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Exhibition Poultry Breeder's Handbook

By Kemp, Rick

Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1997. A guide to scoring high marks in show poultry, things to be aware of and tips for successful breeding & showing. Book is in great order internally - slight bump to lower right corner. Kemp is a well respected authority & poultry-book author having first got into the field in 1953 & has a Masters in Applied Science in Ag Ed. This book is valuable for the newly interested & the old hands alike. Corners v, lightly bumped, clean crisp pp, a 1999 re-print of the edition. Less than 500g to post.. 2nd Edition. Softcover. Very Good/None issued. 24.5cm.

$65.63

Australian Birds

By Knudsen, Lars

Kenthurst Sydney: Kangaroo Press, 1995. This volume represents a beautiful collection of Knudsen's paintings of 29 birds and his accompanying comments and the book showcases his joyous artwork. Lars Knudsen grew up in North Queensland where he became fascinated by the prolific birdlife, particularly the spectacular species of the rainforests. In this book he presents 29 of his best paintings of Australian birds with his detailed comments about each bird, its peculiarities, and what he admires most about it. He spent many years in Sydney in advertising before leaving Australia in 1977 to set up a studio in Spain and paint full-time. The artist has travelled widely, painting birds of Europe, Asia and North America, and exhibiting in solo shows in England, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland. In 1980, he was elected by unanimous vote to the Society of Wildlife Artists in London. Less than 500g to post.. 1st. Card Cover. Very Good/None issued. Illus. by Knudsen. 17.5cm.

$61.98

Birds of Prey of Australia, The: A Field Guide to Australian Raptors

By Debus, Stephen

Oxford University Press, 1998. Birds of Prey of Australia, The: A Field Guide to Australian Raptors by Debus is less than 500g &152pp of excellent avian reference.. Card Cover. Very Good/None issued. 19.5 Cm.

$32.81

The Atlas of Australian Birds

By Blakers, M.; Davies, S.J.J.F. and Reilly, P.N.

Melbourne University Press The Atlas of Australian Birds published by Melbourne University Press is a weighty ornithological reference of some 700+ pp & about 2.5 kilo for posting. It has details re the breeding and distribution of Australian birds, with the distribution density of each species represented on an individual map. No tweeter should be without this in their pocket (OK maybe not in an ordinary pocket).. Illustrated Board Cover. Excellent/None issued. 28.5cm.

$18.23

A Field Guide to Australian Birds. Volume One: Non-Passerines.

By Slater Peter

Rigby, 1970. Very Good condition. Unclipped dustjacket. Many plates depicting "Small bush birds" for easy identification. 700g to post, 428pp. previous owner name blacked out.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.40

Australian lorikeets: experiences in the field and aviary.

By Sindel, Stan

Australia: Singill, 1986. 'Australian lorikeets: experiences in the field and aviary' a book that James Gill kept up the advice (& pressure) on Stan to complete, I suspect Stan might have wanted to spend more time in his aviaries or out in the wild. Less than 500g to post, & 94 pp in fine shape. Dustjacket rating due to sunned spine. Sindel has about 6 or so collaborative titles to his credit.. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 21.5cm.

$37.92

THE POULTRY CLUB STANDARDS OF PERFECTION (ILLUSTRATED)

By Broomhead William W. (Editor)

William Rice, London , 1930. 240pp. Printed in the year of the World Poultry Congress in London with a heritage of standards from about 1864. New standards from 1877 to simplify descriptors. b/w photos and point scales for multiple breeds of fowl including Japanese bantams and ducks. Glossary at back of book. Book is in good contion, cover has some wear on the rub points and slight bow to front cover. Preliminaries slight foxing, but pages clean and well bound. Includes a fold out drawing of fowl points .. Eighth Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 16cm.

$87.50

WILD ICE Antarctic Journeys

By Naveen Ron et al

Bay Books, Sydney, 1990. Lavishly illustrated with colour photo plates supporting the informative text. Very good condition. 1st Australian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$21.88

PORTRAIT OF A RIVER: THE WILDLIFE OF THE DANUBE

By Mountfort Guy

Hutchinson, 1962. Very Good/Good condition. Details of animal life, particularly birds, across the Danube. Black and White photographs fitted throughout.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Eric Hosking. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.58

TREES AND SHRUBS

Dept. Of Forestry, Queensland, 1985. A guide to species selection and planting of trees and shrubs suitable for Queensland. some marks on front cover.. Soft Cover with Staple. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.38

The Shirley Stackhouse GARDENING BOOK

By Stackhouse Shirley

Womans Day, Australia, 1986. Includes 170 colour, house plants, Australian natives, flowers for fragrance, problem gardens, container gardening, organic methods and much more. Advertised Pullout Poster not in book. Index in back.. Card Cover with Staple. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.65

The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society, Autumn 1997, Vol. 19 No. 2

The Hardy Plant Society, London, 1997. An interesting collection of articles for the garden enthusiast including "The Gardener's Pallette: colour theories for a small garden>" by Timothy Walter "Green Plants for Dry Gardens" by Val Bourne and "The Iris as a Hardy Plant" by Peter Maynard, plus many more with full colour.. First Edition. Pictorial Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.56

AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA FOR AUSTRALIAN GARDENERS

By Hurley P.J

Dymock's Book Arcade Limited, Sydney, 1956. Colour loss to front top, right corner. Inside clean, NO NAMES OR MARKS. A handy garden guide for the home gardeners library.. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$6.56

AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA FOR AUSTRALIAN GARDENERS

By Hurley P.J

Dymock's Book Arcade Limited, Sydney, 1951. Mark to front and back boards. Internally good, no names etc. A handy guide for Australian Gardeners.. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$6.56

The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society, Spring 1996

The Hardy Plant Society, London, 1996. An interesting collection of articles including "Flowers in Frames" by Dilys Davies, "Bringing Wildlife to the Garden" Elizabeth Hamilton and "Herbaceous Clematis" by Mary Toomey plus many more.. First Edition. Pictorial Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.56