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1 Canberra; from Limestone Plains to Garden City - The Story of the National Capital's Landscape
National Capital Development Commission 1986 Canberra, ACT, Australia 0642097151 / 9780642097156 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
92 pages, b/w & colour photos. Green-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Board slightly swayed, binding is strong & intact. "When the Commonwealth took control of the Australian Capital Territory in 1911, the site for the National Capital consisted of undulating grazing country, almost devoid of trees, the consequence of a harsh climate and the pastoral activies of the white settlers. Seven decades later the Limestone Plains had been transformed into the garden city of Canberra: one of the most oustanding urban landscape achievements seen in Australia." 12 000855 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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2 Grow What Tree; 250 Australian Trees for Your Garden or Farm & How to Grow Them
Australian Plant Study Group Nelson Publishers 1985 Melbourne, Australia First Edition 0170066533 / 9780170066532 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
186 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Green-board cover, some edge-wear, small denting to bottom edge. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Message to ex-owner on half-title, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". designed to help you select suitable native trees for your particular environment. Whether your property is a pocket handkerchief in the suburbs or a cattle station in the country, in the cooler coastal areas or in the hot inland, at the seaside or in the mountains." 100 000440 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The nature of Natural History, Bates, Marston
3 The nature of Natural History
Bates, Marston Chapman & Hall 1951 London, England First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
347 page, green-board cover with heavy fading on spine and top edges. Slight rubbing and denting along edges otherwise very good. No markings, clean, straight pages with tight binding. Includes chapters on "The Science of Natural History, The Naming of Organisms, The Catalogue of Nature, The History of Organisms, Reproduction, The Development of the Individual, The Envionment, Biotic Communities, Parasitism, The Behaviour of Individuals, The Behaviour of Populations" and more. 7 000017 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Australian Native Plants; the Authoritative Guide to Australia's Unique Plant Life, Blombery, A. M.
4 Australian Native Plants; the Authoritative Guide to Australia's Unique Plant Life
Blombery, A. M. Angus & Robertson Publishers 1977 London, England Revised Edition 0207134510 / 9780207134517 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
481 page, b/w illlustrated thr/out. Red-cloth cover, some edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, small closed tears, slight chipping and peeling, otherwise clean & straight. Small liquid spill on front edge of closed pages, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". proved invaluable to all those interested in learning more about Australia's native plants and trees . simple language . diagrams . general information . explains their structure . clear and accurate line drawings . can be read simply for interest and enjoyment." 226 000215 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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5 Australian Wildflowers to Cultivate
Blombery, Alec M. Paul Hamlyn Pty Ltd 1975 Sydney, Australia 0600073769 / 9780600073765 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
128 page, colour photographs thr/out. Green-cloth cover, some edge-wear otherwise clean & straight. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, slight chipping, stretching and creasing to edges, age discolouring to inside edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". fills the need for a concise volume devoted solely to the Australian wildflowers, flowering shrubs and flowering trees that can be readily cultivated by the average gardener . every species illustrated in full colour . 250 attractive flowering plants." 142 000274 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Eucalyptus 1; New or Little-Known Species of the Corymbosae, Carr, D. J. & S. G. M.
6 Eucalyptus 1; New or Little-Known Species of the Corymbosae
Carr, D. J. & S. G. M. Phytoglyph Press 1985 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition 0958927316 / 9780958927314 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
116 pages, b/w illustrated. Green-card cover, minor rubbing. Ex-owner's name to front fly-leaf, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". the first of a series which will present the results of research on eucalypts carried out by its authors over a period of 30 years, contains ample and detailed descriptions of 25 species of the Corymbosae (bloodwoods) . illustrations explaining the new terminology and maps showing the known distribution of each speices . contains illustrations of the tree form, bark, fruit shape, a seedling of each species, where available, and a photograph of a type speciment of each of the new species . list of illustrations and an index." 20 000953 
Price: 150.00 AUD
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Ecological Studies in Southern Africa, Davis, D. H. S. (ed)
7 Ecological Studies in Southern Africa
Davis, D. H. S. (ed) Dr. W. Junk Publishers 1964 The Hague Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
415 page, b/w photographs & line drawings thr/out. Brown-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, slight pushing to corners. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, sun fading. Mark on bottom corner of closed pages, otherwise pages clean straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". covering the major environmental features, past and present; palaeo-ecology; the ecology of ancestral and primitive man; community studies, both plant and animal - subdesert, grassland, forest, sand dunes and rivers; biotic zones . and much more." 18 000260 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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8 State of The Ark
Durrell, Lee The Bodley Head Ltd 1986 London, England First Edition 0370307542 / 9780370307541 Hard Cover Very Good Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
224 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Red-cloth cover, slight edge-wear and pushing to top corner. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, small closed tears and minor chipping. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "The authoritative . atlas of the state of the living planet - its life-support systems, habitats and species, and their prospects for survival . compulsive reading, an essential source of information for all who are concerned with the state of the natural world today . the race against time to save what we can for future generations . illustrations, maps, photographs and paintings." 107 000288 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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9 Flora: An Illustrated History of the Garden Flower
Elliott, Brent 2003 Miniature Edition 1902686330 / 9781902686332 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 647 004874 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Forest Trees of Australia, Forbath, Peter
10 Forest Trees of Australia
Forbath, Peter Forestry and Timber Bureau 1957 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
230 page, 91 halftone plates and 11 plates in colour, one-page descriptions and one-page illustrations of 82 native Australian forest tree species. " . the localities, distribution and the climatic conditions in which the species occur naturally. Meteoroligical data, topography, soil type . associated forest species. . Aimed at the layman." Map of Australia showing 'Principal Commercial Forest Regions' on both end papers. Black-board cover, silver insignia, some bending at corners and top and bottom of spine, a few tiny scuff marks from general use, intact binding. Ex CSIRO Lib., has white liquid paper cataloguing details on front cover (about 1" square on left bottom corner (may be able to be removed)). CSIRO library stamp (8/9/1960) on title page. 60/623 written on front end page about 1/2 cm high in blue pen. Some pages have very small (about 4ml) black spotting, a couple with small page turning tears about 1 1/2 inches from binding, but otherwise in very good condition. 226 FOR001 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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The Gardener's Book of Days, Forsyth, Holly Kerr
11 The Gardener's Book of Days
Forsyth, Holly Kerr The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press 2001 Melbourne, Australia First Edition 0522856721 / 9780522856729 Soft Cover Fine Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
295 pages, colour photos thr/out. Illustrated card covers. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". a perpetual calendar for every garden lover. Organised into daily readings for the whole year, it brings together practical advice, recipes using produce from the garden, information about annual festivals and gardening events, and interesting facts about garden designers and gardens around the world." 301 003283 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan, Fullerton, Patricia
12 The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan
Fullerton, Patricia 2002 0642107602 / 9780642107602 Soft Cover As New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 701 005014 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Wildflowers of Western Australia
Gardner, C. A. St. George Books 1981 Perth, Australia Fourteenth Edition 086778007X / 9780867780079 Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160 page, 355 colour ills., b/w line drawings. Brown-cloth cover, some rubbing/denting to edges otherwise clean and straight. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, slight denting & small tears & peeling to edges. Foxing marks on front end paper/fly-leaf, ex-owners name in pen on fly-leaf, marks from pressed flowers on half-title/title page, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Nowhere else in the world have conditions permitted the survival of plant life . so immeasurably old . Charles Austin Gardner spent more than 40 years studying these . contains his story, told simply ." 134 000128 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Wild Flowers of Australia, Harris, Thistle, Y.
14 Wild Flowers of Australia
Harris, Thistle, Y. Angus & Robertson 1947 Sydney, Australia First Edition Hard Cover Fair Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Forster, Adam 
206 page, colour illustrated. Brown-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, fading to spine ends. some aging marks to bottom corner. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, quite worn to edges, chipping and pieces missing from spine ends, otherwise still intact. Pages have some small marks on closed edges, few small marks throughout, some aging, otherwise clean and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "With descriptive letterpress, the volume portrays over 250 Australian wild flowers in natural colour . plants have been chosen to include, as far as possible, the commonest wild flowers of all States." 22 000481 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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15 The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady
Holden, Edith Michael Joseph Ltd 1980 London, England Fifteenth Impression 0718115813 / 9780718115814 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
176 pages, facsimile reproduction of a naturalists diary for the year 1906 with her own illustrations. Includes lists of 'wild flowers and wild birds found in the neighbourhood of Olton, Warwickshire' at appendix. Light brown-board cover, dark brown-cloth spine with gold titling on spine, some foxing on top and bottom inside edges. Illustrated unclipped jacket has foxing on inside, minor denting and one small closed tear, minor shelf wear. Pages intact and clean with tight binding. 62 000038 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Flowers and Insects, Some Birds and a Pair of Spiders., Hughes, Ted
16 Flowers and Insects, Some Birds and a Pair of Spiders.
Hughes, Ted Alfred A. Knopf 1986 New York First Edition 0394557387 / 9780394557380 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Leonard Baskin 
61 page, 19 coloured illustrations. Blue-board cloth cover, gold titling on spine. This book is in as-new condition with no tears, unmarked, tight copy with unclipped jacket. Note to owner written on front fly-leaf above title (about 1/4 page) otherwise fine condition. "Two Tortoiseshell Butterflies", "The Honey Bee" and "Big Poppy" - . Ted Hughes's spellbinding ability to re-create in words his experiences of the natural world. The sequence of drawings . expresses an equally powerful vision, parallel and complementary to that of the poems it accompanies." 226 000008 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Flowers of the Field, Johns, Rev. C. A.
17 Flowers of the Field
Johns, Rev. C. A. George Routledge & Sons, Limited New York Eleventh Impression Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall E. N. Gwatkin 
378 pages, colour illustrations, b/w frontispiece (tissue guard in place, coming away from spine). Green-cloth cover, gilt on spine fading, minor denting on corners with small tearing on top along spine and slight wearing to front. Owner's book plate on front endpaper. Message to ex-owner on front fly-leaf. Corners of closed pages slightly discoloured. Pages clean but splitting from spine in some places. Revised throughout and edited by Clarence Elliott. "A comprehensive works on British botany." 5 000011 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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18 Field Guide to Weeds in Australia
Lamp, Charles; Collett, Frank Inkata Press 1989 Sydney, Australia Third Edition 090960553X / 9780909605537 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good in Unifold Pro Sleev 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
332 page + glossary and index of common names, colour illustrated. Brown-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear, slight yellowing on inside flap edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". provides an excellent identification manual which will become an indispensable work of reference to all students of agriculture and botany . Farmers, home gardeners, professional horticulturists and environmentalists will come to value it . bushwalkers and nature lovers lovers will find the illustrations open up a world of beauty of which many have remained unaware." 119 000471 
Price: 130.00 AUD
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The Frampton Flora, Mabey, Richard
19 The Frampton Flora
Mabey, Richard Century Publishing Co. Ltd. 1985 London, England First Edition 0712608591 / 9780712608596 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192 page, colour & sepia illustrations. Illustrated cloth-cover, minor denting/rubbing to edges/corners. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, slight peeling to edges, small closed tear, some discolouring to inside edges, otherwise clean & straight. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". paintings . discovered in the attic at Frampton Court . represent . earliest and most intriguing collections of amateur flower paintings. . account of the wild flowers, the painters and their paintings . enduring records . of the English countryside in the early 19th century." 138 000141 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Flowers of the World, Perry, Frances
20 Flowers of the World
Perry, Frances Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1972 London, England First Edition 060001634X / 9780600016342 Hard Cover Very Good Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Leslie Greenwood 
320 pages, colour illustrated. Brown-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, slight stretching and peeling to edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This magnificent book will enable readers the world over to identify an enormous number of flowers that they can see growing in the wild or that can be grown in their own gardens. Flowers from every continent have a place within these pages, and indeed the majority of those described and illustrated here can be grown in most countries of the world - either outdoors, under glass or indoors in pots." 162 000793 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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