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Image for Alison Ashby's Wildflowers of Southern Australia.

Alison Ashby's Wildflowers of Southern Australia.

By: ASHBY, Alison (illustrator) : text by Enid L. Robertson, edited by John K. Ling.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum Board and the Botanic Gardens Board: 1981

Seller ID: 34427


750 numbered copies; the first hundred (this is #59) bound in full leather, with pictorial dustwrapper, and signed by the artist. Folio. 82pp, 34 coloured plates, portrait of Ms Ashby. endpaper maps. The head of the dustwrapper spine has a tiny piece chipped away, some light foxing on the first and last pages, the numbering and signature slightly offset to facing page (Contents); otherwise a fine clean copy, still with its posting box. ISBN 0724356711 View more info

The Birds of Southern India, including Madras, Malabar, Travancore, Cochin, Coorg and Mysore.

By: BAKER, Lt.Col. H.R. & Chas. M. Inglis.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Madras, Printed by the Superintendent, Government Press: 1930

Seller ID: 29571


Tall 8vo. xxxiv, 504pp, 22 coloured plates. Original burgundy cloth, extremities slightly rubbed. The edges yellowed and lightly spotted. Very good. View more info

Image for Robins and Flycatchers of Australia. The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife.

Robins and Flycatchers of Australia. The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife.

By: BOLES, Walter.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1988

Seller ID: 28956


4to. 508pp, profusely illustrated in colour, distribution maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0207154007 View more info

Image for Whales and Dolphins : cognition, culture, conservation and human perceptions.

Whales and Dolphins : cognition, culture, conservation and human perceptions.

By: BRAKES, Phillipa & Mark Peter Simmonds (eds).

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Earthscan: 2011

Seller ID: 35564


8vo. 220pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1849712255 View more info

Development and growth of the Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga Leonina) (Linn.) : a review of the literature with some further observations.

By: BRYDEN, M.M. (communicated by Dr W. Bryden)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1968

Seller ID: 31327


article in Volume 102 of the RST P&P, pp25-30, 3 plates, one text figure; includes a bibliography. In wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Image for Dugongs, Whales, Dolphins and Seals : a guide to the sea mammals of Australasia.

Dugongs, Whales, Dolphins and Seals : a guide to the sea mammals of Australasia.

By: BRYDEN, Michael; Helene Marsh & Peter Shaughnessy.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1998

Seller ID: 34377


Large 8vo. 176pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1864486562 View more info

Image for Natural History, general and particular... illustrated with above six hundred copper plates. The History of Man and Quadrupeds... 20 volumes.

Natural History, general and particular... illustrated with above six hundred copper plates. The History of Man and Quadrupeds... 20 volumes.

By: BUFFON, George Louis Le Clerc, Count de.

Price: $2,200.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies [et al]: 1812

Seller ID: 32931


The History of Man and Quadrupeds, translated with notes and observations by William Smellie. A new edition, carefully corrected and considerably enlarged, by many additional articles, notes and plates and some account of the life of M. de Buffon by William Wood. Volumes I-II: Theory of the Earth. Volume III: History of Man. Volumes IV-X: History of Quadrupeds (the first ten volumes with 418 plates including a frontis portrait of Buffon, two folding maps and three foldin... View more info

Image for Seagrass in Australia : straegic review and development of an R&D plan.

Seagrass in Australia : straegic review and development of an R&D plan.

By: BUTLER, Alan & Peter Jernakoff.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, CSIRO: 1999

Seller ID: 34374


Small 4to. 210pp, illustrations and tables. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0643064427 View more info

Image for The Observer's Book of Rocks and Minerals of Australia.

The Observer's Book of Rocks and Minerals of Australia.

By: CHALMERS, Oliver.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen Australia: 1979

Seller ID: 32159


(Australian Observer's Series, A6.) 12mo. 246pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 045400074X View more info

A Catalogue of Leonard Rodway's Collection of Fungi. I. Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes.

By: CHANG, Yu Shyun and Gintaras Kantvilas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, TMAG: 1993

Seller ID: 27728


Tasmanian Herbarium Occasional Publication No.4. 4to. 52pp, full-page black & white portrait of Rodway. Soft covers (small sticker mark on front, a little rubbing). Covers good+, interior fine. View more info

Image for Galapagos : Darwin's islands of evolution.

Galapagos : Darwin's islands of evolution.

By: CONSTANT, Pierre.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Chicago, Passport Books: 1995

Seller ID: 34403


300pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Soft covers, crease to lower corner of the front cover. Owner's name, twice. Used, but a good clean copy. ISBN 0844289515 ***A travel guide with an emphasis on natural history. View more info

Image for Field Guide to Australian Sharks & Rays.

Field Guide to Australian Sharks & Rays.

By: DALEY, R.K.; J.D. Stevens, P.R. Last & G.K. Yearsley.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, CSIRO: 2002

Seller ID: 34378


Reprinted with minor modifications. Large 8vo. 84pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, location maps. Soft covers. Owner's name, A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876996102 View more info

Image for Charles Darwin : his life told in an autobiographical chapter, and in a selected series of his published letters.

Charles Darwin : his life told in an autobiographical chapter, and in a selected series of his published letters.

By: DARWIN, Francis (ed).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1908

Seller ID: 34541


With a portrair. Fourth thousand in this form. 8vo. viii, 348pp. Original green cloth with rules and decorations; a little marked. Offsetting to the endpapers; the front paste-down with a previous owner's bookplate partially removed, another's name twice here. A good clean copy. View more info

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Darwin.

By: DESMOND, Adrian & James Moore.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1991

Seller ID: 26466


First edition. 808pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges a trifle yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0718134303 View more info

Image for Encyclopedia of Australian Animals : Reptiles. The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife.

Encyclopedia of Australian Animals : Reptiles. The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife.

By: EHMANN, Harald.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Seller ID: 35593


4to. 496pp, lavishly illustrated in colour, location maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0207173796 View more info

Image for The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Butterflies.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Butterflies.

By: FETWELL, Dr John.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Quantum: 2001

Seller ID: 34183


4to. 288pp, well illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1861604084 View more info

Image for A Gap In Nature : discovering the world's extinct animals.

A Gap In Nature : discovering the world's extinct animals.

By: FLANNERY, Tim & Peter Schouten.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text: 2001

Seller ID: 24835


4to, 184pp, profusely illustrated in colour, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1876485779 View more info

Image for Flora of Australia. Volume 1 : Introduction.

Flora of Australia. Volume 1 : Introduction.

By: Flora:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canberra, AGPS: 1981

Seller ID: 18631


(Bureau of Flora and Fauna, Canberra.) 200pp, a few colour and b&w illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0642066523 View more info

Image for Flora of Australia. Volume 29 : Solanaceae.

Flora of Australia. Volume 29 : Solanaceae.

By: Flora:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1982

Seller ID: 10291


(Bureau of Flora and Fauna, Canberra.) Large 8vo. 208pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, location maps. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0642070148 View more info

Image for Flora of Australia. Volume 18 : Podostemaceae to Combretaceae.

Flora of Australia. Volume 18 : Podostemaceae to Combretaceae.

By: Flora:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1990

Seller ID: 10288


(Bureau of Flora and Fauna, Canberra.) Large 8vo. 350pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, location maps. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0644115602 View more info