MAMMALS - Marsupials and Monotremes
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Search for the Tasmanian Tiger.
Hobart: Blubber Head, 1981. Octavo, colour illustrations, softcover, scarce. More
Adelaide: Rigby, (1974. facsimile). Octavo, photographs, very good copy in dustwrapper. More
Possums of the world: a monograph of the Phalangeroidea.
Chatswood: Geo Productions, 1994. Quarto, colour plates, maps, fine copy in dustwrapper, scarce. The first monograph on this group, which is restricted mainly to Australia and New Guinea. Sixty species and most subspecies are superbly illustrated by Peter Schouten. More
The platypus: a unique mammal.
Sydney: NSW University Press, (1989. first edition). Octavo, colour photographs, text illustrations, signature, paperback. More
The development of the Monotremata.
London: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 1933]. Large quarto, ten photographic plates. Modern half calf and marbled boards, wrappers retained, a fine copy. Part one: The histology of the oviduct during gestation Part two: The structure of the egg-shell. Extracted from the Transactions of the Zoological Society of..... More
The kangaroo keepers.
St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1985. Octavo, colour plates, photographs, very good in dustwrapper. More
Kangaroos in outback Australia: comparative ecology and behavior of three coexisting species.
Irvington: Columbia University Press, 2000. Octavo, illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper. This work focuses on the Yathong Nature Reserve, where three species of Kangaroo - red, eastern grey and western grey - overlap and create a unique opportunity for ecological study. More
Kangaroo management in Western Australia.
Como: Department of Conservation and Land Management, 1986. Quarto, maps, softcover. Wildlife Management Program No. 3. More
Koala: a historical biography.
Collingwood: CSIRO, 2008. Small octavo, colour and black and white illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. This book examines the Koala's long seclusion from discovery (1803), its slow penetration of the European classificatory system, its distinctive history, and its emergence through observation, artistic and scientific depiction. It also covers Koala destruction..... More
Spotlight on possums.
Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1980. Large octavo, text illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. More
A key and field guide to the possums, gliders and Koala.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 1997. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs. WAS $20. The photographs originally appeared in "Possums and gliders" by Smith and Hume. This field key uses characteristics that will enable the user to identify the larger (greater than 100 gm) species of Australian phalangeroids at a distance, but smaller..... More
Marsupials of Australia: the kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos.
Melbourne: Mallon Publishing, 2005. Folio, 49 full colour plates by Rosemary Woodford Ganf. The complete book but UNBOUND. The book is in its publisher's block and the sections are stitched together. Signed by Rosemary Ganf and Tim Flannery and inscribed 'out of series'. The book will be sold in its..... More
Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata in the collection of the British Museum (Natural History).
London: [British Museum], 1888. Octavo, 28 lithographed plates (three coloured), bookplate. Publisher's cloth, some splitting, stamp on front endpaper, otherwise a crisp copy. More
Some revision in Antechinus (Marsupilaia).
Melbourne: Fisheries and Wild Life Department, 1963. Octavo, photographs, softcover. Wildlife Contribution number four. More
The year of the kangaroo.
Sydney: A H and A W Reed, . Octavo, text illustrations, stamp on bottom edge, fine copy in dustwrapper. More