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Budgerigars and how to breed them.
London: Cage Birds, [c1955]. eighth edition). Octavo, photographs, coloured wrappers. More
Flora of Suriname.
Leiden: E J Brill, 1966. Octavo, ex-library, publisher's cloth, working copy only. More
A monograph of the Trichopterygia: supplement.
London: O. E. Janson & Son, 1900. Quarto, plates 9-15, publisher's cloth. More
Sitzungsberichte der mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen classen.
Wien: Aus der K. K. Hof-und Staatsdruckerei, 1860. Octavo, uncoloured plates, ex-library stamps, publisher's cloth. More
Index to families and genera. Catalogue of Australian coleoptera.
Sydney: Linnean Society of New South Wales, [1885-1896]. Octavo, the signature of Arthur Westley (listed in Musgrave) with his various addresses. Contemporary half morocco, some wear, annotated. More
A handbook to plants in Victoria, volume two.
Parkville: Melbourne University Press, 1972. Octavo, Binder's half morocco, interleaved and bound in two volumes. More
The Lowan, parts one and two [all published].
Melbourne: Bird Observers' Club, 1935-1936. Octavo, two coloured plates by Neville W. Cayley. Binder's cloth, wrappers retained. An early attempt by the Bird Observers' Club to produce a serious journal. There are some quality contributors including Jack Hyett (his first efforts?), Dudley Dickison, A. G. Campbell and Alec Chisholm... More
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1927. first edition). Octavo, photographs. Rubbed publisher's blue cloth, signed by the author. More
New York: Garden City Publishing, (1925. reprint). Octavo, plates, signature, very good copy in chipped dustwrapper. More
London: The Bodley Head, (1952. reprint). Octavo, photographs, owner's stamp, chipped dustwrapper. More
We breed the platypus.
Melbourne: Robertson and Mullens, (1944. second edition). Octavo, photographs. Binders cloth, with tipped in cuttings and wrappers retained. David Fleay achieved international fame for being the first person to breed the platypus in captivity at the Sir Colin McKenzie Sanctuary at Healsville Victoria. More
The log of the sun: a chronicle of nature's year.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1927no date]. Octavo, frontispiece, publisher's cloth. More
Nonsuch: land of water.
New York: New York Zoological Society, 1932. Octavo, photographs, fine copy in slightly chipped dustwrapper. More
Exploring with Beebe: selections for younger readers from the writings of William Beebe.
New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1932. Octavo, photographs, blue publisher's cloth, some wear and splitting. More
The birds of Australia.
Melbourne: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1911. Octavo, coloured frontispiece, photographs, grubby and bumped publisher's cloth. An early example of the use of photographs in an Australian natural history book, both museum specimens and field photography. More
The mammals of South Australia.
Adelaide: Government Printer, 1923-1925. Octavo, text illustrations, modern half morocco and marbled boards, wrappers retained. English born naturalist and anatomist Frederic Wood Jones (1879-1954), spent a considerable time in Australia and taught anatomy at the Universities of Adelaide and Melbourne throughout the 1920's and 1930's. He was a prodigious writer..... More
Wild life in Australia.
Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, . Octavo, one colour plate by Ellis Rowan, photographs. Grubby publisher's cloth (image not this copy), owner's stamps. Dudley Le Souef succeeded his father as director of Melbourne Zoo. He was a well known egg collector and a pioneering bird photographer. More
New Caledonian mangroves: a treasure to protect.
Currumbin: MangroveWatch Publications, 2023. Octavo, oblong format, paperback, colour photographs. This authoritative book has the following features: 210 beautifully illustrated pages, along with a water-proof identification key for field use. Comprehensive illustrations and descriptions of all 25 mangrove plants found in New Caledonia. Illustrated keys for easy identification, plus distribution..... More
Works by Archibald Thorburn from the Thorburn Museum.
Sotheby's, 1993. Octavo, oblong format, colour illustrations, softcover. More
Type specimens of birds in the Merseyside County Museums (formerly City of Liverpool Museums).
Liverpool: Merseyside County Museums, 1978. Quarto, photographs, softcover. More
The hog deer.
The Victorian Deer Conservation Co-operative Limited, 1973. Octavo, oblong format, photographs, wrappers. More
Fallow for forest and field.
The Victorian Deer Conservation Co-operative Limited, 1972. Octavo, oblong format, black and white photographs, wrappers. More
Deer for today - and for tomorrow.
The Victorian Deer Conservation Co-operative Limited, 1971. Octavo, oblong format, black and white photographs, wrappers. More
The zoo man talks about the wild birds of our country.
Worcester: Littlebury and Company Ltd., [no date]. Octavo, photographs, sunned publisher' boards. David Seth-smith was curator of birds at London Zoo at the turn of the twentieth century. He was also the foundation editor of the Avicultural Society Journal. He visited Australia twice and befriend, among others, A. J. Campbell..... More