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Sharks Silent Hunters of the Deep

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ID No.: 4165
AU$35.00

Reader’s Digest Sydney, 1987, 4to, Illust., 208pp, D/J, For centuries sharks have been merely objects of terror. Although sharks are terrifying creatures this book outlines the role they play in the complex web of underwater life. This book is divided into three sections  The World of the Shark, Men and Sharks, and Facts About Sharks and Shark Attack. With  contributions by scientists and experienced anglers including Julian Pepperell, Perry Gilbert, Peter Goadby, Susan Turner, C. Scott Johnson, Noel Kemp, Nick Otway, Robert Pullan, Olaf Ruhen and Ron and Valerie Taylor. Many colour photographs, diagrams and maps.  Art by Alistair Barnard. - Fine                      - Fine                   

The Tasmanian Trout

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ID No.: 4042.
AU$155.00

Launceston 1973, 8vo Illust 300p including adverts, soft cover.  Foreword by Sir Peter Crisp.  The story of the creation of one of the best trout fisheries of the world.  Produced by the Northern Tasmanian Fisheries Association to commemorate 75 years of service to angling.  - Very Good   

The Best Of ‘BB”. An Anthology

by  “B.B.” (WATKINS-PITCHFORD, Denys).
ID No.: 4585.
AU$30.00

Michael Joseph London. 1983, 8vo, Illust, 289pp. D/J. This anthology, produced to celebrate the authors 80th birthday, contains extracts from all of his adult books and a few extracts from his childrens books.  From stories of wild-fowling in the far north of Britian to night fishing for carp in dark Midland pools, from his famous books about the white goose to his stories of the fantastical Little Grey Men, there is something for everyone who loves the British countryside. The extracts are accompanied by illustrations by the author.  -Fine.    

Monsters of the Deep.

by  ANGEL, Heather.
ID No.: 3018
AU$45.00

Octopus Books London, 1976, Folio, Illust, 126pp, D/J, 160 colour photographs and a descriptive story of the creatures of the deep including sharks, rays, giant fish, octopus, clams, giant squid, whales and the near human intelligence of the dolphins.  –Fine.       .

Snobs Creek Fish Hatchery,

by  FISHERIES & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA.
ID No.: 499
AU$45.00

FISHERIES & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA.  Melbourne 1957 1st edn. 8vo Illust 32p. Soft cover. The story of the development and operation of the Snobs Creek freshwater fisheries research station and native fish hatchery near Eildon. -Very Good  

Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes and Flowers

by  MURRAY, A.S. .
ID No.: 5048.
AU$490.00

G Robertson Sydney, 1900, Folio oblong, 58pp, Dark Green hide grain cloth cover with gilt edges and titles.  Includes seventeen colour plates by the author. As well as his interest in his art Murray has been able to incorporate his other love, for fishing, into several  sections of the publication.  He refers to bream and trout fishing in the Derwent, the Huon and the Great Lake.   Several pages separating from the spine but overall this is  Good condition.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Fish Stocking in impoundments,

by  SIMPSON. Bob. HUTCHISON, Michael. GALLAGHER, Tom. and CHILCOTT, Keith.
ID No.: 4205.
AU$25.00

DPI Southern Fisheries Centre Brisbane 2002 4to, Illust, 47p. soft cover. A best practice manual for eastern and northern Australia covering stocking programs, translocation, transporting, releasing fish and getting the best out of stocked fish –Very Fine  

An Introduction to the Deer of Australia. -With special reference to Victoria

by  BENTLEY, Arthur.    ​.   
ID No.: 7043    
AU$100.00

Hawthorn Press Melbourne, 1967 1st Edn., 4to,  Illustrated, 224pp. D/J, Foreword by M.C.Downes, Superintendent Game Management, Victorian Fisheries and Wildlife  Department.  Gives an outline of the introduction of deer into Australia before discussing in detail the Sambar, Hog, Red and Fallow Deer and continues on with other species.  This is followed by a discussion of the introduction of deer and their management in each state and the Territory and into Papua New Guinea. There are also chapters on Hunting Deer, Antlers, Deer in Captivity. Capturing up and Capturing Deer. Over 75 black and white photographs and diagrams. Name of previous owner on fep. D/j has some wear and stains.  -Fine/Good.   

Fishing Naturalist 

by  BUXTON, Anthony.  ​          
ID No.: 222.     
AU$30.00

Collins London, 1946, 8vo, Illustrated, 190pp, D/J, “Major Buxton givesus delightful accounts of his fishing expeditions for brown trout, sea trout and salmon, in Hampshire, Scotland, and Norway. He writes about terriers, about red deer, black game, otters and many types of birds. His final chapter on Nature Reserves is of particular interestin connection with the UK land poliy in the future”  ”  Illustrated by 78 black and white photographs. Removeable protective plastic cover. Fine/Very Good.        

 Exploring Between Tidemarks,

by  POPE, E.C. and McDONALD, P.M.        
ID No.: 1331
AU$20.00

Australian Museum Sydney  n.d., 8vo Illust 45pp, soft cover. Foreword by J. W. Evans, Director Australian Museum.  Written as a guide for shore explorers,  Biology and Zoology school and university students and teachers. Fills a gap in our literature of  shoreline ecology.   Includes  zones, adaptations of seashore animals, shoreline animal feeding, communities on rocky shores and hints to explorers. Cover slightly rubbed.  – Fine                                                             

Sharks Silent Hunters of the Deep

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ID No.: 4165
AU$35.00

Reader’s Digest Sydney, 1987, 4to, Illust., 208pp, D/J, For centuries sharks have been merely objects of terror. Although sharks are terrifying creatures this book outlines the role they play in the complex web of underwater life. This book is divided into three sections  The World of the Shark, Men and Sharks, and Facts About Sharks and Shark Attack. With  contributions by scientists and experienced anglers including Julian Pepperell, Perry Gilbert, Peter Goadby, Susan Turner, C. Scott Johnson, Noel Kemp, Nick Otway, Robert Pullan, Olaf Ruhen and Ron and Valerie Taylor. Many colour photographs, diagrams and maps.  Art by Alistair Barnard. - Fine                      - Fine                   

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