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

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Hardy Plant Society, London: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002452


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. View more info

The Journal of the Hardy Plant Society, Spring 1996

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Hardy Plant Society, London: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002453


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. View more info

TREES AND SHRUBS

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dept. Of Forestry, Queensland: 1985

Seller ID: 002464


A guide to species selection and planting of trees and shrubs suitable for Queensland. some marks on front cover. View more info

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DOMESTICATED DUCKS & GEESE

By: Batty, Joseph

Price: $23.00

Publisher: UK, Beech Publishing House: 1996

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 012139


DOMESTICATED DUCKS & GEESE by Batty has 232pp, 700g packed to post in its laminated covers. There are colour, b/w photographs and illustrations, & a bibliography. Blub reads >>> "This is a complete guide book to the many ducks and geese kept by poultry fanciers, smallholders and farmers. It covers breeds, accomodation, ponds, breeding, showing, ducklings for the table and many more aspects of this special division of poultry-keeping. There is a section on the fables... View more info

THE POULTRY CLUB STANDARDS OF PERFECTION (ILLUSTRATED)

By: Broomhead William W. (Editor)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: William Rice, London: 1930

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 008768


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 fo... View more info

Birders

By: Cocker, Mark

Price: $13.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2001

Seller ID: 008962


A true story of bird watching (obsessives?) - their hunt to spot/id/experience avian oddities and their common feathered friends.230pp with sewn-in binding in great order from cover to cover View more info

AUSTRALIAN PARROTS IN BUSH AND AVIARY

By: Harman Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Inkata Press, Melbourne: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007896


Very good condition. A comprehensive text for the bird fancier . Includes ideas for aviary construction, breeding, feeding, ailments and a case study on many of the Australian Parrots with colour plates. View more info

A Practical Guide to Cage and Aviary Birds

By: Harvey, Rob

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Tiger Books International, London: 1994

Seller ID: 008775


Cyril Laubscher (illustrator). dust jacket has a crease lower front, book eight approx 750g. 128 p. This clearly written book presumes no knowledge on behalf of its readers as it explores all practical aspects of choosing, feeding, general and health care, nail and feather clipping, taming and talking, breeding and housing birds in captivity. Plus full details of more than 100 different species and colour varieties of birds, from budgerigars to bulbuls. 180 Colour Photog... View more info

BIRDS AS INDIVIDUALS

By: Howard Len

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 1952

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 008200


A record of bird behaviou including interesting photographs taken by bird photographer Ericv Hosking. View more info

AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA FOR AUSTRALIAN GARDENERS

By: Hurley P.J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dymock's Book Arcade Limited, Sydney: 1956

Seller ID: 002461


Colour loss to front top, right corner. Inside clean, NO NAMES OR MARKS. A handy garden guide for the home gardeners library. View more info

AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA FOR AUSTRALIAN GARDENERS

By: Hurley P.J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dymock's Book Arcade Limited, Sydney: 1951

Seller ID: 002462


Mark to front and back boards. Internally good, no names etc. A handy guide for Australian Gardeners. View more info

PORTRAIT OF A RIVER: THE WILDLIFE OF THE DANUBE

By: Mountfort Guy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006478


Very Good/Good condition. Details of animal life, particularly birds, across the Danube. Black and White photographs fitted throughout. View more info

WILD ICE Antarctic Journeys

By: Naveen Ron et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bay Books, Sydney: 1990

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 008151


Lavishly illustrated with colour photo plates supporting the informative text. Very good condition View more info

A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA

By: Pizzey Graham

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins, Australia: 1988

Seller ID: 008185


Comprehensive and well researched and presented text by Graham Pizzey. Many colour plates with detailed images of each bird. View more info

GARDEN TREES AND SHRUBS IN AUSTRALASIA

By: Sargeant Harold, "Antbos"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorgravure Publications, Australia: 1952

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002771


includes many b/w illustrations, and a comprehensive guide to the garden with chapters such as the uses of Trees and Shrubs, plants for positions, soil preparation, planting and spacing, pruning and trimming, diseases and pests, decorative hedges climbing plants and an index. View more info

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Australian lorikeets: experiences in the field and aviary.

By: Sindel, Stan

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Australia, Singill: 1986

Seller ID: 012065


'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. View more info

A FIELD GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN BIRDS: VOLUME TWO

By: Slater Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Rigby: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004561


Very Good condition. Clean and unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket. Many plates depicting "Small bush birds" for easy identification. View more info

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

By: Slater Peter

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Rigby: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012610


Very Good condition. Unclipped dustjacket. Many plates depicting "Small bush birds" for easy identification. 700g to post, 428pp. previous owner name blacked out. View more info

The Shirley Stackhouse GARDENING BOOK

By: Stackhouse Shirley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Womans Day, Australia: 1986

Seller ID: 002495


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. View more info