Dial a Book Search Sydney Australia
 Book Search    Browse Books    Contact    About us    How to order    Shopping Cart    Book Requests    Secure Payments
Browse  Natural History Books

There are 164 books in this catalogue.
Baker / Smith, R. T. (F. L. S.) / H. G. (F. C. S.),:  A RESEARCH ON THE EUCALYPTS OF TASMANIA AND THEIR ESSENTIAL OILS.
Book Number: 395
Tasmania 1912. 8vo. stapled wraps. Very good, foxing to cover.
Keywords: Gardening plants flora
Price: $25.00


McKEON, G Y:  LIFE ON THE AUSTRALIAN SEASHORE.
Book Number: 617
Jacaranda Press, Brisbane. 1966. Small 4to. Or.cl. Very good in v.good d/w: Col.frontis and b/w ills.
Keywords: Australian Seashore Natural History
Price: $25.00


Chauvin, Remy::  Animal Societies: From the Bee to the Gorilla ;
Book Number: 1221
Gollancz, 1968. 1st, Vg, d/j, Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Excellent condition, with shelf worn d/w.
Keywords: insect societies, higher animals, birds, big mammals, primates, takasakiyama, migrations
Price: $12.00


L.A. Stephens-Potter:  The Beekeeper's Manual
Book Number: 1350
David and Charles 1984 Excellent copy in same d/w. Inscription on ffp. Illustrated with photo's and diagrams.
Keywords: Hoby, hives, appliances, accessories, starting, spring, summer, harvest, pests, diseases, suppliers, equipment
Price: $15.00


Schurmann, Ted., & Wendy Jennings.:  Australian Birdwatcher's Diary.
Book Number: 1782
Adelaide: : [1984], Excellent copy, index, references, illustrated in colour. Exlibris sticker on fep.
Keywords: nature, birds, pastimes
Price: $12.00


Cousteau, Jean-Michel and Mose Richards:  Cousteau's Australia Journey
Book Number: 1887
Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1993. Excellent copy in same d/w. Cousteau explorers teamed up with fishermen and natural scientists, native peoples and island voyagers, as they traveled around and acrosss the fascinating country-continent Down Under. More than 120 colour photo's. Index.
Keywords: General Photography oceanography
Price: $15.00


Middleton, John & Tony Waltham.:  The Underground Atlas: A Gazetteer of The Worlds Cave Regions.
Book Number: 1957
Great Britain: The Promotional Reprint Company, Ltd., 1992., Pictorial boards with matching d/w, both in excellent condition. Illustrated with photograps and diagrams and maps, stats, organizations, glossary of terms.
Keywords: Geology geology caving spelunker spelunking
Price: $18.00


Domm, Steve, Illustrated by Deas, Walter (photography):  Corals of the Great Barrier Reef
Book Number: 2302
Sydney: Ure Smith, 1976 first Blue Boards. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. 4to - index. Illustrated profusely with colour photos of coral.
Keywords: an authoritative introduction to coral classification and biology and coral reef ecology and a full colour identification guide.
Price: $15.00


INGWERSEN W E:  Alpines
Book Number: 2421
John Murray 1991. Excellent copy in new condition with same d/w. 350 colour photographs. A detailed and erudite account of a wide range of alpine plants.
Keywords: A distillation of knowledge accumulated over a lifetime of growing, propagating and discovery by this great plantsmen.
Price: $30.00


Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine:  Last Chance to See…
Book Number: 2552
Heinemann 1990 Or. Blue cloth in d/w -unclipped, both in excellent condition. Illustrated. Featuring the Komodo Dragon, the dodo bird, rhino's. The author and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel the world in search of rare and endangered wildlife.
Keywords: natural history, extinct, endangered, science fiction, non-fiction
Price: $15.00


Nuridsany, Claude and Marie Perennou:  Microcosmos: the invisible world of insects.
Book Number: 4419
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1997 .4to. Hardcover, 159pp. Colour photos throughout. Very good / very good d/w. chipped at corners
Keywords: insects world photography macro macrocinematography claude nuridsany marie perennou ladybug praying mantis bees butterfly ants beatle moths invisible
Price: $35.00


Lawson, W:  THE GEOGRAPHY OF COAST LINES
Book Number: 4591
George Phillip and Son n.d. New and Revised Edition 88pp 12mo with publishers list to rear. Green cloth, crack at spine, otherwise very good.
Keywords: coastlines of the world
Price: $15.00


Stanbury, Peter and Graeme Phipps:  Australia's animals discovered.
Book Number: 4721
Sydney: Pergamon Press, 1980 4to. Hardcover. 120pp. Endpaper maps. Index. Colour & b/w paintings drawings & sketches. Very good / very good d/w with faded spine.
Keywords: Australian animals marsupials koalas kangaros platypus
Price: $15.00


Reader's Digest.:  Reader's Digest. Exploring The Secrets Of Nature The Amazing World Of Animals And Plants.
Book Number: 5118
London. Readers Digest, 1994 4to. pictorial boards, hardcover. 432pp. index. colour illus. fine. no d/w.
Keywords: nature natural history animals plants fish flora fauna
Price: $14.00


Summers, Gerald.:  The Lure of the Falcon
Book Number: 5300
London: Collins, 1972. 8vo. hardcover. 224pp. b/w drawings. very good / good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: birds kestrel cressida broken wing war sicily escape
Price: $12.00


Temple, Stanley A. ,(Ed ):  Endangered Birds Management Techniques for Preserving Threatened Species
Book Number: 5301
University of Wisconsin Press, 1978 Large 8vo. hardcover. 466pp. index. + b/w plates. very good / very good d/w. Spine faded on cover & d/w.
Keywords: Endangered Birds Management Techniques for Preserving Threatened Species
Price: $15.00


Hickin, Norman.:  The Natural History of An English Forest: The Wild Life of Wyre.
Book Number: 5304
London : Hutchinson, 1971. 1st ed. 8co. hardcover. 282pp. index. b/w illus. very good / good d/w with small peices missing at bottom of spine.
Keywords: wyre forest birmingham smethwick woodland worcestershire shropshire flora fauna natural history england forests
Price: $12.00


Figgis, Penny (editor) Leo Meier (photography):  Rainforests of Australia
Book Number: 5344
Ure Smith. Sydney 1992 Folio. laminated boards hardcover. 264pp. index. colour photos throughout. very good, half-title page wrinkled.
Keywords: Rainforests of Australian
Price: $20.00


Lilly, John C:  Communication Between Man & Dolphin: The Possibilities of Talking with Other Species
Book Number: 6216
New York: Crown Publishers Inc, 1978 8vo. hardcover. 269pp. index, + b/w plates. very good. / fair, chipped, clipped d/w.
Keywords: Man and Dolphin. sea creatures mammals porpoise flipper communicate communication speak talk
Price: $15.00


Division of Entomology, CSIRO.:  THE INSECTS OF AUSTRALIA. A Textbook for Students and Research Workers. Supplement 1974.
Book Number: 6554
Melbourne University Press, 1974 4to hardcover. 146pp, b/w illus. Ex-library, library stickers and cancelled stamps., fair, wear to edges. / fair chipped, torn faded d/w.
Keywords: insects australian etomology
Price: $15.00


Britton,E.B.et al:  The Insects of Australia A Textbook for Students and Research Workers
Book Number: 6641
Melbourne University Press, 1973 Thick 4to. hardcover. 1029pp. index. b/w illus. + colour plates, near fine. / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Insects of Australian Research science natural history
Price: $120.00


Ford, E. B.:  Butterflies.
Book Number: 6886
London: Collins, 1945/ First edition 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 368pp. index. colour & b/w plates. very good, spine and edges sunned, owner's name on fep. light foxing.
Keywords: Butterflies butterfly natural history
Price: $25.00


Branch. C. D.:  Volcanic Cauldrons, Ring Complexes, and Associated Granites of the Georgetown Inlier, Queensland
Book Number: 6943
Canberra. Department of National Development. 1966. Small 4to. cloth spine, blue paper covered boards. hardcover. 158pp. + 4 tables(3 fold-out), + 37 b/w plates. + 5 maps in rear pocket,(1 in colour). , b/w maps,diags, lus very good condition, all maps and foldouts in fine condition. very light wear to corners.
Keywords: Volcanic Cauldrons, Ring Complexes, and Associated Granites of the Georgetown Inlier, Queensland australia geology rocks geophysics mineral resources
Price: $75.00


Penfold, A. R. & Morrison, F. R.:  Australian Tea Trees of Economic Value. Part 1(third edition)
Book Number: 6953
Sydney, Tennant. 1946. 8vo. stapled softcover. 16pp. b/w illus. very good, cover edges faded. Scarce.
Keywords: Australian Tea Trees of Economic Value
Price: $15.00


McAlpine, D:  The Smuts of Australia. Their structure, life history, treatment and classification.
Book Number: 6977
Melbourne: Dept. Agriculture, 1910. 8vo. brown cloth hardcover. 288pp. + 56 b/w plates. good, wear to cover edges. light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / no d/w.
Keywords: grasses smuts natural history plants australian, fungus
Price: $15.00


Joplin, Germaine A.:  A petrography of Australian igneous rocks.
Book Number: 7038
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1964. First edition 8vo. hardcover. 210pp. index. b/w illus. very good., owner's inscription on fep./ good d/w chipped at corners, tear at rear.
Keywords: petrography of Australian igneous rocks geology
Price: $15.00


Maiden, J H:  A Manual of the Grasses of New South Wales
Book Number: 7150
Sydney, Government Printer. 1898. 8vo. Green buckram hardcover. 199pp. Index. + b/w plates. One of two copies bound by Sydney Technical Library, stamps. Good solid copy, small tears & slight soiling on title page. Colth on cover unstuck & wrinkled at top., some wear to inside front cover, and corners.
Keywords: Grasses of New South Wales australia
Price: $75.00


Romer, Alfred S:  The Vertebrate Story,
Book Number: 7242
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972 4to. Hardcover. 437pp. Index. B/w illus. Very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: Vertebrates bones skeletons fossils reptiles dinosaurs birds mamals monkeys fish
Price: $15.00


Pickett, John:  Middle and Upper Palaeozoic Sponges from New South Wales
Book Number: 20600
Australia. Department of Mines NSW. 1967 4to. grey cloth hardcover. 24pp. + 11 full-page plates. near fine, two small marks on cover.
Keywords: Middle and Upper Palaeozoic Sponges from New South Wales palaeontology rocks geology australia faunas fossils
Price: $25.00


Scheibnerova, Viera.:  Cretaceous Forminifera of the Great Australian Basin.
Book Number: 20601
Australia. Department of Mines NSW. 1974 4to. grey cloth hardcover. 276pp. 77 full-page b/w plates. near fine.
Keywords: Cretaceous Forminifera of the Great Australian Basin rocks fossils geology
Price: $30.00



Next 30 Results