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In Southern Seas

AU$50.00
By: SMITH, W. Ramsay
ID No.: 1560
John Murray London 1924, 8vo Illust 297p + adverts Wanderings of a naturalist through the Pacific Islands, New Guinea and Australian. Five chapters on the origin, characteristics, manners, customs, folk lore, religions and traditions of the Aborigine- Fine

In Southern Seas

AU$50.00
ID No.: 1560
John Murray London 1924, 8vo Illust 297p + adverts Wanderings of a naturalist through the Pacific Islands, New Guinea and Australian. Five chapters on the origin, characteristics, manners, customs, folk lore, religions and traditions of the Aborigine- Fine

Myths and Legends of the Australian Aboriginals,

AU$100.00
By: SMITH, W. Ramsay.
ID No.: 1559

George G Harrop London 1930, 8vo Illust 356p.  Includes a lengthy account of Aboriginal fishing techniques and rituals including a description, one of the few on record, of an Aboriginal fishing competition. rebound in modern cloth  - Very Good  

Myths and Legends of the Australian Aboriginals,

AU$100.00
ID No.: 1559

George G Harrop London 1930, 8vo Illust 356p.  Includes a lengthy account of Aboriginal fishing techniques and rituals including a description, one of the few on record, of an Aboriginal fishing competition. rebound in modern cloth  - Very Good  

Fishes of Australia

AU$75.00
By: STEAD, David.
ID No.: 1590
William Brooks & Co. Sydney 1906, 8vo Illust 278p. Original cloth, A popular and systematic guide to the study of the wealth of fish life in the Australian waters, 88 figures in text, plus 10 plates (1 colour and 9 b/w). Fp (in colour): Crested Weed-Fish gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers and spine speckled. Spine torn. Occasional foxing. Internally Very Good.

Fishes of Australia

AU$75.00
ID No.: 1590
William Brooks & Co. Sydney 1906, 8vo Illust 278p. Original cloth, A popular and systematic guide to the study of the wealth of fish life in the Australian waters, 88 figures in text, plus 10 plates (1 colour and 9 b/w). Fp (in colour): Crested Weed-Fish gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers and spine speckled. Spine torn. Occasional foxing. Internally Very Good.

The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia.

AU$49.00
By: THEISCHINGER, Gunter. and HAWKING, John.
ID No.: 3797,

CSIRO Publishing Melbourne 2016 3rd.reprint.   8vo Illust 366pp.  Card cover.  A comprehensive user friendly guide  with full colour photographs  and distribution maps of the 30 families, 110 genera and 324 species found in Australia. Includes identification keys for adults and their larvae, commonly known as "Mud eyes” and often used as bait for freshwater fish. -Very Fine 

The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia.

AU$49.00
ID No.: 3797,

CSIRO Publishing Melbourne 2016 3rd.reprint.   8vo Illust 366pp.  Card cover.  A comprehensive user friendly guide  with full colour photographs  and distribution maps of the 30 families, 110 genera and 324 species found in Australia. Includes identification keys for adults and their larvae, commonly known as "Mud eyes” and often used as bait for freshwater fish. -Very Fine 

Mammals and Fishes of Northern Australia

AU$50.00
By: THOMSON, Donald
ID No.: 1681

Edited and annotated by J.M. Dixon and L. Huxley, Thomas Nelson Australia, Melbourne 1985, 4to Illust 210p D/J. ,   A unique record of the work of a brilliant zoologist and anthropologist Donald Thompson.  This superb collection of his original black and white plates, taken in the harsh conditions of northern australia, shows a remarkable diversity of Australian fauna, their habits, and also the native inhabitants of the north.  Supported by a superb collection of 91 black and white plated, 24 figures and 60 maps -Very Fine

Mammals and Fishes of Northern Australia

AU$50.00
ID No.: 1681

Edited and annotated by J.M. Dixon and L. Huxley, Thomas Nelson Australia, Melbourne 1985, 4to Illust 210p D/J. ,   A unique record of the work of a brilliant zoologist and anthropologist Donald Thompson.  This superb collection of his original black and white plates, taken in the harsh conditions of northern australia, shows a remarkable diversity of Australian fauna, their habits, and also the native inhabitants of the north.  Supported by a superb collection of 91 black and white plated, 24 figures and 60 maps -Very Fine

A Field Guide to the Common Sea and Estuary Fishes of Non-Tropical Australia

AU$25.00
By: THOMSON, J.M.
ID No.: 1685
Collins Sydney 1978, 8vo Illust 144p D/J. A systematic guide for the recognition of nearly 600 fish species found from Rockhampton to Shark Bay in West Australia. Contains 32 coloured plated showing 189 species painted by Margaret Senior.- Very Good

A Field Guide to the Common Sea and Estuary Fishes of Non-Tropical Australia

AU$25.00
ID No.: 1685
Collins Sydney 1978, 8vo Illust 144p D/J. A systematic guide for the recognition of nearly 600 fish species found from Rockhampton to Shark Bay in West Australia. Contains 32 coloured plated showing 189 species painted by Margaret Senior.- Very Good

Fish of the Ocean & Shore

AU$25.00
By: THOMSON, James. M.
ID No.: 1683

William Collins   Sydney 1974, 8vo Illust 208p D/J.  A background to the current situation of fishing in Australia both as an industry and a sport. Describes the groups of fish, how they live and grow, how and where they are caught. Also covers the threats to the industry from overseas  .-Fine  

Fish of the Ocean & Shore

AU$25.00
ID No.: 1683

William Collins   Sydney 1974, 8vo Illust 208p D/J.  A background to the current situation of fishing in Australia both as an industry and a sport. Describes the groups of fish, how they live and grow, how and where they are caught. Also covers the threats to the industry from overseas  .-Fine  

Fish of the Ocean & Shore,

AU$20.00
By: THOMSON. James M
ID No.: 2444

William Collins   Sydney 1974, 8vo Illust 208p Brown Cloth.   A background to the current situation of fishing in Australia both as an industry and a sport. Describes the groups of fish, how they live and grow, how and where they are caught. Also covers the threats to the industry from overseas. - Very Good 

Fish of the Ocean & Shore,

AU$20.00
ID No.: 2444

William Collins   Sydney 1974, 8vo Illust 208p Brown Cloth.   A background to the current situation of fishing in Australia both as an industry and a sport. Describes the groups of fish, how they live and grow, how and where they are caught. Also covers the threats to the industry from overseas. - Very Good 

Studies of an Angler,

AU$135.00
By: WACKETT, L.J.
ID No.: 4504.

Picken and Sons Melbourne 1950, 1st. Edn. 8vo Illust 235p .D/J.   Contains studies of the trout, fishing techniques, insects, fly tying  and casting plastic bodies for artificial flies,  but most significant is the study of the effect of barometric pressure on trout.  Gingrich commented that this one chapter on pressure had a 'higher revelation quotient ... than any one chapter in any of the hundreds of fishing books that have come out anywhere since 1950'. Slight browning to FEP. Signed by previous owner (Tom Edwards). – Fine  

Studies of an Angler,

AU$135.00
ID No.: 4504.

Picken and Sons Melbourne 1950, 1st. Edn. 8vo Illust 235p .D/J.   Contains studies of the trout, fishing techniques, insects, fly tying  and casting plastic bodies for artificial flies,  but most significant is the study of the effect of barometric pressure on trout.  Gingrich commented that this one chapter on pressure had a 'higher revelation quotient ... than any one chapter in any of the hundreds of fishing books that have come out anywhere since 1950'. Slight browning to FEP. Signed by previous owner (Tom Edwards). – Fine  

The Fishes of South Australia

AU$50.00
By: WAITE, Edgar R.
ID No.: 1757
Government Printer Adelaide 1923, 8vo Illust 243p. wrapper has a small tear. A record of the fishes found in the seas and fresh waters of South Australia.  A catalogue of 332 known fish includes a description, family and common name and illustration of each entry by a former director of the South Australian Museum.  Wrapper has a small section missing. Previous owners name on cover.   - Very Good

The Fishes of South Australia

AU$50.00
ID No.: 1757
Government Printer Adelaide 1923, 8vo Illust 243p. wrapper has a small tear. A record of the fishes found in the seas and fresh waters of South Australia.  A catalogue of 332 known fish includes a description, family and common name and illustration of each entry by a former director of the South Australian Museum.  Wrapper has a small section missing. Previous owners name on cover.   - Very Good
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