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The Animals of New Zealand An Account of the Dominion's Air-Breathing Vertebrates

The Animals of New Zealand An Account of the Dominion's Air-Breathing Vertebrates

by Hutton, F W; Drummond, James

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Edition
2nd Edition
Published
1905
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Hardcover
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New Zealand: Whitcombe & Tombes, 1905. 2nd revised edition of 800 copies. (NZNB H1583). Frederick Wollaston Hutton and James Drummond. An important early work, the book focuses on native vertebrates, so the bulk of the content relates to birds, it also describes marine mammals, reptiles, and bats, and gives brief coverage to introduced species with 147 ills, indexes of Maori,… Read more about this item
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The History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest with an appendix on the Geology, Botany and Ornithology of the District AUTHORS COPY

The History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest with an appendix on the Geology, Botany and Ornithology of the District AUTHORS COPY

by Potter, T R; Jukes, J B; Bloxham, Rev. Andrew; Babington, Churchill

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Used - Very Good
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N/A
Edition
First Edition
Published
1842
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781111111113
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London: Hamilton, Adams & Co, 1842. Specially bound by R Allen Bookbinders Nottingham for Author Rev Andrew Bloxham and later gifted to his son Andrew Roby Bloxham in 1877 who was the Registrar for the Supreme Court of New Zealand with an inscription to first blank. Also inserted is a panoramic half tone photo of the view from roof of… Read more about this item
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Bird Secrets

Bird Secrets

by Buddle, Major G A

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1951
Binding
Hardcover
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Wellington, New Zealand: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1951. Photography of New Zealand birds. CONDITION Yellow cloth with black title (clean and unworn) 71 pages with 93 b/w photo illus. Copy is bright and crisp with name to front end page. DJ has somw tears, wear to spine ends and tips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 48mo… Read more about this item
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The Totorore Voyage

The Totorore Voyage

by Clark, Gerry

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1988
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781869410070
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Auckland, New Zealand: Century Hutchinson, 1988. Epic expedition of almost 4 years f1869410076or ornithological research work on subantarctic islands and for his circumnavigation of Antarctica in his self-built yacht Totorore. CONDITION Blue bds (unworn, sharp cnrs) map liners, pp [6] 357 with 29 maps, with 73 colour photo illus and numerous engraved illus of wild life through text. Unworn DJ… Read more about this item
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Reptiles of Australia : Crocodiles, Snakes and Lizards

Reptiles of Australia : Crocodiles, Snakes and Lizards

by Barrett, Charles

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Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1950
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Cassell & Co, 1950. Written by eminent Australian Naturalist, he was awarded the Australian Natural History Medallion. CONDITION Grey bds (unworn though cnrs slightly canted), illus liners and colour frontis, pp [8] 168 numerous b/w photo and line illus through out. As new internally apart from partial toning to eps.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo -… Read more about this item
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My Friends the Baboons

My Friends the Baboons

by Marais, Eugene N

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Used - Good
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Good
Edition
Re-Issue
Published
1956
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Methuen & Co, 1956. South African Marais is acknowledged as the father of the scientific study of the behaviour of animals, known as Ethology. CONDITION Blue bds, pp vii 124, copy is bright and clean with name to ffep and half title, slightly shaken. DJ is worn to spine ends and tips.. Re-Issue. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over… Read more about this item
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Fish of the marine Reserve : A Guide to the Identification and Biology of Common cCastal Fish of North-Eastern New Zealand

Fish of the marine Reserve : A Guide to the Identification and Biology of Common cCastal Fish of North-Eastern New Zealand

by Thompson, Sue

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
Binding
Paperback
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Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland, 1981. Blue card wraps, 364 pages if illus through text. A little faded to edges, name inside front. Clean and crisp copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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Sorrows and Joys of a New Zealand Naturalist

Sorrows and Joys of a New Zealand Naturalist

by Guthrie Smith, H

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1936
Binding
Hardcover
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New Zealand: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1936. Numbered Signed copy 421/1000. Ornithological expeditions mainly to the South Island and the Sub Antarctic Islands. CONDITION Green cloth (clean with small nick to spine head, title dulled o/w unworn) 252 pages with 75 b/w photo plates and 4 maps, errata slip opposing page 10. Copy is very bright and crisp.… Read more about this item
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Moa: The Story of a Fabulous Bird

Moa: The Story of a Fabulous Bird

by Temple, Philip

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Used - Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780001849914
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Auckland, New Zealand: Collins, 1986. Origins and habits of New Zealand's giant Moa bird. Fully colour illustrated throughout. Written for children. Aimed at 5 to 9 year olds. CONDITION 32 pages, juvenile gift inscription inside, wear to cnrs.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Gaskin, Chris . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Naturalist in the Sudan

Naturalist in the Sudan

by Sweeney, Charles

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1974
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780800854669
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U.S.A.: Taplinger, 1974. First US Edition. Explores the geography and wildlife of the region Darfur and Bahr Ghazal. CONDITION Red bds with Brown cloth spine, 240 pages with numerous photo and sketch illus plus two maps. Very bright and crisp copy with original price stamped to first blank. DJ toned with some marks.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.… Read more about this item
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Fairy Tales from New Zealand with Nature Notes

Fairy Tales from New Zealand with Nature Notes

by Vaille, Blanche

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Used - Very Good
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N/A
Edition
First Edition
Published
1928
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Simpkin Marshall , 1928. Fairy stories with an emphasis on Maori tales, including factual information from observation on New Zealand insects and plants. Nice engraved illus titling to head of each tale, beautiful colour frontis illus, 12 b/w illus internally, Maori pronunciation section for words contained at the end of each story. CONDITION Heavy card bds… Read more about this item
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An Introduction to the Study of Birds; or, The Elements of Ornithology on Scientific Principles with a Particular Notice of the Birds Mentioned in Scripture

An Introduction to the Study of Birds; or, The Elements of Ornithology on Scientific Principles with a Particular Notice of the Birds Mentioned in Scripture

by Martin, W C L

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Edition
Re-Issue
Published
1843
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Hardcover
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London: The Religious Tract Society, 1843. Originally published 1836. Not Dated [1843 pagination QR]. Pp xii 524 with 200 nice engraved illus and 4 page publishers list to rear. CONDITION Purple blind embossed cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine which is dulled, bright and crisp internally, a little wear to cloth at spine ends and tips, short split to… Read more about this item
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Studies in Animal Life

Studies in Animal Life

by Lewes, George

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Used - Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1862
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1862. First Authorised Edition, illustrated and bound in fancy embossed cloth. A selection of natural history articles originally published in Cornhill Magazine titled. Omnipresence of Life; Ponds and Rock-Pools; A Garden Wall and its Traces of Past Life; An extinct Animal recognized by its Tooth.; Talking in Beetles; Every Organism a Colony. George Lewes is… Read more about this item
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The Animals of New Zealand An Account of the Dominion's Air-Breathing Vertebrates

The Animals of New Zealand An Account of the Dominion's Air-Breathing Vertebrates

by Hutton, F W; Drummond, James

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1904
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Hardcover
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New Zealand: Whitcombe & Tombes, 1904. Very Scarce First Ed of 1,000 copies (NZNB H1582). Frederick Wollaston Hutton and James Drummond. An important early work, the book focuses on native vertebrates, so the bulk of the content relates to birds, it also describes marine mammals, reptiles, and bats, and gives brief coverage to introduced species with 147 ills, indexes of… Read more about this item
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Notes on the Southern Robin (Miro Australis).

Notes on the Southern Robin (Miro Australis).

by Richdale, L E

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Used - Very Good
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N/A
Edition
First Edition
Published
1941
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Paperback
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New Zealand: Otago Daily Times, 1941. Stapled wraps, 8 pages with b/w photos. Stains to front with name inside. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Royal Albatross : Diomedea Epomophora Sandfordi

The Royal Albatross : Diomedea Epomophora Sandfordi

by Richdale, L E

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1942
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Paperback
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New Zealand: Otago Daily Times, 1942. Stapled wraps, 15 pages with b/w photos. Clean and unworn with name inside front. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Photographs of the Royal Albatross

Photographs of the Royal Albatross

by Richdale, L E

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1949
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Paperback
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New Zealand: Otago Daily Times, 1949. Stapled wraps, paginated [2] 123 - 136 with b/w photos. Toned edges with name to front. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Handbook of the Fishes of New Zealand

Handbook of the Fishes of New Zealand

by Sherrin, R A

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Used - Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1886
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Paperback
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Auckland, New Zealand: Wilson & Horton, 1886. Covers missing otherwise bight copy. [4], 307, iv, pages + folding map of New Zealand. Name to rear of map and top of first page, foxed near ends. Prepared Under the Instructions of the Commissioner of Trade and Customs, Auckland. . First Edition. Disbound. Good/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Stollwerck's Animal World Album : Comprising Pictures of the  Important Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Reptiles & Insects

Stollwerck's Animal World Album : Comprising Pictures of the Important Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Reptiles & Insects

by Matschie, Profesor Paul

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Used - Good
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Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1900
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Stollwerck Bros , 1900. Not Dated c1900. Text in English. 144 animals described 6 in each of 24 different groups. Has been stored in a damp place at some stage causing damage to front cover which has been restored with front being rebacked with original laid over, name inside front, title page has damage with photocopy tipped… Read more about this item
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Takahe

Takahe

by Lavers, Roger; Mills, Jim

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1984
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780868680576
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Dunedin, New Zealand: John McIndoe, 1984. 24 pages with wonderful full colour photography, printed on quality high gloss paper. Slightly faded spine edge else nice crisp and bright copy. #Kiwiana#. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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