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Reader’s Digest Travels and Adventures: Through the Great Canadian Wilderness
Halsey, David; Landau, Diana
ISBN: 0864490186
Readers Digest Association Limited Surry Hills, Australia 1996 First Thus
 Hard Cover Laminated pictorial boards, first thus, 1100gms, 192 pages, brown coloured endpapers. Through the Great Canadian Wilderness explores Canada's open wilderness from its stunning waterways through to the breathtaking snow clad mountains. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAUSA10  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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HOMES WITHOUT HANDS Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals, Classed According to Their Principle of Construction. with New Designs by W. F. Keyl, and E. Smith, Engraved by Messers Pearson
Wood, Rev. J. G.
Longmans, Green & Company London 1865 
  Xvi, iii list of illustrations, 632 pages, 21 full page illustrations and many more illustrations in the text, half green leather binding, corners bumped and cloth sides with wear on foredge, raised bands on spine with title and decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, binding nice and tight, overall a good to very good copy 
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14040  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PATTERNS OF REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR
Morris, Desmond
McGraw Hill  1970 
 Hardcover 528pp; illustrations. Very good copy in very good dustjacket ; 235 x 155mm 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14182  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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TRAVEL DIARIES OF A NATURALIST VOL III. Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, Mongolia, the Phillipines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand
Scott, Sir Peter; Weston-Smith, Miranda (editor)
ISBN: 0002177072
Collins Publishers Ltd  1987 First Edition
 Hardcover 223pp; photographic illustrations by Phillipa Scott. Fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. ; 245 x 170mm 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15166  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS AND BEASTS
Lemonnier, Camille. translated by Allison, A. R.
George Allen & CO. London 1911 
 Hardcover Six colour illustrations by E. J. Detmold. Decorative cloth boards, nice clean copy. ; 195 x 130mm ; 196pp pages 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15199  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WILDFLOWERS OF VICTORIA
Galbraith, Jean
Colorgravure Publications Melbourne  First Edition
 Hardcover No date, 223 pages, colour frontis, black & white photographic supplement between pages 168 & 217, corrigenda sheet pasted to inside of front dustjacket flap, Blue cloth with silver motif on front cover, dustjacket with minor edge wear. ; 220 x 140mm 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14255  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FOREST CULTURE AND EUCALYPTUS TREES. The Only Complete & Reliable Work on the Eucalypti Published in the United States.
Cooper, Ellwood.
Cubery & Co. San Fransisco 1876 First Edition
  238 pages, last blank, plus 2pg errata, plus 1pg records of temps in Victoria, frontispiece & 2 other plates, original cloth, corners showing wear, endpapers replaced at some time in the past, Very Good copy. Book size 185 x 115mm, Contains articles by Baron Von Mueller, Von Mueller was involved in supplying Euclyptus trees to California which the subject matter of the book is about. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14428  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF PREY
Newton, Dr. Ian and Olsen, Penny (editors)
Golden Press Pty Ltd Australia 1990 First Edition
  An illustrared encyclopedic survey by international experts, Photographic illustrations by Tony Pyrzakowski, fine copy in fine dustjacket. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 320 x 250mm; 240 pages 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14405  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BUSH JOURNEYS
Molyneux, Bill
ISBN: 0170066568
Thomas Nelson Melbourne 1985 First Edition
 Paperback Previous owners inscription. A very good copy. ; 245 x 180mm; 140 pages 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14534  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FRINGE OF THE SEA
Bennett, Isobel
Rigby Adelaide 1966 
 Hardcover 261pp; illustrations. Lansdowne-Rigby Library stamp to page edges and bookplate to front endpaper, otherwise Very good copy in very good dustjacket ; 240 x 150mm 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14692  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PORTRAIT OF A WILDERNESS The Story of the Ornithological Expeditions to the Coto Donana
Mountfort, Guy
Hutchinson London 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover 240pp; illustrations by Eric Hosking. Very good copy in chipped dustwrapper. ; 245 x 175mm 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14700  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ISAAC’S STORM A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Larson, Erik
ISBN: 0609602330
Crown Publishers New York  First Edition
 Hardcover 323pp; Very good copy in very good dustjacket; 235 x 155mm 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14711  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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NATURE IN FOCUS The Photography of Heather Angel
no author
Pyramid Books London 1988 
 Hardcover Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 325 x 240mm; 144 pages 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13481  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE OBSERVER’S BOOK OF LARGER MOTHS
Ford, R. L. E.
ISBN: 0723215340
Frederick Warne  1974 
 Hardcover 192pp; illustrations. ; 145 x 90mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13641  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE COLOUR DICTIONARY OF MUSHROOMS
Dickinson, Colin & Lucas, John
ISBN: 0856134155
Orbis Books London 1982 
 Softcover 160pp; illustrations. ; 290 x 220mm Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13654  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE EXOTIC ORCHIDS OF ASIA (With Notes on Their Cultivation)
Soon, Teoh Eng
ISBN: 0589503472
A H & A W Reed Wellington 1980 First Edition
 Paperback With more than 200 colour plates, previous owners name stamp on inside of covers & first page otherwise a very good copy. ; 275 x 195mm; xiv, 287 pages Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18349  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN SEA FISHES SOUTH OF 30 S
Coleman, Neville.
ISBN: 0868241164
Doubleday Sydney 1983 Reprinted with Minor Correctio
 Hardcover With almost 300 colour photographs, maps on endpapers, this guide describes one-third of Australia's marine fish families. A very good copy in a very good dustjacket. ; 290 x 220mm; 302 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18418  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF HEALTH PLANTS Atlas of Medicinal Plants
Bianchini, Francesco and Corbetta, Francesco
ISBN: 0517471353
Crescent Books New York 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover With 82 illustrations by Marilena Pistoia, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 300 x 210mm; 242 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18472  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BOTANY A Study of Pure Curiosity. Botanical Letters and Notes Towards a Dictionary of Botanical Terms. Translation of the Letters by K. Ottevanger.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Michael Joseph London 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover With 153 full page colour illustrations by P. J. Redoute, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. The letters in this book were originally written in 1712 - 1778 by Jean Jacques Rousseau. ; 156 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18529  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BUTTERFLY AND ANGELFISHES OF THE WORLD Volume 2.
Allen, Dr. Gerald R.
ISBN: 3882440031
Mergus Melle 1981 2nd Edition in english
 Hardcover With many photographic illustrations in colour, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 275 x 220mm; 149 - 352 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18545  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ENDOCRINOLOGY
Bentley, P. J.
ISBN: 0521099358
Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1980 Reprint
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy. ; 230 x 150mm; xi, 415 pages 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16589  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE COLD-BLOODED AUSTRALIANS
Schmida, Gunther
ISBN: 0868241113
Doubleday Lane Cove 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover A unique photographic study of Australia's reptiles, amphibians, freshwater fish, with over 280 colour photgraphs, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 300 x 220mm; 208 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17084  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FLORA OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 1, Introduction.
no author
ISBN: 0642066531
Australian Governent Publishing Service Canberra 1981 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations and map. The series Flora of Australia, planned to comprise approximately 50 volumes to be published over a 20-year period, is designed for use by persons with some botanical knowledge who require information on the names, characteristics, distribution and habitat of Australian plants. George Bentham's Flora Australiensis, the only previous Australia-wide Flora, was written in England and published between 1863 and 1878. It contained 8125 species. The new Flora, written by many botanists, will describe all the native and naturalised plants of Australia, currently estimated to be over 20 000 species. Co-ordinated and edited by the Bureau of Flora and Fauna. Department of Home Affairs and Environment, it will contain keys for identification, colour and black and white illustrations and distribution maps. This introductory volume contains chapters on the history and purpose of the Flora of Australia project, the origin and evolution of the Australian flora, and the systematic arrangement of plant families. It includes a key for the identification of families of flowering plants and a glossary of botanical terms. ; 250 x 175mm; x, 200 pages Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17854  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GERARD’S HERBALL The Essence Thereof Distilled by Marcus Woodward from the Edition of Th. Johnson, 1636
Gerard, John; Woodward, Marcus
ISBN: 0517464705
Crescent Books New York 1985 First thus.
 Hardcover With the description, origin, location, and characteristics of almost 200 herbs, a Facsimile Reprint Edition. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 260 x 190mm; xix, 303 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18434  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE EXPLORER’S GARDEN Rare and Unusual Perennials
Hinkley, Daniel J.
ISBN: 0881924261
Timber Press Portland 2002 Reprint
 Hardcover With colour photographic illustrations throughout, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Dan Hinkley's quest for distinctive plants has led him on expeditions to China, Korea, Nepal, Chile, and remote areas of North America. "The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials" presents the most fascinating perennials found during Hinkley's treks around the globe, describes the assets each plant brings to the garden, and explains how it is best cultivated and propagated. Illustrated with Hinkley's own splendid photographs as well as those of Lynne Harrison. ; 270 x 190mm; 380 pages Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18444  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PHEASANT BREEDING AND CARE
Delacour, Jean
T. F. H. Neptune City 1970 
 Hardcover With illustrations, illustrated colour endpapers showing pheasants, a very good copy in laminated boards, no dustjacket, previous owners name on half title page. ; 220 x 140mm; xiv, 112 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17016  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FLORA OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 1, Introduction.
no author
ISBN: 0644294825
Australian Governent Publishing Service Canberra 1993 Reprint
 Paperback With illustrations and map. The series Flora of Australia, planned to comprise approximately 50 volumes to be published over a 20-year period, is designed for use by persons with some botanical knowledge who require information on the names, characteristics, distribution and habitat of Australian plants. George Bentham's Flora Australiensis, the only previous Australia-wide Flora, was written in England and published between 1863 and 1878. It contained 8125 species. The new Flora, written by many botanists, will describe all the native and naturalised plants of Australia, currently estimated to be over 20 000 species. Co-ordinated and edited by the Bureau of Flora and Fauna. Department of Home Affairs and Environment, it will contain keys for identification, colour and black and white illustrations and distribution maps. This introductory volume contains chapters on the history and purpose of the Flora of Australia project, the origin and evolution of the Australian flora, and the systematic arrangement of plant families. It includes a key for the identification of families of flowering plants and a glossary of botanical terms. ; 250 x 175mm; x, 200 pages Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18335  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KANGAROOS
Gould, John
ISBN: 0333139127
MacMillian South Melbourne 1973 First thus.
 Hardcover With Modern Commentaries by Joan Dixon, the Gould plates and text appearing in this edition were first published in 1863 as volume II of John Gould"s MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA. A large volume bound in black with a black slipcase, a very good copy. ; 375 x 270mm; [vi], 152 pages Near Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18033  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KEEPING AND BREEDING PARROTS
Aschenborn, Carl
ISBN: 0866229604
T. F. H. Publishing Australia 1990 First thus.
 Hardcover With many illustrations in colour, A fine copy. ; 280 x 225mm; 160 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17416  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE PLANETS
Sobel, Dava
ISBN: 1841156213
Harper Perennial London 2006 
 Paperback Dava Sobel tells the story of each member of our planetary family - touching on myth, history, astrology, science fiction and the very latest scientific data. A fine copy. ; 195 x 130mm; 271 pages 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16013  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE NATURE NOTES OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY
Holden, Edith
ISBN: 0718133390
Michael Joseph/Webb & Bower London 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover Beautifully illustrated with over 150 of Edith Holden's exquisite watercolour paintings of flowers, plants birds and butterflies. ; 235 x 180mm; 192 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17278  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WHALES
Slijper, E. J.
Hutchinson & Co. London 1962 First English Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, original blue boards with some marks, overall a good copy. ; 235 x 150mm; 475 pages 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15645  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
Perry, Philip
ISBN: 0862838878
Colour Library Books Godalming, Surrey 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover With over 150 colour photographic illustrations, fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 360 x 255mm; 156 pages 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16732  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE CONTENTED BOTANIST Letters of W. H. Harvey (1811-1866) about Australia and the Pacific
Ducker, Sophie C. (edited by)
ISBN: 0522843417
Miegunyah Press Melbourne 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover Number 3 in the Miegunyah Press Series. Signed by Sophie Ducker, with 9 maps plus 21 plates (some in colour) , a very good copy in a very good dustjacket that has some fading on spine. ; 245 x 160mm; xvi, 414 pages Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17918  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF NEPAL With Reference to Kashmir and Sikkim.
Fleming, Robert L. , Sr. & Fleming, Robert L. , Jr. & Bangdel, Lain Singh
Avalok Publishers Nepal 1979 Second Edition
 Hardcover With over 1000 individuals are shown all in colour, representing 741 species on 150 colour plates, endpaper maps, dustjacket has small tear on front panel now repaired, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 190 x 120mm; 358 pages 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16452  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS
Ali, Salim
Bombay Natural History Society Bombay 1977 Tenth Edition
 Hardcover With 70 plates in colour depicting 280 species, 3 in line and 22 in half-tone, endpaper maps, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 190 x 125mm; xlvii, 175 pages 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16453  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WILD FLOWERS OF AUSTRALIA
Harris, Thistle Y.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1971 Seventh Edition
 Hard Cover 67 colour plates showing over 250 Australian wild flowers by Adam Forster. Dustjacket has 2 short tears on top edge with small piece missing, otherwise a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 245 x 185mm; xviii, 206 pages 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16036  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Water: The Power, Promise, and Turmoil of North America’s Fresh Water
Graves, William (ed)
National Geographic Society Washington 1993 
 Soft Cover 120pp. Pictorial wraps. Colour gloss throughout. Excellent unmarked condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Fine
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008277  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Oceans
no author
Scientific American New York 1998 
 Magazine 112pp. Pictorial wrapper. Full gloss colour throughout. Excellent condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Near Fine
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008276  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Birds of Victoria Number 6: Rare Species
Reid, A. J.; Shaw, N. J.; Wheeler, W. R.
Gould League of Victoria Melbourne 1979 
 Soft Cover ii+94pp. Illustrated card covers. Very firm, clean and unmarked. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN 0909858071. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010931  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Woodland Birds : The New Naturalist 52
Simms, Eric
ISBN: 0002132591
Collins London 1971 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Near Fine, Very mild top edge foxing/VG++, PC, Edgewear, small tear, light browning. In The New Naturalist series - 'A Survey of British Natural History'. 391 pages, including bibliography & index. Illustrated with photographs. Jacket design by Clifford & Rosemary Ellis. Expanded condition report/photo on request.  
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018340  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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EVERY AUSTRALIAN BIRD ILLUSTRATED
Wade, Peter
ISBN: 0727000098
Rigby Adelaide 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover Profusely illustrated with 563 colour photographs, 131 paintings, dustwrapper has at top of rear panel at flap fold otherwsie a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 320 x 240mm; 320 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19686  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Australian Parrots in Field and Aviary (The Comprehensive Revised Edition of Cayley’s Standard Work)
Lendon, Alan H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover xxxvi+348pp. Green boards. Gilt lettering spine. Book very firm, clean and unmarked. Illustrations + colour plates. Dustwrapper not price clipped. Touch of crease to edge of wrapper. In the Australian Natural Science Library. ISBN 0207124248.   Very Good+/Very Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010004  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Audubon Society Field Guide To North American Birds: Eastern Region
John Bull; John Farrand Jr.
ISBN: 0394414055
Alfred A. Knopf U.S.A. 1977 
 Soft Cover 784 pp. Green cover has white lettering. Browning to page edges. A few brown spots and a little insect nibbling on the first page.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39459  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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TASMANIAN WILD LIFE a Popular Account of the Furred Land Mammals, Snakes and Introduced Mammals of Tasmania
Sharland, Michael
Melbourne University Press  1962 
 Soft Cover xiii, 86pp; illustrations; 215 x 140mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11354  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Life of Birds
Attenborough, David
ISBN: 0563387920
BBC Books London 1998 
 Trade Paperback 320 pp.  Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39549  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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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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WALKER’S UNIVERSAL ATLAS For the Use of Schools
no author
   
 Hardcover Printed By Barnard and Farley, Skinner-Street for F. C. And J. Rivington; G. Wilkie & others, London, 1816. Rebound in half blue leather with contempary marbled sides, and endpapers, original front free endpaper with name and date preserved, raised bands with gilt rule and dark red title label, date 1816 in gilt at foot of spine. 27 hand-coloured double page maps including folding map of the world, a very good copy, digital images supplied on request. ; 235 x 140mm 
Price: 750.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16123  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 First 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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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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PLEASE LET THEM GROW
Thomson, Noel.
Southdown Press Melb 1968 First Edition
 Card Cover A collection of photographs of native flowers/plants grown in Western Australia and the Eastern States of Australia, signed by the author, stapled book of 80 pages, the verso of each page is blank, ; 240 x 175mm Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17561  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SHARKS AND RAYS
Taylor, Leighton (Consultant editor)
ISBN: 0864490941
Readers Digest Australia 1997 First Edition
 Hardcover With colour illustrations throughout, a great reference book, A near fine copy. ; 280 x 160mm; 288 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17575  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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OUR COUNTRY’S FLOWERS And How to Know Them
Gordon, W. J.
Day & Son London N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover No date stated, illustrated with 33 chromolithograph plates, each plate showing many flowers, many line drawings, with book plate of Susan Matilda Cunninghame-Graham Henn from the Yacht "Galatea". The Galatea lost both races in September 1886, the 6th America's Cup in New York to the American defender "Mayflower". From 1888 until 1894, Mr. And Mrs. Henn lived aboard the Galatea in Britain. Following Lt. Henn's death in 1894, Mrs. Henn continued to live aboard the yacht until her death in 1911.; 195 x 140mm; vi, 154 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17656  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOOK OF NATURE’S MARVELS
Olcott, Frances Jenkins
George G. Harrap London 1936 First Edition
 Hard Cover With lovely b/w & colour illustrations, green cloth decorated in yellow with picture of peacock pasted to front cover, lacks front free endpaper, internally clean. ; Romance of Knowledge Series. ; 215 x 150mm; 288 pages Very Good+
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5739  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE UNCOMMON GARDEN
Law-Smith, Joan
ISBN: 0909710570
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Melbourne 1983 First Edition
 Hardcover With wonderful full page colour illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; 128 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19633  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRD DISPLAY AND BIRD BEHAVIOUR An Introduction to the Study of Bird Psychology
Armstrong, Edward A.
Dover Publications New York 1965 First thus.
 Paperback With illustrations, classified list of scientific bird names, bibliography, index. A very good copy. ; 215 x 135mm; [viii], 431 pages Very Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19827  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SPIDERS
Hillyard, Paul
ISBN: 9781847738738
New Holland Publishers Chatswood, N. S. W. 2011 First thus.
 Hardcover With full colour photographic illustrations throughout, pictorial laminated hardcover, A fine copy. ; 250 x 195mm; 160 pages Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19762  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Australian Wildflowers (No. 1 in a series)
Echberg, Geoff A.
Southdown Press Melbourne  
 Wrapper 22pp. Pictorial covers. Firm, clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout - colour and black & white. Circa 1960/70s. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010129  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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An Australian Wild Flower Book
Barrett, Charles
Geoffrey Cumberlege /Oxford University Press Melbourne 1947 2nd Impression
 Hard Cover 205pp. Brown cloth boards. Blue lettering spine. Book firm, clean and unmarked. Coloured frontispiece + black & white and colour plates within text.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010130  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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BEETON’S DICTIONARY OF NATURAL HISTORY a Comprehensive Encyclopaedia of the Animal Kingdom
Beeton
Ward Lock & Co London  
 Hard Cover iv, 290pp; (24), illustrations, inscription to preface page dated 1918, green cloth decorated in black & gilt, spine ends chipped. "Beeton's All About It Books". Containing upwards of two thousand complete and distinct articles. ; 200 x 125mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11348  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AVES
Wedding, Allan G.
  1971 First Edition
 Hard Cover 134pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper, dustwrapper chipped. ; 235 x 155mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11350  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Avian Genetics: A Population and Ecological Approach
Cooke, F. And Buckley, P.A.
ISBN: 0121875717
Academic Press St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. 1989 
 Paperback 488 pp. Small piece missing off lower front corner. Light browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16743  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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THE BIRDS OF LORD HOWE ISLAND
Hindwood, K. A.
 Sydney 1940 Limited Edition
 Hardcover This edition is limited to 250 copies, whichhave been reprinted from THE EMU (Vol. XL. , Part I. , July, 1940) , Official Journal of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union. Signed at top of title page by the author. With 2 colour plates and 18 b/w plates, 3 maps, original green cloth boards have some marks, otherwise a very good copy. ; 250 x 160mm; iv, 86 pages; Signed by Author Very Good+
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19985  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KICK UP YOUR HEELS.. BEFORE YOU’RE TOO SHORT TO WEAR THEM
LaRoche Loretta
ISBN: 9781401906177
Hay House, California  2007 1st Edition
 Hard Cover HOW TO LIVE A LONG, HEALTHY, JUICY LIFE With her trademark wit and practical knowledge, Loretta tackles how to live a long, healthy, juicy life - using herself and many of her friends and mentors as metaphors. Filled with practical advice, lifestyle skills, wisdom and spirituality, this is a mental health spa that will inspire you and your family to live with joy, harmony and peace while you still have the time. AS NEW condition  As New/As New
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011216  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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WEST AUSTRALIAN WILD FLOWERS
Gardner, C. A.
West Australian Newspapers Ltd. Perth 1943 Fourth Edition
 Paperback With descriptions by C. A. Gardner, Government Botanist, Colour Plates by West Australian Newspapers LTD>, from watercolours by Edgar Dell and Direct Colour Photographs by staff photographers. Discolouration on foredge of front cover and a short gift inscription first leaf otherwise a very clean, bright copy. ; 320 x 250mm; [iv], 116 pages Very Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20011  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE CORNER A Naturalist’s Journeys in South-Eastern Australia.
Hill, Robin
ISBN: 0701804432
Lansdowne Press Melbourne 1970 First Edition
 Hardcover With black and white illustrations throughout, faint tape marks on endpapers otherwise a near fine copy in dustjacket. ; 310 x 260mm; 181 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20067  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODERN SHRUBS
Cox, E. H. M. and Cox, P. A.
Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover With colour frontispiece and 3 other colour plates, 21 in text illustrations by Margaret Stones, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 230 x 170mm; xii, 220 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20112  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Desert Sea, The: The Miracle of Lake Eyre in Flood
Serventy, Vincent
ISBN: 033340050X
The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd South Melbourne, Australia 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 946gms, 173 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 of Serventy's own colour photographs, here is a fascinating and complete view of a world few Australians have seen. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear. Dust jacket shows a 1-inch tear to the top of the external spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISNAT18  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Handbook of Australian Sea-birds
Serventy, D.L.; etc.
ISBN: 0589070797
Reed (A.H.& A.W.) Australia 1971 
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 254 pp. Ex Library Copy. Navy blue cover with gilt lettering. Browning to page edges.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40398  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 12. 1940
no author
The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1940 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others, short inscription on first page, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 72 pages Very Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20243  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 9. 1937
no author
The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1937 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others, short inscription on first page, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 48 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20241  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 11. 1939
no author
The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1939 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 48 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20242  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 7. 1935
no author
The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1935 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, has a short xmas inscription from Alan 1935 on first page. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 60 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20239  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MELBOURNE WALKER A Journal of the Melbourne Walking and Touring Club. Vol. 8. 1936
no author
The Melbourne Walking and Touring Club Melbourne 1936 
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, articles by R. H. Croll and others. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 220 x 140mm; 72 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20240  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WATERPLANTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Sainty, G. R. and Jacobs, S. W. L.
ISBN: 0724037306
Water Resources Commission New South Wales  1981 First Edition
 Hardcover Photographs by R. F. Brayne, with major contributions on Biological Control, Freshwater Algae, Carp, Crayfish and Water Rat, Euthrophication. 550 pages, illustrated throughout with colour photographs, a very good copy with dustjacket that has been covered in clear contact and attached to the cover. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 230 x 220mm; 550 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20274  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FRINGE OF THE SEA
Bennett, Isobel
Rigby Adelaide 1974 Reprint
 Hardcover With many illustrations. A very good copy lacking a dustjacket. ; 240 x 150mm; 261 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20291  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia
Swan, Gerry
ISBN: 1853685852
New Holland Australia 2005 Reprint
 Soft Cover 144 indexed pages including colour illustrations. This guide identifies over 200 species covering the most commonly seen snakes, turtles, tortoises, geckos, lizards, dragons and skinks of Australia. Each entry carries approximately 100 words in length and includes common and scientific names. Each species is accompanied by a colour photograph. A general introduction includes information on the group to which each species belongs with reference to the relevant text within the guide.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 050009  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Old-growth Forest Attributes in North East New South Wales: Occasional Paper 15
Love, Ashley; Cavanaugh, Janet; and Willett, David (eds)
ISBN: 0731008405
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service NSW, Australia 1993 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 204gms, 64 pages. Proceedings of a regional workshop held as part of the National Forest Inventory at Woody Head, Bundjalung National Park, NSW on 26-27 May 1992. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Wraps show some light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: NATPLA35  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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AUSTRALIAN VEGETATION
Groves, R. H. edited by
ISBN: 0521424763
Cambridge University Press Melbourne 1994 Second Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy. ; 230 x 150mm; xviii, 562 pages Very Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20310  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Of Birds & Billabongs
Fox, Allan
ISBN: 0727018523
Rigby Publishers Adelaide, Australia 1983 First Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first editions, 1230gms, 155 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This book captures the moods and fascinating variety of Australia's most important, and threatened, billabongs and wetlands systems. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket is in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISNAT26  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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MINERALS Nature’s Fabulous Jewels
Court, Arthur & Campbell, Ian
ISBN: 0810903113
Harry N. Abrams New York N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover No date stated, With 188 illustrations, inculding 95 in full colour, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 270 x 300mm; 318 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20342  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Bird Wonders of Australia
Chisholm, Alec H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1934 
 Hard Cover xvi + 308pp. Green cloth boards. Spine detached. Book firm and clean. Gould League of Bird Lovers presentation plate dated "Bird Day 1941" awarded to pupil at Maryborough State School. Black & white plates.  Fair/No Jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010003  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Bush Charms
Chandler, L. G.
Whitcombe & Tombs Melbourne  
 Hard Cover 116pp. Green cloth boards. Dark green lettering. Spine partially separated along front hinge. Book firm and tidy. School library stamps. Black & white plates. Introduction by Charles Barrett. Printed by Specialty Press. Ex-Library Fair - Good/No Jacket
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011064  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Red-tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in Central Park
Marie Winn
ISBN: 0747542031
Bloomsbury  1999 
 Paperback 321 pp. Browning to page edges. Black line on top page edge. Large whiteout mark on first page.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40944  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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PHILIP’S GUIDE TO SEASHELLS OF THE WORLD
Oliver, A. P. H.
ISBN: 0540085669
Philips/Octopus Publishing London 2004 First Edition
 Softcover 320pp., two colour maps, plus colour illustrations throughout by James Nicholls. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "An easy-to-use identification guide to a wide range of shells from all over the world, from the common to the rare and coveted . . . over 1200 species are described, and more than 1000 are illustrated . . . " Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 485g.   Very Good +
Price: 19.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 007612  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PTEROSAURS
Wellnhofer, Peter
ISBN: 0861015665
Salamander Books London, England 1991 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., colour art and photographic illustrations, and b/white line drawings throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain maroon boards negligibly scuffed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a very small crease to front fold-in flap only. " . . .the most authoritative text for the general reader with the finest selection of artworks and photographs to be assembled on these fascinating animals . . . This magnificent illustrated reference book includes more than 600 pictures, 255 photographs, more than 250 detailed line drawings, and 100 explanatory diagrams, most in colour. 125,000 words of authoritative text. Special feature: 16 superb double-page spread colour restorations featuring all the best-known pterosaurs." Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 1.13 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010180  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME : The Search for the Coelacanth
Weinberg, Samantha
ISBN: 1857029062
Fourth Estate London 1999 Second Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xiii, + 239pp., b/white maps and illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bronze title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head of spine only. Included loose: A 2004 newspaper clipping of a short obituary for Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer, the naturalist who discovered the coelacanth. "Just before Christmas in 1938, the young woman curator of a small South African museum spotted a strange-looking fish in a trawler's catch . . . A charismatic amateur ichthyologist, J.L.B. Smith, saw a thumbnail sketch of the fish and was thunderstruck. He recognised it as coelacanth, a creature known from fossils dating back 400 million years and thought to have died out with the dinosaurs . . . " Contents include: Illustrations, Acks., 12 chapters, Selected Reading, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010124  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GARDEN FLOWERS
Meikle, R.D.
Eyre and Spottiswoode London 1963 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 479pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 14 unpaginated like-art plates throughout (all called-for plates extant). Colour-art by Lura M. Ripley. Numerous b/white, line-drawn intext illustrations by the same artist. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain, original green cloth boards undamaged. Text-block top edge tinted, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and colour-faded on spine, plus minor laminate bubbling. This sixth and final volume in the 'Kew Series' is a stand-alone, but companion volume, to 'Garden Shrubs and Trees' (Volume 4 in the Kew Series). It provides a concise systematic account of cultivated hardy and half-hardy herbaceous plants . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Key to Genera, Garden Flowers, Biblio., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 579g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007281  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE SOUTH OF 30 S.
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0868242691
Doubleday Sydney 1987 First Australian Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 288pp., each identified specimen has a depicted page with colour-plate illustration, small b/w locality map and relevant description, plus frontispiece and intext illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Shelfwear on foot and heel of backstrip. Circled 'R' stamp on foot of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and nipped on foredge corner folds. Covering every group of marine creatures [except fish] that inhabit the waters around Australia south of 30oS, contents of this enthralling book include: Prelims., Intro., Sponges, Worms, Cnidarians, Sea Mosses, Crustaceans, Molluscs, Echinoderms, Sea Squirts, Mammals, Appendix, Glossary, Index. More. Book weight approx. 1430g. [1.43KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003381  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MARINE ANIMAL INJURIES TO MAN
Edmonds, Dr. Carl
ISBN: 0-949585-40-8
Wedneil Publications Melbourne, Australia 1984 
 Soft Cover 204pp., previous owner's inscription on prelim. page, colour and b/w photos throughout, [some graphic in nature], colour pictorial cover. Formerly published [1975] under the title "Dangerous Marine Animals Of The Indo-Pacific Region". Identification, First-aid and treatment are covered. Weight approx. 450g.   Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006865  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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STORMS
Fisher, John
Adland Coles Southampton, Great Britain 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 159pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Grey boards lightly bumped. Leaves and textblock edges flecked. Art-illustrated (Philip Gough), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn, with foxing on rear (text) panel. Anecdotes of some of the storms and tempests that have beset mankind unfortunate enough to be caught in their path . . . includes the Great West Indies Hurricane of 1780, the Eddystone Lighthouse collapse, the storm that stopped a war and other terrifying tales . . .Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 11 chapters, more. Book weight approx. 440g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006021  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LUCY: The Beginnings of Humankind
Johanson, Donald C. And Edey, Maitland A.
ISBN: 0246113626
Granada Publishing London 1981 1st [U.K.]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 409pp., locality map endpapers [different]. Unpaginated [8 page] colour-plate section. Intext b/w halftone plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, but cocked, and lightly bumped. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Duncan Mil], loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, price-clipped and sticker ghost on front flap. "When Don Johanson discovered a partial skeleton, approximately 3.4 million years old, in a remote part of Ethiopia, he knew he had stumbled on something unique, for 'Lucy' is the oldest [by over a million years], most complete and preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ancestor ever found..." Contents, in chaptered 'parts' include: Prelims., Background, Golden decade 1967-77, What is Lucy?, Why did Lucy walk erect?, Unfinished business, Appendix, Biblio., Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 960g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Good+/Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003372  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORALS OF THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN REEF
Grant, Ern
ISBN: 0646058134
E.M. Grant Pty. Ltd. Scarborough 1991 1st [Stated]
 Softcover 56pp., colour plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased. Primarily pictorial with concise captioning, the author, a life-long advocate and champion for the welfare of the Great Barrier Reef, demonstrates in this volume the beauty of colour and the diversity of patterns and shapes in the wondrous corals of the reef . . . Includes: Foreword, Intro., Notes on Corals, Index. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004641  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
Pulley, Kenneth
ISBN: 0701803371
Lansdowne Editions Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 104pp., unpaginated, specimen colour plates throughout. Intext b/w line-drawings, maps and sketches. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor bumps and shelfwear to head and heel of backstrip. Slight imperfection on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a short closed tear. "....It is concerned with the biology of fishes as vertebrate marine animals, their anatomy and how they function...." Contents include: Intro., Structure/Physiology, Reproduction, Control and co-ordination, Sense organs, Environment, Food chain, Biological world, Behaviour, Populations, Evolution, Habitats, more. Book weight approx. 440g.   Good+/Good +
Price: 9.35 (AUD)
Book Number: 002995  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FOREST WARS
Ajani, Judith
ISBN: 9780522854190
Melbourne University Press Victoria, Australia 2007 First Edition
 Softcover v, + 362pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small felt-pen mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner crease to front panel, else nominally scuffed. " . . . forest expert Judith Adjani contends that Australia in is the enviable position of being able to meet nearly all its wood needs from economically superior plantations . . . There is no irreconcilable conflict between development and environment. So why do the major parties not have coherent forest policies? . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters over 4 'parts', Glossary, Notes, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx.   Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007840  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TREES OF PARADISE. (Signed Copy)
Edmunds, Richard and Hughes, Nigel
ISBN: 0963031201
Green Press Malibu, CAlifornia 1991 First Edition
 Softcover 258pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations, plus several sketch maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Several inscriptions (both to the same person) on title page: A protracted inscription, signed by secondary author's mother; the second, significantly shorter, signed with Christian names of both authors. Whew!! Otherwise, leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Kowane Bague/Felix Endoi) card wrapper mildly bumped, plus reading crease on front. The story of two men who care about, and their attempts to save, the remote forests, and the flora and fauna they contain, in the wilds of Borneo and Papua New Guinea . . . Contents over four 'parts': Part One-The Severed Head of a Toucan. Part Two-Trees of Paradise. Part Three-Bikpela Tek Long Gahom. Part Four-Rainforest Hope. Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005918  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INSECTS
O’Toole, Christopher
Guild Publishing (BCA) London 1987 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 141pp., plus xvi. Colour and b/white halftone plates, art illustrations and line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain grey boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very slightly edgeworn, and mildly colour-faded on spine. The collective of 21 expert contributors, this BCA edition contents include: What is an Anthropod, Millipedes/Other Myriapods, Insects and Other Hexapods, Arachnids, Glossary, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 850g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011793  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A GUIDE TO LIVING WITH WILDLIFE: How to Prevent and Control Wildlife Damage in Victoria
Temby, Ian
ISBN: 0730626474
Department of Conservation and Environment East Melbourne, Victoria  First Edition
 Softcover [1992]. Intext sketch-illustrations by Kelvin Hucker. Book clean. Spine firm. An errata sticker affixed to colophon page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Frank Moore] card wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased. Environmentally sharing areas with wildlife can be, at times, a problem. Possums in the ceiling, kamikaze kookaburras smashing reflection windows, ever-active cockatoos attacking window frames...This book contains practical solutions to addressing these and other issues...Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004894  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WILDLIFE OF THE DESERTS
Wagner, Frederic H.
ISBN: 0711200246
Book Club Associates United Kingdom 1980 
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 231pp., colour photographic, and b/white line-drawn, illustrations (223 illustrations, including 158 plates in full colour). Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain orange boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine. "Those who think all deserts are merely vast seas of sand will be amazed at the variety shown in these pages . . . valuable additions to the informative and colourful text include descriptions and drawings of atmospheric circulation, topography, dune formation, oases, ephemeral lakes and the accelerated life cycles of the creatures they support. There is also a supplement featuring desert lizards and succulents." Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good ++/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009962  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BEETLES
Klausnitzer, Bernhard
ISBN: 0896731413
Exeter Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1983 First Thus (U.S.)
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 213pp., illustrated throughout: identifying colour plates, b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawings by Traudl Schneehagen. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed illustration over undamaged tan buckram boards. Textblock unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with short, closed tears. First American Edition, translated from the German by Sylvia Furness. Attempts to summarise the rich store of knowledge being assembled by the tireless efforts of entomologists . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The Scarab, Anatomy and Behaviour, Phylogenesis, Feeding Habits - Beetles Beneficial and Harmful to Man, How Do Beetles Multiply, Classification, Index, Bibliography, Sources. Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009421  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE WAY OF A TROUT
Van Gytenbeek, R. P.
ISBN: 0397008724
J.B.lippincott Philadephia, U.S.A. 1972 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket (xiii) + 146pp., intext colour plates (stills from the 30-minute film 'The Way of a Trout', produced by James Wilkie, an amateur cameraman and avid conservationist. Filmed in North America in 1969, Wilkie donated the highly successful film to the trout conservation organisation, Trout Unlimited. Book clean and square. Vivid gilt title on blue cloth spine, blindstamp publisher's device on front board. Leaves clean. pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus compound damage on spine. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Part 1/ The Way of a Trout (text by Albert Hazzard, leading American fisheries biologist), Part 2/ The Battle (8 chapters), Appendix. Book weight approx. 710g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007780  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LITTLE DESERT
Thiele, Colin
ISBN: 0851798586
Rigby Adelaide 1975 First Edition
 Hardback and Dustjacket 54pp., brown cloth, minor shelf wear. Colour plates throughout. Pictorial d/j has minor tear head of spine, some foxing to inside flaps, else good. Photography by Jocelyn Burt. Local Flora and Fauna in the Little Desert area of North-West Victoria. Weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000124  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FISHES OF THE SEA : The North Atlantic and Mediterranean
Lythgoe, John and Gillian
ISBN: 0713722258
Blandford (Cassell Imprint) London 1991 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 256pp., intext illustrations throughout: full-colour halftone plates of featured specimens, plus b/white line-drawings of species. Book clean and square. Gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards. Text-block foredge flecked, else clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and U.V.affected on spine. The original form of this book was published in 1971, this version being significantly revised. " . . . an important identification guide to the marine fishes of the Atlantic and Mediterranean . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Intro., Class: Cyclostomata. Chondrichthyes. Osteichthyes. Indexes. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008031  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SEASHELLS: A Portrait of the Animal World
Cleave, Andrew
Todri Productions New York 1996 
 Illustrated Gloss Boards HB/DJ 72pp., stunning, intext colour plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss, pictorially-illustrated boards undamaged. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. "There can be few natural objects as beautiful and fascinating as the shells of molluscks...." From magnifying-glass size up to giants over two feet [61cm.] in length, no human sculptor can match the intricacies of design and patterns of nature's handiwork...This volume offers a selection, to be envied by any collector, with an interest in shells. Book weight approx. 810g.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003236  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE RIDDLE OF THE DINOSAUR
Wilford, John Noble
ISBN: 0394527631
Alfred A. Knopf New York 1985 Stated First Edition
 Quarter Cloth Hardback & DJ 304pp. 10 page, unpaginated full colour section. Intext b/white halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Gilt titles. Leaves clean, untrimmed foredge. Illustrated [author portrait on rear], loose-plastic protected d/jacket slightly edgeworn, else v/good. 'The life and behavior of the giant beasts in the days of their dominion. The startling new theories about their mysterious disappearance from the Earth. The adventures and achievements of the paleontologists who have pursued the riddle of the dinosaur.' Book weight approx. 850gms.   Very Good +,/Very Good.
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001344  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT [German Text]
Botting, Douglas
ISBN: 3791300857
Prestel Verlag Munchen 1974 1st Edition Thus [German]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket Original blue cloth. Four tip-in, double-spread colour plates. Intext b/white half-tone plate sections, plus an undamaged, folded, removable map and affixed sleeve on rear paste-down. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, gloss laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn with laminate lifting, plus an area [U.V. affected] lost from spine.Bound-in [part sample facsimile of 'Kleinere Schriften', Alexander Humboldt, 1853, at rear. Originally published as 'Humboldt and the Cosmos', George Rainbird, London, 1973. The story of German naturalist and explorer, Friedrich Wilhelm Kark Heinrich Alexander, Freiherr [Baron] von Humboldt, 1769-1859. German text throughout. Includes Index. Loose with book: The contemporary card of Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer, Generalsekretar [Secretary-General] of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany, in excellent condition. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good +/Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004822  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORAL REEFS
Holliday, Les
ISBN: 0861014634
Salamander Books London 1989 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 204pp., colour, illustrated endpapers, exquisite underwater colour plates of marine life, enhanced by a series of area maps and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. "This book celebrates the stunning variety of life that abounds in the warm waters of the world's coral reefs..." Part One: The Coral Reef Environment. Part Two: Coral Reefs of the World, including Caribbean, Maldives, Red Sea, Kenya, Hawaii, and of course, Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Index. Book weight approx. 1.2KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005153  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES IN COLOUR
Burns, Alexander & Rotherham, E.R.
ISBN: 0589500015
A.H. & A.W. Reed Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1969 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 112pp., recto-page colour plates. Book clean. Spine firm. White title to green boards, which are mildly shelf-rubbed. Small, light mark to rear free endpaper, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, sunned spine (title clearly legible), minor foxing to reverse. " . . . 85 Australian species, some of them among the most splendid in the world, appear in full colour. Alexander Burns' comprehensive text tells the reader how to recognise each butterfly and describes its habits, range, food plant, and the type of country in which it is likely to be found." Book weight approx. 340g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010696  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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OUR SEA, OUR FUTURE: Major Findings of the State of Marine Environment Report For Australia
Zann, Leon P. [Compiled by]
ISBN: 0642173915
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Australia 1995 First Edition
 Softcover [large format] 112pp., intext colour plates, maps and tables throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Text-block mildly bumped on upper foredge corner. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper edgeworn, bumped and small abraded spots on front. Inserted loosely is an errata slip with several references. This book[let] is an overview of the major findings of SOMER [State of the Marine Environment Report for Australia], written in a non-technical style for the general reader. Contents include: 8 chapters, Information Sources, Glossary, Acronyms and Index. Book weight approx. 500g.   Good+
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 004149  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LIVING WITH BUTTERFLIES
Newman, L. Hugh
John Baker Publishers London 1967 1st Edition Thus [Revised]
 Hardcover and Dustjacket Original blue cloth. ix, + 228pp., frontispiece plus unpaginated, b/white halftone plates, with intext facsimile documents. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Blue cloth boards unmarked. Very lightly splotched free endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, abraded, and has several closed tears, plus a dampstain line on spine. Originally published in 1953 as 'Butterfly Farmer', this edition was revised and re-titled. It is the story of a family who, for seventy years, were literally farmers of butterflies in England. 16 chapters. Book weight approx. 570g.   Very Good +/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004837  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LIVING SONARS OF THE OCEAN
Sergeev, B.F.
ISBN: 5030007687
MIR Publishers Moscow 1989 Second Printing, English
 Hardcover 269pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards very good. Translated from the Russian by M.B.Rosenberg. English translation edited by R.N.Hainsworth. "This book concerns that mysterious world that lies beneath the ocean waves . . . Myriads of underwater creatures, such as dolphins, whales, and seals, obtain information in a way that is incomprehensible to us Homo Sapiens, for they use sonar or echolocation . . . " Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008840  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CARE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS: School Talks and Broadcasts
Badcock, Lt-Col.G.H.
Herbert Jenkins London  
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 96pp., first printing. N.D. [c.1945]. Inscribed/dated [Sept. 1945] by author on ffep. Book clean, very slightly askew. Very minor foxing to half-title page and edges. B/w portrait frontispiece and plates throughout. Unclipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped and chipped. Instructive, tthis book is the outcome of many talks to children, at school and on the B.B.C., by the author, a leading expert on the care and training of horses and dogs. Foreword by Derek McCulloch [Uncle Mac of the B.B.C.]. Book weight approx. 170g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good/Fair +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001363  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BUTTERFLIES OF THE WORLD
Preston-Mafham, Rod, and Preston-Mafham, Ken
ISBN: 0816057133
Cassell Illustrated London, England 2004 Reprint
 Hardcover 192pp., colour, and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. "The authoritative text, with numerous photographs and clear illustrations, is enhanced by the unique personal observations of Ken Preston-Mafham . . . Though coverage includes species from around the world, there is special emphasis on the often spectacularly patterned species of Africa and South America. The wealth of information in this book, however, ensures that it is of equal importance to the amateur nature lover, student, and scientist anywhere in the world . . . " Contents include: Preface, 10 chapters, Appendices, Glossary, Guide to Further Reading, Butterfly Conservation Societies, Picture Credits, Index. Book weight approx. 650g.   Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009487  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BEARS OF THE WORLD
Ward, Paul and Kynaston, Suzanne
ISBN: 0816052085
Cassell Illustrated London 2002 Reprint
 Hardcover 191pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, b/white distribution maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. "The authors offers a picture that encompasses science, natural history, and another deeper - almost spiritual - aspect of bears . . . introduces the living species; charts their evolutionary history; tells how they live, what they eat, and how they cope with their habitats; and reexamines their behaviour and the interrelationship bears have with humans . . . " Contents include: Acks., Preface, 6 chapters, Glossary, Further Reading, Index. Book weight approx. 640g.   Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009488  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CROCODILES OF AUSTRALIA
Webb, Grahame / Manolis, Charlie
ISBN: 0730102548
Reed Books Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. 1989 First Edition
 Illustrated Boards HB & DJ 160pp. Colour illustrated throughout, plus several candid, historic b/white halftones. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Monochrome, illustrated boards undamaged. Graphic, pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket has several [jagged] closed tears and nominal edgewear. "In this exciting book, Grahame Webb and his associate, Charlie Manolis, uncover the 'private lives' of crocodiles, with comprehensive studies on reproduction, growth, movement, behavior, habitats and foods...'' Contents include: Prelims., Intro., World Crocodilians, Australian crocodile habitats, Australian saltwater crocodiles, ditto Freshwater, Crocodile attacks, Crocodiles and man, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 980gms. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine./Very Good.
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 002205  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WILDLIFE OF THE AUSTRALIAN SNOW-COUNTRY : A Comprehensive Guide to Alpine Fauna
Green, Ken and Osborne, William
ISBN: 0730104613
Reed Chatswood, N.S.W., Australia 1994 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket v, + 200pp., colour photographic and art illustrations, and b/white figures, throughout. Colour illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, purple title there-on. Plain white boards very lightly bumped at foot. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. From the jacket flap: " . . . the culmination of fifteen years' extensive field work and research on aspects of the ecology of alpine wildlife. It combines the expertise of Drs Ken Green and William Osborne to present a comprehensive coverage of the fauna of Australia's high country . . . This authoritative work is indispensable for professional and amateur naturalist alike - and anyone interested in the rich natural world of Australia's snow-country." Contents include: Acks., Preface, Foreword, 10 chapters, Glossary, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 850g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing.  Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011544  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HAND-REARING WILD AND DOMESTIC MAMMALS
Gage, Laurie J., D.V.M.
ISBN: 0813826837
Iowa State Press Ames, Iowa, U.S.A. 2002 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover xvii, + 279pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped only. Monochrome, halftone plate-illustrated gloss boards near fine. Text-block pristine. No dustjacket (as issued). This book, suitable for veterinarians, technicians, and wildlife caregivers provides clear guidance to raising and caring for a wide variety of domestic, farm, wildlife and zoo mammals from birth to weaning . . . Contents include: Prelims., Contributors, Introduction, Part 1/ Domestic Mammals. Part 2/ Wildlife, Zoo, and Marine Mammals, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 820g.   Near Fine
Price: 93.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008726  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SAVING THE OCEANS
MacInnis, Joseph [Editor]
ISBN: 1550134167
Key Porter Books Toronto, Canada 1992 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 180pp., stunning colour illustrations throughout, covering each ocean level, from the shore the the abyss...Book clean and square. Spine firm. Blind-stamped boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. The combined talents and skills of scientists and environmentals have come together to indicate how fragile and susceptible to human damage is earth's vital finely-balanced marine eco-system...With contributions from marine experts of various disciplines, contents covering the four ocean zones, include: Prelims., Origins, Diversity of life in the oceans, Planets lifebelt, Twilight zone, Dynamic abyss, Animals and birds, Sensory world of the deep, Protecting the oceans, Epilogue, Appendices, Contributors, Index. Book weight approx. 1.72KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003546  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THIS IS NOT A WEASEL: A Close Look at Nature’s Most Confusing Terms
Mortenson, Philip B.
ISBN: 0471273961
Wiley and Sons Hoboken, New Jersey, United States 2004 1st Impression [p/b]
 Softcover xi, + 272pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally splayed only. "How can you tell a buffalo from a bison and a yam from a sweet potato? What's the difference between a frog and a toad? . . . " 'This Is Not A Weasel' helps you make sense of the ubiquitous similarities, confounding terminology, and downright misnomers that make plant and animal names so confusing....Contents include: Prelims., Nomenclature and Taxonomy, Plants, Terrestrial Invertebrates, Aquatic Life, Amphibians and Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Notes, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Near Fine
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003223  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BUGS IN THE SYSTEM: Insects and Their Impact on Human Affairs
Berenbaum, May R.
ISBN: 0201408244
Helix Books/Addison-Wesley Publishing Reading, Massachusetts, United States 1996 1st Thus [P/B]
 Softcover xiii, + 377pp., intext, b/w halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. In the world of insects, which impacts on us all, the numbers are staggering: up to 30 million species, an estimated number of individual insects at any given time is 10 quintillion, collectively out-weighing every other lifeform on the planet. They are to be found everywhere....Contents include: Prelims., Classification and Nomenclature, Physiology, Behaviour, Social lives, Vegetarian lifestyles, Eating insects, Parasites and hosts, Odd appetites and out-of-the-way places, Insects and people, Appreciating insects, Equal time, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.   Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003227  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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