New York: Universe Books, (1970. reprint). Octavo, text illustrations, fine set in dustwrappers.
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London: BBC Books, 1983. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
London: Thomas Tegg, 1830-1831. Tall octavo, text illustrations. Contemporary full diced calf, badly rubbed, spines fragile and damaged, bookplates; contents sound. Volume one: Quadrupeds; volume two: Birds published by John Sharpe. The Zoological Society (of London) was founded in 1826 and this is the first publication on the zoo's inhabitants...
Milson's Point: Currawong Press, 1982. Octavo, colour plates, very good copy in dustwrapper. An important early work on the Platypus. Bennett sent specimens, plus his own observations, to Richard Owen and the mystery was finally solved.
Sydney: Lansdowne, (1981. reprint). Quarto, colour photographs, very good copy in dustwrapper.
Melbourne: Lonely Planet, 2001. Octavo, colour photographs, maps, paperback. This is the first title in the Watching Wildlife series, Watching Wildlife Australia. Bouncing off the page in spectacular full colour, animals and their habitats are presented in an easy-to-read format with stunning photography. Watching Wildlife are the first guides to...
Woden: National Parks Association of the ACT, (2011. reprint). Octavo, paperback, colour photographs. The book combines concise descriptions with superb photography to allow accurate identification of all fifty-four reptiles and fifteen frogs found in the region. Additional information describes their distribution and gives an insight into their private and often...
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1946. Octavo, photographs, dustwrapper.
Washington: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1953. Octavo, photographs, wrappers, partly unopened. Smithsonian Institution, Bulletin 203,
London: Christopher Helm, 2003. Octavo, paperback, black and white photographs, text illustrations. Birders often wonder about the people commemorated in the names of many of our familiar birds. In this book biographies detail the life and work of the individual involved, often revealing fascinating insights about the nature of bird...
Norfolk Island: Island Heritage, 1977. Octavo, colour plates. Notes on the history and effect of over thirty introduced species.
Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1972. Quarto, colour plates, photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Helsinki: Publisher unknown, 1960. Large octavo, two volumes, text illustrations, publisher's wrappers, a very good set.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1977. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Melbourne: CSIRO, 1987. Octavo, text illustrations. Binder's cloth, a fine copy.
London: Poyser, 2000. Large octavo, colour photographs, illustrations by John Holloway, fine copy in dustwrapper. Brings the islands' animals, plants and scenic history to life for casual readers and specialists alike.
London: Academic Press, 1970. Octavo, text illustrations, very good copy in worn dustwrapper. Symposium of the Zoological Society of London, number 26.
London: Bloomsbury Books, (1990. reprint). Octavo, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. New Naturalist 61.
London: Paul Hamlyn, (1968. reprint). Quarto, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Bologna: Dall' Olmo et Tio, 1839. Quarto, 14 handcoloured (five folding) engraved plates. Modern binder's cloth, contents fine and crisp. Four papers by Bertoloni. 1. Continuatio historiae horti botanici et scholae botanicae Archigymnasii Bononiensis adjectis descriptionibus trium novarum plantarum, . Pp. 1-18, two handcoloured engraved plates (one folding). 2. Commentarius...
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Leicester: Windward, (1980. reprint). Octavo, illustrations, owner's signature, very good in dustwrapper. First published in 1790. "Such animals as I knew, I drew from memory on the wood; others which I did not know were copied from 'Dr Smellie's Abridgement of Buffon,' and other naturalists, and also from the animals...
London: The Fine Art Society, 1881. Quarto, 32 illustrations from original wood blocks. Publisher's leather-grained cloth, all edges coloured, a few spots throughout, otherwise a very good copy.
London: Bloomsbury Books, 2008. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. Birkhead takes the reader on a journey that not only tells us about the extraordinary lives of birds - from conception and egg, through territory and song, to migration and fully fledged breeder - but also shows how, over centuries...
New York: Griffin Publishing, 2013. Octavo, paperback, black and white photographs, maps. In a radical reinterpretation of the nineteenth century West, George Black casts Yellowstone's creation as the culmination of three interwoven strands of history - the passion for exploration, the violence of the Indian Wars and the "civilizing" of...