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Science:Geography
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1 Report of the Inquiry into the 2002-2003 Victorian Bushfires
Victoria (Australia) State Government of Victoria 2003 0731114884 / 9780731114887 First Paperback Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
334 pp. Light wear to illustrated wraps. Corners a little curled. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and solidly bound. Illustrated with maps, charts, diagrams, colour photos. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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2 Addison, Herbert Land, Water and Food: A topical commentary on the past, present and future of irrigation, land reclamation and the food supplies they yield.
London Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1955 First Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
xii, 248 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is price clipped. Previous owner's inked name to ffep. Correspondence by previous owner to author (concerning details about Australia's Murray River) laid in. Small tears and foxing to dustwrapper and slight foxing to text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w line drawings, diagrams, maps. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 Archer, John Twenty-Thirst Century: the future of water in Australia
Pearl Beach, NSW, Australia Pure Water Press 2005 0646445359 / 9780646445359 First Paperback As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
159 pp. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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4 Benton, Michael The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Dinosaurs
London Penguin 1996 0140513361 / 9780140513363 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144 pp.Light edgewear, spine uncreased. Page edges slightly yellowed. One page dog-eared. Illustrations in colour and black-and-white. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Research in Shark Bay: Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee, Berry, P.F., S.D. Bradshaw, and B.R. Wilson
5 Berry, P.F., S.D. Bradshaw, and B.R. Wilson Research in Shark Bay: Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee
Australia Western Australian Museum 1990 0730939197 / 9780730939191 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
viii, 325 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little creased and curled; spine uncreased. Prev. owner's name to title page. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps, charts, diagrams. Papers by a multidisciplinary team of 16 natural scientists from France and Australia who "revisited the areas where early French navigators had landed and collected natural history specimens (St Allouarn in 1772, Baudin in 1801 and 1802 and de Freycinet in 1818), with a view to comparing the present situation at Shark Bay with the original French observations and descriptions." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 Bovill, E. W. The Niger Explored
London Oxford University Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
xi, 263 pp. Dustwrapper is unclipped, but has some edgewear including wrinkling and rubbing. Foxing to upper and fore edges of text block. Illustrated with 10 b/w maps in the text and b/w plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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7 Bowdler, Sandra Aboriginal Sites on the Crown-timber lands of New South Wales: A Report to the Forestry Commission of New South Wales
Sydney Forestry Commission of New South Wales 1983 Paperback Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
95 pp. Illustrated wraps tidily covered in clear adhesive plastic. Original price sticker on back cover (under the plastic). No lettering to spine. Very light foxing to upper edge of text block. Number stamped to first page, otherwise internally unmarked, unwrinkled, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w maps, drawings, photos. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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8 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
9 Buttfield, Helen The Secret Life of Fishes: From Angels to Zebras on the Coral Reef
New York Harry N. Abrams 2000 0810939339 / 9780810939332 First 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: 16.00 AUD
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10 Davis, A J In This Our Necessity: A Book on Water in South-Eastern Australia
Melbourne Hall's Book Store 1969 First Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
162pp. B&W photos, illustrations, maps, diagrams throughout. "Drought is one of the few things which can be certain in Australia, the driest country in the world. The average condition anywhere here is one of water shortage." Foxing to page edges and endpapers. Wraps with light edgewear. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Wind: How the Flow of Air Has Shaped Life, Myth, and the Land, DeBlieu, Jan
11 DeBlieu, Jan Wind: How the Flow of Air Has Shaped Life, Myth, and the Land
Boston and New York Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin Company 1999 039595794X / 9780395957943 First Thus Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
294 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. "Siroccos, Santa Anas, monsoons -- the wind has as many names as moods. Few other forces have so universally shaped the earth, its plants and animals, and patterns of exploration, settlement, and civilization. Jan DeBlieu brings a poet's voice and a scientist's eye to Wind, showing how the collision of a few molecules can lead to the creation of religions, the discovery of continents, the destruction of empires." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Light History of Hot Air, Doherty, Peter
12 Doherty, Peter A Light History of Hot Air
Carlton Melbourne University Press 2007 0522854079 / 9780522854077 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
viii, 302 pp. Extremely light wrinkling to edges of unclipped dw. Unobtrusive chips to head and foot of backstrip and board corners. Internally as new. From balloons to climate change with the Australian Nobellist. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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13 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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The Ecology of Eden, Eisenberg, Evan
14 Eisenberg, Evan The Ecology of Eden
London Picador 2000 0330480642 / 9780330480642 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
612 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine a little creased, but binding is solid. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked, uncreased. "A tour de force in its attempt to explore the interface between nature and the human capacity to remake it. In a magnificent visionary sweep, Eisenberg examines the ethics and science of altering the environment." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 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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Environmental Philosophy: a Collection of Readings, Elliot, Robert, and Arran Gare (editors)
16 Elliot, Robert, and Arran Gare (editors) Environmental Philosophy: a Collection of Readings
St Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press 1983 0702219916 / 9780702219917 First Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiv, 303 pp. Corners bent, sunning to page edges. Internally clean and tightly bound. "Represents the latest stage in the efforts of philosophers to comprehend and respond to the environmental crisis. The contributors examine such topics as the moral issues involved in environmental policy making; Western and non-Western attitudes to nonhuman animals and to the environment; the adequacy of existing ethical traditions and the possibility of a new environmental ethic; what political and social changes are necessary and how these can be achieved." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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17 Fairley, Jean The Lion River: The Indus
New York The John Day Company 1975 0381982726 / 9780381982720 First American Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, 290 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped, but has a little wrinkling along the edges. Brown cloth boards clean and square. Upper edge of text block is foxed. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos, diagrams, maps. Maps to endpapers. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 Fernandes, Walter, and Geeta Menon Tribal Women and Forest Economy: Deforestation, Exploitation and Status Change. No. 1, Tribes of India Series
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1987 Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
178 pp. Light wear to wraps, spine uncreased. Slight discolouration to page edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Under the Weather, Fort, Tom
19 Fort, Tom Under the Weather
London Arrow Books 2007 0099461242 / 9780099461241 First Paperback Fine 12mo 
335 pp. As new. "A journey around the country on the trail of the eccentrics, visionaries and fanatics -- past and present -- who have sought and found inspiration in that perennial conversational stand-by: the weather. Tells the story of those who -- moved to an exceptional, sometimes obsessive, degree by the fascination felt by so many of us -- sought to know and understand our weather; and also the story of its impact on us, our history, our culture, the way we think and behave." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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20 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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