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1 Guide to the Australian Coast
Reader's Digest 1983 Hard Cover 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 572 002210 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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2 Our Industry
Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. Ltd Britannic House 1949 London, England Second Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
368 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Green-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, some small marks, slight bending to corners. Large white mark on front fly-leaf where ex-owner name has been removed and re-written, some light foxing to closed page edges, otherwise pages are clean and straight. Binding is soft but still strong and intact. "The oil industry originally found its crude material by haphazard methods and used it mainly for the production of an illuminant - kerosine. To-day, the industry is highly specialised in every operation . The following pages give a general description of the industry, so that a man engaged in one phase of the activities of Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, Ltd., will know the structure of the organisation and see how and where his branch of work fits into the general scheme." 166 001045 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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3 A Century of Darwin
Barnett, S. A. (ed) William Heinemann Ltd 1958 London, England First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
376 page, b/w line drawings throughout, b/w portait frontispiece. Black-cloth cover with gold titling to spine, very minor denting to edges and rubbing to spine. Pages clean, straight and unmarked with strong, intact binding. 105 000018 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The nature of Natural History, Bates, Marston
4 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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5 Australian Mountains and Rivers: Around Australia Program
Bechervaise, John Nelson Doubleday (australia) Pty Ltd 1970 NSW Australia Soft Cover Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 641 004901 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Noblest Stone; Carnarvon National Park, Bell, Chris
6 The Noblest Stone; Carnarvon National Park
Bell, Chris Australian Geographic Pty Ltd 1995 NSW Australia First Edition 1862760152 / 9781862760158 Pictorial Card Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
96 pages. Illustrated card cover. Tiny dot to half title page, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "Carnarvon National Park, in Queensland's Central Highlands, protects one of the most outstanding natural landscapes in Australia. The 298,000 hectare park encompasses a wide variety of habitats . winding gorges and towering cliffs, moist and mossy side-canyons, and the peaks, pillars and escarpments of the Great Divide. This book introduces the reader to some of the hidden aspects of this dramatic park." - 620 004103 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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Mines in the Spinifex: The Story of Mount Isa Mines, Blainey, Geoffrey
7 Mines in the Spinifex: The Story of Mount Isa Mines
Blainey, Geoffrey 1978 Reprint. 0207136297 / 9780207136290 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - .554 005432 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Ring of Fire; From the BBC Television Series
Blair, Lawrence Bantam & Corgi Books 1988 First Edition 0553052322 / 9780553052329 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
272 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Maroon-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . a unique voyage spanning ten years of adventure through the islands of the East . tells the remarkable story of Lorne and Lawrence Blair and their journey of exploration in the volcanic Indonesian archipelago - perhaps the last truly undiscovered area on earth." 165 001011 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Australian Native Plants; the Authoritative Guide to Australia's Unique Plant Life, Blombery, A. M.
9 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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Last Climb, The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory, Breashears, David; Salkeld, Audrey
10 Last Climb, The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory
Breashears, David; Salkeld, Audrey National Geographic Society 1999 Washington, D.C. First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
240 page, b/w & colour illustrations thr/out. Original blue cloth backed boards, gold titling to spine, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". boasts breathtaking, full-colour photography of the high Himalaya, along with dramatic shots from the 1999 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition. . at once a thrilling narrative of challenge and courage; a treasury of rare historical images; and an unforgettable panorama of a forbidden, almost medieval world." 138 000159 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Outback in Focus, Carter, Jeff
11 Outback in Focus
Carter, Jeff Rigby Limited 1968 Sydney, Australia Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
181 page, b/w & colour photographs thr/out. Tan-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, clipped jacket, edge-wear, some closed tears and chipping, stretching on edges and creasing on back. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". combines spectacular photgraphs with a vigorously written challenge to most preconceived ideas about the area . shows how the Outback has been ravaged by ignorant or selfish development . chapters, on Hunting with a Camera, Camping, and Motoring in the Outback, will be of great value to anyone who would follow in his wheeltracks." 18 000264 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Life on Mars: The Complete Story
Chambers, Paul 0713727470 / 9780713727470 Hard Cover Good Good 
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Price: 5.00 AUD
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Morocco and the Sahara, Cherkaoui, Mohamed
13 Morocco and the Sahara
Cherkaoui, Mohamed The Bardwell Press 2007 Oxford, England First Edition 1905622031 / 9781905622030 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
202 page, b/w line maps, charts and tables thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, very minimal edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, one small chip on bottom of back flap otherwise clean & straight. Pages clean, straight and unmarked. Accompanying letter from Mohamed Cherkaoui loose in book (photocopied form letter). ". a ground-breaking sociological study of the social, economic and political integration of the Saharan population within Moroccan society . undertakes a detailed and rigorous analysis . going back 40 years." 220 000192 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Killers of the Wild; The Technology of Predation in the Plant and Animal World, Chinery, Michael
14 Killers of the Wild; The Technology of Predation in the Plant and Animal World
Chinery, Michael Leisure Books 1979 Great Britain Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
224 pages, colour photographs thr/out, photographic end papers. Black-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, some stretching to top edge. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . explores the world of 'death by natural causes' and exposes the almost unimaginable complexity of those predatory techniques . a study as exciting as any thriller, where sheer size and strength are not necessarily a guarantee of supremacy and where bluff and counterbluff are the order of the day, until each contest is finally won." 18 000265 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Shell Collecting in Australia, Coleman, Neville
15 Shell Collecting in Australia
Coleman, Neville A. H. & A. W. Reed Ltd 1976 Sydney, Australia First Edition 0589071955 / 9780589071950 Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
176 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Blue-cloth boards, minor rubbing and pushing to spine and corners. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, two small tears to edges, otherwise jacket is whole and clean. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "Australia has one of the most impressive molluscan faunas in the world . is about one of the most interesting, important, and sometimes frustrating, aspects of collecting shells - the art of field collecting, the knowledge of how, when and where to find the elusive mollusc within the confines of its habitat." 212 001597 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Ecological Studies in Southern Africa, Davis, D. H. S. (ed)
16 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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Climbing Mount Improbable, Dawkins, Richard
17 Climbing Mount Improbable
Dawkins, Richard W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1996 New York First American Edition 0393039307 / 9780393039306 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
340 pages, b/w photos & line-drawings thr/out. Cream-cloth to black spine cover, minor edge-wear, some rubbing marks to front spine crease, small black dot & thin black line to rear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Light mark to half title page, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. " . guides the reader through the spectacular mountain passes of the natural world . through the silken world of spiders; we are shown how wings gradually sprouted on the bodies of flightless animals . how the fig is a garden for its own teeming population of insects . learn that the eye has evolved no less than forty times independently. And through it all runs the thread of DNA, the molecule of life, responsible for its own destiny on an unending pilgrimage through geological time." 3 000649 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Second Tree; Stem Cells, Clones, Chimeras, and Quests for Immortality, Dewar, Elaine
18 The Second Tree; Stem Cells, Clones, Chimeras, and Quests for Immortality
Dewar, Elaine Carroll & Graf 2004 New York First Edition 0786714883 / 9780786714889 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
517 pages. Light tan cover to brown spine, very light pushing to edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear & light stretching to edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "A probing investigation into the biological revolution that is changing the way we think about life itself - our own lives and even the inevitability of our own deaths." 240 001305 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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19 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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20 The Island of the Day Before
Eco, Umberto Martin Secker & Warburg Limited 1995 London, England 0436202700 / 9780436202704 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
513 page. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, one small scratch on top edge, very minor peeling on top edge. Slight markings to closed edges of pages, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "Take 'The Ancient Mariner', 'Robinson Crusoe', medieval legends and dastardly deeds, and combine them with liberal portions of suspense, romance and intellectual excitement in a marvellous seafaring adventure - a quest for exotic Pacific islands and for answers to eternal questions . set in the seventeenth century, in Italy, France and on the high seas." 215 000170 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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