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There are 187 books in this catalogue.
Book Number: 395
Tasmania 1912. 8vo. stapled wraps. Very good, foxing to cover.
Keywords: Gardening plants flora
Price: $25.00

Book Number: 617
Jacaranda Press, Brisbane. 1966. Small 4to. Or.cl. Very good in v.good d/w: Col.frontis and b/w ills.
Keywords: Australian Seashore Natural History
Price: $25.00

Chauvin, Remy::  Animal Societies: From the Bee to the Gorilla ;
Book Number: 1221
Gollancz, 1968. 1st, Vg, d/j, Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Excellent condition, with shelf worn d/w.
Keywords: insect societies, higher animals, birds, big mammals, primates, takasakiyama, migrations
Price: $12.00

L.A. Stephens-Potter:  The Beekeeper's Manual
Book Number: 1350
David and Charles 1984 Excellent copy in same d/w. Inscription on ffp. Illustrated with photo's and diagrams.
Keywords: Hoby, hives, appliances, accessories, starting, spring, summer, harvest, pests, diseases, suppliers, equipment
Price: $15.00

Schurmann, Ted., & Wendy Jennings.:  Australian Birdwatcher's Diary.
Book Number: 1782
Adelaide: : [1984], Excellent copy, index, references, illustrated in colour. Exlibris sticker on fep.
Keywords: nature, birds, pastimes
Price: $12.00

Cousteau, Jean-Michel and Mose Richards:  Cousteau's Australia Journey
Book Number: 1887
Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1993. Excellent copy in same d/w. Cousteau explorers teamed up with fishermen and natural scientists, native peoples and island voyagers, as they traveled around and acrosss the fascinating country-continent Down Under. More than 120 colour photo's. Index.
Keywords: General Photography oceanography
Price: $15.00

Middleton, John & Tony Waltham.:  The Underground Atlas: A Gazetteer of The Worlds Cave Regions.
Book Number: 1957
Great Britain: The Promotional Reprint Company, Ltd., 1992., Pictorial boards with matching d/w, both in excellent condition. Illustrated with photograps and diagrams and maps, stats, organizations, glossary of terms.
Keywords: Geology geology caving spelunker spelunking
Price: $18.00

Domm, Steve, Illustrated by Deas, Walter (photography):  Corals of the Great Barrier Reef
Book Number: 2302
Sydney: Ure Smith, 1976 first Blue Boards. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. 4to - index. Illustrated profusely with colour photos of coral.
Keywords: an authoritative introduction to coral classification and biology and coral reef ecology and a full colour identification guide.
Price: $15.00

Book Number: 2421
John Murray 1991. Excellent copy in new condition with same d/w. 350 colour photographs. A detailed and erudite account of a wide range of alpine plants.
Keywords: A distillation of knowledge accumulated over a lifetime of growing, propagating and discovery by this great plantsmen.
Price: $30.00

Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine:  Last Chance to See…
Book Number: 2552
Heinemann 1990 Or. Blue cloth in d/w -unclipped, both in excellent condition. Illustrated. Featuring the Komodo Dragon, the dodo bird, rhino's. The author and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel the world in search of rare and endangered wildlife.
Keywords: natural history, extinct, endangered, science fiction, non-fiction
Price: $15.00

Nuridsany, Claude and Marie Perennou:  Microcosmos: the invisible world of insects.
Book Number: 4419
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1997 .4to. Hardcover, 159pp. Colour photos throughout. Very good / very good d/w. chipped at corners
Keywords: insects world photography macro macrocinematography claude nuridsany marie perennou ladybug praying mantis bees butterfly ants beatle moths invisible
Price: $35.00

Book Number: 4591
George Phillip and Son n.d. New and Revised Edition 88pp 12mo with publishers list to rear. Green cloth, crack at spine, otherwise very good.
Keywords: coastlines of the world
Price: $15.00

Stanbury, Peter and Graeme Phipps:  Australia's animals discovered.
Book Number: 4721
Sydney: Pergamon Press, 1980 4to. Hardcover. 120pp. Endpaper maps. Index. Colour & b/w paintings drawings & sketches. Very good / very good d/w with faded spine.
Keywords: Australian animals marsupials koalas kangaros platypus
Price: $15.00

Reader's Digest.:  Reader's Digest. Exploring The Secrets Of Nature The Amazing World Of Animals And Plants.
Book Number: 5118
London. Readers Digest, 1994 4to. pictorial boards, hardcover. 432pp. index. colour illus. fine. no d/w.
Keywords: nature natural history animals plants fish flora fauna
Price: $14.00

Summers, Gerald.:  The Lure of the Falcon
Book Number: 5300
London: Collins, 1972. 8vo. hardcover. 224pp. b/w drawings. very good / good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: birds kestrel cressida broken wing war sicily escape
Price: $12.00

Temple, Stanley A. ,(Ed ):  Endangered Birds Management Techniques for Preserving Threatened Species
Book Number: 5301
University of Wisconsin Press, 1978 Large 8vo. hardcover. 466pp. index. + b/w plates. very good / very good d/w. Spine faded on cover & d/w.
Keywords: Endangered Birds Management Techniques for Preserving Threatened Species
Price: $15.00

Hickin, Norman.:  The Natural History of An English Forest: The Wild Life of Wyre.
Book Number: 5304
London : Hutchinson, 1971. 1st ed. 8co. hardcover. 282pp. index. b/w illus. very good / good d/w with small peices missing at bottom of spine.
Keywords: wyre forest birmingham smethwick woodland worcestershire shropshire flora fauna natural history england forests
Price: $12.00

Figgis, Penny (editor) Leo Meier (photography):  Rainforests of Australia
Book Number: 5344
Ure Smith. Sydney 1992 Folio. laminated boards hardcover. 264pp. index. colour photos throughout. very good, half-title page wrinkled.
Keywords: Rainforests of Australian
Price: $20.00

Lilly, John C:  Communication Between Man & Dolphin: The Possibilities of Talking with Other Species
Book Number: 6216
New York: Crown Publishers Inc, 1978 8vo. hardcover. 269pp. index, + b/w plates. very good. / fair, chipped, clipped d/w.
Keywords: Man and Dolphin. sea creatures mammals porpoise flipper communicate communication speak talk
Price: $15.00

Division of Entomology, CSIRO.:  THE INSECTS OF AUSTRALIA. A Textbook for Students and Research Workers. Supplement 1974.
Book Number: 6554
Melbourne University Press, 1974 4to hardcover. 146pp, b/w illus. Ex-library, library stickers and cancelled stamps., fair, wear to edges. / fair chipped, torn faded d/w.
Keywords: insects australian etomology
Price: $15.00

Britton,E.B.et al:  The Insects of Australia A Textbook for Students and Research Workers
Book Number: 6641
Melbourne University Press, 1973 Thick 4to. hardcover. 1029pp. index. b/w illus. + colour plates, near fine. / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Insects of Australian Research science natural history
Price: $120.00

Ford, E. B.:  Butterflies.
Book Number: 6886
London: Collins, 1945/ First edition 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 368pp. index. colour & b/w plates. very good, spine and edges sunned, owner's name on fep. light foxing.
Keywords: Butterflies butterfly natural history
Price: $25.00

Branch. C. D.:  Volcanic Cauldrons, Ring Complexes, and Associated Granites of the Georgetown Inlier, Queensland
Book Number: 6943
Canberra. Department of National Development. 1966. Small 4to. cloth spine, blue paper covered boards. hardcover. 158pp. + 4 tables(3 fold-out), + 37 b/w plates. + 5 maps in rear pocket,(1 in colour). , b/w maps,diags, lus very good condition, all maps and foldouts in fine condition. very light wear to corners.
Keywords: Volcanic Cauldrons, Ring Complexes, and Associated Granites of the Georgetown Inlier, Queensland australia geology rocks geophysics mineral resources
Price: $75.00

Penfold, A. R. & Morrison, F. R.:  Australian Tea Trees of Economic Value. Part 1(third edition)
Book Number: 6953
Sydney, Tennant. 1946. 8vo. stapled softcover. 16pp. b/w illus. very good, cover edges faded. Scarce.
Keywords: Australian Tea Trees of Economic Value
Price: $15.00

McAlpine, D:  The Smuts of Australia. Their structure, life history, treatment and classification.
Book Number: 6977
Melbourne: Dept. Agriculture, 1910. 8vo. brown cloth hardcover. 288pp. + 56 b/w plates. good, wear to cover edges. light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / no d/w.
Keywords: grasses smuts natural history plants australian, fungus
Price: $15.00

Joplin, Germaine A.:  A petrography of Australian igneous rocks.
Book Number: 7038
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1964. First edition 8vo. hardcover. 210pp. index. b/w illus. very good., owner's inscription on fep./ good d/w chipped at corners, tear at rear.
Keywords: petrography of Australian igneous rocks geology
Price: $15.00

Maiden, J H:  A Manual of the Grasses of New South Wales
Book Number: 7150
Sydney, Government Printer. 1898. 8vo. Green buckram hardcover. 199pp. Index. + b/w plates. One of two copies bound by Sydney Technical Library, stamps. Good solid copy, small tears & slight soiling on title page. Colth on cover unstuck & wrinkled at top., some wear to inside front cover, and corners.
Keywords: Grasses of New South Wales australia
Price: $75.00

Romer, Alfred S:  The Vertebrate Story,
Book Number: 7242
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972 4to. Hardcover. 437pp. Index. B/w illus. Very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: Vertebrates bones skeletons fossils reptiles dinosaurs birds mamals monkeys fish
Price: $15.00

Pickett, John:  Middle and Upper Palaeozoic Sponges from New South Wales
Book Number: 20600
Australia. Department of Mines NSW. 1967 4to. grey cloth hardcover. 24pp. + 11 full-page plates. near fine, two small marks on cover.
Keywords: Middle and Upper Palaeozoic Sponges from New South Wales palaeontology rocks geology australia faunas fossils
Price: $25.00

Cox, J Murray:  A Cultural Table of Orchidaceous Plants
Book Number: 20694
Sydney, Shepherd Press. 1946. 4to. hardcover. 378pp. colour & b/w plates, tipped-in colour frontis. very good, owner's inscription on fep, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w with some light soiling.
Keywords: Orchids New South Wales Australian native plants
Price: $25.00

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