GENERAL - Australia
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Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs, . Small octavo, text illustrations, lacks dustwrapper. Les Chandler (1888-1980) was a pioneering ornithologist who made the first bird bands in Australia and banded the first Mutton bird in 1912. He also campaigned for the established of the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park which became a reality in 1960.
Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2011. Octavo, paperback, This book tells the little known story of how the Australian government took the advice of zoologist William John Dakin in deploying visual illusions for civilian and military protection. Whilst this book is chiefly about camouflage in WWII, there is a sizeable natural...
Adelaide: Rigby, 1984. Quarto, colour illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper. A very useful account of the early exploration of Australian natural history and a solid reference for anyone interested in the subject. The author was the recipient of the Museum of Victoria's Science and Humanities Scholarship.