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BULFINCH'S COMPLETE MYTHOLOGY, Bulfinch, Thomas
1 Bulfinch, Thomas BULFINCH'S COMPLETE MYTHOLOGY
London Spring Books 1989 060056293X / 9780600562931 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(vi), + 679pp. Book clean and square. Boards and spine undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and bumped only. Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867), by profession a teacher, spent much of his leisure time continuing the classical studies he began at Harvard. Identifying a neeed for a popular approach to classical literature he produced 'The Age of Fable', followed by 'The Age of Chivalry' and 'Legends of Charlemagne', all of which are presented in this volume . . . Contents include: Prelims., The Age of Fable (41 chapters). The Age of Chivalry (3 'parts' - 38 chapters). The Legends of Charlemagne (26 chapters). Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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AUSTRALIAN SHEEP DOGS : Training and Handling  (Signed Copy), Cavanagh, Rod
2 Cavanagh, Rod AUSTRALIAN SHEEP DOGS : Training and Handling (Signed Copy)
Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia Author (Rod Cavanagh) 1990 0731689178 / 9780731689170 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed and Signed By Author
(xiv), + 111pp., illustrated throughout: unpaginated, photographic colour-plate sections, a colour-art plate by Marg Towt, numerous intext b/white cartoon illustrations throughout by Brett Cardwell, plus intext line-drawings, and halftone plates. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over nominally bumped spine and undamaged green boards. Signed "With best wishes" by author on (peach tinted) front free endpaper, else textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (Marg Towt), loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn and creased, with just a hint of colour-fade on spine. " . . . a practical book on how to train, handle and care for the working sheep dog . . . " Contents of this enlightening book include: Prelims., Foreword, Acks., Preface, Trainer - Handlers & Breeders, Selecting a Pup, Caring for Dogs, First Commands, General Obedience and Correction, Heading Instinct, Cover and Eye, Introduction of Sheep to Dogs, Directional Commands, The Cast, The Lift and Draw, Driving and Pushing Sheep, Forcing, Backing and Barking, Yard, Shed and Trucking Work, Droving and Station Work, Sheep Dog Trials, Summary of Commands, Sheep Dogs' Life Span, Veterinary Care, The 'Complete' Sheep Dog, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 47.00 AUD
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THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology, Day, David
3 Day, David THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology
Melbourne, VIC, Australia MUP Custom/Bureau of Meteorology 2007 0522852750 / 9780522852752 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, + 530pp., chronological rainfall map endpapers. Illustrated throughout: colour, duo-tone and monochrome halftone plates (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain grey/blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated (Tropical Cyclone 'Ingrid', 7 March, 2005 - photo courtesy of NASA) loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly bumped and edgeworn only. Written by multi-award winning biographer and historian David Day (1949- ), this book is part institutional history, part drama, and part natural history . . . a gripping story of the Bureau of Meteorology and the colourful characters who have been part of the bureau since its inception (over) 100 years ago . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, List of Abbs., Some Milestones in Australian Meteorology, 24 chapters, Appendices, Sources, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.68 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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SPECIAL TATTOO CANDY. Volume 4, McGill, Ben [Editor]
4 McGill, Ben [Editor] SPECIAL TATTOO CANDY. Volume 4
Ringwood, Victoria, Australia Geoff Wilson - Gereen Pty. Ltd. Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date (2012 +). 178pp., photographic colour-plate illustrations throughout, mostly nine to view per page, plus eighteen full page features. Book clean and square. Spine firm, a very slight reading crease and bumps there-on. Art-illustrated wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners and a small puncture abutting foredge of front wrap. Textblock has an impact from that wrap puncture, else leaves unmarked. The publisher claims some 1,500 tattoos are displayed in this magazine - it is a testament to the skill of some exceptionally gifted tattoo artists . . . Unusually, this magazine's pagination begins at page 3 - there are no missing or torn out leaves. Contents, with sparse text, include: Prelims., Animals, Aquatic, Art, Automotive, Birds, Butterflies, Cartoon, Cultural, Dogs, Dragons, Flowers, Gilrs, Hearts, Insects, Mixed, Monsters, Music, Oriental, Pin Ups, Realistic, Religious, Roses, Ships, Skulls, Space, Swallows, Weapons, Words. Book weight approx. 985g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992, Pearce, Barry
5 Pearce, Barry SIDNEY NOLAN 1917-1992
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Art Gallery of New South Wales 2007 1741740134 / 9781741740134 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
272pp., b/white halftone plate endpapers. Photographic, colour-plate frontispiece (subject at work), numerous colour-art plates of Nolan's work, plus several b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. White titles over undamaged backstrip, and lightly bumped black boards. Textblock pristine. Colour-art illustrated ('Ned Kelly, 1946', Sidney Nolan), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and scuffed on plain black rear panel. This stunning book was produced for an Australian travelling exhibition of Sir Sidney Nolan (1917-1992), documenting the first major exhibition of the artist since his death in the U.K., where he had lived since 1953. The 117 paintings displayed here-in cover from 1930s abstracts in Melbourne to the climatic paintings of his final decade at 'The Rodd' in Herefordshire . . . The exhibition began in Sydney, Australia, in November 2007 and ended in Brisbane in August 2008. With an Introduction by Edmund Capon, and contributions by Frances Lindsay and Lou Kepac, contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Nolan's Parallel Universe, Sidney Nolan - the end of St Kilda Pier, Nolan, Ripolin and the act of painting, The Paintings, Catalogue, Biographical Notes, Exhibitions, Selected Bibliography, List of Works. Book weight approx. 2.25 KG. This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 2 KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 75.20 AUD
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THE WATERBIRDS OF AUSTRALIA, Serventy, Vincent N. [Editor-In-Chief]
6 Serventy, Vincent N. [Editor-In-Chief] THE WATERBIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia Angus & Robertson 1985 020715015X / 9780207150159 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xvii, + 331pp., colour-plate illustrations throughout, together with small distribution maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on heel. Black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, and has a repaired closed tear on heel of spine. This title is the second in the 'National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife' series, each a stand-alone volume. All the birds described in this book live in or around Australian estuaries, rivers or lakes - birds such as ducks, herons, storks, ibises, cranes and waterhens . . . Descriptions include: other names, measurements, desription, adult/immature, variation, voice, food, habits, breeding, distribution and status. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Grebes, Herons - Egrets - Bitterns, Storks, Ibises and Spoonbills, Swans - Geese - Ducks, Rails - Crakes - Gallinules and Coots, Cranes, Eggs, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.55KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 89.30 AUD
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THE CSIRO 210-FOOT RADIO TELESCOPE - Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Parkes, N.S.W., Staff Writers
7 Staff Writers THE CSIRO 210-FOOT RADIO TELESCOPE - Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Parkes, N.S.W.
(Australia) (CSIRO) (Printed by A.E. Keating Pty. Ltd.) Softcover (Staplebound) Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (1961/2). 16pp., saddle-stitched, staplebound booklet. Staples clean and tight. Intext b/white halftone plates, line-drawings and graphs. Booklet clean. Colour, photographically-illustrated limp wrapper lightly edgeworn, nipped and bumped on lower foredge corner, a name (felt pen obliterated) on plain rear wrap, else good. Textblock has minor damage to lower foredge of first leaf, else unmarked. An interesting information booklet published around the time of the official opening, on 31 October, 1961, of the CSIRO 210-Foot Radio Telescope at Parkes, New South Wales. In an updated form, this telescope is still operational . . . Contents include: (Radio Astronomy), The 210-Foot Radio Telescope, Results, Some Facts About the Radio Telescope. Booklet weight approx. 65g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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THE STRAW BALE HOUSE, Steen, Athena Swentzell
8 Steen, Athena Swentzell THE STRAW BALE HOUSE
White River Junction, Vermont, U.S.A. Chelsea Green Publishing Company 1996 0930031717 / 9780930031718 Fifth Impression Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xxii, + 297pp., unpaginated colour-plate section, intext b/white halftone plates, line-drawn diagrams and plans. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour, photographically-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn. Textblock unmarked. " . . . describes the many benefits of building with straw bales - super insulation - noise reduction - speedy construction - a natural and abundant renewable resource . . . opens the door to a treasure house of information . . . Contents of this interesting American-produced book include: Prelims., Preface, Introduction, Brief History, Benefits of Straw Bale Construction, Common Concerns, Working with Strawbales, Bare Walls, Windows and Doors, Foundations, Roofs, Floors, Interior Elements, Finishing Bale Walls, Other Uses for Straw Bales, Designing the Straw Bale House, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 940g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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FINCHES, BOWERBIRDS AND OTHER PASSERINES OF AUSTRALIA, Strahan, Ronald
9 Strahan, Ronald FINCHES, BOWERBIRDS AND OTHER PASSERINES OF AUSTRALIA
Pymble, N.S.W., Australia Angus & Robertson 1996 0207188807 / 9780207188800 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
x, + 301pp., colour-plate illustrations throughout, together with small distribution maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. This title is the tenth and final volume in the 'National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife' series, each a stand-alone volume. This book deals with 74 species in 15 families . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Introduction, Buntings, Finches, Sparrows, Weavers, Grass Finches, Starlings and Mynas, Orioles & Figbirds, Drongos, Bowerbirds, Birds of Paradise, Magpie-Larks, Woodswallows, Magpies, Currawongs and Butcherbirds, Crows and Ravens, Eggs, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.57 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 103.40 AUD
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