London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2010. Octavo, photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. New Naturalist 112. Natural history, perhaps more than any other pursuit or study, has always relied very heavily on books to help it develop and gain momentum. Without a way of defining and categorizing the many thousands of species...
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London: The Royal Society, 1960. Octavo, photographs, signature, very good copy in dustwrapper. Includes a pamphlet on the Society's Portraits and Busts by Gillian Hammill (reprinted from the Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 24, No. 1, June 1969).
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. A stimulating discussion of the role of natural history museums in culture and society.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. Octavo, photographic plates. Publisher's blindstamped cloth, inscription on front endpaper, a fine set.
London: The Folio Society, 1981. Octavo, text illustrations, papercovered boards, cloth spine, bookplate, fine.
London: Pimlico, 1996. Octavo, illustrations, softcover.
Melbourne: [Author], . Octavo, photographs. Publisher’s printed wrappers, a presentation copy from the author. First published in The Emu.
London: Oxford University Press, 1952. Octavo, folding map, black and white plates. Publisher's cloth, very slight rubbing, inscription, a very good copy.
London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1937. Octavo, photographs. Fine copy in slightly chipped dustwrapper, scarce in this condition.
Reading: Perseus Books, 1997. Octavo, photographs, paperback.
Carlton South: Miegunyah Press, 2006. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. In 1800 François Péron, an ambitious young medical student not long released from the French revolutionary army, gained a place as an assistant zoologist on Nicolas Baudin's expedition to Australian waters. As his colleagues either deserted or died, he.....
Place of publication unknown: Printed for private publication, 1939. Large octavo, roneograph facsimile (recto only), binder's brown boards, a fine copy.
Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1970. Octavo, black and white photographs, good copy in dustwrapper, lacks title page.
New York: Abbeville Press, (1987. reprint). Octavo, text illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper.
Sydney: UNSW Press, 2009. Octavo, paperback, Examines Charles Darwin's profound influence on Australian thinking. This book provides useful contextual material on Darwin's life and times, including: his 1836 visit to Australia in HMS Beagle, and the background to historic disputes and contemporary debates about Darwin's motivations and methods.
Adelaide: Rigby, 1976. Octavo, photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Wellington: Awa Press, 2012. Octavo, black and white photographs and illustrations, paperback. Natural history museums contain many thousands of zoological specimens and each has a tale to tell - often involving extraordinary people, daring explorations, unquenchable scientific curiosity, and strange coincidences. This perfectly presented book, with its engaging pictures, is...
London: The Royal Society, 1960. Octavo, signature, very good copy in dustwrapper.
New York: Little, Brown & Company, 2006. Octavo, text illustrations, dustwrapper. An eye-opening chronicle of discovery - a narrative that traces the evolution of Darwin's genius and celebrates the unexpected rewards of close observation of the natural world.
London: Rockliff, 1955. Octavo, photographs, very good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper.
London: John Murray, 1928. Octavo, maps, minor foxing confined to preliminaries and edges, bookplates, publisher's cloth, fine copy.
London: Little, Brown, 2009. Octavo, fine copy in dustwrapper. The Origin of Species may be the most famous book in science but its stature tends to obscure much of Charles Darwin's other works. His visit to the Galapagos lasted just five weeks and on his return he never left Britain...
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. Octavo, illustrations, spine faded, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Sydney: Australian Historical Monographs, (1977. reprint). Octavo, photographs, softcover. The Franklins became close to John and Elizabeth Gould on their Australian visit.
Brisbane: Queensland Museum, 1986. Octavo, paperback, text illustrations.