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1 Burney, James Bibliotheca Australiana # 3: A Chronological History of Voyages and Discoveries in the South Seas (Five Volumes)
Amsterdam / New York N. Israel / Da Capo Press 1967 Facsimile Cloth - Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to 
Facsimile reprint of original editions of 1803 to 1817. Ex-Library with card pockets on front paste downs and occasional stamps. There are no external library markings. Covers are rubbed, bumped, and scuffed, and lower edges of text are a little rubbed. Volumes are generally tight and contents are intact. Due to size and weight of this five volume set, extra shipping charges will be assessed for priority and/or international mail. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
2 Cawte, John E. Basic Tools of Primitive Psychiatry: A Study of Primitive Medicine in Australia (In Six parts)
Philadelphia Smith, Kline & French Laboratories Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Pharmaceutical company promotional material; Six parts, each part with two color plates laid in, two leaves of text regarding primitive medicine in Australia, and two or three leaves of advertising information. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest, Cooper, Wendy
3 Cooper, Wendy Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Nokomis Editions 0958174210 / 9780958174213 Second Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to William T. Cooper 
Copyright is 2004. Greatly expended work following up from the author's 1994 "Fruits of the Rain Forest..." published by GEO Publications. Pristine copy with the dust jacket now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to weight and size, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Fruits of the Rain Forest:  A Guide to Fruits in Australian Tropical Rain Forests, Cooper, Wendy
4 Cooper, Wendy Fruits of the Rain Forest: A Guide to Fruits in Australian Tropical Rain Forests
Sydney, Australia Geo Productions 1994 0646198033 / 9780646198033 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to William T. Cooper 
327 pages. Spine ends are a little bumped. Otherwise tight, clean, and very bright. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699., Dampier, William
5 Dampier, William A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699.
London James Knapton 1703 First Edition Full Leather Very Good No Jacket 
162 pages, followed by index and five pages of publishers' ads. Folding map at frontispiece, plus four tables/maps and ten natural history plates. Vol. III in Captain William Dampier's adventure series stands alone, though a continuation of this work was published six years later. This is a particularly lovely, sound, and complete copy of the scarce first edition. Later full calf binding in contemporary style. Covers show very light rubbing, mostly on lower edges. Map is bright and crisp with strong water mark. Two older inked names are seen at the top of the title page, one dated 1877. Mostly light foxing, though a little heavier on the first six leaves. Otherwise, contents remain crisp and clean. 
Price: 5000.00 USD
 
 
6 Ferguson, Charles D. The Experiences of a Forty-niner During Thirty-Four Years' Residence in California and Australia
Cleveland, OH The Williams Publishing Company 1888 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
507 pages; Cloth covers are rubbed; Gilt is faded from lettering on spine covers, and somewhat faded on top cover; Front Hinge (internal) is broke, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers; Inked name, date, and town on front free end page. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands, Gould, John
7 Gould, John A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands
Melbourne Queensberry Hill Press 1979 0909174105 / 9780909174101 Facsimile Reprint Half Leather - Hardbound Fine No Dust Jacket Royal 8vo 
Number 307 of a limited edition of 387 copies. Green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with matching green textured cloth over boards. Gilt ruled edges on leather, and gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Raised spine bands. Top edge is gilded. Housed in green slipcase. Volume remains tight and appears un-read. Slipcase shows stains along one side parallel to the opening and residue from a sticker on the back side. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
8 Grey, George Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, During the Years 1837, 38, and 39... (Two Volumes)
Victoria Par, Western Australia Hesperian Press 1983 Facsimile Reprint Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Good 
Facsimile reprint of 1841 edition published in London by T. and W. Boone. Two volumes, with two folding maps at rear of volume I. Dust jacket on volume 2 shows a two inch closed tear from over head of spine along top joint, with just a little wrinkling at upper edge. Both jackets are otherwise bright, clean, and intact, and now protected in clear mylar sleeves. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
Trees of Malawi with Some Shrubs and Climbers, Kitchin, Alison M.
9 Kitchin, Alison M. Trees of Malawi with Some Shrubs and Climbers
Malawi Mbabzi Estates Limited 1982 First Edition / First Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 4to John S. Pullinger 
Printed by Blantyre Print and Publishing, Blantyre, Malawi. 229 pages. Cloth covers show slight rubbing. Volume is otherwise Fine. Jacket remains bright and clean, though shows a small tear and some creasing along upper edge over bottom cover. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to weight and size, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
10 Kuiter, Rudie H. Coastal Fishes of South-Eastern Australia
Honolulu University of Hawaii Press 1993 0824815238 / 9780824815233 First U. S. Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to 
437 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Genus Dendrolagus [Reprinted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, Part 6, 1936], Lord Rothschild and Guy Dollman
11 Lord Rothschild and Guy Dollman The Genus Dendrolagus [Reprinted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, Part 6, 1936]
London The Zoological Society of London 1936 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 4to F. W. Frohawk 
pp [1] 478-502, plus plates XXXV-LVII, bound in blue paper wrap covers. Includes 16 tissue guarded, colored plates after F.W. Frohawk. Plain paper wrap covers are worn and chipped. Lower corner of the first five text leaves is clipped in about one half inch. Corners are very slightly bumped. Color plates show only slight age toning along edges. Contents are otherwise bright and clean. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
12 Marshall, A. J. Darwin and Huxley in Australia
Sydney Hodder and Stoughton 1970 0340126396 / 9780340126394 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Fair Good+ 
142 pages. Upper edge of dust jacket over bottom cover has been pulled, creating two half inch tears. Dust jacket is otherwise clean and intact, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
13 Mathews, Gregory M. A List of the Birds of Australia
London Witherby & Co. 1913 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good- No Jacket 4to 
452+ pages. Green cloth covers show light wear and just are must a little mottled. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration remains bright. Foxing on edges, end leaves, and first and last few leaves. Tape residue/stains on front end leaves. Map is present, though shows foxing.. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Australian Warblers, McGill, Arnold R.
14 McGill, Arnold R. Australian Warblers
Melbourne The Birds Observers Club 1970 Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 12mo Rex Davies 
147 pages. Previous owner's inked name is seen in the blank space near upper edge of front paste down. Volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows light wear over spine ends and corners. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
15 Oberg, Leon Locomotives of Australia
Kenthurst, NSW, Australia Kangaroo Press 1996 0864177798 / 9780864177797 First Edition / First Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
368 pages. Book and jacket show very slight rubbing, though are otherwise fine. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to weight, additional fees will be requested for priority and/or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Birds of New Guinea and Tropical Australia:  The Birds of Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, The Solomon Islands and Tropical North Australia, Peckover, William S. And L.W.C. Filewood
16 Peckover, William S. And L.W.C. Filewood Birds of New Guinea and Tropical Australia: The Birds of Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, The Solomon Islands and Tropical North Australia
Sydney A.H.&W. Reed 1976 0589072021 / 9780589072025 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
160 pages. Slight wear at corners. Otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
17 Schodde, Richard The Fairy-Wrens: A Monograph of the Maluridae
Melbourne Landsdowne Editions 1982 0701810513 / 9780701810511 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Fine sm folio Richard Weatherly 
203 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in clear mylar sleeve. Due to the size and weight of this book, extra charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
18 Semon, Richard Im Australischen Busch Und an Den Kusten Des Korallenmeeres
Leipzig Verlag Von Wilhelm Engelmann 1896 First Edition Half Leather - Hardbound Fair No Jacket 
569 pages, plus plates and four folding maps; Ex-Library; Spine covers are missing; Top and Bottom covers remain attached, though a little weak; No external library markings; Card pocket on rear paste down, and book plate on front paste down; Blind stamps on first few leaves, and inked numbers on copyright page; Text block remains tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
19 Stuart, John McDouall (Edited By William Hardman) Explorations in Australia: The Journals of John McDouall Stuart During the Years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1891, & 1862, When He Fixed the Centre of the Continent and Successfully Crossed It From Sea to Sea
Carlisle, Western Australia Hesperian Press 1984 0859050629 / 9780859050623 Reprint Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Facsimile reprint of the second edition, published by Saunders, Otley, and Co, of London in 1865; 511 pages, plus folding map; Edges of covers and DJ show light rubbing; DJ is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
20 Sturt, Charles Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Southern Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales (Two Volumes)
Lane Cove, NSW Doubleday Australia Pty, Limited 1982 Reprint Cloth - Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
DJs show very light scattered edge wear, though remains bright and clean; DJs now protected in clear mylar sleeves. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
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Birds of New Guinea and Tropical Australia:  The Birds of Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, The Solomon Islands and Tropical North Australia, Peckover, William S. And L.W.C. Filewood
Birds of New Guinea and Tropical Australia: The Birds of Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, The Solomon Islands and Tropical North Australia
Peckover, William S. And L.W.C. Filewood
20.00 USD


Trees of Malawi with Some Shrubs and Climbers, Kitchin, Alison M.
Trees of Malawi with Some Shrubs and Climbers
Kitchin, Alison M.
35.00 USD


Australian Warblers, McGill, Arnold R.
Australian Warblers
McGill, Arnold R.
15.00 USD


The Wrens & Warblers of Australia, [Pringle, John Douglas] Serventy, Vincent N (Editor-in-chief)
The Wrens & Warblers of Australia
[Pringle, John Douglas] Serventy, Vincent N (Editor-in-chief)
75.00 USD


Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest, Cooper, Wendy
Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest
Cooper, Wendy
150.00 USD


Fruits of the Rain Forest:  A Guide to Fruits in Australian Tropical Rain Forests, Cooper, Wendy
Fruits of the Rain Forest: A Guide to Fruits in Australian Tropical Rain Forests
Cooper, Wendy
50.00 USD


The Genus Dendrolagus [Reprinted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, Part 6, 1936], Lord Rothschild and Guy Dollman
The Genus Dendrolagus [Reprinted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, Part 6, 1936]
Lord Rothschild and Guy Dollman
750.00 USD


A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands, Gould, John
A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands
Gould, John
350.00 USD


 
 


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