Melbourne: J. Wing, 1880-1886. Octavo, 39 (of 42) parts in the publisher's printed wrappers, boxed. A very important journal with much insight into early colonial scientific life. Contributors include Ferdinand von Mueller, Charles French and A. J. Campbell. This rare journal was the forerunner to The Victorian Naturalist: the journal...
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London: British Museum (Natural History), 1900. Octavo, one map, 7 chromolithographs (four birds by Keulemans, three mammals by Smit) and 15 uncoloured lithographs. Publisher's brown cloth, British Museum presentation bookplate, a fine crisp copy, very scarce in this condition. Wood p. 193.
Melbourne: Colorgravure Publications, . Quarto, photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Melbourne: Cassell and Company, 1943. Octavo, black and white photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper, scarce in this condition.
Melbourne: Cassell and Company, 1943. Quarto, photographs, softcover.
London: Cassell, 1942. Octavo, photographs, slightly worn dustwrapper.
Melbourne: Herald and Weekly Times, 1931. Small quarto, colour plates, softcover.
Melbourne: William Heinemann, 1954. Octavo, photographs, chipped dustwrapper.
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.
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...
Sydney: Collins, 1975. Quarto, photos, text illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper.
Sydney: Collins, 1972. Quarto, photographs, text illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Melbourne: The Canterbury Press, (1990. reprint). Quarto, colour photographs, maps, signed by the author, fine copy in dustwrapper.
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-ulkyne National Park which became a reality in 1960.
London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1929. Octavo, photographs, dustwrapper, tape marks, some foxing.
Frenchs Forest: Reed Books, 1988. Quarto, colour photographs, dustwrapper.
Frenchs Forest: New Holland, 1999. Quarto, paperback, colour photographs. Densey Clyne's superb photographs and text give an insight to Australian wildlife.
Melbourne: Angus and Robertson, 1984. Octavo, text illustrations, softcover.
Clayton: Monash University, 1995. Octavo, illustrations, softcover. Naturae Number 5.
Adelaide: Government Printer, 1953. Octavo, coloured plates, text illustrations, bookplate, softcover.
Melbourne: Antarctic Division, 1959. Large octavo, photographs, folding map, softcover. Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions Reports, Series B: volume one.
Carlton South: Miegunyah Press, 2003. Quarto, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. The first comprehensive study of eighteenth century naturalist, Jacques Julien Houtou de Labillardière- a story of science, survival and a grand adventure.
Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1987. Quarto, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
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...
Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 2003. Octavo, wrappers, Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, number 71.