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AUSTRALIAN NATURE & WILDLIFE BOOKS: Flora and Fauna, wildflowers, native animals, Australian birds, animals and reptiles, fishing in Australia, gardening, plant identificationand trout angling. Please browse our categories to the left to find old, second-hand and hard to find books. We are proud of our reputation for careful customer service, with efficient packing & shipping world-wide. We offer tracking with all our shipments, where possible. See the About Us Page. All prices are in Australian (AUD) $
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AUSTRALIAN NATURE BOOKS: WILDLIFE, GARDENING, PLANT IDENTIFICATION, BIRDS, FISHING, FLORA & FAUNA

Book Id: 03an0514

Price: $16.60

Title: SIGHTINGS : The Gray Whale's Mysterious Journey

Author: BRENDA PETERSON & LINDA HOGAN of the Chickasaw nation.

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington DC, Copyright 2002, not stated but assumed 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 286pp., a few B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, green eprs, 5 Parts, Epilog

Condition:Crisp two-tone green with black to spine cloth-bound hardcover with bright silver title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.

Description: In "Sightings", an award-winning Native American writer and an acclaimed novelist, essayist, and naturalist interweave the diverse strands of legend and lore, science and symbolism, wonder and controversy inspired by the gray whale.

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Book Id: 03an0411

Price: $14.40

Title: The Charm of Growing ORCHIDS - Old 1952 Book on ORCHID CULTIVATION Yes! We combine items so you save on postage

Author: P. A. GILBERT Author of "Orchids: their Culture and Classification" Editor of "The Australian Orchid Review" Etc.

Publisher: Shepherd Press, Sydney, 1952, Second Ed., Revised and Enlarged, 1st pub. 1945, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 237pp., plus 4 pages Index, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTR.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & gilt orchid design to frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with tear to bottom frcvr, slight rubbing and edgewear

Description: From Preface to Second Edition : "The volume has been re-written in many parts to make it more helpful and more explicit for those about to undertake the absorbing pastime of growing orchids." We also have on our eBay Store : 'Orchids You Can Grow'

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Book Id: 03an0385

Price: $12.40

Title: The ART OF PRESERVED FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

Author: by Maureen Foster

Publisher: Select Editions, UK, A&R in Aust., 1993, 1st pub. 1984, hardcover quarto with dj, 160pp., COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 6 Chapters.

Condition:Crisp illustrated hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight rubbing to spine.

Description: Reference section includes Index of Plant materials plus Methods of Preserving. This beautiful shows how to make the most of preserved flowers and foliage to create superb arrangements which can be as colourful and attractive as fresh flower arrangement

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Book Id: 03an0384

Price: $24.00

Title: BRITISH ZOOS A Study of Animals in Captivity FIRST EDITION

Author: Geoffrey Schomberg, F.Z.S.

Publisher: Allan Wingate, London, 1957, FIRST EDITION, first imp., hardcover 8vo without dj, 194pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, 10 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with slight foxing to eprs & to a few outside page edges, without dustjacket.

Description: Early study into the history and development of zoos in Great Britain, and includes the author's views on the purpose of confining animals, their treatment and how to improve the situation for the visitors and residents of the zoos. WE COMBINE ORDERS

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Book Id: 03an0355

Price: $19.80

Title: BULLY for BRONTOSAURUS : Reflections in Natural History & its mysteries : Male nipples, clitoral orgasm, kiwi's eggs

Author: STEPHEN JAY GOULD (teacher of biology, geology and the history of science at Harvard University

Publisher: Hutchinson Radius, London, 1991, 1st ed., hardcover large 8vo with dj, 540pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, cream eprs, 10 Parts, 35 Chapters, Bibliography & INDEX.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: The theme of Gould's work is, first of all, the nature of the changes that arise in bodily forms during the great sweep of evolutionary time. A second theme is the endless tragicomic story of our attempts to understand nature.

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Book Id: 03an0268

Price: $24.60

Title: WILDFOWL of the WORLD with 128 COLOUR PLATES plus Maps and line drawings

Author: ERIC SOOTHILL and PETER WHITEHEAD

Publisher: Peerage Books, London, Copyright 1978, hardcover 8vo with dj, 297pp., COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & B/W ILLUSTRATIONS & MAPS throughout, (photographs from Ardea, London)

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & duck illustration to frcvr, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: All the known species of wildfowl illustrated in full colour, in a book which is the combination of an expert text and outstanding photographs.Includes all Swans, Geese, Whistling Ducks and the many species of Ducks (Anatinae).

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Book Id: 03an0248

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Title: LOOKING AT THE WILD by Harry Butler 1981 1st Edition WILDLIFE in AUSTRALIA

Author: HARRY BUTLER

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, Sydney, 1981, 1st ed., hardcover quarto without dj, 142pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS & COLOUT PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, green illust. eprs, Chapters, Bi

Condition:Illustrated hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr & written onto outside page edges, without dustjacket.

Description: WILDLIFE ....At Home In the Street In the Park On the Beach On the Farm At the River - a book full of interest that will inspire hours of outdoor fun for all the family. Harry Butler's previous books 'In the Wild' Parts one and two inspired this book

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Book Id: 03an0146

Price: $34.50

Title: Australian Birds and Their Young. (ISBN: 0726966509 / 0-7269-6650-9) A Portfolio of Paintings of Breeding Species

Author: Illustrated by Gladys O'Grady with text by Terrence LINDSEY

Publisher: Cassell Australia 1979, 1979. Oversized Hardback. 278p. ; 22x31cm,

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing. No inscriptions or names.

Description: Coffee-table type book. Magnificent full colour paintings of breeding species of the Eastern States of Australia. 282 pages, over 72 beautiful illustrations. The artist has been studying birdlife all of her 85 years, the text covers breeding habits.

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