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1 Little Book of Birds
National Library of Australia 1999 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition 06421070706 Soft Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
30 pages, b/w & colour photos. Illustrated card cover, some light rubbing marks, some wear to edges. Pages have light rubbing, colour transferance from photos, small spots thr/out, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". superbly illustrated . poems by well-known Australian poets including Wright, McAuley, Shaw . are complemented by beautiful images of birds from the Library's extensive Pictorial Collection." 236S 001311 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Last Chance to See, Adams, Douglas & Carwardine, Mark
2 Last Chance to See
Adams, Douglas & Carwardine, Mark 1990 Reprint. 0434009245 / 9780434009244 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 400 005752 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Breeding Aquarium Fishes - a Complete Introduction, Axelrod, Dr. Herbert R.
3 Breeding Aquarium Fishes - a Complete Introduction
Axelrod, Dr. Herbert R. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1987 U.S.A. 0866222561 / 9780866222563 Hard Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 705 005711 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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4 The Horseman's Handbook to End All Horseman's Handbooks
Booth, Rintoul Hard Cover Good Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - S5 002501 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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A Lion Called Christian, Bourke, Anthony  & Rendall, John
5 A Lion Called Christian
Bourke, Anthony & Rendall, John Bantam Press 2009 London Expanded & Updated 0593063309 / 9780593063309 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
188 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Maroon-cloth boards, very minor pushing to edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". relates how Anthony 'Ace' Bourke and John Rendall visited London from Australia in 1969 and bought a boisterous lion cub in Harrods. For a while, the three of them lived together as flatmates on the Kings Road, Chelsea, where Christian became a local celebrity. But he was growing up, fast, and even the church garden in which he exercised was becoming too small for him. How could Ace and John avoid incarcerating him in a zoo for the rest of his life? A chance meeting with Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, stars of 'Born Free', led Christian being flown to Kenya and placed under the expert care of (George) Adamson." 560 001699 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Stock Diseases; Diseases of Beef Cattle, Sheep, Goats and Farm Dogs in Temperate Australia, Brightling, A.
6 Stock Diseases; Diseases of Beef Cattle, Sheep, Goats and Farm Dogs in Temperate Australia
Brightling, A. Inkata Press 1994 Sydney, Australia First Edition 040930476X / 9780409304763 Hard Cover Fine Fine in Unifold Pro Sleeve 8vo - over 7 
313 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". written specifically for graziers in temperate Australia . brings together the information currently available on diseases . in a form that is friendly, well illustrated and readily understood . includes chapters on worm control, vaccination, introduced stock, calving and lambing difficulties, poisonings, exotic diseases, animal welfare and use of veterinary services." 118 000435 
Price: 230.00 AUD
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They're Racing; The Complete Story of Australian Racing, Carlyon, Les (introduction)
7 They're Racing; The Complete Story of Australian Racing
Carlyon, Les (introduction) Viking 1999 Victoria, Australia 0670885029 / 9780670885022 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
320 page, illustrated in b/w & colour. Illustrated gloss cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, minor stretching to top edge, small closed tear to bottom edge. Slight colour transference on last index page, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". brings together over two hundred years of stories and stars, personalities and pictures . a fascinating pageant of fact and colour . Archer, Carbine, Phar Lap, Tulloch, Kingston Town . Roy Higgins, Tom Corrigan, Scobie Breasley . words by top sportswriters of the past and present . a touch of scandal ." 154 000379 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Last Chance to See - In the Footsteps of Douglas Adams, Carwardine, Mark
8 Last Chance to See - In the Footsteps of Douglas Adams
Carwardine, Mark 2009 0007290721 / 9780007290727 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 400 005742 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Tales of the Turf, Casey, Bill
9 Tales of the Turf
Casey, Bill Random House 2004 First Edition 1740512901 / 9781740512909 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 646 004920 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Joy Adamson; Behind the Mask, Cass, Caroline
10 Joy Adamson; Behind the Mask
Cass, Caroline Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1992 London First Edition 029781141X / 9780297811411 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
236 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Light brown, cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Ex-owner name and date neatly written on front fly leaf, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This intimate portrait tells the story behind the myth of one of Kenya's greatest conservationists. The careful veneer presented to the world in 'Born Free' is stripped away to reveal Joy Adamson as a passionate, temperamental and controversial woman. Although Joy married three times and was an infamous seducer, she never experienced happiness with any of her husbands or lovers. The book dwells at length on her difficult and tempestuous marriage to the wild man of the bush, George Adamson . reveals the complexities of Joy Adamson's character and life, her deep need for love and her determination to succeed at whatever cost." 539 001495 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Magnificent Siberian, Charbonneau
11 The Magnificent Siberian
Charbonneau 0749903465 / 9780749903466 Hard Cover Good Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 309 005255 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Killers of the Wild; The Technology of Predation in the Plant and Animal World, Chinery, Michael
12 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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13 ARNIE the Darling Starling
Corbo, Margarete Sigl; Barras, Diane Marie Robson Books Ltd 1983 London, England First Edition 0860512754 / 9780860512752 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Leslie Morrill 
231 page,b/w line illustrations throughout. Light red-cloth cover with gold titling on spine, has palm size black staining on front board, very light rubbing on top and bottom edges, denting on top corner. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, inch long tear on front top corner (repaired) and small peeling of plastic layer, .5cm yellow texta mark on front, small signs of use but otherwise clean and straight. Small dent on front edge of a few pages otherwise clean, straight and unmarked with strong intact binding. ". the true story of a talking bird and the grandmother who found him as an ugly naked nestling in her Texas garden." A true story that will grab you on the first page. 62 000043 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Ecological Studies in Southern Africa, Davis, D. H. S. (ed)
14 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
15 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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16 The Insects of Australia, Supplement 1974
Division of Entomology Melbourne University Press 1974 Victoria, Australia First Edition 0522840701 / 9780522840704 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
146 page, b/w line illustrations. Red-cloth cover, gold titling to spine, minor rubbing on edges, minor age spotting on front and back. Unclipped jacket, black & white titling to front and spine, has sun fading on spine moving into cover, slight denting and chipping to edges and several closed tears ". took its place quite naturally among the foremost scholarly works of this century." 105 000019 
Price: 31.00 AUD
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The Complete Book of Dinosaurs, Dixon, Dougal
17 The Complete Book of Dinosaurs
Dixon, Dougal Hermes House 2010 London 978184681854 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256 pages, colour illustrations thr/out. Illustrated boards. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very light yellow shadowing to rear. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "An expert and lavishly illustrated guide to the world's best-known dinosaurs, together with many lesser-known species from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods of Earth's history." - 565 001815 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Wild Australia, Dorward, Douglas
18 Wild Australia
Dorward, Douglas William Collins Publishers Pty Ltd 1977 Brisbane, Australia First Edition 0002114461 / 9780002114462 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Olsen, John Signed by Author
128 pages, b/w & colour illustrated. Blue cloth cover, minor edge-wear and rubbing. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear and pushing to edges, light stretching to edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked other than author signature on title page. Tight binding. ". a new light on the Australian natural history scene. The book cannot be merely looked at or only read; it is, as has been said of Olsen's paintings, a 'total experience', a book to be cherished and enjoyed by all who love the natural beauty of Australia and its wildlife." 238S 001359 
Price: 50.00 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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The Comparative Ethology and Evolution of the Sand Wasps, Evans, Howard E.
20 The Comparative Ethology and Evolution of the Sand Wasps
Evans, Howard E. Harvard University Press 1966 Cambridge, Massachusetts First Edition 6618245 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
526 pages, b/w illustrated. Blue-cloth cover, minor pushing to edges. Ex-owner name in pen on front end paper, bookshop stamp on front end paper, pencil notation on front fly leaf and some pencil highlighting throughout text, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Wasps of the genus 'Bembix' occur throughout the world, and wherever they occur they attract attention because of their relatively large size and bright colors, their large nesting aggregations, and various aspects of their digging, predatory, and homing behavior." 33 001194 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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