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Swans of the World
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Swans of the World

By WILMORE Sylvia Bruce

London: David & Charles, 1974 with black and white photo plates and drawings in the text, natural history of true swans and related species, pen name to fep otherwise clean copy, 229pp. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$10.69

A Practical Guide to Handling Dogs and Stock
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A Practical Guide to Handling Dogs and Stock

By MILLS A R

Weington: Reed, 1966 slight rubbing to dust jacket, first reprint after 1964, written with W V McIntyre and S F Herbert, 125pp, one of the best guides to handling stock with shepherding dogs, 1. INTRODUCTION: The reasons for it all. Good & bad treatment 2. ESSENTIALS: Self-control, Examples, Your Dogs, The Stock 3. SELECTING A PUP: Right-wrong stain, Feeding, Rearing, Character, Personality 4. TRAINING: Voice Control, Whistle Control, First Lessons, Preventing Bad Habits 5. MORE TRAINING: Rope & Stick, Repetition, Praise, Voice to Whistle, Controlled Control 6. TEMPERAMENT: Too early starting, The chain a Spoiler, When & Where to Start 7. FIRST SHEEP LESSONS: Natural Cast, Failure to Run, Running Straight, Obtaining Objective 8. SERIOUS TRAINING: Standing Dog on Mark, Sighting Sheep, Running on Blind, Straight running, Outrun 9. THE OUTRUN: Point of Balance, Running Head, The Lift, Over-running Head, The Pull 10. RECASTING: From One Mob to Another, Walking Backwards, Off-Balance Work, Examples of Driving 11. OFF-BALANCE WORK: Into Close Quarters, Meeting Charging Sheep, Discarding Rope, Yarding 12. FINISHED TRAINING: Mustering, Leading Sheep too early, Building a Team 13. THE HUNTAWAY: All Rounder, Mustering Huntaway, Straight Huntaway, Training Methods 14. CORRECT APPROACH: Balance, Good Noise, Zig Zag Hunting, The backing Dog 15. WHISTLES - AND BITCHES: Whistles for each Dog, Value of Bitches in Team 16. PUNISHMENT: When to use the Stick, etc. 17. SUMMING UP: Time given to Training, Dogs Intelligence.. 18. TREATMENT OF HACKS: Training to Ground-Tie, etc... 19. HANDLING STOCK: Correct Yarding Work, Avoiding Smothers, Overdriving Stock, Guarding Gateways. 20. WORK IN YARDS: Training Yard Dogs, Correct use of Noise, Ewes with Lambs, Drafting Procedures, Backing Dogs 21. TWO-MAN DRAFTING: Alternative Methods, Good Dog Work, Drafting single handed 22. USEFUL YARD WORKING HINTS: Handling Lambs, Value of Silence, Catching Sheep, Counting Sheep etc 23. MUSTERING: Free-running Sheep, First muster Lambs, Ewes & Lambs, etc. 24. LAMBING PROBLEMS: Treating cast sheep, Lamb treatment in Storms etc. 25. SHEDDING, DOCKING AND YARDING: Shedding on Flats, On hills, Wet Ewes from Dry, Feeding Complications, Docking Procedures, Yarding large numbers of Ewes & Lambs..... 26. CATTLE WORK: Proper use of Dogs, Catching & Marking Calves, Drafting Cattle, Weaning Calves, Mustering dangers.. 27. FEEDING & CARE OF DOGS: Proper food, Exercise, Illness Symptoms & Treatment, Housing, Hydatid-control Measures 28. BUYING & SELLING A DOG: Pitfalls, Training another person's Dog 29. SOME AFTERTHOUGHTS: Breeding & rearing Pups, Sheep worrying remedy. reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.38

Birds of my Kalam country = Mnmon yad Kalam yakt
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Birds of my Kalam country = Mnmon yad Kalam yakt

By MAJNEP Ian Saem & Ralph Bulmer

Auckland: Auckland University Press and Oxford University Press, 1977 large book, DW hasedge wear with some chipping loss, tears and some repaired tears to spine, black and white photos and line drawings within the text including full page, the birds of Kalam area of Papua New Guinea as recorded by a native, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Christopher Healey. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$71.28

The Merino; Past, Present and Probable
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The Merino; Past, Present and Probable

By AUSTIN H. B.

Sydney: Grahame Book Company, 1944 minor wear or hndling soiling to the cloth, name to first page, the history of the Merino breed and flock in Australia, with information on it's source overseas including USA, covers genetics and breeding, the second edition. . Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$24.95

Birds from Moidart and Elsewhere
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Birds from Moidart and Elsewhere

By BLACKBURN Mrs. Hugh

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1895 (1500 gram rate) red cloth with sunfaded spine and minor flecking to covers, closed top edge gilt, hinges reinforced with archival tape, name to reverse of frontis., 87 plates accompnaied by pages of descrioptive text of Scottish birds. A tidy copy but a little aged.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by B.. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$39.20

Elk of North America: Ecology and Management
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Elk of North America: Ecology and Management

By TOWEILL Dale E. And Jack Ward Thomas

Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1982 (2kg rate) massive heavy quarto. xx + 698pp., colour and black and white plates and photos, maps, appendices etc., very comprehensive and beautiful book, shipping will be more than standard. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$39.20

The Biology of Lichens Second Edition
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The Biology of Lichens Second Edition

By HALE Mason E.

London: Edward Arnold, 1974 (500 gram rate) , small stain top corner of rear cover and last few pages, sunned spine, 181pp + plates, illustrated. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$7.13

This Was Sheepranching, Yesterday and Today
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This Was Sheepranching, Yesterday and Today

By PAUL Virginia

Seattle: Superior Publishing Company An account of sheep raising , with the focus on modern American sheep ranching, from the 19th to late 20th century. Illustrated with b&w photos. Undated, but the first edition from 1976,176pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

$14.26

The Seas; Our Knowledge of Life in the Sea and How it is Gained
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The Seas; Our Knowledge of Life in the Sea and How it is Gained

By RUSSELL F. S. And C. M. Yonge

London: Frederick Warne, 1947 green cloth binding with gilt and black titling and illustration, price clipped dust jacket, xiii 379 pages + plates in colour and b&w. reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$21.38

Bees, Wasps, Ants and Allied Insects of the British Isles
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Bees, Wasps, Ants and Allied Insects of the British Isles

By STEP Edward

London: Frederick Warne, 1932 leatherette binding with gilt and black titling and illustration, unclipped dust jacket, first edition, xxv 238 pages + plates in colour and b&w, ink gift inscription facing half title, pencil name etc to half title, . First Edition. leatherette. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$21.38

Biology of Earthworms, Second Edition
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Biology of Earthworms, Second Edition

By EDWARDS and LOFTY

London: Chapman and Hall, 1977 (500 gram rate) name inside cover, perfect binding opens flat at middle, pages may start to detach but otherwise a ood copy, 333 pages. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$14.26

Driftwood valley, a story of life in a Canadian wilderness

By STANWELL-FLETCHER Theodora

London: Harrap, 1949 Front hine cracked and open, names to fep, rear hinge cracked and opened, covers a little soiled, binding loose otherwise internally tidy and clean, DW large chips missing from both spine ends, both flap folds are split and tape repaired with oxidisation, under plastic cover 288pp + full page sketches in pencil, On the shores of lake Tetana in Driftwood Valley the author and her husband built a log cabin in 1937 as a base to study the local wildlife while homesteading like the pioneers, good reading copy. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Poor. Illus. by John F Stanwell-Fletcher. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$7.13

Emigrant Eucalypts, Gum Trees as Exotics
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Emigrant Eucalypts, Gum Trees as Exotics

By ZACHARIN Robert Fyfe

Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1978 dust jacket has a few short edge tears and light rubbing, top 30mm of fep removed, xviii 137pp, illustrted in b&w photos, colour frontis., the distribution and usage of Australian eucalypts around the world. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$21.38

Plankton and productivity in the Oceans

By RAYMONT John E. G.

Oxford: Pergamon, 1976 unmarked copy (no underlining or highlighting), but has some soiling to the closed fore edge, heavy item, viii 660pp+ folding charts etc. reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$17.82

Spreeuwensafari, Avonturen in Het Vrije Veld (ondertekend door de auteur)
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Spreeuwensafari, Avonturen in Het Vrije Veld (ondertekend door de auteur)

By SCHAFFNER B. E.

Amsterdam: Uitgeverij de Arbeiderspers, 1975 (500 gram rate) ondertekend door de auteur "To Faye Hunter, B Schaffner", Grote ABC nr. 265, 223pp. Small split at bottom of upper joint, lichte gebruikssporen, in goede staat, Geillustreerd. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Marjo Starink. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$10.69

Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Production (for New Zealand climate)

By JACKSON David

Wellington: Butterworths Horticultural Books, 1986 (1500 gram rate, 50% extra shipping charge outside of New Zealand) laminated pictorial boards, excellent copy, 294pp including colour and b&w illustrations, printed on sized paper so heavier than standard, technical work on commercial fruit production. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$32.08

Birds of my Kalam country = Mnmon yad Kalam yakt
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Birds of my Kalam country = Mnmon yad Kalam yakt

By MAJNEP Ian Saem & Ralph Bulmer

Auckland: Auckland University Press and Oxford University Press, 1977 large book, DW has label ghost at top corner of front panel, b&w photos and line drawings within the text including full page, the birds of Kalam area of Papua New Guinea as recorded by a native, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Christopher Healey. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$106.92

The Horse in the Furrow
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The Horse in the Furrow

By EVANS George Ewart

London: Faber, 1960 price clipped DW with mild wear and rubbing to corners and spine ends, a few short splits at ends of joints etc, fep has small stationer's stamp and pen name L S Rickard, first edition, rare in the DW, 292pp illustrated throughout by Tunnicliffe cuts, the horse in farm labour as recounted from the old times. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by C F Tunnicliffe. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$46.33

Saddle and Sirloin, or English Farm and Sporting Worthies "The Druid " Sporting Library Red Leather Edition
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Saddle and Sirloin, or English Farm and Sporting Worthies "The Druid " Sporting Library Red Leather Edition

By DRUID. The, Aka Henry Hall Dixon

London: Vinton, 1912 full red leather over flexible boards, marker ribbon, gilt titled, top edge gilt, small paper label to spine, pencil to fep "R E Alexander, Lincoln College" (being Canterbury, New Zealand, agricultural college), frontis port. is detached, xii 476pp + plates ( frontis. with guard, vignette on title page plate and one other guarded plate), nice copy with mildly handling soiled or rubbed covers . New edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$28.51

The Natural History of Selborne; with Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and The Naturalists Calendar
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The Natural History of Selborne; with Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and The Naturalists Calendar

By WHITE Gilbert

London: George Bell & Sons, 1878 full leather, upper board has gilt "ALL SAINTS' SCHOOL BLOXHAM.", spine 5 raised bands, gilt dec panels, morocco label, gilt to fore edges of boards, marbled closed edges and endpapers, All Saints' School prize plate for the Cambridge Syndicate Examination of 1883, for A Wilks who won the ivth division prize, very minor browning or foxing to some margins or plates, tissue guarded frontis. xxiv 416pp + 40 engravings on plates. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$110.48

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