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Bibliotheca Australiana # 3: A Chronological History of Voyages and Discoveries in the South Seas (Five Volumes)

By: Burney, James

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Amsterdam / New York, N. Israel / Da Capo Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 032320


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. View more info

Basic Tools of Primitive Psychiatry: A Study of Primitive Medicine in Australia (In Six parts)

By: Cawte, John E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Smith, Kline & French Laboratories:

Seller ID: 022583


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. View more info

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The Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds

By: Cooper, William T. And Joseph M. Forshaw

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 035475


Lower outside corner of top board is very slightly bumped along with jacket. Very slight rubbing at heel. Volume and jacket are otherwise bright, crisp, and very clean. Housed in original slipcase, in near fine condition. Due to size and weight of this volume, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699.

By: Dampier, William

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton: 1703

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033891


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. ... View more info

The Experiences of a Forty-niner During Thirty-Four Years' Residence in California and Australia

By: Ferguson, Charles D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The Williams Publishing Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028972


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. View more info

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A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

By: Gould, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034423


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... View more info

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Trees of Malawi with Some Shrubs and Climbers

By: Kitchin, Alison M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Malawi, Mbabzi Estates Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 035047


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. View more info

Coastal Fishes of South-Eastern Australia

By: Kuiter, Rudie H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: 1993

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 032737


437 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for The Genus Dendrolagus [Reprinted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, Part 6, 1936]

The Genus Dendrolagus [Reprinted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, Part 6, 1936]

By: Lord Rothschild and Guy Dollman

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, The Zoological Society of London: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034425


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 Interna... View more info

Darwin and Huxley in Australia

By: Marshall, A. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder and Stoughton: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032605


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. View more info

A List of the Birds of Australia

By: Mathews, Gregory M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031196


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. View more info

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Australian Warblers

By: McGill, Arnold R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Birds Observers Club: 1970

Seller ID: 035023


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. View more info

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Conservation Biology in Australia and Oceania

By: Moritz, Craig and Jiro Kikkawa (Eds)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chipping Norton, NSW, Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty Limited: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035578


403 pages. Dust jacked is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Locomotives of Australia

By: Oberg, Leon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 032113


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. View more info

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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

By: Peckover, William S. And L.W.C. Filewood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, A.H.&W. Reed: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035074


160 pages. Slight wear at corners. Otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Im Australischen Busch Und an Den Kusten Des Korallenmeeres

By: Semon, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag Von Wilhelm Engelmann: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029123


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. View more info

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

By: Stuart, John McDouall (Edited By William Hardman)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Carlisle, Western Australia, Hesperian Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029570


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. View more info

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)

By: Sturt, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, NSW, Doubleday Australia Pty, Limited: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029562


DJs show very light scattered edge wear, though remains bright and clean; DJs now protected in clear mylar sleeves. View more info

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The Status of Endangered Australasian Wildlife

By: Tyler, Michael J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of South Australia: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036313


206 pages, soft bound. General light use and wear, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Wrens & Warblers of Australia

By: [Pringle, John Douglas] Serventy, Vincent N (Editor-in-chief)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1982

Seller ID: 035018


343 pages. "John Douglas Pringle, Text" is lightly penciled on title page beneath title. There is a small inked mark on bottom edge of text block. Corners and foot of spine are very lightly bumped. Volume is otherwise tight and clean. Jacket shows a one inch closed tear over the top joint at the head of the spine. Jacket also shows light surface abrasions, though remains bright and clean, and is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info