks on the Reef's Place in History
Serventy, Vincent
Georgian House Melbourne 1955 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 87 pages, illustrated with colour & B/W photographs, map on front endpaper, dust jacket unclipped but with small chip at top of spine.; 190 x 130mm Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2427  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S SOUTH EAST a Natural History of Australia : 2
Breeden, Stanley and Kay
Collins Sydney 1973 Reprint
 Hard Cover 256pp; profusely illustrated. A very good copy, dustwrapper a tad chipped; 310 x 245mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7435  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S VENOMOUS WILDLIFE
Stackhouse, John
ISBN: 0600391140
Paul Hamlyn NSW 1970 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 144pp; photographs by John Carnemolla. ; 285 x 210mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13117  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S VENOMOUS WILDLIFE
Stackhouse, John
Paul Hamlyn London 1974 Reprint
 Hard Cover 144pp; numerous illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped and browned.; 285 x 215mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9076  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S WONDER ANIMALS Sun Nature Book No. 6.
Barrett, Charles
The Sun News- Pictorial Melb N.D. 
 Original Wraps With illustrations. Sun Nature Book No. 6. A very good copy. Magazine format, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 280 x 200mm; 44 pages Very Good
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3560  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN BIRDLIFE ILLUSTRATED
McNaughton, Malcolm
Rigby Adelaide 1975 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 127pp; ; 260 x 195mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5293  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN BIRDS
no author
The Shell Company Limited Australia 1931 
 Paperback No date stated but printers mark suggests November 1931, a nice booklet issued with compliment's of The Shell Company of Australia, has cut out on front cover, lots of illustrations of birds in black & white, and colour illustrations of bird eggs, a very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; 64 pages Very Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16979  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN COCKATOOS Experiences in the Field and Aviary
Sindel, Stan and Lynn, Robert
ISBN: 0958772711
Singil Press Australia 1988 1st Edition
 Hardcover 220 x 150mm; 252 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18651  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN FLYCATCHERS AND THEIR ALLIES.
Officer, Hugh R.
Bird Observers Club, Melb. 1974 2nd Impression
 Hard Cover With xii plates, each plate illustrating 6 - 8 birds in colour. A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 250 x 180mm; 112 pages Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 912  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN FLYCATCHERS AND THEIR ALLIES.
Officer, Hugh R.
Bird Observers Club, Melb. 1974 2nd Impression
 Hard Cover With 12 plates with each plate illustrating 6 - 8 birds in colour. Maps on endpapers. A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 250 x 180mm; 112 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20492  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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