Melbourne: Museum of Victoria, 1993. Octavo, paperback, text illustrations. WAS $45. Colin Finney's first book and companion volume To sail beyond the sunset. This book looks at the development of scientific thought in colonial Australia and the inevitable associated controversies.
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Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing, 2011. Quarto, paperback, tables, maps. WAS $50. This book analyses the IUCN status of all the species and subspecies of Australia's birds, including those of the offshore territories. For each bird the size and trend in their population and distribution has been analysed using the latest iteration...
Melbourne: Inkata Press, 1992. Octavo, paperback, colour and black and white illustrations. WAS $44. A concise authoritative book about the background and procedures involved in this important method of weed control. It provides guidance on all aspects of a biological control project including the selection of the target weed; finding...
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 1987. Octavo, laminated boards, colour photographs, other illustrations. WAS $44. Includes chapters on the Australian environment and the distribution of reptiles; thermal ecology; water relations; feeding ecology; reproductive ecology; population dynamics; ecological energetics; social organization; and reptilian assemblages.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, (1991. second edition). Octavo, laminated boards, colour illustrations, black and white illustrations, colour photographs. WAS $39. The first edition was published in 1958 (authors Keith Hindwood and Arnold McGill). This updated version contains observations and records made by the Ern Hoskin since the death of Keith Hindwood.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 1995. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs, black and white illustrations, maps. WAS $19. In Australia only 0.5% of the original area of lowland grasslands remains in even semi-natural condition.
Adelaide: Gleneagles, 1994. Octavo, paperback, illustrations. WAS $40. Discusses insects introduced to Australia either accidentally or deliberately. Some of these introductions have had a tremendous economic impact, for example sheep-blowflies, dung beetles, aphids and various insects of medical importance.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, (1993. revised edition). Octavo, paperback, colour illustrations, colour photographs, maps. WAS $17. The authors describe the plumage, body size, status and some interesting aspects of the biology of each of the common species on the island.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 2002. Quarto, paperback, illustrations. WAS $35.
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 2003. Octavo, paperback, illustrations, maps. WAS $40. Joan Webb has gathered together information on the development of an independent botany in Australia; the lives of the principal players as well as the fate of their collections. Illustrated with portraits and maps, her story starts with William...