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ARDLEY, NEIL
Birds : A Kingfisher Guide
London, United Kingdom, Ward Lock & Co. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 070635446x) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Camm, Martin; Coleman, Bruce; Hawkes, Brian; Hosking, Eric & David,; Blossom, Joe; Jones, A. Illustrated bds Laminated (unworn, spine toning) pp 125 plus 3 page index, lavishly illus throughout with photos and colour illus, location maps. Previous owners name to ffep else nice crisp copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 12674
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2739]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: Zoology Ornithology 070635446x Camm, Martin; Coleman, Bruce; Hawkes, Brian; Hosking, Eric & David,; Blossom, Joe; Jones, a

 
BARRETT, CHARLES
Reptiles of Australia : Crocodiles, Snakes and Lizards
London, Cassell & Co. 1950, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Written by eminent Australian Naturalist, he was awarded the Australian Natural History Medallion. CONDITION Grey bds (unworn though cnrs slightly canted), illus liners and colour frontis, pp [8] 168 numerous b/w photo and line illus through out. As new internally apart from partial toning to eps. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15496
USD 115.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 | £UK 91 | JP¥ 12599]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds

 
BULL, P C
Common Birds of Garden and Farmland
New Zealand, Dept of Education. 1968, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pictoral card wraps, pp 56 with b/w photo illus. Very clean, folded top rear cnr. #Kiwiana#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11712
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.75 | JP¥ 1753]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: New Zealand Native Birds

 
BULLEN, FRANK T
Whales and Other Sea Creatures
London, United Kingdom, The Boy's Own Paper Office. 1922, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Thomas Carreras. Not Dated [1922 BL] Scarce title. Frank Thomas Bullen 1857-1915, merchant seaman and writer. Blue bds with black titles (unworn, cnrs sharp) pp 148 with 15 b/w illus plates. Copy is bright and very crisp with atmosperic toning especially to pages opposing plates due to differing paper types. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 16167
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.75 | JP¥ 4382]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: New Zealand Australia Thomas Carreras

 
FALLA, R A; TURBOTT, E G
The New Guide to the Birds of New Zealand and Outlying Islands
New Zealand, Collins. 1983, Re-Issue. (ISBN: 0002169282) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The birds covered form a unique and absorbing company, which includes some of the rarest birds in the world; a variety of coastal and oceanic species, and the remarkable sixteen hundred kilometre overlap of parrots and penguins. CONDITION 247 pages with colour illus and b/w engraved illus by Elaine Power plus maps. Bright unworn copy with name to title page and slight musty smell. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14812
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1534]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: 0002169282

 
FLEAY, DAVID
We Breed Platypus
Melbourne, Australia, Robertson & Mullens. 1944, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paper wraps, 46 pages with photo illus. Very bright and crisp with chips at top of spine. Very Good.
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Book number: 15314
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1315]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds

 
GUTHRIE SMITH, H
Sorrows and Joys of a New Zealand Naturalist
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1936, First Edition Thus. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Numbered Signed copy 421/1000. Ornithological expeditions mainly to the South Island and the Sub Antarctic Islands. CONDITION Green cloth (clean with small nick to spine head, title dulled o/w unworn) 252 pages with 75 b/w photo plates and 4 maps, errata slip opposing page 10. Copy is very bright and crisp. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 15171
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.5 | £UK 59.25 | JP¥ 8217]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds

 
HEINRICH, BERND
Mind of the Raven
U S A, Harper Perrenial. 2000, First Trade. (ISBN: 0060930632) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Scientist presents a lyrical and scientific exploration of the raven, one of the most complex and engaging creatures known to man. Explores the question of raven intelligence through observation, experiment and personal experience. Nominated for a national book award. CONDITION 380 pages with b/w photos, sketch illus and map. Moderately handled with curl to front cover, tight copy with toned edges. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13961
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: 0060930632

 
HUTTON, F W; DRUMMOND, JAMES
The Animals of New Zealand An Account of the Dominion's Air-Breathing Vertebrates
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombes. 1904, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Scarce First Ed of 1,000 copies (NZNB H1582). Frederick Wollaston Hutton and James Drummond. An important early work, the book focuses on native vertebrates, so the bulk of the content relates to birds, it also describes marine mammals, reptiles, and bats, and gives brief coverage to introduced species with 147 ills, indexes of Maori, English and scientific names. CONDITION Green cloth half bound with cloth embossed in faux crocodile, bright gilt titles, 381 pages printed on high gloss paper. A little wear to spine and small mark to front, 2 names to front paste down one being S Thorne George secretary and son in law to Governor Grey, later Mayor of Parnell. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14486
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.5 | £UK 67.25 | JP¥ 9313]
Catalogue: Animals & Birds

 
JEFFERIES, RICHARD
Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies
London, Lutterworth Press. 1946, First Edition Thus. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Agnes Miller Parker. Author was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays. Originally published 1889, this edition has introduction and notes by Samuel J Looker and wonderful wood block illus by Agnes Miller Parker. CONDITION Green cloth with bright gilt title (unworn with curved cnrs) 388 pages illus through out. Bright and crisp copy. DJ has wear to spine ends and tips. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 15545
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: Agnes Miller Parker

 
KINSKY, F C (CONVENOR)
Annotated Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand : Including the Birds of the Ross Dependency
Wellington, New Zealand, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1970, Re-Issue. (ISBN: 0589000217) Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green cloth with bright Gilt title and gilt Takahe to front, pp 96 with 4 maps. In original DJ. CONDITION Tight crisp copy in as new condition apart from slightly faded DJ spine and faint partial browing to eps. Appears unread. #Kiwiana#. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 12522
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: New Zealand Ornithology 0589000217

 
LAVERS, ROGER; MILLS, JIM
Takahe
Dunedin, New Zealand, John McIndoe. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 0868680575) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 24 pages with wonderful full colour photography, printed on quality high gloss paper. Slightly faded spine edge else nice crisp and bright copy. #Kiwiana#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 12850
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: New Zealand Nature and Wildlife 0868680575

 
LEWES, GEORGE
Studies in Animal Life
London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1862, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Authorised Edition, illustrated and bound in fancy embossed cloth. A selection of natural history articles originally published in Cornhill Magazine titled. Omnipresence of Life; Ponds and Rock-Pools; A Garden Wall and its Traces of Past Life; An extinct Animal recognized by its Tooth.; Talking in Beetles; Every Organism a Colony. George Lewes is known for living with novelist George Eliot psued. A newspaper article is laid in mentioning this. CONDITION Blue blind embossed cloth with bright Gilt title and spine decoration, Gilt engraving of Crab to front, hand coloured frontis illus, pp viii 196 with 17 nice engraved figural illus. Pages are rough cut print on the best quality rag paper stock. Some wear to edges and a bit shaken, first end pages has been pasted to front pastedown to eliminate previous owners details I assume, name to reverse of this, tidy cut away top first page, and tidy address top of following pages. Mostly very bright and clean with odd folded top cnr, 16 page publishers cat to rear also dated 1862. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14530
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds

 
MARAIS, EUGENE N
My Friends the Baboons
London, Methuen & Co. 1956, Re-Issue. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. South African Marais is acknowledged as the father of the scientific study of the behaviour of animals, known as Ethology. CONDITION Blue bds, pp vii 124, copy is bright and clean with name to ffep and half title, slightly shaken. DJ is worn to spine ends and tips. Good/Good.
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Book number: 15446
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds

 
MARAIS, EUGENE N
The Soul of the White Ant
London, Methuen & Co. 1937, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. South African Marais is acknowledged as the father of the scientific study of the behaviour of animals, known as Ethology. This work was was plagiarised by Nobel laureate Maurice Maeterlinck, who published La Vie des Termites. CONDITION Black bds, pp xv 184 with illus and photo plates, copy is bright and clean with inscription to ffep, cloth has chips to spine ends and buffed at cnrs else nice. Good.
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Book number: 15447
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Catalogue: Animals & Birds
Keywords: Entymology

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