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FISHES OF THE SEA : The North Atlantic and Mediterranean, Lythgoe, John and Gillian
41 Lythgoe, John and Gillian FISHES OF THE SEA : The North Atlantic and Mediterranean
London Blandford (Cassell Imprint) 1991 0713722258 / 9780713722253 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256pp., intext illustrations throughout: full-colour halftone plates of featured specimens, plus b/white line-drawings of species. Book clean and square. Gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards. Text-block foredge flecked, else clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and U.V.affected on spine. The original form of this book was published in 1971, this version being significantly revised. " . . . an important identification guide to the marine fishes of the Atlantic and Mediterranean . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Intro., Class: Cyclostomata. Chondrichthyes. Osteichthyes. Indexes. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 36.19 AUD
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MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, Maberley, C.A. (Revised By Richard Goss)
42 Maberley, C.A. (Revised By Richard Goss) MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
South Africa Jonathan Ball and AD. Donker Publishers 1990 0947464298 / 9780947464295 First Thus Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
347pp., plus unpaginated (48 page) photographic colour-plate section. Intext, b/white line-drawings (C.A.Maberley) and distribution maps throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Leaves unmarked. This important work on the mammals of South Africa by Charles Astley Maberley (1905-1972) has been revised and updated by Richard Goss. The reader will undoubtedly enjoy the expanded colour section. Charles Astley Maberley, who moved to South Africa when he was 18, was murdered by an intruder in 1972. Book weight approx. 870g. * 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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BIRDS FOR BEGINNERS: How Birds Live and Behave, MacDonald, J. D
43 MacDonald, J. D BIRDS FOR BEGINNERS: How Birds Live and Behave
Terrey Hills, N.S.W., Australia A.H. & A.W. Reed 1980 058950102x / 9780589501020 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
173pp., unpaginated colour plates, plus intext b/white halftone plates and line-drawings. Book clean. Spine firm: trivially bumped, faded and canted. Colour-illustrated gloss boards minimally bumped on upper foredge corners, else unmarked. Minor flecks on head of textblock, else leaves clean. The author's aim with this book is to satisfy a desire in many people who wish to know more about Australian birds than their names, and he explains in simple terms how they live and behave . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 12 chapters, Appendix, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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McCLANE'S FIELD GUIDE TO THE FRESHWATER FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA, McClane, A. J.
44 McClane, A. J. McCLANE'S FIELD GUIDE TO THE FRESHWATER FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1978 0030211166 / 9780030211164 First Thus Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, + 212pp., specimen, colour illustrations throughout (with several line-drawings), art-work by Dr Frances Watkins, Richard E. Younger, and Ned Smith. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss card wrapper mildly splayed and edgeworn. An old sticker ghost on plain inside front wrap. " . . . most complete, authoritative, profusely illustrated handbook . . . up-to-date, scientific . . .accurate profile portraits . . ." Contents include: Prelims., Glossary, Measurement & Identification, Families, Index of Fishes. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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ARCHOSAURIA: A New Look At The Old Dinosaur, McLoughlin, John C.
45 McLoughlin, John C. ARCHOSAURIA: A New Look At The Old Dinosaur
London Allen Lane (Penguin Books) 1979 0713912723 / 9780713912722 First U.K. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
viii, + 117pp., illustrated throughout with b/white drawings by the author. Book clean and square. Green metallic title over black quarter-cloth spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Monochrome, art-illustrated (Author), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly flared and edegworn, else very good. "In this remarkable book, zoologist/author/illustrator John C. McLoughlin clears away the misconceptions and clarifies in words and pictures the 'latest' evidence and theories about the 'new dinosaur' - one of the most spectacularly successful animals in the history of the planet." Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 10 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 760g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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46 Meredith, Martin ELEPHANT DESTINY: Biography of an Endangered Species of Africa
New York Public Affairs 2003 1586480774 / 9781586480776 1st Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 244pp., unpaginated [8 page] colour-plate section, plus intext, b/white art-illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Leaves clean, remainder stripe on foot of text-block. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Originally published as 'Africa's Elephant', Hodder & Stoughton, Great Britain 2001, this edition is a fascinating insight into the elephant and its sophisticated family, and community structure, showing compassion, loyalty, life-long friendships and family ties, and, most strikingly, mourns and buries its dead...Contents include: Prelims., 25 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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BROODMARES OF AUSTRALIA : A Statistical Study of All Horses Who Raced in Australia During the Racing Season 1980-81 Listed Under Their Dams. (Volume 2), Messner, Bob (Editor)
47 Messner, Bob (Editor) BROODMARES OF AUSTRALIA : A Statistical Study of All Horses Who Raced in Australia During the Racing Season 1980-81 Listed Under Their Dams. (Volume 2)
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Lyall Crest & Associates 1981 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
378pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Textured red boards (gilt title to front panel) very good. Previous bookseller's small sticker to front pastedown, blank sticker to ffep., a hint of faint tanning to textblock edge, else leaves clean. No dustjacket. Contents include: Introduction (Bob Messner), A-Z listings. Statistics include: Mare, Sire of Mare (with exceptions), Age/Sex, Average Winning Distance, Sire of Progeny, Starts, Win/Place, Stake Money. Book weight approx. 1.05 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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DOG WHISPERER with Cesar Millan : The Ultimate Episode Guide, Milio, Jim and Peltier, Melissa Jo
48 Milio, Jim and Peltier, Melissa Jo DOG WHISPERER with Cesar Millan : The Ultimate Episode Guide
New York Fireside [Simon & Schuster] 2008 1416561439 / 9781416561439 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xx, + 348pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . features 150 compelling stories of the dogs Cesar has met and mastered - from NuNu the demon Chihuahua to Wilshire the firehouse Dalmation. Easy to use and packed with Cesar's trademark wisdom, the book features: organization by behavioral problem; notable quotes, advice and tips from Cesar; photos of Cesar, the dogs he has met, and the people whose lives he's changed; production secrets from behind the scenes of the show; updates on how the dogs and their owners are getting along today . . . " Contents include: Acks., Introduction, The Genesis of "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, 18 chapters over three 'Seasons', Dog Whisper Staff and Crew Credits, Resources, Dog Breed Index, Dog Name Index. Book weight approx. 760g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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49 Moe, Martin A. THE MARINE AQUARIUM BOOK: Beginner to Breeder
Plantation, Florida Green Turtle Publications 1995 0939960079 / 9780939960071 Expanded/Revised Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
318pp., intext b/white halftone plates, line-drawn illustrations and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Published in the U.S.A., this volume will invariably contain domestic references [measurements, etc.] that may not be applicable elsewhere. First published in 1982, undergoing numerous printings, a new edition, plus revisions, and is suitable for the beginning, as well as the advanced, marine aquarist. Contents include: Introduction, 11 informative chapters, Refs., Measures, Conversions, and Useful Data, Index. Book weight approx. 460g. 
Price: 10.34 AUD
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BACKYARD POULTRY - Naturally, Moore, Alanna
50 Moore, Alanna BACKYARD POULTRY - Naturally
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia Python Press 2004 0958559015 / 9780958559010 First Thus Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
(iv) + 153pp. Intext, b/white illustrations throughout: b/white halftone plates, and line-drawings. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Colour-illustrated card wrapper bumped and softly creased on foredge corners. Textblock unmarked. Originally published in two editions in 1998, with this first Python Press edition published in 2004. From housing to feeding, selection to breeding, pets to production, best lookers to best layers, this book covers everything the backyard farmer needs to know about poultry husbandry . . . Contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters, Appendix, Refs., Glossary, more. Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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BERLENGA BIRD YEAR, Moore, C.C.
51 Moore, C.C. BERLENGA BIRD YEAR
Portugal Instituto Da Conservacao Da Natureza Reserva Natural das Berlengas 2001 9727750710 / 9789727750719 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
47pp., colour photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper mildly edge-worn and surface-scuffed only. Reflections, birdlife, weather patterns of Berlenga, a habitable island in the Berlengas archipelago (off the coast of Portugal), part of the Reserva Natural das Berlengas, a protected area home to marine species of flora and fauna. English language text. Book weight approx. 205g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 47.00 AUD
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BEHIND THE DOLPHIN SMILE, O'Barry, Richard (Trainer of the Television Star Flipper), with Colbourn, Keith
52 O'Barry, Richard (Trainer of the Television Star Flipper), with Colbourn, Keith BEHIND THE DOLPHIN SMILE
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. Algonquin Books 1988 0912697792 / 9780912697796 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 252pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, black title there-on. Plain fawn cloth boards undamaged. Leaves clean, very small black pen dot to lower textblock edge. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "How Richard O'Barry became involved in working with dolphins, and why he came to realise that it was wrong to remove them from their normal environment for casual commercial exploitation, is the subject of his and Keith Coulbourn's 'Behind the Dolphin Smile' . . . " Contents include: List of Illustrations, Preface, 19 chapters, Epilogue. Book weight approx. 630g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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THE WHITE STALLIONS OF VIENNA, Podhajsky, Alois
53 Podhajsky, Alois THE WHITE STALLIONS OF VIENNA
London George G.Harrap & Co 1972 0245551395 / 9780245551390 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good+ 
200pp., b/white illustrations, colour plates. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. White horse illustration to front panel of undamaged brown boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has minor edgewear and surface abrasion, some discoloration, small degree of surface laminate lift to lower edge, foxing spots to reverse. From the jacket flap: "The Spanish Riding School is not merely the oldest of its kind in the world, but is the only place where the art of classic horsemanship is now taught . . . a unique record of the most famous Riding School in the world - a book to delight everyone who loves horses and the noble art of horsemanship." Book weight approx. 1.07 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS, Pulley, Kenneth
54 Pulley, Kenneth MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Lansdowne Editions 1974 0701803371 / 9780701803377 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
104pp., unpaginated, specimen colour plates throughout. Intext b/w line-drawings, maps and sketches. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor bumps and shelfwear to head and heel of backstrip. Slight imperfection on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a short closed tear. "....It is concerned with the biology of fishes as vertebrate marine animals, their anatomy and how they function...." Contents include: Intro., Structure/Physiology, Reproduction, Control and co-ordination, Sense organs, Environment, Food chain, Biological world, Behaviour, Populations, Evolution, Habitats, more. Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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MANATEES AND DUGONGS, Reynolds, John E. III and Odell, Daniel K.
55 Reynolds, John E. III and Odell, Daniel K. MANATEES AND DUGONGS
New York, New York, U.S.A. Facts on File 1991 0816024367 / 9780816024360 Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, + 192pp., including 2 x 16 page, colour illustrated sections, b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on, Plain black boards have a tiny bump to lower edge of front board. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. Written by two leading marine scientists, this "handsome and informative volume is the first to document the natural history and the need for conservation of these popular and harmless creatures . . . " Book weight approx. 612g. 
Price: 31.02 AUD
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DRESSAGE : Begin the Right Way, Richards, Lockie
56 Richards, Lockie DRESSAGE : Begin the Right Way
Wellington Sydney Auckland A.H. & A.W. Reed 1977 0589009443 / 9780589009441 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
92pp., b/white photographic illustrations and line drawn diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards lightly edge-bumped and slightly discoloured. Leaves clean, foxing flecks to textblock edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, foxing spots to flaps. "With over fifty demonstration photographs and figures backing up the text few riders will fail to benefit from Lockie Richards' practical guide to all aspects of beginning dressage." Book weight approx. 335g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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THE HORSES IN MY LIFE, Roberts, Monty
57 Roberts, Monty THE HORSES IN MY LIFE
London Headline Book Publishing 2004 0755313437 / 9780755313433 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
240pp., sepia, halftone plate endpapers. Full-colour and b/white halftone plates, throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on firm spine. Leaves pristine. Green boards undamaged. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket unmarked, with no wear. Monty Roberts needs no introduction to most horse-lovers, his previous books on horse training selling in the millions . . . In this title, he relates stories of his best-loved horses, chosen from the tens of thousands he has worked with over the last sixty years. These are anecdotes of the horses from which he has learned the most, or who have left indelible memories in his heart . . . Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 31.02 AUD
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA, Robson, Craig
58 Robson, Craig A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Australia New Holland Publishers 2000 1853683132 / 9781853683138 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
504pp., 104 full colour plates by a range of expert artists, b/white map. Map-printed endpapers and paste-downs. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Small area of adhesive (label removal?) to front pastedown. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly edgeworn at foot. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has small, closed tears to head and foot of spine, small nicks to flap folds, minor edgewear, creasing and two small stains to rear panel. A comprehensive guide to this bird-rich region, which includes Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. All 1251 species are covered in unprecedented detail, including accurate and up-to-date text which covers identification, voice, habitat and behaviour, range and status and breeding of all the species and distinctive subspecies of the region. Also covers a wide range of species found in the Indian subcontinent, China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo and the Philippines. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 31.02 AUD
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YOUR ALASKAN MALAMUTE, Ross, Dianne
59 Ross, Dianne YOUR ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A. Denlinger's 1977 0877140472 / 9780877140474 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, mildly bumped on head and heel. Pictorially illustrated boards nominally bumped, plus a miniscule surface chip. Leaves unmarked. Compiled and edited by William W. Delinger and R. Annabel Rathman, 'Your Alaskan Malamute' considers everything you would need to know regarding sharing your world with a malamute . . . Contents include: Prelims., Selecting Your Puppy, Standards, Conditioning For Show, Grooming, Bed and Board for Family Dog, Maintaining Health, History, Pillars of the Breed, Sledding - Weight Pulling and Packing, Obedience, Personality, Manners, Show Competition, Genetics, Breeding and Whelping. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE GIANT PANDAS OF WOLONG, Schaller, George B., Et al
60 Schaller, George B., Et al THE GIANT PANDAS OF WOLONG
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. The University of Chicago Press 1985 0226736431 / 9780226736433 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xix, + 298pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates, art illustrations, maps, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Bright gitl title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green original cloth boards undamaged. Half-title page and rear flysheet lightly foxed, else leaves unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with a short closed tear, and mildly dampstained on lower rear panel. From the rear panel: "The giant panda has captured the imagination of the public more than any other animal. By presenting their groundbreaking and crucial research to the public, the authors of 'The Giant Pandas of Wolong' hope to spur further research and action that will help this precious animal survive." Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 9 chapters, Appendices, References, Index. Book weight approx. 825g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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