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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS AND GREAT EARTHQUAKES : Advance Warning Techniques to Master the Deadly Science
Grover, John C.
ISBN: 1875401709
CopyRight Publishing Company Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1998 First Edition
 Hardcover xxii, + 272pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates, plus numerous graphs, charts, and line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Minor bump on heel of backstrip, like bumps on upper foredge corners of dramatically-illustrated gloss boards. Leaves pristine. No dustjacket (as issued?). The author, John Grover, Earth Scientist and Engineer, tells about the history and development of techniques to give early warning of volcanic eruptions and damaging earthquakes days, months, or even years ahead of the events. This book begins in 1962 . . . Contents of this fascinating book include: Prelims., In Brief, Acks., Fiery Prologue, Introduction, 5 'parts', chaptered with Endnotes, Appendix, Bibliography. 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.   Near Fine
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008583  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BRITISH SEAWEED
Dickinson, Carola A.
Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1963 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 232pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 11 unpaginated like-illustrated plates, artwork by Ernerst V. Petts (all called-for plates extant). Numerous b/white intext sketch illustrations throughout, by Ernest V. Petts and Lura M. Ripley. 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 minimal laminate bubbling. A stand-alone, Volume 3 in the 'Kew Series' of British Plants. Suitable for the learned, and not-so-learned, the contents of this hard to find title include: Prelims., Intro., Key to Genera, British Seaweeds: Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, Rhodophyta, Biblio., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 395g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007278  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE OBSERVER’S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES
Wells, A. Lawrence
Frederick Warne London  
 Green Cloth Covered Hardback No publication date [1955]. 152pp., 76 illustrations [64 in full colour]. Book square, cloth has a few spots, fading to spine and a small short tear to cloth on lower rear panel. No dustjacket. Former owner's private ex-libris label affixed to front pastedown, else leaves clean. Possible first edition. No printing history [print code '801-755']. Covers numerous species and varieties of fish found throughout the British Isles. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000682  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE KARRI FOREST
Morcombe, Irene & Michael
ISBN: 0727003933
Rigby Limited Adelaide 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 55pp., stunning colour plates on recto pages, text on versos. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minor shelf wear to foot, speck of insect damage to rear cover foredge. Small light stain, top of ffep., else leaves clean. Pictorial, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has insect damage to both lower foredges, very minor edgewear and a spot stain. These magnificent trees, attaining heights of 80 metres, growing to maturity over 250 years in the south-west corner of Western Australia, are one of Australia's natural wonders. This volume is the ninth book in Rigby's Conservation Series. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001546  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE BARRIER REEFS: A Guide to the World of Corals
Mojetta, Angelo
ISBN: 1853107050
Swan Hill Press Shrewsbury, England 1995 1st. U.K. Edition,
 Large Format Softcover 168pp., stunning colour photography, b/w and colour art throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Laminate lifting from several areas on front and back foredges, otherwise pictorial card wrapper good. "Life on a coral reef offers endless discoveries . . . " Contents include: Intro., 500 million years of history, Coral geography, Coral biology, Life on a reef, Most common fish and invertebrates of the Indo-Pacific and the Caribbean. Book weight approx. 810g.   Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001700  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NATURE OF SURREY: The Wildlife and Ecology of the County and London South of the Thames
Drewett, John
ISBN: 0860232476
Barracuda Books/Surrey Wildlife Trust Buckingham, England 1987 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 132pp., locality map endpapers. Colour-art frontispiece. Eight, unpaginated colour plates, and numerous intext b/w halftone plates and sketch drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt titles. Green faux-leather boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [as frontis], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. A stand-alone volume in the on-going 'Nature of Britain' series, the 'Nature of Surrey' takes us through the County and Boroughs, shows us the wildlife and how it interlocks, tells us what we have lost, and what we can keep-if we take the trouble . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword by President [David Bellamy], Genesis, Woodlands, Grasslands, Heathlands, Scrublands, Still waters, Rivers/Streams, On the farm, Living with man, Tomorrow is too late, Appendices: Wildlife and sites, Refs., Indices: general, Species. Subscribers. Book weight approx. 620g.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002924  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PLATYPUS
Moyal, Ann
ISBN: 1865083739
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, NSW, Australia 2001 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 226pp., b/white art and photographic illustrations throughout, plus 8 page, colour plate illustrated section. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green boards negligibly edgeworn. Map-illustrated endpapers. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "The extraordinary story of how a curious creature baffled the world . . . This is the enigmatic story of a biological riddle that confounded scientists for nearly ninety years, challenging theories of creationism, evolution and the classification of species along the way." Contents include: Intro., 15 chapters, Glossary, A Word on Sources, Illustrations, Index. Book weight approx. 450g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 008183  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AN OBSESSION WITH BUTTERFLIES : Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect
Russell, Sharman Apt
ISBN: 0099471337
Arrow Books London 2004 Second Impression
 Softcover xviii, + 238pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-scuffed only. "From the beastly horned caterpillar whose blood helps it count time to the peacock butterfly with wings that hiss like a snake, Russell traces butterflies through their life cycles, exploring the creatures' own obsessions with eating, mating, and migrating . . . " Contents include: Acks., A Note on Names, 15 chapters, Selected Bibliography and Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009640  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN RAINFOREST
Parish, Steve, and Parish, Jan
ISBN: 0947263837
Steve Parish Publishing Queensland, Australia 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards have one tiny bump to head. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket negligibly indented only. " . . . shares with the reader magnificent photographs taken by Steve Parish over many years in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate forests. Steve and his wife have chosen images which show the diversity and sensuous splendour of the ancient forests and the fascination of the remarkable creatures which inhabit them . . . " Afterword by founder and President of the Australian Rainforest Conservation Society, Dr. Aila Keto, AO. Book weight approx. 1.35 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: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009728  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SIGNS OF THE WILD : Field Guide to the Spoor and Signs of the Mammals of Southern Africa
Walker, Clive
ISBN: 0869772600
C.Struik Cape Town, South Africa 1986 Revised Edition, 2nd Impressio
 Softcover 231pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations, duo-tone locality maps and b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and indented, soft corner crease to rear panel. Numerous contents include: Preamble, Acks., Environmental Glossary, Mammal Index, Comparative Spoor Illustrations, Author's Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 460g.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011814  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THIS IS NAMIBIA
Cubitt, Gerald, and Joyce, Peter
ISBN: 1868251861
Struik Publishers Cape Town, South Africa 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 158pp., plus (ii). Small b/white halftone plates, stunning colour plates (including double-page title-frontis spread and half-title page), and locality map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Blue boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. Namibia is one of Africa's younger nations, having gained its independence in 1990 after a century of colonial rule. Situated in the western region of southern subcontinental Africa it covers a region four times the size of the United Kingdom. A captioned, photographic tour of this diverse country. Includes Index. Additional feature: A folded, single sided A4 leaflet explaining the relevance and use of several native trinkets. Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012126  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS - FROGS The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife
Tyler, Michael J.
ISBN: 0207159963
Angus & Robertson Pymble 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover With full colour photographs of each frog and a distribution map, a fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; xvi, 109 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20479  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS - REPTILES The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife
Ehmann, Harald
ISBN: 0207173796
Angus & Robertson Pymble 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover With full colour photograph for each entry and a distribution map, a fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 310 x 225mm; xvi, 495 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20480  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SHORES OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
Bennett, Isobel
ISBN: 0851792243
Rigby Australia 1971 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 69pp. + Index. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket. Colour and b/white photographic illustrations by the author, one of Australia's best known marine biologists, who was one of the few women to visit and work on this remote island in the Southern Ocean. Weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012517  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Australian Geographic Vol 1 No 1 Jan-Mar 1986
Dick Smith
Australian Geographic Pty Ltd New South Wales 1986 1st Edition
 Pictorial Cover VG, Edgewear, creases, some soiling. 'Dick Smith's Journal of Discovery and Adventure'. Cover art of platypus by Rod Scott. Photo on request. Magazine 
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033040  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Cousteau’s Papua New Guinea Journey
Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose
ISBN: 0864381034
RD Press Surry Hills, Australia 1989 First Australian Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAPAC26  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Men and Snakes
Ramona & Desmond Morris,
Hutchinson, London, 1965. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 224 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Reptiles; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51796. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51796  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders
Lorus and Margery Milne,
Knopf, New York, 1996. 
  Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. . Used soft cover in near new condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Fourteenth printing. 992 pp - over 720 insects & spider photographs. Without packaging this book weighs 590g Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001403. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001403  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds Eastern Region
John Bull & John Farrand,
ISBN: 9780394414058
Knopf, New York, 1989. 
  Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. . Used soft cover in very good condition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name ffep. Eightheenth printing. 792 pp - over 580 bird photographs. Without packaging this book weighs 560g Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Ornithology; ISBN: 0394414055. ISBN/EAN: 9780394414058. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001404. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A SIMPLE PLEASURE The Art of Garden Making in Australia
Kelly, Frances
ISBN: 0454003676
Methuen Australia North Ryde 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover With paintings by Margaret Keller, colour plates, b&w photographic and line illustrations throughout, previous owners name on front endpaper, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 260 x 190mm; 96 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20532  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Bibliography Of The Australian Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea) 1773-1973
M S Moulds
ISBN: 0909451036
Australian Entomological Press Sydney 1977 First Edition
 Soft Cover 239 pages, inscription to previous owner signed by author on title page, light insect damage to covers, light soiled to covers & page edges.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN6690  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Historical Plant Geography
Philip Stott
ISBN: 0045800111
George Allen & Unwin London 1981 
 Soft Cover Botany. An analysis of the geographical distribution of individual species and natural plant groups; important new developments are discussed, such as global plate tectonics and sea-floor spreading; plant maps are introduced, and there is a basic treatment of recent advances in plant taxonomy; fully illustrated and referenced. 151 pages, foxing on eps and edges of pages, edge wear to cover with corners knocked.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT7575  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Parasitic Copepoda of British Fishes
Z Kabata
ISBN: 0903874059
The Ray Society, c/- The British Museum London 1979 
 Hard Cover Entomology. Large hardcover book in d/j, 2025 pages. Dust jacket, originally worn and knocked on extremities, has been covered in clear contact. Inscription to previous owner by author dated 1979 on fep. Previous owner's name has been stamped on the title page and on the outer edges of pages. Light foxing on edges of pages. All else is very good. This book weighs 2.2 kilograms.  Very Good/Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN10319  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Australian Birds, A Popular Guide To Bird Life
J D Macdonald
ISBN: 0730100812
Reed Books Sydney 1985 
  Birds. Answers questions about birds, their habits and behavioural patterns, breeding biology, learning to ply, distribution; plumage and senses are just a few of the topics discussed in a non-scientific manner; illustrated with colour and b/w photographs, line drawings, diagrams and maps. 173 pages, marked pictorial covers, cover has small section of surface lifted, corners bumped, spine sunned, some marks on eps and outer edge of pages.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BR10336  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Wild Flowers Of Australia
Thistle Y Harris
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1939 First Edition
 Hard Cover Australian Botany. With 65 colour plates by Adam Forster. 198 pages, green cloth with black lettering on cover and spine, spine has faded and is worn, edges of covers are worn with corners knocked, name and bookshop stamp inside cover, foxing first and last few pages and on edges of other pages.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT7384  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Birds of Paradox, Birdlife in Australia and New Zealand
edited by Jack Pollard
Lansdowne Melbourne 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover Birds. A collection of writings and prose on the birdlife of Australia and New Zealand by John Gould, Joseph Banks, Alex Chisholm, Banjo Patterson, Neville Vayley, Alan Moorehead, Robin Hill, Judith Wright, Vincent Serventy, Crosbie Morrison, Mary Gilmore, Olaf Ruhen; illustrated with a superb collection of bird photographs by leading nature photographers (Lansdowne, Melbourne, first edition, 1967) Used hardcover book in d/j, 246 pages, tears in d/j on edges, corners bumped, foxing on d/j, eps and page edges. This book weighs 1.2 kilograms.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BR10581  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Malaysian Parasites XXXV-XLIX, Studies from the Institute for Medical Research Federation of Malaya No. 29 , 3rd volume in a series of 3 volumes
edited by W W MacDonald
Institute for Medical Research Kuala Lumpur 1960 
 Hard Cover 251 pages, good black pseudo-leather covers with good gilt lettering, rear cover marked, pages lightly tanned on edges, foxing on edges of last few pages.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EN6842  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Wild Flowers Of The World
text by Brian D Morley consultant editors W T Stearn & Peter S Green
ISBN: 0907408117
published by Peerage Books for J W Books Sydney 1970 
 Hard Cover Botany. Wild Flowers. Art. Covers the Artic and Antarctic, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Tropical and Central Africa, South Africa, Himalaya and China, South East Asia, Australasia, Oceana, North America, Central and South America; illustrated with full colour plates painted by Barbara Everard. 432 pages, name and address stamp of previous owner inside both covers, on fep, index page and last page, foxing on edges of pages, d/j is worn on upper edges and damaged on upper edge at rear of book, a few spots of foxing on intro pages.  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BT8278  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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Australian Finches
Curt Af Enehjelm
ISBN: 0876669879
TFH Publications U.S.A. 1979 First Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 124 pp. Cover has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41689  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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NIGHTWATCHMEN OF BUSH AND PLAIN Australian Owls and Owl like Birds
Fleay, David
Jacaranda Press Melbourne 1968 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations in colour and black & white, maps on endpapers, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 255 x 190mm; [xii], 163 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20580  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE
Egerton, Louise (editor)
Reader's Digest Sydney 2005 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover With illustrations throughout in colour, A fine copy, Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 290 x 220mm; 640 pages Fine
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20574  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Fauna and Flora Transvaal April 1950 (Publication No. 1)
no author
Transvaal Provincial Administration South Africa  
 Soft Cover 44pp. Illustrated card covers. Covers have single crease line in middle. B&W illustrations. Minor marginalia - mostly short line marks against sections of text. Folded map at rear in very good condition. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010346  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Macdonald Encyclopaedia of Birds (Macdonald encyclopedias)
Gianfranco Bologna
ISBN: 035610107X
McDonald & Co London 1984 
 Paperback 511 pp. Cover has light wear. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41822  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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SHARKS And Other Predatory Fish of Australia
Goadby, Peter
Jacaranda Press Brisbane 1963 Second Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, cover edges scuffed, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; jacaranda pocket guide series; 135 x 100mm; 121 pages Very Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20642  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Insects and Flowers: The Biology of a Partnership
Barth, Friedrich
ISBN: 0691025231
Princeton Univ Pr Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1991 
 Paperback Sl. wear to wraps, remainder mark lower fore-eges, prev. bookseller sticker back panel.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019165  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Clay : The History and Evolution of Humankind’s Relationship with Earth’s Most Primal Element
Staubach, Suzanne
ISBN: 0425205665
Berkeley Books New York 2005 Stated First Edition/First Pri
 Hard Cover Remainder mark. "How a humble substancre helped create the modern world."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022032  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Great Natural History Books and Their Creators
Desmond, Ray
ISBN: 0712347747
British Library  2003 First
 Hard Cover   Fine/Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016517  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys
Warner, William
ISBN: 9780792274551
National Geographic, Washington DC, 1999. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. First Edition. Minimal library identification marks. Covered in clear removable plastic which has been stuck to outer boards. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australia; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0792274555. ISBN/EAN: 9780792274551. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52454. 
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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FAMILIAR WILD BIRDS In 4 Series
Swaysland, W
Cassell and Company, Limited London 1901 
 Hardcover Bound into 2 volumes with Vol. 1 containing series 1 & 2 and Vol. 2 containing series 3 & 4. Pagination is (viii, 160) ; (viii, 160) ; (viii, 160) ; (viii, 176) , with a colour plate of each bird illustrated by A. Thorburn and others, an index at rear of final volume. Bound in simple maroon pebbled cloth with title on spines, a very good set. ; 200 x 135mm Very Good+
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20247  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS 1 Of South-Eastern Australia, Urban Birds
Reid, A. J. Shaw, N. J. Wheeler, W. R.
ISBN: 0909858802
Gould League of Victoria Melbourne 1990 Second Edition
 Stiff card covers With paintings by Susan Mcinnes, edited by P. L. Mason, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 170 x 120mm; 92 pages Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20823  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HILLS OF THE WEST WIND : Reflections on the Tasmanian Landscape
Binks, C. J.
ISBN: 0958583870
Barrallier Books Geelong, Victoria, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Hardcover xix, + 410pp., illustrated throughout: full colour plates, and b/white halftone plates and maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles over near fine boards. Textblock pristine. Attached ribbon bookmark. No dustjacket. A meander through the essence of Tasmania; the breath-taking landscapes, and the Tasmanians who have made it what it is . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 7 'sections' (chapters), viz: Shaping an Island, A Varied Tapestry, Kinship and Management, Two Centuries of Progress, Power of a Myth, Counter Culture, Landscape of the Future, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15kg. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Near Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009559  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FISH FOR FARM DAMS
Fallu, Ric
ISBN: 0730615499
Agmedia-Department of Agriculture Victoria, Australia  First Edition
 Softcover Booklet 48pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format booklet. Staples clean and tight. Colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and warped. Textblock has a remainder stripe on foot, else leaves clean. The Australian countryside is covered with numerous farm dams (hopefully near capacity). As well as holding water for stock (and irrigation in some instances), these dams can be used to grow fish - for sport, a source of food, to mitigate pests such as mosquitoes, or just kept as pets . . .This booklet sets out how and the species best suited to use. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 185g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012832  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EIGHTY SKETCHES IN WATERCOLOUR FROM NATURE
Stephenson, Russell
The Saint Catherine Press London 1926 First Edition
 Hardcover Limited Edition." Two hundred and twenty copies of this book have been printed of which this is No. 25. H. A. Doubledays copy with 2 letters from the artist Russell Stephenson to Doubleday tipped into front blank preliminary pages. The matching slipcase in Very Good condition but with some discolouration on one side. Full red Morocco leather binding with raised bands on spine, gilt frame and vignette stamped to cover and gilt ruling and lettering on spine, top edge of pages gilt, remaining edges uncut. Decorative endpapers, handmade paper, 80 tipped in sketches depicting Foreign, Canadian, Irish, Scottish, and English, scenes overing a span of years from 1863 to 1925, a very heavy book weighing over 5 kilograms will require extra postage cost for International shipping, Please email for accurate postage costs. ; 350 x 290mm; xxvi, 320 pages Near Fine
Price: 365.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20889  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE HANDBOOK OF INSECT COLLECTING : Their Collection, Preparation, Preservation and Storage
Smithers, Courtenay
ISBN: 0207159114
Angus and Robertson North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia 1988 First Australian Edition
 Softcover 120pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly surface scratched. From the rear panel: " . . . a starting point for people who are beginning to explore the possibilities of insect collecting. The guide is both comprehansive and easy to read, and covers everything the new collector will wish to know. There is an outline of the types of insects and a guide to identifying specimens, as well as descriptions of the equipment and methods used to collect insects. The book also provides an introduction to preserving and to rearing insects, for both preserved and live specimens give an insight into a fascinating miniature world . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 310g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall  Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012142  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Ben Cropp: Blood in the Water
Ben Cropp and Mike Colman
ISBN: 1876624671
ACP / Park Street Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Soft Cover with French Flaps Very clean. 239pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003485  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Guide to Shells of Papua New Guinea: 68 colour plates illustrating over 1,450 individual Shells representing 950 distinct Species
Alan Hinton
ISBN: 0909093172
Robert Brown & Associates Port Moresby, New Guinea  First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus a couple of small tears. Former owner's name and date to front pastedown - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Undated (1970s?) 68pp  Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016402  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Australian Crayfish Genus Euastacus
no author
Linnean Society of New South Wales Sydney 1998 First Thus
 Soft Cover Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. Selected papers from Volumes 118 and 119 - Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 225pp  Good to Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Jervis Bay: A Place of Cultural, Scientific and Educational Value - Kowari 5
George Cho et al (Editors)
ISBN: 064216830X
Australian Nature Conservation Agency Canberra 1995 First Edition
 Pictorial Card Spiral Binding Book is very clean. Slipcase has moderate wear and minor damage. Complete with loose geological map and aerial photograph. 204pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004518  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Southern African Mammals 1758-1951: A Reclassification
Ellerman, J.R. ; Morrison-Scott, T.C.S. & Hayman, R.W.:
British Museum (Natural History) London 1953 First Edition
 Hard Cover Cloth has moderate general wear and minor sunning to spine. Edges of page-block have some age-toning and a few moderate stains. Minor foxing to feps and pastedowns. Former owner's name to ffep. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 363pp  Fair/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018246  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Art of Botanical Illustration
Wilfrid Blunt; William T. Stearn
ISBN: 1851491775
Antique Collectors Club Egland 1995 Reprint of revised Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and a tiny 4mm tear to bottom front corner. Minimal specks to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 368pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018249  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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A Guide To Berowa Valley Regional Park
no author
ISBN: 0975690701
Friends of Berowa Valley Regional Park  2001 First Edition
 Soft Cover Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 243pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016322  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Ecology of Bats
Thomas H. Kunz
ISBN: 030640950X
Plenum Press New York 1982 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has heavy generl wear, some chipping and a few very small tears. Former owner's name and date to ffep - otherwise internlly clean. Binding tight. 425pp  Good/Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015977  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Field Guide to Australian Sharks and Rays
R. Daley, J, Stevens, P. Last and G. Yearsley
ISBN: 1876996102
CSIRO Marine Research Hobart, Tasmania 2002 First Edition
 Soft Cover - Spiral Binding Very clean. 84pp  Near Fine/No Jacket as I
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004994  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Native Plants of the Sydney Region
Baker, Margaret; Corringham, Robin; Dark, Jill
ISBN: 0959020322
Three Sisters Productions Winmalee, New South Wales 1986 Reprint
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding sound. 152pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016036  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection
Eleanor M. Bennett
ISBN: 0731667921
Westralian Forest Industries Perth, Western Australia 1988 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have light general wear plus some sunning. Spine not creased. Minimal foxing to title-page and last page - otherwise internally clean. 176pp  Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012755  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Mitre Shells from the Pacific and Indian Oceans
Pechar, Peter;Prior, Chris;Parkinson, Brian J.
ISBN: 0909197113
Robert Brown & Associates Bathurst, New South Wales 1980 First Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus a 4cm tear to foot of spine (repaired with acid-free tape). Boards have light general wear plus minor scrape to front top edge. Light foxing to Publisher page, frontispiece and rear endpapers - otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated - 56 colour plates.  Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008156  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Ceratodus, the Australian Lungfish
Lambkin, Lionel
ISBN: 0533064775
Vantage Press New York 1987 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has very heavy wear and stains. Minimal chipping but no tears. Cloth has moderate general wear and some marks to rear. Lean to spine. Moderate stains to edges of page block at bottom corner. Stains to bottom margin of last few pages - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 131pp  Good/Fair to Poor
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007543  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Managing the Grey-Headed Flying-Fox as a Threatened Species in NSW
Peggy Eby and Daniel Lunney
ISBN: 0958608547
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales  2002 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have light general wear and a crease to front lower right. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 286pp  Good to Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010735  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Pest or Guest : The Zoology of Overabundance
Daniel Lunney, Peggy Eby, Pat Hutchings and Shelley Burgin (Editors)
ISBN: 0980327210
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Mosman, NSW, Australia 2007 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have light general wear plus some feint fine line scrawl to front. Minor bump to top right corner of page-block. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 270pp  Fair to Good/No Jacket (as
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010848  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Australian Sheep and Wool Handbook
Cottle, D. J.
ISBN: 0909605602
Inkata Press  1991 First Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover Moderate wear to boards. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 499pp  Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011548  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Invertebrates: A Quick Reference Guide
Sprung, Julian
ISBN: 1883693004
Ricordea Publishing Miami Gardens, Florida, U.S.A. 2001 First Printing
 Pictorial Hard Cover Minimal wear to boards. Internally clean. Binding tight. 240pp  Near Fine/No Jacket as I
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011590  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Pekingese in Australia
B. Godbold
Jacaranda Press Brisbane 1962 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear plus heavy creasing to spine. A small tear to illustrations list page - otherwise internally clean. 156pp  Fair to Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016895  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Genera Palmarum: A Classification of Palms Based on the Work of Harold E. Moore Jr.
Natalie W. Uhl and John Dransfield
ISBN: 0935868305
The L. H. Bailey Hortorium and the International Palm Society USA 1987 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has minor general wear and a small crease to top front corner. Tape stains to flaps. Moderate foxing to top edge of page block. Internally very clean. Binding tight. 610pp  Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012113  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Honey Bee Pests, Predators and Diseases
Morse, Roger A.
ISBN: 0801409756
Cornell University Press London 1978 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has heavy wear, several small tears, minor loss to top front edge and applied tape to verso of edges. Label to spine. All the usual library additions and remainders - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 430pp Ex-Library Good/Fair to Poor
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004076  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants
Hsuan Keng
University of Malaya Press  1969 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear plus a 1cm tear at head of spine. Creasing to spine. Foxing and marks to edges of page-block. Tape stains to feps. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 429pp  Fair/No Jacket as I
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015819  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Ecology of the Southern Conifers
Neal J. Enright and Robert S. Hill (Editors)r
ISBN: 0522845665
Melbourne Univiversity Press Carlton South Vic, Austria 1995 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear. Mylar cover taped to book. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Only 2 ink stamps and library notation to preliminaries - otherwise internall clean. Binding tight. 342pp Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013304  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Money Trees on Your Property : Profit Gained Through Trees and How to Grow Them
Fitzpatrick, David
ISBN: 0409308676
Inkata Press Sydney 1994 First Edition
 Soft Covers Moderate wear to covers. Soine nt creased. Internally clean. 174pp  Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012989  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Time to Fly: A Tasmanian Bird Odyssey
Lawrence, C. C.
ISBN: 0975054848
Maygog Publishing Tasmania 2004 First Edition
 Soft Cover as Issued Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 72pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013037  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide
Morris, Frank Thomson
ISBN: 0701810017
Landsdowne Editions Melbourne 1976 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear, age-toning and a few marks. No tears. Foxing to edges of page-block. Minimal foxing to feps. Small area of rubbing to top corner of front illustrated endpaper - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 124pp  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013158  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Las Aves En Chile / Birds in Chile
Leopoldo G. Drexler
ISBN: 9567867054
La Fuente Editores Santiago, Chile 2003 First Edition
 Hard Cover Light wear to jacket. No tears. Large inscription dated 2008 in Spanish, by author to ffep. Also, over the author's printed name on the half-title page there is what appears to be doodle of a bird...possibly insorporating the author's signature. It is in the same colour pen as the inscription. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 440pp ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHAREGEABLE ON THIS HEAVY ITEM.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013434  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Australian Zoologist: Ecology and Conservation of Australian Bell Frogs - Special Edition
Ross Goldingay and Will Osborne (Editors)
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Mosman, New South Wales 2008 Periodical
 Soft Cover Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 235 to 458pp  Near Fine/No Jacket as I
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013712  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Animals of Australia: Out on Their Own?
Chris Dickman, Daniel Lunney and Shelley Burgin (Editors)
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Mosman, New South Wales 2007 First Edition
 Soft Cover Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 240pp  Near Fine/No Jacket as I
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Biology of the Koala
Lee, Anthony K.;Handasyde, K. A.;Sanson, G. D.
ISBN: 0949324345
Surrey Beattty  1991 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear, minor sunning to spine and no tears.Former owner's name to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 336pp  Good/Good
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014111  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Poison Plants of New South Wales
Evelyn Hurst
The Poison Plants Committee of New South Wales Sydney, Australia 1942 First Edition
 Library Bound Hardcover Maroon cloth has moderate general wear plus minimal sunning to spine. Library code to spine and ink stamp to bottom edge of page block. Moderate foxing to edges of page block. The usual library additions and remnants (mainly to rear pastedown and endpaper). Text and illustrations clean. Occasional underlining to index only. Binding tight. 498pp Ex-Library (University) Good/No Jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010125  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Classic Natural History Prints: Birds of Prey By Joseph Wolf
S. Peter Dance and David Heppell
ISBN: 1851706291
Studio Editions London 1991 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus a 2cm tear to top rear. Some foxing to feps, half-title page and last page. otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 128pp  Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Beaches of the Queensland Coast: Cooktown to Coolangatta
Short, Andrew
ISBN: 0958650411
Coastal Studies Unit, University of Sydney  2000 First Edition
 Soft Cover Moderate general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally very clean. Binding sound. 360pp  Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014176  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Portraits of Plants
Jacques, Le Moyne De Morgues
ISBN: 0905209524
Victoria & Albert Museum / The Oregon Press London 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has some minor foxing and creases to clear lamintate (in manufacture). No tears. Minimal internal foxing. Binding tight. Unpaginated.  Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014204  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Marine Shells of the Pacific: An Authoritative Handbook for All Collectors
Walter O. Cernohorsky
Pacific Publications Sydney 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover Unclipped jacket has heavy general wear with two 3cm taped tears at front adjacent to spine. Some chipping and browning to top front edge and creasing to front flap. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to feps, half-title and last page - otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. 248pp  Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014073  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Handbook of the Flora of New South Wales: A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns Indigenous to New South Wales
Charles Moore
New South Wales Government Sydney 1893 First Edition
 Hard Cover Moderate general wear to cloth. Spine has slighlty heavier wear and some minor marks. Decorative front board presents as 'very good'. Foxing to edges of page-block. Heavy foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Scattered internal foxing. Pages 259 to 270 are detached from bottom 2 stitches of binding but all pages in place. 582pp  Fair/No Jacket as I
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Ambonese Curiosity Cabinet
Georgius Everhardus Rumphius
ISBN: 0300075340
Yale University Press New Haven, Connectict 1999 First Thus
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 567pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014505  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Greyhound and Coursing
Adair Dighton
Grant Richards London 1921 First Edition
 Hard Cover Cloth very good with light wear only. Browning to rough-cut bottom and fore-edges of pages. Green tinted top edge. Heavy foxing to preliminaries and last few pages. Moderate scattered foxing throughout. Frontispiece detached but extant. There is a split at the front hinge but the remainder of pages are secure in a tight binding. Top tip of ffep clipped. 271pp  Fair/No Jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018825  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Albrecht Papers Volume III Hidden Lessons in Unopened Books
William A. Albrecht
Acres USA 1989 
 Hard Cover Light general wear to cloth. Minor foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's details to ffep - otherwise internlly clean. Binding tight. 401pp  Good/No Jacket (as
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014854  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Flora of Taiwan - Volume Three: Angiosperms Dicotyledons (Hamamelidaceae - Umbelliferae)
Huang, Tseng-Chieng (Editor in Chief)
ISBN: 957901941X
Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan 1993 Second Edition - 2500 Copies
 Hard Cover Moderate general wear to cloth plus some bumping to corners. Internally clean. Binding tight. 1084pp HEAVY VOLUME - ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGEABLE  Good/No Jacket (as
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015208  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Huon Pine - Endangered?
R. Jones
ISBN: 0859011089
University of Tasmania Hobart 1979 First Edition
 Soft Cover - Stapled Jacket has heavy wear, a few tears and sunning. A few specks to edges of page block but otherwise book is very clean. 122pp  Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002031  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Tree Surgery: A Complete Guide
Bridgeman, Peter H.
ISBN: 0715370502
David & Charles United Kingdom 1988 Sixth Impression
 Hard Cover Unclipped jacket has moderate wear, minor even sunning and some foxing to verso only. Minor specks to top edge of page block. Some foxing to pastedowns and feps only - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 144pp  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016076  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Proteaceae of New South Wales
Gwen J. Harden, David W. Hardin and Dianne C. Godden (Editors)
ISBN: 0868403024
University of New South Wales Press Sydney 2000 First Edition
 Soft Cover Moderate general wear to covers. Spine has a crease and is sunned. Tippexed out notation to bottom of half-title page plus ink stamp and code numbers opposite Contents page are the only library remnants.204pp Ex-Library Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015546  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Sight Hounds
Cunliffe, Juliette
ISBN: 1904057780
Swan Hill Press Shrewsbury, England 2006 Updated Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 280pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017515  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Beautiful Bernese Mountain Dogs: A Complete American Handbook
Russ, Diane; Rogers, Shirle
ISBN: 0931866553
Alpine Publications Colorado 1993 First Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover Boards have light general wear. Internally clean. Binding sound. 235pp  Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017509  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Edward Wilson’s Birds of the Antarctic
Edward Adrian Wilson and Brian Roberts (Editor)
ISBN: 0713704594
Blandford Press Poole, Dorset 1980 Reprint
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Minor foxing to edges of page-block. Age-toning to half of second ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 191pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015833  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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This Land Our Water: Water Challenges for the 21st Century
Peter Cullen
ISBN: 1921511044
ATF Press Hindmarsh, South Australia 2011 First Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover Light general wear to boards. Internlly clean. Binding tight. 361pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015895  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Special Purpose Timber Trees for New Zealand
Suzette Neeley and Mike Nesbit
WNG Nursery & Seeds New Zealand  First Edition
 Tape with Plastic Covers Moderate wear and a single crease covers. Internally clean. 104pp  Good to Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002141  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Field Guide to Wildlife of the Australian Snow-Country
Ken Green and William Osborne
Reed New Holland Australia 2012 Second Edition
 Soft Cover Minor general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 335pp  Very Good/No Jacket as I
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018798  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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