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Australian Natural History

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Australian Natural History

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Australian Insects 2. Australian Wildlife Series
1 Australian Insects 2. Australian Wildlife Series
Sydney Bay Books 1981 Laminated Pictorial Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Octavo 
49 pp. Index, colour illustrations 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Monotremes and Placentals. Australian Wildlife Series
2 Monotremes and Placentals. Australian Wildlife Series
Sydney Bay Books 1981 0858354519 / 9780858354517 Laminated Pictorial Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Octavo 
49 pp. Index, colour illustrations 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Flora of Australia: Volume 1: Introduction, Bentham, George
3 Bentham, George Flora of Australia: Volume 1: Introduction
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1981 0642066531 / 9780642066534 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
vi, 200 pp. Covers worn and a little stained, but internally clean, bright and tightly bound. Inked name opposite half title. Colour photos. Contents include Floral emblems of Australia and its States; Map of Australia; glossary and index, along with contributions by A.S. George, B.A. Barlow, A. Kanis, H.T. Clifford, and A. McCusker. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Chai the Kangaroo, Blashki, Pam
4 Blashki, Pam Chai the Kangaroo
Richmond Victoria Heinemann Australia 1985 0858593831 / 9780858593831 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Clifton Pugh 
48 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Children's book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australia's South East: A Natural History of Australia Part 2, Breeden, Stanley & Kay
5 Breeden, Stanley & Kay Australia's South East: A Natural History of Australia Part 2
Australia Collins 1973 002114291 Reprint Cloth Very Good+ Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
256pp. Numerous photos, some in colour. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Boards with very minor edgewear. Unclipped dustjacket with moderate closed tears, creases, damage to top of spine portion, and fading around spine area. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Penguin for Poppy, Burt, Denise
6 Burt, Denise A Penguin for Poppy
Blackburn, Vic Childerset 1981 0 909404 77 1 / 9780909404772 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo Ron Ryan (photography) 
Unpaginated. Tiny bumps and dents to edges of illustrated boards. All else bright, clean, solidly bound. A story of southern Australia's fairy penguins, illustrated with beautiful colour photos of the little penguins waddling ashore in the evenings. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Aldita and the Forest, Catterwell, Thelma
7 Catterwell, Thelma Aldita and the Forest
Melbourne Dent 1988 0867700858 / 9780867700855 First Pictorial Boards Very Good Good Quarto Derrick Stone 
Unpaginated. Small closed tear to front flap of unclipped dustjacket (now protected). Gift inscription to ffep. Children's picture book about a koala in Morwell National Park, Gippsland, Victoria (Australia). Watercolour illustrations of the surrounding fauna and flora. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Chester, Quentin Tales from the Bush: Footloose reflections on the walking life
Sydney ACP Magazines Ltd. Australian Geographic 2008 1862760659 / 9781862760653 First Paperback Very Good + Small Octavo 
151 pp. Light crease to lower corner of front cover. Crease near base of spine resulting in light, almost unnoticeable dent to first 4-5 pages. Spine uncreased. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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9 Coman, Brian Tooth & Nail
Melbourne Text Publishing 1999 First Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiii, 246 pp. Cover a little wrinkled. Crease to bottom front cover that is repeated on first 20 or so pages. A little edgewear, but interior is bright and tightly bound (spine is not creased). History of the rabbit in Australia. Black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 Costin, A. B. Kosciusko Alpine Flora
East Melbourne CSIRO, Collins 1979 0643024735 / 9780643024731 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
408 pp. B/W and colour photos throughout. Light edgewear (chips and short closed tears) to unclipped dustwrapper. Prev. owner's inked name and (very tidy) bookplate to ffep. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations, including maps, throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rats and Mice in Queensland, Covacevich, Jeanette, and Allan Easton
11 Covacevich, Jeanette, and Allan Easton Rats and Mice in Queensland
Queensland Queensland Museum 1974 First Edition Paperback, stapled Very Good Octavo 
72 pp. Black-and-white photographs, maps, diagrams in the text. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Covers with light wear to corners and along spine. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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12 Dale, Kim What Am I?
Port Melbourne, Australia Lothian Books 1999 0734400446 / 9780734400444 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
32, pp. A few almost-invisible light dents to illustrated boards. Every other page is a foldout. Guess the Australian native animals. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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13 Davidson, Basil Karralla
Melbourne, Australia Bajil Enterprises 1985 09589711501 First Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author
63 pp. Colour and b&w illustrations and photos throughout. Signed on title page by author, with signature and gift inscription by author on half-title. Corners bumped. Wraps with light general wear and some edgewear, particularly at spine and corners. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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14 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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Wildflowers of the Adelaide Hills (Jacaranda wildflower guides, vol. 8), Eardley, Constance M
15 Eardley, Constance M Wildflowers of the Adelaide Hills (Jacaranda wildflower guides, vol. 8)
Ure Smith 1975 070160610X / 9780701606107 Reprint Paperback Near Fine 18mo V. M. Cruickshank 
109 pp. Very light scuffing to covers. All else as new. Colour throughout. Includes map and measure. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.50 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Lizard Island: The Journey of Mary Watson, Falkiner, Suzanne, and Alan Oldfield
16 Falkiner, Suzanne, and Alan Oldfield Lizard Island: The Journey of Mary Watson
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2000 1865084735 / 9781865084732 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Quarto Alan Oldfield 
235 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including a little yellowing to the flaps. All else as new. Full-page colour plates of the paintings. "Previous versions of the story, often fanciful, have given little attention to Aboriginal and Chinese aspects of the events." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Wildflowers of Victoria, Galbraith, Jean
17 Galbraith, Jean Wildflowers of Victoria
Melbourne Colorgravure Publications Cloth Good Good 0ctavo 
223 pp. plus corrigenda. Large piece of dw torn away at top of spine (DW is now protected). Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Undated. Plants of Victoria (Australia). Glossary; List of protected Plants; Plant Classification; 100 sections on particular plant types; Plants Characteristic of Various Areas; Photographic [b/w] Supplement; Index. Very useful pictorial (b&w) glossary. Black-and-white photos in plates. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Keith Garvey's Dinkum Little Aussies, Garvey, Keith
18 Garvey, Keith Keith Garvey's Dinkum Little Aussies
Dubbo NSW Macquarie Publications 1980 0959520651 / 9780959520651 First Hard Cover Good Good Quarto Beryl Morley Inscribed by Author
68 pp. General and edgewear, including a few chips and short tears, to unclipped dw. A few dents to clean and square green boards with gilt lettering to spine. A little yellowing to edges of text block. Inscribed by author opposite title page. Rhymes about Australian animals, real and mythical, with full-page colour illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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William Dampier in New Holland:  Australia's First Natural Historian, George, Alex S.
19 George, Alex S. William Dampier in New Holland: Australia's First Natural Historian
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Bloomings Books 1999 1876473126 / 9781876473129 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xx, 171 pp. Extremely light wrinkling to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Very light wear to boards at base of spine. All else as new. Colour illustrations throughout. Chronology, appendix, bibliography, index. "A pirate who collected plant specimens as his booty?" 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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20 Geyer, Sandra Mornington Peninsula Images: A Photographic Essay by Sandra Geyer
Mornington, Victoria, Australia Sandra Geyer 1996 0646287648 / 9780646287645 First Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
94 pp. Corners a little curled. Colour photos. "This book's purpose is to describe pictorially the passion the author has for the antural beauty, the facilities and activities provided by the extent of land called the Mornington Peninsula." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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