Natural History from Adelaide Booksellers

cover of The Wonder Book of Wonders

The Wonder Book of Wonders

by Golding, Harry (Editor)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
No date circa early 1920s
Condition
Edition
5th Edition
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$31.33

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London and Melbourne: Ward Lock & Co. Ltd. No date circa early 1920s. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good Condition. Pictorial covers are rubbed at the edges and the spine is a little mottled. Bookseller stamp to front free endpaper. Illustrated with 12 colour plates (all present) and numerous black & white and sepia-toned photographs. 256… Read more
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cover of A Countryman's Year

A Countryman's Year

by Jenkins, Alan C.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1980
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
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$10.44

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Exeter, UK: Webb & Bower. 1980. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Slight mothball odour. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour reproductions of Peter Barrett's paintings. 208 pages. A montage of natural… Read more
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cover of The Sea Angler's Fishes

The Sea Angler's Fishes

by Kennedy, Michael

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1969
Condition
Edition
2nd Edition Revised
ISBN
9780090412808
Item Price
$24.37

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London: Stanley Paul & Co.. 1969. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Vey mild age-toning to DJ. Black and White Photographs. Colour and black & white illustrations. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 508 psges. . 2nd… Read more
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cover of Australian Bats (Inscribed by Author)

Australian Bats (Inscribed by Author)

by Morris, Jill (Text) and Tracey, Lynne (Illustrations)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1998
Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780947304089
Item Price
$27.85

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Maleny, Queensland: Greater Glider Productions. 1998. Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition. Full page colour illustrations by Lynne Tracey. Inscribed & signed by the author on half-title page. 47 pages. Looks at 18 Australian bats in a range of natural environments, accompanied by informative text and whimsical verse. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for… Read more
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cover of West Australian Wild Flowers

West Australian Wild Flowers

by Gardner, C.A.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1951
Condition
Edition
8th Edition
Item Price
$20.89

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Perth: West Australian Newspapers. 1951. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good Condition. Some wear to navy leather boards - mostly at spine edges. Presentation inscription to the flyleaf (Western Australian Newspapers. Illustrated with full-page colour plates (taken from water colours by Edgar Dell) and photographs from staff photographers. 116 pages.. The author was the Government… Read more
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cover of The Desert's Past A Natural Prehistory of the Great Basin

The Desert's Past A Natural Prehistory of the Great Basin

by Grayson, Donald K.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1993
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781560982227
Item Price
$34.82

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Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press. 1993. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A couple of closed tears to upper edges of DJ. Previous owner's details and cataloguing information to reverse of front free endpaper. Illustrated with… Read more
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cover of Bool Lagoon: A Changing Balance

Bool Lagoon: A Changing Balance

by Murdoch, Judy

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1991
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780646058481
Item Price
$17.41

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Millicent, South Australia: Bool Lagoon Hall Committee. 1991. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Previous owner's details and cataloguing information to inside front cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white drawings and a map. Includes pupils & teachers of the Bool Lagoon School, birds of… Read more
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cover of The Complete Cat Book

The Complete Cat Book

by CUTTS, Paddy

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1992
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781873762301
Item Price
$12.53

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Enderby: Acropolis Books. 1992. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition,pictorial laminated boards in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 256 pages.. An encyclopedia of cats, cat breeds, and cat care. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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cover of A Plank Bridge By A Pool

A Plank Bridge By A Pool

by Thelwell, Norman

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1978
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780413391001
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$12.53

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London: Eyre Methuen. 1978. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine very slightly sunned & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 160 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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cover of Anticipating the Inevitable : A patch-burn strategy for fire management at Uluru (Ayers Rock-MT Olga) National Park

Anticipating the Inevitable : A patch-burn strategy for fire management at Uluru (Ayers Rock-MT Olga) National Park

by Saxon, E. C. (Editor)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1984
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780643037298
Item Price
$66.15

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Alice Springs: CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Rangelands Research. 1984. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers, staple-bound. Illustrated with colour photographs and maps. The coloured maps have transparent overlays - Fire History and Patch-burn siting. Several black & white diagrams. Small faint mark to rear cover. 91… Read more
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cover of Tarka The Otter.  His Joyful Water-Life and Death in the Country of the Two Rivers

Tarka The Otter. His Joyful Water-Life and Death in the Country of the Two Rivers

by Williamson, Henry

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1995
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$34.82

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London: The Folio Society. 1995. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Slipcase. An excellent copy. Illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Introduction by J.W. Fortescue. Maps to endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 220 pages. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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cover of List of Northern Territory Birds the Western Australian Museum Special Publication No. 4 1966

List of Northern Territory Birds the Western Australian Museum Special Publication No. 4 1966

by Storr, G. M.; Ride, W. D. & Neumann, A. (Edited by)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1967
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$9.75

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Perth: Western Australian Museum Board. 1967. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour frontispiece. Small sticker stain to front cover. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 90 pages. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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cover of Checklist of Preferred Common Names of Plants of the Northern Territory

Checklist of Preferred Common Names of Plants of the Northern Territory

by Strong, B. W.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1987
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780724508129
Item Price
$15.32

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Alice Springs: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory. 1987. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Includes Bibliography. 40 pages. Divided into two sections: Botanical Index and Common Name Index both cross referenced to the other. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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cover of Termites of Northern Australia

Termites of Northern Australia

by Andersen, Alan et al

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2005
Condition
Edition
1st thus
ISBN
9780957723092
Item Price
$13.93

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Alice Springs, Australia: Barker Souvenirs. 2005. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. A Near Fine copy. As new condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 44 pages. . 1st thus. Softcover.
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cover of The Centre: The Natural History of Australia's Desert Regions

The Centre: The Natural History of Australia's Desert Regions

by Van Oosterzee, Penny

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1991
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780730103097
Item Price
$13.93

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Sydney: Reed Books. 1991. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 172 pages.. The book is structured in 2 parts - Part 1 traces the geological history of central Australia through the passage of one… Read more
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cover of Falconry The Essential Guide

Falconry The Essential Guide

by Wright, Steve

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2012
Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781861268631
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$13.93

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Marlborough, UK: Crowood Press. 2012. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and B/w drawings. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 157 pages. . Reprint. Hardback.
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cover of Nocturnal Birds of Australia

Nocturnal Birds of Australia

by Schodde, Richard & Mason, Ian J. (Jeremy Boot)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1980
Condition
Edition
Facsimile Edition
ISBN
9780701810405
Item Price
$278.52

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Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions. 1980. Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in full leather. Some faint marking to leather. Limited Edition no. 635 of 750 copies signed by the authors and artist. Illustrated with 22 full-page colour plates being reproductions of paintings by Jeremy Boot. This monograph provides detailed desciptions of each species' plumage, distribution, behaviour and… Read more
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cover of Monster of God : The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind

Monster of God : The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind

by Quammen, David

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2003
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780393051407
Item Price
$19.50

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company. 2003. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Several black & white maps. 515 pages. An ambitious journey through time and landscape, through science and literature and myth, to explore the nature of big predators and… Read more
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cover of Sting in the Tale : My Adventures with Bumblebees

Sting in the Tale : My Adventures with Bumblebees

by Goulson, Dave

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2013
Condition
Edition
1st US Edition
ISBN
9781250048370
Item Price
$19.50

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New York: Picador. 2013. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 256 pages. The author, Founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, combines autobiography with deep insight into the crucial importance of the bumblebee. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for… Read more
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cover of Birds of the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, Port Augusta

Birds of the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, Port Augusta

by Langdon, Peter [Editor]

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2014
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$10.44

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Port Augusta: The Friends of the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. 2014. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 60 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st thus. Softcover.
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