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There are 182 books in this catalogue.
Bower-Birds. Their Displays and Breeding Cycles A Preliminary Statement
Marshall, A. J.
Book Number: 64083
London: Oxford University Press, 1954 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index. + b/w plates. good, ex-lib. stamps, remnants of pouch on front pastedown & fep., number ob title page & spine
Price: $45.00

Walking with Dinosaurs
Haines, Tim
Book Number: 65659
ISBN: 0563384492
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.
Price: $20.00

Search for the Tasmanian tiger
Beresford, Quentin and Garry Bailey
Book Number: 65536
ISBN: 090852806X
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.
Price: $12.00

The Forests of the Philippines. Part I. Forest Types and Products. Bulletin No. 10
Whitford, H. N.
Book Number: 65426
Department of the Interior Bureau of Forestry. Manila 1911. 8vo. stapled wraps. 94pp. + 28 b/w plates, folding map. Good, covers chipped, foxing, one fold of map torn.
Price: $35.00

The Fossil Fishes of the Hawkesbury Series At Gosford. Department of Mines. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of New South Wales. Palaeontology, No. 4.
Woodward, Arthur Smith
Book Number: 65405
Department of Mines 1890. 4to. stiff boards with cloth spine. 49pp. + 10 full page plates. Very Good, cover foxed edges, endpapers foxed, bump to top corner of rear board.
Price: $125.00

First Lessons in Beekeeping
Dadant, Camille
Book Number: 65279
ISBN: 9780486819617
Dover, New York 2018. 8vo. softcover. 169pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+.
Price: $12.00

The Treasury of Natural History or A Popular Dictionary of Zoology
Maunder, Samuel
Book Number: 65120
Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1870. 8vo. leather hardcover. 798pp. b/w illus. Good, bound thith bottom of text block below covers.
Price: $30.00

Australian Plant Genera. An Etymological Dictionary of Australian Plant Genera.
Baines, A. James
Book Number: 65109
ISBN: 9098301815
Society for Growing Australian Plants 1981 8vo. softcover. 406pp. good+, some rubbing to cover edges, spine faded, light foxing to endpapers. Part I of Australian Plant Study Series.
Price: $25.00

Dangerous snakes of Australia
Mirtschin, Peter
Book Number: 65058
ISBN: 0725408200
Sydney, NSW Distributed by Herron Books 1991. 8vo softcover 208pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+.
Price: $18.00

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.
Price: $12.00

Sydney Sandstone Flora. A beginner's guide to native plants.
Edmonds, T. & J. Webb
Book Number: 64978
ISBN: 0868402974
Kensington: New South Wales University, 1986 1st edition. 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 114pp. index. + colour plates. b/w illus. Very good, signed by authors.
Price: $35.00

Australian Frogs. A Natural History.
Tyler, Michael J.
Book Number: 64933
ISBN: 18756334207
Sydney: Reed. 1999. New edition. Small 4to. softcover. 192pp. index, colour & v/w illus. very good.
Price: $16.00

What Snake is That? Introducing Australian Snakes.
Swan, Gerry; Wilson, Steve.
Book Number: 64887
ISBN: 9781877069574
Reed New Holland, Sydney 2008. 8vo. softcover. 152pp. index, many colour illus. Very good, cover slightly faded.
Price: $20.00

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.
Price: $125.00

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).
Price: $30.00

Australian Butterflies
McCubbin, Charles
Book Number: 64746
ISBN: 0170018954
Nelson, Melbourne, 1971 Folio. Hardcover. 206pp. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $40.00

Fossils: The Key to the Past
Fortey, Richard
Book Number: 64619
ISBN: 0434269050
Heinemann/British Museum London, 1982. 4to. hardcover. 172pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, bookseller stamp on front pastedown. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

The Ecology of Fossils: An Illustrated Guide
McKerrow, W. S. (editor)
Book Number: 64620
ISBN: 0715609440
Duckworth, London 1978. Large 8vo. hardcover. 384pp. index. Very good, light foxing to top edge of text block. / Very good d/w.
Price: $55.00

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.
Price: $75.00

Tasmanian Mammals: A Field Guide
Watts, Dave
Book Number: 64536
ISBN: 0646143549
Peregrine Press Tasmania 1993. Revised edition. 8vo. softcover. 119pp. index, colour illus. Very good, spine faded.
Price: $12.00

The Garden Jungle
Clyne, Densey
Book Number: 64502
ISBN: 0002164116
Sydney Collins 1979 Small 4to hardcover 184pp index, b/w illus. very good, top edge of pages slightly wavy. / very good d/w.
Price: $14.00

Australia's Brillant Daughter: Ellis Rowan Artist, Naturalist, Explorer, 1848-1922
Hazzard, Margaret
Book Number: 64472
ISBN: 0909104735
Greenhouse Publications, Richmond 1984 Large 8vo. hardcover. 160pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $18.00

Prehistoric Australia : 4000 million years of evolution in Australia
Mackness, Brian.
Book Number: 64290
ISBN: 085558906X
Sydney Golden Press 1987 4to hardcover 191pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to prelims, rubbing to cover bottom edge. / very good d/w with creased top edge.
Price: $18.00

An Anthography of the Eucalypts
Grimwade, Russell
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.
Price: $150.00

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.
Price: $125.00

The Compleat Naturalist: a life of Linnaeus
Blunt, Wilfred
Book Number: 64209
ISBN: 000211142x
Collins London 1971. Small 4to. hardcover 256pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $45.00

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)
Price: $12.00

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.
Price: $200.00

Wood Fibres of Some Australian Timbers: Investigated in reference to their prospective value for Paper-pulp Production.
Baker, R. T. and Smith, H. G.
Book Number: 64133
Commonwealth Government of Australia 1924. Oblong 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 159pp. index, colour frontis., b/w plates. Very good, foxing to cover, top edges wavy, title page creased.
Price: $150.00

The Building Of Australia And The Succession Of Life: With Special Reference to South Australia. In 3 volumes. Part I; Part II: Mescoic and Cainozoic; Part III: Pleistocene and Recent.
Howchin, Walter
Book Number: 64081
British Science Guild (South Australian Branch), South Australian Government, Adelaide, 1925, 1928, 1930. 8vo. softcovers. pp.750. index, b/w illus. Good.paper on spine chipped at ends.
Price: $24.00

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