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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: 03an0145

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Title: The Flinders In Colour : The Flinders Ranges of South Australia

Author: Keith P. Phillips - Associate of the Royal Photographic Society

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1968, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Unpaginated, illustrated endpaper maps,

Condition:Crisp bound hardcover with bright title to spine, photo-illustrated cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing and edgewear. No inscriptions or names.

Description: Beautiful colour photography of Flinders Ranges including wildflowers and Aboriginal rock carvings.

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Book Id: 03an0144

Price: $12.50

Title: Unique to Australia (ISBN: 0725400943 / 0-7254-0094-3) The oldest continent - and the strangest.

Author: Bill Beatty

Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1972. Hardcover.. No Jacket, pictorial cover as issued, 4to - 9¾" - 12" Tall, 198 pages, 17 chapters, colour & b/w photos

Condition:Crisp bound hardcover with bright title to spine. Illustrated cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION. No inscriptions or names. Slight rubbing to cover.

Description: Contains over 70 full colour and black and white photographs. This fascinating book is no mere catalogue of Australia’s best-known oddities, it is a guide to her peculiar and distinctive features, with a wealth of fascinating and authentic information

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Book Id: 03an0112

Price: $12.50

Title: UNTAMED AUSTRALIA : 15 Regions of Australian Wilderness : ISBN: 0701800186 / 0-7018-0018-6)

Author: Michael Morcombe : Naturalist photographer

Publisher: Landsdowne Press, Sydney, 1974, FIRST EDITION, hardcover quarto in dustjacket, 15 chapters,Geological time scale, glossary of terms, superb colour photos and illust.

Condition:Large crisp ochre hardcover with no inscriptions, bright gilt title to spine, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with some mild preliminary foxing, in a GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing and mild edgewear.

Description: An exploration of fifteen regions around Australia where wilderness still exists. Tropical Queensland, Arnhem Land, The Kimberley, Central Australia and the desert, New England NSW, the Australian and Tasmanian Alps, the South-West coast and the Bight.

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Book Id: 03an0111

Price: $22.50

Title: Great Barrier Reef (ISBN: 0949819417 / 0-949819-41-7)

Author: Devised, edited and designed by Mead & Beckett Publishing - Frank Talbot Scientific Consultant

Publisher: Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1984. FIRST EDITION, 384 pages, includes index. Colour illustrated throughout.

Condition:Large laminated hard cover, (10 1/2" X 10 1/2"), with no inscriptions, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing and edgewear.

Description: The first complete picture of life In The Great Barrier Reef. In 3 parts, with a map and an introduction by Australia's great poet Judith Wright. (i) Origins; (ii) 24 hours on the reef; (iii) Life above and among the corals.

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Book Id: 03an0110

Price: $14.50

Title: Islands of Australia (ISBN: 0725400846 / 0-7254-0084-6)

Author: Douglas Baglin & Barbara Mullins

Publisher: Ure Smith, Dee Why West N.S.W., 1974. 144 pp including index, 10 chapters quarto, map on end-papers, coloured photographic plates and illustrations, maps within.

Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine and front cover, inscription to front endpaper, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a GOOD, unclipped Dustjacket which has been protected in a non-adhesive plastic cover.

Description: A LOVELY WELL PRODUCED BOOK, FEATURING THE ISLANDS THAT SURROUND AUSTRALIAS - COASTLINE FROM BASS STRAIT TO THE CORAL SEA WITH INTERESTING INFORMATION ON EACH GROUP -CLIMATE ,FAUNA GEOLOGY AND SOME HISTORY

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Book Id: 03an0109

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Title: Australia's North: A Natural History of Australia ; from Arnhem Land to the Kimberley.

Author: Stanley & Kay Breeden. This is their 3rd book in their monumental survey of Australian wildlife.

Publisher: William Collins, Sydney, 1975, FIRST EDITION, large folio edition with dustjacket, 208 pages, 8 chapters, bibliog, Index, map, colour and b/w illustrations & photos

Condition:Cream cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, a few fox-spots,ROBUST, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET which has been protected by a non-adhesive plastic cover. This is a large and heavy book.

Description: Volume 3 of Stanley and Kay Breeden's self-appointed task of documenting Australia's flora and fauna; this volume ventures into the remote northern monsoon lands of Arnhem Land and the Kimberleys; a beautiful book, profusely illustrated in colour & b/w

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Book Id: 03an0108

Price: $16.40

Title: THE ASTONISHED EARTH. - Land reclamation on the Murray River

Author: by Humphrey Kempe, Foreword by Sir R. George Stapledon. With Illustrations Drawings by John C. Goodchild.

Publisher: Heinemann, Melbourne, 1958 First Edition; 8vo; 144pages; frontispiece, 1 d/p. plate, 4 colour plates, 25 b/w. plates,illustrations, bibliography, index. dustjacket;

Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to ROBUST pages, in a clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and rubbing.

Description: Land reclamation by irrigation at Lindsay Point, on the bank of the Murray River, with a world historical background from the Ancient Egyptians, Romans, etc. The theme here is "from scarcity to plenty" - how to nurse a seemingly dead piece of soil back.

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Book Id: 03an0107

Price: $19.50

Title: A SEPARATE CREATION - Discovery of Wild Australia by Explorers and Naturalists

Author: Selected and annotated by Graham Pizzey, with comments and extracts by explorers, naturalists and historical figures.

Publisher: by Curry O'Neil, Melbourne, 1985, FIRST EDITION, hardcover quarto with dustjacket, divided into sections with colour photographs 152 pages, coloured endpapers.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title in box to spine, neat name in pen to front endpaper, TIGHT , WHITE & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing.

Description: The wilderness areas of the world have shrunk, but 200 years ago an entire continent lay untouched by modern man. From Francis Pelsart, through William Dampier, Captain Cook and Matthew Flinders and beyond, each man's comments are entered & analysed.

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