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WHALES AND DOLPHINS OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA: An Identification Guide
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WHALES AND DOLPHINS OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA: An Identification Guide

By Baker, Alan N.

Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University Press, 1983. 133pp., illustrated endpapers (migration routes and body shapes). Intext b/white halftone plates and line-drawn illustrations (most pertaining to identification) throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Custom fit clear plastic slip cover over lightly bumped, illustrated boards. Textblock unmarked. This specie identification guide is intended for a wide readership - students, teachers, researchers, and the general reader . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Introduction, Natural History Notes. First Aid for Stranded Mammals. Identification (Whales and Dolphins). Species Directory. Species Accounts. Select Bibliography. Index. more. Book weight approx. 280g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Thus. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.30

MODERN FAMILIES: An Australian Text
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MODERN FAMILIES: An Australian Text

By Sarantakos, Sotirios

South Yarra, VIC, Australia: Macmillan Australia, 1998. x, + 446pp., intext tables, and several cartoon-style illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. Half-title page corner-clipped, else textblock unmarked. This book is about marriage and the family in Australia, as moulded by our culture (up to publication date). From the rear panel; "This text has been prepared for students of social sciences and related disciplines, such as sociology, social work, social welfare, psychology, education, nursing, policing studies and criminology, and it contains the essential elements of family study." Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., Part 1/ Family and society. 2/ Marriage. 3/ Family and children. 4/ Family problems and reorganisation. Index. Book weight approx. 665g. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.87

MODERN STABLE MANAGEMENT
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MODERN STABLE MANAGEMENT

By McBane, Susan

London: Ward Lock, 1998. 96pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, b/white halftone plates, line-drawings and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped, else very good. Textblock unmarked. A stand-alone volume in the "Ward Lock Riding School" series, 'Modern Stable Management' is a basic but informative guide to stable management which offers advice on pros and cons of feeding, accomodation, travelling, exercise, bedding, foot care, and maintaining a healthy skin and coat . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 12 chapters. Index. Book weight approx. 265g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Thus. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.87

BLACKBOARD IN BORNEO
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BLACKBOARD IN BORNEO

By Verso, Greg

Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia: Author (Greg Verso). Printed by William Troedel. , 1989. (x), + 128pp., intext, b/white halftone plates, line-drawn maps, and sketch-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and creased. A nondescript inscription on the dedication page, else several minor splash stains on foot of textblock. The author, an Australian school teacher from Melbourne, spent two years teaching and travelling in Sarawak, one of Malaysia's northern Borneo states. This is his story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 11 chapters. Book weight approx. 225g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.73

GUIDE FOR WAR SERVICE HOME-OWNERS
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GUIDE FOR WAR SERVICE HOME-OWNERS

By Staff Writers

Canberra, A.C.T., Australia: Director of War Service Homes, Commonwealth of Australia No publication date (1970). 13pp., b/white sketch-art illustrations throughout (including self-cover). Saddle-stitched, staplebound format booklet. Staples tight. Booklet clean and square. Nominally edgeworn only. "This booklet has been prepared for the purpose of advising and helping home owners under the War Service Homes Scheme. The booklet provides information and advice on many matters of continuing concern to property owners. It also explains special features of the War Service Homes Scheme . . . " Note: Included loose is a 16mo 'With Compliments' slip from the Director of War Service Homes (unsigned - machine printed only) in fine condition. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Staplebound Softcover Booklet. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.87

THE WORLD IN THE PALM OF HER HAND: Introducing History and Geography to the Young Child  (3rd Edition)
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THE WORLD IN THE PALM OF HER HAND: Introducing History and Geography to the Young Child (3rd Edition)

By Seldin, Tim

Terra Ceia, FL. 34250. U.S.A.: The Montessori Foundation, 2008. 160pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper softly bumped and creased. Textblock softly bumped on upper foredge corner, else unmarked. A valued resource used by many Montessori teacher-training programs, this third edition, including lesson planning, will be helpful to Montessori teachers and parents who home school their children . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Section 1/ The Montessori Way. 2/ Happiness and Physical Geography. 3/ History in the Montessori Environment. 4/ Appendices. Author Bio. Book weight approx. 530g. . 3rd Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$78.63

REFLECTING ON UNIVERSITY TEACHING: Academics' Stories
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REFLECTING ON UNIVERSITY TEACHING: Academics' Stories

By Ballantyne, Roy, et al

Canberra, ACT, Australia: Pub. Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development, Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs , 1997. xxxiv, + 476pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped on foredge corners. Textblock unmarked. This book is a compilation of advice, philosophy and wisdom to assist the university educator to provide effective learning opportunities for students . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Reflecting on University Teaching, Using the Stories, Introducing the Stories - Themes and Issues. 44 chapters. Appendices (Index of Chapters, Index of Topics). Book weight approx. 950g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$21.44

MEMORIES OF 2773: Hedley School Centenary (Signed by both authors)
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MEMORIES OF 2773: Hedley School Centenary (Signed by both authors)

By Avery, Joyce, and Atkin, Beryl (Compilers)

Hedley, Victoria, Australia : Hedley Primary School 2773 Centenary Committee (Printed by South Gippsland Publishing, Foster, Victoria) , 1986. 88pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (various sources), facsimiles, plus a centre-spread, line-drawn township map. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples clean and tight. Book clean and square. Sketch-art illustrated (Merril Lees) card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. Signed by both compilers on title page, else textblock unmarked. This book, published in 1986, celebrates the small Gippsland, Victoria town of Hedley, school 2773 centenary festivity . . . Contents include: Prelims., School History, Committee Minutes 1911-1967, Contributing Memories, Mother's Club, Head Teachers, Hedley School Roll. Book weight approx. 115g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover Staplebound. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$27.16

BEING ETHNOGRAPHIC. A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Ethnography
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BEING ETHNOGRAPHIC. A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Ethnography

By Madden, Raymond

London: Sage Publications, 2012. ix, + 197pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. "Clear, engaging and original, this book provides invaluable advice as well as practical tools and study aids to those engaged in ethnographic research . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Section 1/ Key Concepts and Theoretical Frames. 2/ Doing Ethnography. 3/ Inscription. 4/ Expanding Ethnography. Summary. Last Word. Questions, more. Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 340g. Customers in Australia: *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.87

PRACTICAL GEM TESTING
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PRACTICAL GEM TESTING

By Lewis, Donald

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., With Northwood Publications and David Lewis, 1977. (vii), + 149pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and line-drawings throughout. Book clean. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Plain maroon boards nominally bumped on foredge corners only. Textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. " . . . practical hand-book of gem testing . . . not a definitive textbook but a guide to rapid and positive identification of any given gemstone . . . aimed particularly at those who have had little practical experience of using instruments . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Introduction, Part 1/ The Gem Testing Laboratory. Part 2/ Identification of Gemstones (Alexandrite to Zoisite). Table of Average Refractive Indices. Index. Book weight approx. 585g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.16

THE DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS: A Model for Clinical Teachers
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THE DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS: A Model for Clinical Teachers

By Balla, John I.

Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 1985. x, + 149pp., intext tables and equations. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Printed gloss boards have colour-fading on spine (title legible) and top of front and rear boards, else undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Diagnosis is at the centre of medical practice and depends upon skilled information processing and decision . . . This introduction to the fundamental concepts of information processing and design making is written at a level which makes it appropriate reading for those who have not previously read widely in these areas . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface. 11 chapters. Appendix. Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 350g. . First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.59

ESSENTIAL ETHNOGRAPHIC METHODS: Observations, Interviews, and Questionnaires  (Ethnographer's Toolkit, Vol. 2)
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ESSENTIAL ETHNOGRAPHIC METHODS: Observations, Interviews, and Questionnaires (Ethnographer's Toolkit, Vol. 2)

By Schensul, Stephen L. et al

Walnut Creek, CA 94596, U.S.A.: Altamira Press, 1999. xxiii, + 318pp., intext line-drawn figures. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped on foredge corners. Minor nondescript writing on rear flysheet, else textblock unmarked. This title is a stand-alone Volume 2 in the seven volume Altamira Press (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers) 'Ethnographer's Toolkit' series. 'Essential Ethnographic Methods' provides the reader with an introduction to participant and non-participant observation, interviewing and ethnographically-informed survey research including structured interviews and questionnaires . . . Contents include: Prelims., List of Tables and Figures, List of Examples, Introduction, 11 chapters, Conclusion, Refs., Additional Resources, Index. Author Bios. Book weight approx. 555g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.73

USING FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR: An Explorer's Guide  (Second Edition)
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USING FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR: An Explorer's Guide (Second Edition)

By Butt, David, et al

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research, Macquarie University, 2000. viii, + 346pp., tables and chapter illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome illustrated card wrapper softly creased and bumped, else good. Textblock unmarked. First published in 1994, revised and corrected through later printings. This copy is the first printing of the second edition. " 'Using Functional Grammar: An Explorer's Guide' illuminates the terminology, dispels some myths and demonstrates the usefulness of functional grammar . . . an invaluable resource for students and teachers of English as a first, second or foreign language . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Preface, How to Use this Book, 10 chapters, Appendices, Answers to Exercises, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 715g. . Second Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$20.01

BOYS: Getting it Right. Report on the Inquiry Into the Education of Boys (The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia)
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BOYS: Getting it Right. Report on the Inquiry Into the Education of Boys (The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia)

By Staff Members, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Training

Canberra, A.C.T., Australia: Commonwealth of Australia, 2002. xxxi, + 237pp., intext graphs, and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Monochrome, photographically-illustrated card wrapper bumped and edgeworn, obliquely creased on foredge corners of front board, else minor indentations. Textblock partially bumped on upper foredge corner, else textblock unmarked. This publication is a report on the inquiry into the education of boys by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Training, Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. The committee was chaired by Mr. Kerry Bartlett, M.P. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Committee Members, Terms of Reference, Abbs., Executive Summary, List of Recommendations, Introduction, Stating the Case, Putting it in Context, Ditto Practice, Building Strong Foundations, Making the Connections, Conclusion, Appendices, Index, List of Tables. List of Figures. Book weight approx. 505g. . First Edition. Softcover. Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$18.58

SURFACES
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SURFACES

By Griffiths, H. B.

Cambridge, U.K.: Syndics of The Cambridge University Press, 1976. xi, + 120pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (including frontispiece), plus line-drawings and formulae. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock minimally flecked only. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly bumped and edgeworn. "This book is intended to encourage readers of varying backgrounds, but especially the current generation of students - tomorrow's teachers - to think spatially. The text is well illustrated, with toned drawings creating three-dimensional effects where appropriate, and there are abundant exercises, for which hints and solutions are given . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 8 chapters, Appendices, Refs., Index of Symbols, Subject Index. Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.87

BIVALVES OF AUSTRALIA. Volume 1
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BIVALVES OF AUSTRALIA. Volume 1

By Lamprell, Kevin and Whitehead, Thora

Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia: Crawford House Press, 1992. xiv, + 182pp. Monochrome illustrated endpapers, several b/white line-drawings. Colour-plate frontispiece, plus a 77 plate colour section (illustration on recto page, facing page contains relevant text detail). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped. Colour-illustrated boards lightly bumped on foot, else undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, with a faded but legible title on spine. A former owner's name/date on top corner of ffep., else textblock unmarked. Beautifully illustrated, the first work of its kind devoted solely to Australian bivalves, providing a comprehensive coverage for 26 of the most popular families, with 77 plates featuring 617 species. A great reference book that will enable easy identification by a casual beachcomber and beginner shell collector . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Acks., Preface, Pictorial Guide to Families, Shell Anatomy, Distribution Maps, Introduction, Class Bivalvia - Families, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx 840g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$34.31

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE IN PITMAN'S SHORTHAND Advanced Stage with Key to Ordinary Print. First Series
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MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE IN PITMAN'S SHORTHAND Advanced Stage with Key to Ordinary Print. First Series

By Pitman, Isaac

Melbourne, Australia: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons No publication date [1950s). 100pp. 'New Era' edition. Oblong format. Book clean. Cloth-bound spine has a minor repair on head. Printed card wrapper mildly splayed, and slightly discoloured on foot. Plain rear card wrapper ditto. Textblock has a splotch-stain on title page, else leaves unmarked. The title consists of a series of text and shorthand exercises in the form of 'letters', consisting of 250 words each. Book weight approx. 125g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. . First Thus. Softcover (Oblong). Good +. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

$11.44

A JOURNEY IN FAITH: A History of Catholic Education in Gippsland 1850-1981 (Signed Copy)
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A JOURNEY IN FAITH: A History of Catholic Education in Gippsland 1850-1981 (Signed Copy)

By Synan, Terry

Ringwood, Victoria, Australia: David Lovell Publishing, et al, 2003. xii, + 411pp., sepia, art-illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout: intext b/white halftone plates (various sources), facsmilies and maps. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. A concise personal inscription, signed by the author on title-page, else textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, else good. From the jacket flap: "This study portrays the development of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sale (Gippsland), from those humble 'bush' beginnings of the 1850s through to 1981 - the end of the Fox episcopacy. It relates the struggles of pioneer Catholic communities and, in later times, more complex communities assisted by developing diocesan structures, to secure for their children that part of their heritage they took as non-negotiable - the provision of Catholic schooling." Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Author's Note, Overview, 19 chapters, Notes, Acks., Bibliography, Appendices, Index of Names and Places. Book weight approx. 1.25 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.74

JOHNSON OUTBOARD MOTOR REPAIR AND TUNE-UP GUIDE (Covers All 1, 2, 3, & 4-Cylinder Engines, 1.5 To 115 H.P.)
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JOHNSON OUTBOARD MOTOR REPAIR AND TUNE-UP GUIDE (Covers All 1, 2, 3, & 4-Cylinder Engines, 1.5 To 115 H.P.)

By Glenn, Harold T.

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Cowles Book Company, 1969. (vii), + 225pp., intext b/white illustrations: halftone plates, line-drawings, schematics, and exploded views. Book clean. Spine firm, but mildly cocked. Illustrated boards slightly bumped and soiled. An original seller's sticker affixed to ffep., lightly flecked textblock edges, else leaves clean. This tune-up and repair guide for Johnson outboard motors covers troubleshooting/maintenance/tuning for performance: fuel, engine, lower unit, and electrical service/step-by-step illustrated instructions/specifications and exploded views/covers all one-, two-, three-, and four-cylinder engines - 1,5, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 9.5, 20, 25, 28, 33, 40, 55, 60 65, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100 & 115 . . . up until 1968. Book weight approx. 975g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Softcover. Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.59

SUCCESSFUL MOVEMENT CHALLENGES: Movement Activities for the Developing Child
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SUCCESSFUL MOVEMENT CHALLENGES: Movement Activities for the Developing Child

By Capon, Jack

Byron, California 94514: Front Row Experience, 1981. (iv) + 129pp., intext, demonstrative sketch illustrations (artist - John Lewis) throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, slightly faded. Sketch-illustrated (John Lewis) limp card wrapper mildly bumped, edgeworn, with minor surface biopredation (no image loss). A former owner's name, and lightly bumped foredge corners, else textblock unmarked. The author, nationally (U.S.A.) noted for his practical application of movement education demonstrates a variety of interesting exercise challenges suitable for young children in classes or groups . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Materials, Concepts, Terminology, Challenges: Locomotor - Body Image - Movement, Ball, Rope, Hoop, Bean Bag, Rhythm Stick, Stilt, Ladder, Walking Board, Jump Box, Balance, Apparatus, Games, many more. Equipment Diagrams. Book weight approx. 365g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.58

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