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Kingdom of the Octopus The life history of the cephalopoda

AU$30.00
By: LANE, Frank W.
ID No.: 972
Jarrolds Publishers London 1957, 8vo Illust 287p. D/J  Cephalopada is the family of the Octopus, Cuttlefish, and Squid.   This is the first popular book on the octopus and related species to be published in English for over eighty years. Includes chapters on Cephalods, Food, Enemies, Locomotion, Behaviour, Colour, Luminescence, Reproduction, Fishing, Economic,  Danger and Kraken.    Includes an extensive bibliography.   D/J repaired with tape and price clipped .   -Very Good    

Kingdom of the Octopus The life history of the cephalopoda

AU$30.00
ID No.: 972
Jarrolds Publishers London 1957, 8vo Illust 287p. D/J  Cephalopada is the family of the Octopus, Cuttlefish, and Squid.   This is the first popular book on the octopus and related species to be published in English for over eighty years. Includes chapters on Cephalods, Food, Enemies, Locomotion, Behaviour, Colour, Luminescence, Reproduction, Fishing, Economic,  Danger and Kraken.    Includes an extensive bibliography.   D/J repaired with tape and price clipped .   -Very Good    

Australian Native Fishes for Aquariums

AU$50.00
By: LEGGETT, Ray and Merrick. John. R. .
ID No.: 3478.

J.R.Merrick Publications Sydney  1987 1stEdn. 8vo Illust, 142p. Pictorial boards. Includes hints on exhibiting with presentation tips, pointers on judging, explanation of the rules and suggestions for collecting and handling and transporting fish.  Also discusses tank arrangements for breeding and methods of raising young, Gives summaries on 73 species which are illustrated in full colour. Also discusses fish room design, construction and maintenance.  -Very Fine 

Australian Native Fishes for Aquariums

AU$50.00
ID No.: 3478.

J.R.Merrick Publications Sydney  1987 1stEdn. 8vo Illust, 142p. Pictorial boards. Includes hints on exhibiting with presentation tips, pointers on judging, explanation of the rules and suggestions for collecting and handling and transporting fish.  Also discusses tank arrangements for breeding and methods of raising young, Gives summaries on 73 species which are illustrated in full colour. Also discusses fish room design, construction and maintenance.  -Very Fine 

Walleye Secrets.

AU$20.00
By: LINDNER, Al. CSANDA, Dave. DEAN Ton. LINDNER, Ron. RIPLEY, Bob. STANGE, Doug.
ID No.: 3970.
In-Fisherman Inc. Brainerd M.N.  1983 1st Edn. 8vo, Illust, 286p.  Soft Cover.   A complete guide to fishing walleyes anywhere from the St Lawrence to the Columbia River and from the Canadian Border to the canyon reservoirs of the south west.  The most advanced, informative, comprehemsive. well researched book on walleyes available anywhere -for any price.  Slight rub to edges.  -Fine

Walleye Secrets.

AU$20.00
ID No.: 3970.
In-Fisherman Inc. Brainerd M.N.  1983 1st Edn. 8vo, Illust, 286p.  Soft Cover.   A complete guide to fishing walleyes anywhere from the St Lawrence to the Columbia River and from the Canadian Border to the canyon reservoirs of the south west.  The most advanced, informative, comprehemsive. well researched book on walleyes available anywhere -for any price.  Slight rub to edges.  -Fine

The Natural History of Sharks,

AU$45.00
By: LINEAWEAVER, Thomas H. & BACKUS, Richard H.
ID No.: 3630

Andre Deutsch London 1970, 8vo Illust 256p E/P Blue cloth cover.  47 b/w photographs. One of the best modern books on shark curiosa. Includes chapters on The Beginnings,  Shark biology, Facts and Fancies, Consorts, The Leviathans Three, Sand Thresher, Nurses, Carpets, Cats and Dogs, A Mixed Bag and A Key to the Families of Sharks. Blue cloth cover.  Bibliography,   Foreword by N. B. Marshall  47 b/w photographs.  Some browning, Section of one prelim page has small section of whiteout.  -Very Good     

The Natural History of Sharks,

AU$45.00
ID No.: 3630

Andre Deutsch London 1970, 8vo Illust 256p E/P Blue cloth cover.  47 b/w photographs. One of the best modern books on shark curiosa. Includes chapters on The Beginnings,  Shark biology, Facts and Fancies, Consorts, The Leviathans Three, Sand Thresher, Nurses, Carpets, Cats and Dogs, A Mixed Bag and A Key to the Families of Sharks. Blue cloth cover.  Bibliography,   Foreword by N. B. Marshall  47 b/w photographs.  Some browning, Section of one prelim page has small section of whiteout.  -Very Good     

Fishes of the Murray Darling Basin.

AU$30.00
By: LINTERMANS, Mark.
ID No.: 3120.

Murray Darling Commission Canberra 2007 1StEdn. Pictorial Soft Cover. The identification, habitat, biology, and distribution of the fifty seven species of freshwater fish found in Australia’s largest river system. Also contains the threats to fish and aquatic ecosystems. Contains over sixty colour photographs and has an extensive reference list. –Very Fine   

Fishes of the Murray Darling Basin.

AU$30.00
ID No.: 3120.

Murray Darling Commission Canberra 2007 1StEdn. Pictorial Soft Cover. The identification, habitat, biology, and distribution of the fifty seven species of freshwater fish found in Australia’s largest river system. Also contains the threats to fish and aquatic ecosystems. Contains over sixty colour photographs and has an extensive reference list. –Very Fine   

The New Nature.

AU$35.00
By: LOW. Tim,
ID No.: 4401.

Viking Press     Melbourne 2002  4to Illust 378p. Card Cover.            "Forget about the wilderness, Tim Low says- nature lives here in our cities, gardens, exploiting everything we do, foraging new connections with us. Endangered species are turning up in industrial zones, in our forests, native pests, including lyrebirds, and rainforest trees are now a force to be reckoned with. Sheep are being kept in some national pars to save rare birds and  plants. We need to know why.  -Fine 

The New Nature.

AU$35.00
ID No.: 4401.

Viking Press     Melbourne 2002  4to Illust 378p. Card Cover.            "Forget about the wilderness, Tim Low says- nature lives here in our cities, gardens, exploiting everything we do, foraging new connections with us. Endangered species are turning up in industrial zones, in our forests, native pests, including lyrebirds, and rainforest trees are now a force to be reckoned with. Sheep are being kept in some national pars to save rare birds and  plants. We need to know why.  -Fine 

Bluewater Hunting and Freediving

AU$110.00
By: MAAS, Terry.
ID No.: 2810. .

Blue Water Freedivers. Ventura CA. 1995 1St. Edn, 4to. Illust, 214p.  D/J. Adventure stories of free diving and hunting big fish. Chapters on spearfishing, freediving techniques, sharks, safety equipment and the best bluewater hunts over the past 40 years are supplemented by 50 full colour plates and many other colour and black and white photographs and diagrams.  The author profiles 12 bluewater species from tuna to marlin and sailfish to wahoo.  -Very Good 

Bluewater Hunting and Freediving

AU$110.00
ID No.: 2810. .

Blue Water Freedivers. Ventura CA. 1995 1St. Edn, 4to. Illust, 214p.  D/J. Adventure stories of free diving and hunting big fish. Chapters on spearfishing, freediving techniques, sharks, safety equipment and the best bluewater hunts over the past 40 years are supplemented by 50 full colour plates and many other colour and black and white photographs and diagrams.  The author profiles 12 bluewater species from tuna to marlin and sailfish to wahoo.  -Very Good 

Life in Lakes and Rivers

AU$60.00
By: MACAN, T.T. and WORTHINGTON, E.B.
ID No.: 2607
Collins London 1962 reprint. 8vo Illust 272p Green Cloth cover With 68 b/w and 45 colour photographs by John Markham and others. E/p. Also has 20 maps and diagrams. The story of preparing and conducting an exhaustive ecological study based on work at the freshwater biological station at Windermere. The results are of great interest to anglers. Fine

Life in Lakes and Rivers

AU$60.00
ID No.: 2607
Collins London 1962 reprint. 8vo Illust 272p Green Cloth cover With 68 b/w and 45 colour photographs by John Markham and others. E/p. Also has 20 maps and diagrams. The story of preparing and conducting an exhaustive ecological study based on work at the freshwater biological station at Windermere. The results are of great interest to anglers. Fine

Life in Lakes and Rivers

AU$60.00
By: MACAN, T.T. and WORTHINGTON, E.B.
ID No.: 1032
Collins London 1951, 8vo Illust 272p     D/J.   With 68 b/w and 45 colour photographs by John Markham and others. Also has 20 maps and diagrams. The story of preparing and conducting an exhaustive ecological study based on work at the freshwater biological station at Windermere. The results are of great interest to anglers. E/p sl browning.  D/J  sl rubbed and small section missing.   - Fine

Life in Lakes and Rivers

AU$60.00
ID No.: 1032
Collins London 1951, 8vo Illust 272p     D/J.   With 68 b/w and 45 colour photographs by John Markham and others. Also has 20 maps and diagrams. The story of preparing and conducting an exhaustive ecological study based on work at the freshwater biological station at Windermere. The results are of great interest to anglers. E/p sl browning.  D/J  sl rubbed and small section missing.   - Fine

Gum Boughs and Wattle Bloom

AU$50.00
By: MACDONALD, Donald.
ID No.: 1035
Cassell Melbourne [1887], 12mo 256p.Grey cloth cover. Author was a popular Victorian journalist of the late 19th century. This work includes a selection of sketches gathered on Australian hills and plains of rural Victoria originally published in the Argus under the initials 'D.M.' and in the Australasian under the nom de plume ‘Gnuyang’. Includes a chapter ‘The Home of the Blackfish’ (pp 173-192). Some rubbing on spine and edges. Scarce -Good

Gum Boughs and Wattle Bloom

AU$50.00
ID No.: 1035
Cassell Melbourne [1887], 12mo 256p.Grey cloth cover. Author was a popular Victorian journalist of the late 19th century. This work includes a selection of sketches gathered on Australian hills and plains of rural Victoria originally published in the Argus under the initials 'D.M.' and in the Australasian under the nom de plume ‘Gnuyang’. Includes a chapter ‘The Home of the Blackfish’ (pp 173-192). Some rubbing on spine and edges. Scarce -Good
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