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The New Larousse Encyclopedia of Animal Life

By: Burton, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1987

Edition: Revised Ed.

Seller ID: ID239395

ISBN: 0600304353


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm].Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and black and white drawings. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 640pages. One of the most respected and successful books on the animal kingdom with 800 colour photographs. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Wild Animals

By: Burton, Maurice

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID296796

ISBN: 1854710192


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 207 pages First published in 1973. View more info

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Inside the Animal World: An Encyclopedia of Animal Behaviour

By: BURTON, Maurice & Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID10426

ISBN: 0333192133


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine slightly faded. Illustrated with colour photographs by Jane Burton and black & white drawings by Hilary Burn 316 pages. Covers well defined areas of behaviour with their associated scientific terms and as well includes over 160 delightful anecdotes of observed behaviour, Includes separate species and behaviour indexes. View more info

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A Manual of Plain Directions for Planting and Cultivating Vineyards, and for making wine, in New South Wales.

By: Busby, James

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sydney, David Ell Press: 1979[1830]

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID302313

ISBN: 0908197039


Small Octavo Size [approx 18x12cm]. Near Fine condition in Red cloth boards with gilt to spine. Excellent condition. Black & white illustrations. This edition limited to 1000 copies. 99 pages [incl index] One of the earliest books on vines and wine in Australia. View more info

Danger Shark!

By: Butler, Jean Campbell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID248803


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards. Black & white illustrations. 191 pages View more info

SHELLS Pleasures and Treasures

By: Cameron, Roderick

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID226959

ISBN: 0600392597


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Photographic Boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs along with black and white drawings. 127 pages A collection of the most splendid and interesting examoles of shells worldwide. View more info

Shells

By: Cameron, Roderick

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Limited: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID243309


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. P32 and 100 have printers marks. P46/47marked. Illustrated with Colour photographs as well as black and white drawings. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 100 pages View more info

Why Animals Are Smarter Than Us

By: Campbell, Jenny (Compiler)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, Smarter Than Jack/Avocado Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID256992

ISBN: 0958245754


Oblong Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Colour illustrations. Does not include the free gift pack. x, 118 pages From the Smarter than Jack series to support Animal Welfare groups worldwide. View more info

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A Perfect Harmony

By: Caras, Roger A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID224494

ISBN: 0684811006


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 271 pages The intertwining lives of animals and humans throughout history. View more info

WILD HERITAGE

By: CARRIGHAR, Sally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID230803


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ chipped. Black & white illustrations. 276 pages View more info

The Twilight Seas

By: Carrighar, Sally

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID255214

ISBN: 0525484922


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations by Peter Parnall. 179 pages A Blue Whale's journey. View more info

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Butterflies and Moths in Britain and Europe

By: Carter, David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291284

ISBN: 033026642X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 192 pages A comprehensive guide to more than 300 species of butterflies and moths, illustrated by a unique combination of colour photographs of the species in the wild and as set specimens. View more info

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WILD ANIMAL FARM

By: Carter, Jeff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID218216

ISBN: 085179422X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ a little sunned but still clear & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 114 pages View more info

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Endangered Plants

By: CEROVSKY, Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sunburst Books: 1995

Edition: 1st English Translation

Seller ID: ID212765

ISBN: 1857781015


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and black & white maps. 176 pages A comprehensive, illustrated guide to the conservation of flowers, trees and shrubs. View more info

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Common Australian Birds of Towns and Gardens

By: Chapman, Graeme

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID186492


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 143pages View more info

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Penguins Birds of Distinction

By: Chester, Jonathan (text and photographs)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Penguin: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition (Australia)

Seller ID: ID296418

ISBN: 0140259686


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Colour map. 112 pages An excellent introduction to the nature of penguins View more info

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The Curse of the Labrador Duck. My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction

By: Chilton, Glen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID300922

ISBN: 1439102473


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 305 pages View more info

The Struggle for the Great Barrier Reef

By: Clare, Patricia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12286

ISBN: 0802703526


Octavo size,, Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, now protected. colour photos 224pages. View more info

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Plants of the Tropical Woodland

By: Clark, Mike and Traynor, Stuard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302859

ISBN: 0724506632


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations by Adi Dunlop. 132 pages Introduces and provides detailed information about 64 plants of Australia's tropical woodland. View more info

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A Garland of Nightingales

By: Clarke, Hockley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Gordon & Cremonesi: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID12479

ISBN: 0860330796


Octavo size Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A lovely book in excellent condition. 120pages. A harmonious medley of personal anecdotes about nightingales, observations of their habits and habitats, and the lyrical poetry which they have inspired. View more info