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Book Id: 03an0682

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Title: Field Guide to AUSTRALIAN WILDFLOWERS by Hodgson & Paine Vol.1 1974 & Vol. 2 1987 with Colour illustrations

Author: Two Volume Set Illustrated by MARGARET HODGSON with beautiful Illustrations in colour - Text by ROLAND PAINE

Publisher: Vol 1 Rigby, Adelaide, 1974 (from 1971), small 8vo, 251pp., Vol. 2 Rigby 1987 edition (from 1977)

Condition:Two Green cloth-bound Hardcovers with slight rubbing to spine & corners, illustr. eprs, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, name to frepr, with two unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKETS with a couple of small repaired tears & slight edgewear.

Description: Vol. 1 has 384 plants illustrated and described in the book were chosen from Margaret Hodgson's collection. Vol 2. continues the work with another 350 plants.

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Book Id: 03an01651

Price: $22.61

Title: TREES of AUSTRALIA by Peter Krisch Green Guide to Tree Identification and Research 2015 New Release

Author: Peter Krisch for The Australian Green Guides. Other Guides include : Insects, Spiders, Frogs, Snakes, Birds, Parrots, Mammals, Sharks and Rays.

Publisher: New Holland Publishers, London & Sydney, 2015, First Edition

Condition:NEW !! Illustrated softcover 8vo in very good condition. NEW

Description: Evolution, Conifers, Eucalypts, Paperbarks, Tea Trees, Bottlebrushes, Proteas, Banksias, Grevilleas, Wattles, Acacias, Casurinas, She-Oaks, Rainforests, Identification, Index.

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Book Id: 03an01639

Price: $Sold

Title: SEARCH FOR THE TAIPAN The Story of Ram Chandra SIGNED & Inscribed by Chandra

Author: PHILIP JONES The story of Ram Chandra & Australia's largest & deadliest SNAKE SIGNED by Ram Chandra

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1981, 6th printing, 1st pub. 1977, softcover 8vo, 12 Chapters, B/W PHOTOS, 112 pages.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & front cover, slight rubbing to spine & corners, Inscribed & SIGNED by Ram Chandra dated 1984, very slight foxing to front endpaper

Description: Ram Chandra is one of the very few people who have survived the bite of Australia's largest and deadliest snake, the Taipan. And, remarkable as it may seem, the antivenene that saved him, he had milked it from the same snake!

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Book Id: 03an01615

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Title: BIRD LIFE by Ian Rowley 1975 1st Edition Hc Dj ILLUSTRATED ORNITHOLOGY

Author: Ian Rowley, specialist in animal behaviour with the CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research

Publisher: Collins Sydney 1975 1st Edition from The Australian Naturalist Library, hardcover 8vo, 284pp.,Colour, B/W Photos, maps, figures, 22 chapters, appends, refs, Index.

Condition:Crisp tan hardcover with boxed title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with a GOOD plus Dustjacket with mild edgewear.

Description: Bird Life is a book written by Australian ornithologist Ian Rowley and published by Collins (Australia) originally in 1975 as part of its Australian Naturalist Library series. Australian bird behaviour and breeding. Illustrations, figures and tables.

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Book Id: 03an01561

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Title: Australian SEA SHELLS - A guide to collecting Australian sea shells

Author: Douglas M Stone & Sharmam M Bawden

Publisher: Golden Press, Sydney, 1975, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with d/j, Chapters, illustrated with COLOUR PHOTOS throughout, Glossary, 112pps., green endpapers.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edge-wear.

Description: Hundreds of species are dealt with; clear descriptions of these shells along with numerous colour photographs, will help readers to identify the shells they see and learn more about them and the animals that inhabit them.

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Book Id: 03an01557

Price: $Not for Sale

Title: WILDLIFE of the Australian SNOW-COUNTRY - A Comprehensive Guide to Alpine FAUNA

Author: KEN GREEN & WILLIAM OSBORNE - Foreword by Alec Costin - FIRST EDITION

Publisher: Reed Books, Sydney, 1994, First Edition, hardcover quarto with d/j, 200 pages, COLOUR PHOTOS throughout, illustrated endpapers, 10 Chapters, Glossary & INDEX.

Condition:White cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: This book is the culmination of fifteen years' extensive field work and research on aspects of the ecology of alpine wildlife. Detailed descriptions of the mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fish, insects and other invertebrates are provided. from d/j

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Book Id: 03an01550

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Title: Furred Animals of Australia by Ellis Troughton colour illustrations by Neville Cayley 1943 ORIGINAL 2ndRevised Edition

Author: Ellis Troughton FRZS CMZS Curator of Mammals, The Australian Museum, Sydney. President of the Linnean Society of NSW. COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS

Publisher: ORIGINAL Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1943, 2nd Revised Edition, Hc with Dj, with 25 plates in colour by Cayley and 374 pages including colour plates and an index.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with blocked inscription to frenpr., age-toning & foxing to ROBUST page edges, in an unclipped GOOD minus DUSTJACKET, intact & complete with chips & edgewear

Description: Rare in an intact Dj, the ORIGINAL REVISED EDITION. Mammals, Monotremes, Marsupials, native Mice & rats, Native Cats, Tasmanian Devil, Tasmanian Wolf or Tiger, Banded Marsupial Ant-Eater, Marsupial Mole, Bandicoots,Possums, Koala, Wombats, Kangaroo etc

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Book Id: 03an01346

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Author: NEVILLE W. CAYLEY Revised by Terence R. Lindsey - An Updated Edition

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1984, First Edition of this fully revised, expanded, deluxe edition, hardcover huge quarto with d/j, 802pp, COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS & MAPS

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, brown endpapers, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside & slight edgewear.

Description: Now these delicately beautiful and accurately observed paintings are combined with a completely revised and updated text to create an edition of Australia's classic bird reference that is truly a landmark in Australian publishing. Includes range maps.

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