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OKAVANGO FROM THE AIR, Walker, Clive
81 Walker, Clive OKAVANGO FROM THE AIR
Cape Town Struikhof Publishers 1989 0947458042 / 9780947458041 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
156pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by photographer Herman Potgieter. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards have a surface indentation to front panel, minor edge-rubbing. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two short, closed tears to upper spine, minor surface scuffs. From the front flap: "For the ever-increasing numbers of tourists who come to this extraordinary inland delta to explore its intricate maze of waterways and to marvel at its wildlife riches, the usual mode of travel is by 'mokoro' (dugout canoe), poled expertly through the crystal-clear waters by Bayei boatmen. Its panoramic grandeur, however, can only be fully appreciated from the air, and in this magnificent book photographer Herman Potgieter and conservationist Clive Walker have combined their talents to present a birds-eye view of this enormous wetland wilderness . . . " Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Customers 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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BEARS OF THE WORLD, Ward, Paul and Kynaston, Suzanne
82 Ward, Paul and Kynaston, Suzanne BEARS OF THE WORLD
London Cassell Illustrated 2002 0816052085 / 9780816052080 Reprint Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
191pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, b/white distribution maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. "The authors offers a picture that encompasses science, natural history, and another deeper - almost spiritual - aspect of bears . . . introduces the living species; charts their evolutionary history; tells how they live, what they eat, and how they cope with their habitats; and reexamines their behaviour and the interrelationship bears have with humans . . . " Contents include: Acks., Preface, 6 chapters, Glossary, Further Reading, Index. Book weight approx. 640g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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83 Ward, Sharon LIFE IN THE BALANCE: A Search Dog Story
Christchurch, New Zealand The Pukunui Press 1992 0958326002 / 9780958326001 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
216pp., b/white frontispiece, 4 x 4 page unpaginated halftone plate sections, plus a fold-out geographic map of New Zealand. Book clean snd square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mildly bumped on foredge corners. Pictorially-illustrated, gloss card wrapper mildly bumped and creased on foredge corners. Sharon Ward tells her story of becoming part of a search dog unit in the Red Cross Emergency Relief Team in New Zealand. 29 chapters. Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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84 Watkins, Peter and Hughes, Erica A BOOK OF ANIMALS
London Julia McRae Books 1985 0862032091 / 9780862032098 1st U.K. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
175pp., intext, b/white sketch-art by William Geldart. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Minor imperfection on rear board. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [William Goldart], loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, and U.V. affected on spine. "This fascinating and lively book explores an unusual aspect in the animal kingdom-the part that animals have played in our cultural and religious life through the centuries, and our ever-changing relationship with animals both wild and domestic..." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 640g. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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85 Webb, Grahame / Manolis, Charlie CROCODILES OF AUSTRALIA
Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. Reed Books 1989 0730102548 / 9780730102540 First Edition Illustrated Boards HB & DJ Near Fine. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
160pp. Colour illustrated throughout, plus several candid, historic b/white halftones. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Monochrome, illustrated boards undamaged. Graphic, pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket has several [jagged] closed tears and nominal edgewear. "In this exciting book, Grahame Webb and his associate, Charlie Manolis, uncover the 'private lives' of crocodiles, with comprehensive studies on reproduction, growth, movement, behavior, habitats and foods...'' Contents include: Prelims., Intro., World Crocodilians, Australian crocodile habitats, Australian saltwater crocodiles, ditto Freshwater, Crocodile attacks, Crocodiles and man, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 980gms. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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HELENA SANDERS AND THE CATS OF VENICE : The Story of a Remarkable Woman, Wintle, Frank
86 Wintle, Frank HELENA SANDERS AND THE CATS OF VENICE : The Story of a Remarkable Woman
London Souvenir Press 1989 028562895X / 9780285628953 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208pp., b/white photographic frontispiece, unpaginated colour plate sections, plus numerous, intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. A surface abrasion on front plain black board, else undamaged. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated, nominally edgeworn dustjacket has glue-attached (verso side) plastic cover, the glue of which has partially adhered to front board. The story of a woman who worked tirelessly to reduce the numbers of the multitudes of miserable and sickly cats which populated the city of Venice. From an estimated 68,000, Helena Sanders and her helpers attained a healthy population of around 6000 cats, and was awarded the city's highest honour for her work . . . Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters. Book weight approx. 590g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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HORSE BREEDING AND STUD MANAGEMENT, Wynmalen, Henry
87 Wynmalen, Henry HORSE BREEDING AND STUD MANAGEMENT
London J.A.Allen 1971 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
231pp., b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Sketch-art illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a closed tear. With the belief that his methods may be of interest to other breeders and horse managers, the author offers chapters on the use of land, feeding crops, stud-farm layout, buildings, breeding in general, mares, stallions, foaling, young stock and feeding. In all chapters the author's methods and advice, learnt from a lifetime of success as a breeder and rider of outstanding horses, are clearly and comprehensively set down. 12 chapters, Biblio., Gestation Table, Index. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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88 [Ed.] Jane Wilson VICTORIAN URBAN WILDLIFE
North Ryde, N.S.W. Angus and Robertson 1991 0207165882 / 9780207165887 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 190pp., unpaginated [8 page] colour section. Intext b/w illustrations [art, half-tone, line-drawn and locality maps] throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Former owner's name on title-page, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorial card wrapper nominally bumped on lower foredge, else very good. ". . . with contributions from natural science experts-John Molenaar, Raymond Brereton, Martin Schultz, Harry Breidahl, Andrew Corrick, Alan Reid, Jane Wilson, and Graham Pizzey-this useful guide details information on feeding, habits, distribution and breeding patterns of the many mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, frogs, insects and spiders that live among us . . . " Inclues Biblio. and Index. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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WORKING WONDERS : Changing Lives With CranioSacral Therapy. Case Studies from Practitioners of CST, [Edited By:] The Upledger Institute. [Foreword By:] Upledger, John E.
89 [Edited By:] The Upledger Institute. [Foreword By:] Upledger, John E. WORKING WONDERS : Changing Lives With CranioSacral Therapy. Case Studies from Practitioners of CST
Berkeley, California, U.S.A. North Atlantic Books 2005 155643605x / 9781556436055 First Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, + 383pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to half-title page, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper, protected in permanent clear adhesive film, nominally scuffed only. " . . . CranioSacral Therapy (CST) - a gentle, hands-on method of working with the craniosacral system to enhance the body's natural healing processes . . . on the twentieth anniversary of The Upledger Institute, we commemorate Dr John E. Upledger's legacy with this compilation of CST-related stories written by practitioners who have experienced remarkable effects on both people and animals . . . " Contents include: Foreword, numerous contents over three parts: CranioSacral Therapy and Children, ditto Adults, and Animals, Index, Contact Info. Book weight approx. 615g. 
Price: 18.75 AUD
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WILDLIFE IN SOUTHEASTERN AUSTRALIA, [Various contributors]. [Edited by] Dempster, Keith
90 [Various contributors]. [Edited by] Dempster, Keith WILDLIFE IN SOUTHEASTERN AUSTRALIA
Sydney Australian Broadcasting Commission in association with William Collins Staplebound Softcover Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
84pp. n.d. [c.1969]. Intext, b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean, square. Staples firm. Leaves clean, albeit tanned. Monochrome, illustrated limp wrapper slightly browning on spine, otherwise good. Based on a series of 12 ABC Radio Talks, each by an expert in their respective field[s]...Contents include: Cape Barren Goose [D.F. Dorword]. Fur Seal [R.M. Warneke]. Leadbeater's Possum [R.M. Warneke]. The Potoroo [J.H. Seebeck]. The Echidna [E.H.M. Ealey]. Bats [Elery Hamilton-Smith]. Helmeted Honeyeater [Jack Hyett]. Kangaroos [J.K. Dempster]. The Tiger Cat and the Native Cat [John Nelson]. Frogs [Murray Littlejohn]. The Lyre Bird [Miss Ina Watson]. The Integrity of the Environment [A. Dunbavin Butcher]. Book weight approx. 90gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.05 AUD
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THE WORLD ATLAS OF BIRDS, [Various Ornithologists]  Mitchell Beazley (Edited and Designed by)
91 [Various Ornithologists] Mitchell Beazley (Edited and Designed by) THE WORLD ATLAS OF BIRDS
Surrey, England Colour Library Books 1989 0862836905 / 9780862836900 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
272pp., colour art illustrations, maps, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Very small spot to title page, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased at head, minor foxing to reverse (inner) surface. From the jacket flap: "Written by fourteen of the world's outstanding authorities on ornithology, illustrated with more than 500 original full colour portraits, 270 line drawings, and 167 maps and diagrams, 'The World Atlas of Birds' offers a fresh look at what birds are, how they live, and what lies behind their extraordinary success in coming to terms with virtually every habitat available to our planet, from polar regions to equatorial rain-forests, mountain-tops to the open sea . . . selects more than 500 species of birds and examines them in depth, region by region . . . Written by fourteen of the world's outstanding ornithologists." Book weight approx. 1.55 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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