Natural History Books
There are 182 books in this catalogue.
Walking with Dinosaurs
Book Number: 65659
London BBC Consumer Publishing 1999 Large Square 4to hardcover 288pp index, colour illus. Very good / very good d/w. Accompanying the television series, this is an illustrated history of dinosaurs, from their first appearance in the middle of the Triassic period to their sudden demise, 160 million years later, at the end of the Cretaceous era.
Search for the Tasmanian tiger
Beresford, Quentin and Garry Bailey
Book Number: 65536
Blubber Head Press 1981 8vo softcover, 54pp. Index. Very good, publisher's inscription on fep. Faded spine. Illustrated throughout with b&w photo's and colour drawings. Contents includes Creature of Legend, From discovery to extinction, The search begins, The evidence Mounts, the Mystery Unsolved.
First Lessons in Beekeeping
Book Number: 65279
Dover, New York 2018. 8vo. softcover. 169pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+.
Dangerous snakes of Australia
Book Number: 65058
Sydney, NSW Distributed by Herron Books 1991. 8vo softcover 208pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+.
The Anopheline Mosquitoes of the Australasian Region.
Lee, David J. & Woodhill, A. R.
Book Number: 65006
University of Sydney, Sydney, 1944. 8vo. softcover. 209pp. b/w illus. Department of Zoology, Monograph No. 2. Good, covers toned, spine slanted, light crease on some pages.
Australian Frogs. A Natural History.
Tyler, Michael J.
Book Number: 64933
Sydney: Reed. 1999. New edition. Small 4to. softcover. 192pp. index, colour & v/w illus. very good.
The Treasury of Botany - A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom. (2 Vols).
Lindley, John And Moore, Thomas (editors)
Book Number: 64855
Longmans, Green, And Co., London, 1870. 12mo. leather bound hardcovers. 1254pp. b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on prelims, small whole in spine of vol1., light water stain on rear cover of vol2., a few lines of text are rubbed near the bottom spine corner of the first page of vol2, copy of the full text of that column has been tipped-in on that page.
Snakes of the World
Ditmars, Raymond L.
Book Number: 64813
Macmillan, New York 1946. small 4to. hardcover. 207pp. + 84 b/w plates. Very good. / good d/w missing piece at top of spine & tear on rear corner(repaired).
Book Number: 64746
Nelson, Melbourne, 1971 Folio. Hardcover. 206pp. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Fossils: The Key to the Past
Book Number: 64619
Heinemann/British Museum London, 1982. 4to. hardcover. 172pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, bookseller stamp on front pastedown. / Very good d/w.
The Ecology of Fossils: An Illustrated Guide
McKerrow, W. S. (editor)
Book Number: 64620
Duckworth, London 1978. Large 8vo. hardcover. 384pp. index. Very good, light foxing to top edge of text block. / Very good d/w.
Elements of Conchology, According to the Linnaean System
Burrow, E. I.
Book Number: 64569
James Duncan, London, 1825. New edition. 8vo. rebound in leather, Fari, last few plates stained, some plates reinforced along spine, one cut short. Light foxing. pages wrinkled.
Tasmanian Mammals: A Field Guide
Book Number: 64536
Peregrine Press Tasmania 1993. Revised edition. 8vo. softcover. 119pp. index, colour illus. Very good, spine faded.
The Garden Jungle
Book Number: 64502
Sydney Collins 1979 Small 4to hardcover 184pp index, b/w illus. very good, top edge of pages slightly wavy. / very good d/w.
An Anthography of the Eucalypts
Book Number: 64265
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1930. Small 4to. orig. cloth hardcover. 103 full-page plates, many in colour, some in half-tone. Colour frontis. Very good, some small marks on top edge of text block. / Fair, reapaired d/w.
The Honey and Pollen Flora of New South Wales
Book Number: 64271
Sydney: New South Wales Department of Agriculture 1958 8vo. red cloth hardcover, 193pp. line illustrations of leaves, fruits, flowers and nuts, and photographs (twelve in colour) of the whole tree or shrub in situ. Fold-out map of NSW shows areas of similar soil and climate and average rainfall figures. Boards embossed in gilt. Very good, a few small spots of insect dmamge on spine, owner's details on fep.
Etiquette of Battle
Lamond, Henry G.
Book Number: 64198
Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1966. 8vo. hardcover. 187pp. b/w illus. Very good, fep clipped. / good clipped d/w with a few tears(repaired)
Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, and Geology: (2 volumes)
Hunter, John. Edited by Owen, Richard
Book Number: 64168
John van Voorst, London, 1861. 8vo. brown cloth hardcovers. pp.403,507. index, b/w frontis. Good+. cracked paper on hinges repaired. Rubbing to spine ends & cover corner tips. Light foxing, heavier on prelims.