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Ecology

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Science:Geography:Ecology

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1 Brody, Hugh The Other Side of Eden: Hunter-Gatherers, Farmers, and the Shaping of the World
London Faber and Faber 2002 057120502X / 9780571205028 First British Paperback Paperback Very Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
174 pp. Upper edges of text block sunned. Otherwise as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Secret Life of Fishes: From Angels to Zebras on the Coral Reef, Buttfield, Helen
2 Buttfield, Helen The Secret Life of Fishes: From Angels to Zebras on the Coral Reef
New York Harry N. Abrams 2000 0810939339 / 9780810939332 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Landscape Octavo Helen Buttfield 
72 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Book is as new. "Nature's imagination is richer than our own." -- Freeman Dyson 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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3 Dorst, Jean South America and Central America: A Natural History
New York Random House / Chanticleer Press 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall 
298 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped but is slightly discoloured along the edges.Maps (showing vegetation belts) to endpapers. 259 illustrations, including 101 in colour. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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4 Ekins, Paul (ed.) The Living Economy: A New Economics in the Making
London Routledge 1989 0415039371 / 9780415039376 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, 398 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. edges of text block a little grubby. One section slightly proud, but still solidly bound. A quick flip-through reveals two inked marginal notes. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Gregg, Susan Alling Foragers and Farmers: Population Interaction and Agricultural Expansion in Prehistoric Europe
Chicago / London The University of Chicago Press 1988 0226307360 / 9780226307367 First Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, 276 pp. Light general wear to wraps. First few pages a little bumped at lower front corner. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. Prehistoric Archeology and Ecology Series, edited by Karl W. Butzer and Leslie G. Freeman. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Howes, Jim; Gould League of Victoria The Edge of Extinction -- A Survival Special
Melbourne Gould League of Victoria 1982 090985842X / 9780909858421 First Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
56 pp., stapled. A few creases to glossy illustrated wraps, especially at corners. Internally firmly bound and unmarked. B/w drawings throughout. Australian animals and plants at risk, with emphasis on habitats: forests, woodlands, scrublands, heathlands, grasslands and herblands, deserts, rocky outcrops and caves, inland waters, coastal dunes, mangroves, saltmarsh and islands, marine waters. Appendices, index, references. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Kakadu: The Making of a National Park, Lawrence, David
7 Lawrence, David Kakadu: The Making of a National Park
Carlton South, Victoria The Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press 2000 0522848680 / 9780522848687 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
384 pp. Very light creasing to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. All else as new. Colour and b/w illustrations in the text and in plates. The two major sections are "People, Politics and History" and "Management, Conflict and Challenges". Includes Note on Aboriginal Languages, Abbreviations, Glossary, Bibliography, Index, List of illustrations, List of maps. "The many-stranded narrative covers matters as varied as geology, Aboriginal languages and Byzantine government manoeuvrings, as well as the increasingly intense interaction between the principles of nature conservation and those of Aboriginal land ownership and management." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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8 Lines, William J. Taming the Great South Land: A History of the Conquest of Nature in Australia
Athens and London The University of Georgia Press 1999 0820320560 / 9780820320564 First Thus Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xx, 346 pp. A little scuffing to upper edge of text block. Very small corner creases to two or three pages. With a new afterword by the author. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Rainforest, Oldfield, Sara
9 Oldfield, Sara Rainforest
London New Holland 2002 1843300117 / 9781843300113 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Folio Bruce Coleman Collection (photographs) 
160 pp. Small chip of loose laminate to lower (back) panel of unclipped dj. Book as new. "Describes and illustrates the major rainforests of the world, from the secret forests and exotic mammals of Madagascar to the multi-coloured bird and butterfly life of Central America." Includes glossary and index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Mythic Woods: The World's Most Remarkable Forests, Roberts, Jonathan. Foreword by Thomas Pakenham.
10 Roberts, Jonathan. Foreword by Thomas Pakenham. Mythic Woods: The World's Most Remarkable Forests
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2004 0297843524 / 9780297843528 First UK Hard Cover Fine Fine Large Quarto 
175 pp. "The planet hosts an extraordinary variety of forest habitats, which occupy roughly one-third of Earth's land area. They have been accorded mystical status in folklore and worshipped in countless ancient religions.... Mythic Woods explores the individual character of a varied selection of these delicately balanced, enigmatic worlds." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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11 Sinclair, John, with Peter Corris Fighting for Fraser Island
Alexandria, NSW Kerr Publishing 1994 1875703160 / 9781875703166 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
204 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not clipped. DW has very slight wrinkling along top edge. Purple cloth boards a little worn to base of spine and at lower corners. Pages slightly wavy along top edge, but no sign of waterstaining. Drawings, colour photos. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Saving the Animals: The World Wildlife Fund Book of Conservation, Stonehouse, Bernard
12 Stonehouse, Bernard Saving the Animals: The World Wildlife Fund Book of Conservation
New York Macmillan 1981 0026147505 / 9780026147507 First American Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
224 pp. Slight shelfwear to boards and edges of dustjacket, previous owner's name inked to ffep. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Illustrated endpapers. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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13 Suzuki, David, editor When the Wild Comes Leaping Up: Personal Encounters with Nature
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2002 1865089427 / 9781865089423 First Australian Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
235 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally as new. Contributors include Margaret Atwood, Wade Davis, Robert Drewe, Richard Flanagan, David Quamman, David Adams Richards and others. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 Tompkins, Peter, and Christopher Bird Secrets of the Soil
London Viking Arkana 1991 0670835617 / 9780670835614 First British Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
xxiv, 444 pp. A smudge or two to blue cloth boards. Edges of text block just a little scuffed and discoloured. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos in the text. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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15 Tuting, Ludmilla, and Kunda Dixit, editors Bikas-Binas? Development-Destruction? The Change in Life and Environment of the Himalaya
Munich Geobuch 1986 3925308318 / 9783925308314 First Paperback Good 12mo - 6" - 7" Tall 
400 pp. General and edgewear to wraps. Some light staining to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. B/w illustrations, glossary, extensive bibliography. "A reader for concerned people and tourists about ecology, so-called development and tourism." 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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