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AUSTRALIAN NATURE BOOKS: WILDLIFE, GARDENING, PLANT IDENTIFICATION, BIRDS, FISHING, FLORA & FAUNA

Book Id: 03an01272

Price: $12.20

Title: THE YEAR OF THE SEAL Alaska Pribilof Islands First U.K. Edition

Author: VICTOR B. SCHEFFER Author of The Year of the Whale Illustrations by Leonard Everett Fisher

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1971, First U.K. Edition, 1st pub. in U.S. 1970, hardcover 8vo with d/j, 205 pages, Map to endpapers, Months and Index.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover, gilt title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, slight foxing to endpapers & to outside page edges in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tears & edgewear.

Description: Tells the story of an Alaska fur seal mother & her companions, and also the story of the scientists - wildlife research biologists - who watch the Golden Seal carefully while she is on land and chart her course for the half a year she spends at sea.

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Book Id: 03an01193

Price: $19.60

Title: RARE - NATURE & ADVENTURE IN AUSTRALASIA FOR BOYS AND GIRLS With Illustrations

Author: JANE ADA FLETCHER - Nature Study of Birds, Animals and the Australian Bush - FIRST EDITION

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1916, First Edition, hardcover 8vo without dustjacket, 151 pages, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, Chapters.

Condition:Green cloth-bound h/c with title to spine & frcvr with bird illustration, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, front cover slightly loose to spine (all intact), slight foxing to eprs & outside page edges.

Description: A sweet little book of a very different era (almost 100 years ago) with stories, descriptions and photographs of various birds, animals and the Australian bush.

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Book Id: 03an01019

Price: $19.30

Title: PYCNOGONIDS Marine Anthropods SEA SPIDERS by King 1973 FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED

Author: by P E King, Senior Lecturer in Zoology, from the Hutchison's Marine Biology series.

Publisher: Published by Hutchison, London, 1973, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 8vo with dj, 8 chapters, b/w illustrations, 144 pp., index.

Condition:Olive cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with mild rubbing to cover and an inscription ( name to front endpaper), in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET, all intact and ROBUST

Description: •External morphology. •internal anatomy. •Life Cycle. •Feeding. •Distribution. •Affinities and Evolution. •Systematics -- 2 x Orders,10 x Families, bibliog, 2 x indexes.

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Book Id: 03an0997

Price: $21.10

Title: ORCHIDS in AUSTRALIA by Fred Moulen 1958 Dj 100 FULL COLOUR PHOTOS Cymbidiums Cattleyas, Vandras, Cypripediums, etc...

Author: by FRED MOULEN Introduction by Doctor Sir John Hall Best Preface by Dr J. A. Vote - unusual 1950's specimens in full colour.

Publisher: Edita S.A. , Lausanne and Sydney, 1958, hardcover Quarto with dj, 148pp., stunning COLOUR PLATES throughout, Postscript.

Condition:Beige cloth-bound hardcover with green title to spine & indent to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, foxing to eprs & to outside page edges,in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few small tears.

Description: A study of the 1950s Sydney Orchid collections. This volume contains a selection of 100 full-colour reproductions (Kodachrome slides) of the most popular : Cymbidiums - Cattleyas - Vandas - Cypripediums - Dendrobiums - Miltonias - Odontoglossums etc.

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Book Id: 03an0874

Price: $16.20

Title: THE SHELL by Hugh & Marguerite Stix & R. Tucker Abbott 1978 FIRST EDITION Photos by H. Landshoff

Author: Hugh and Marguerite Stix and R. Tucker Abbott Du Pont Chair of Malachology, Delaware Museum of Natural History Photographs by H. Landshoff

Publisher: Thames and Hudson, London, 1978, First Edition, softcover large square quarto with fold-ins, 163pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout.

Condition:Illustrated crisp card softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, covers have annotated fold-in flypapers, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: Hugh and Marguerite Stix founded the Stix Rare Shell Gallery in New York, and travelled widely in their quest of shells and shell lore.The introductory text by Mr and Mrs Stix deals with the shell in history, shell lore from many cultures & shell romance

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Book Id: 03an0816

Price: $12.80

Title: THE LIFE OF THE KOOKABURRA and other Kingfishers - FIRST EDITION - Australian Bird

Author: WILLIAM EASTMAN - Author of The Life of the Emu

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1970, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 64 pages, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Dk brown cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight foxing to inside & slight edgewear.

Description: The common Laughing Kookaburra is well known, and as much of an Australian symbol as the kangaroo and the emu. The Blue-winged Kookaburra and eight Australian kingfishers with maps of general distribution and painted colour plates to easily identify.

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Book Id: 03an0589

Price: $24.60

Title: SEA SHELLS of NEW GUINEA & the Central Indo-Pacific - REFERENCE BOOKS, NATURE & WILDLIFE , INDONESIA & PACIFIC SHELLS

Author: A G Hinton , with colour photographs by the author. NATURE & WILDLIFE & FAUNA - foreword by W F Ponder, Curator of Molluscs, The Australian Museum.

Publisher: The Jackaranda Press, 1972 FIRST EDITION, hardcover with dj, 94pp quarto, 44 colour plates on each opposite side to the description text, SEA SHELL IDENTIFY

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions in a GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing and unclipped. SHELLS - IDENTIFICATION - INDO-PACIFIC _ NATURE

Description: An invaluable book which includes amongst its specimens many that are rarely found elsewhere in the world. Maps of collection sites; colour plates throughout and a comprehensive index. In a bold move for a reference book, THE TEXT IS OPPOSITE THE PLATE !!

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Book Id: 03an0517

Price: $12.10

Title: WILDLIFE of EASTERN AUSTRALIA by Breeden 1974 Illustrated with Colour & B/w photos and line drawings BIRDS ANIMALS FLORA

Author: Stanley & Kay Breeden

Publisher: B.C.A , Sydney, 1974, 1st pub. 1973, hardcover 8vo with dj, 224pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & B/W LINE DRAWINGS by Kay Breeden throughout, brown eprs, 5 Parts, B

Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover w bright gilt title to spine, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few small tears, slight foxing to inside, rubbing & edgewear.

Description: This detailed study of the plants and animals of eastern Australia covers the area from the tropical north to the southern edge of the Great Dividing Range, and the whole of the island of Tasmania.

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