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Used and Out of Print Books on Marine Life and Fishing
A Coastal Diary A Study of One of Australia's Wildest and Most Beautiful Coastlines -by- John Landy. ISBN 073290773X.
The author's study of the Victorian Otways coastline; superb colour photographs of seaweeds, birds, shells, flowers and insects - all
the elements of a delicate and complex coastal ecosystem; a diary which reflects the changing of the seasons; also tells of
shipwrecks and heroic rescues, formidable journeys and memorable characters. (Macmillan Australia. Sydney. 1993) Used hardcover
book in dust jacket. 242 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges and corners. A few grubby
marks on edges of pages and on rear endpaper. Else very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
A Collector's Guide to Seashells of The World -by- Jerome M Eisenberg (1981). ISBN 0070191409. Illustrated with photographs and
drawings by the author. (McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York. 1981) Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
239 pages. Dust jacket is bumped on edges with a few small tears and has a small piece torn away from the top of the spine.
Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
A Field Guide to The Common Sea and Estuary Fishes of Non-Tropical Australia -by- J M Thomson.
Illustrated with paintings -by- Margaret Senior. (William Collins Publishers. Sydney. 1977) ISBN 0002192713.
Used book. Hardcover book with dust jacket. 144 pages. Dust jacket is sunned on upper edge with a few very small
chips. Two small sections of insect damage to lower edge of front flap of dust jacket and underlying board. Foxing
on edges of pages. Else very good.
Australian Tropical Reef Life -by- Clifford Frith and Dawn Frith. ISBN 0958994242.
Illustrated in full colour. 70 pages. (Tropical Australia Graphics. Paluma via Townsville. 2nd printing 1989)
In very good condition.
Axolotls -by- Peter W Scott. ISBN 0876669372. 1984 Edition. Introducing the Axolotl; Biology and Anatomy of
the Axolotl; Care of Axolotls; Breeding Axolotls; Health of Axolotls; Further reading on Axolotls. More than 80 colour and black and
white illustrations. Used hardcover book in a clear plastic dust jacket. 96 pages. (T.F.H. Publications Inc. 1984)
Foxing on endpapers and first and last few pages. Else very good.
Bivalves Of Australia Volume 1 -by- Kevin Lamprell & Thora Whitehead (1992). ISBN 1863330399.
Australian Bivalves. A comprehensive coverage of 26 of the most colourful and popular families of Australian bivalves;
77 full colour plates feature 617 species with descriptive text on the facing pages; many species are illustrated in
colour for the first time; enables easy identification by the casual beachcomber and beginning shell collector. Used
hardback book in dust jacket. 182 pages. (Crawford House Press, Bathurst. 1992) Some spots of foxing on flaps of dust
jacket. Jacket is creased at top of spine. Else in very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Diseases of Fishes Book I Crustacea as Enemies of Fishes -by- Z Kabata -edited by- Dr Stanislas F
Snieszko and Dr Herbert R Axelrod. Fisheries Research Board of Canada. A textbook dealing with fish diseases and fish parasites.
(T.F.H. Publications. NJ. 1970) No ISBN. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Pictorial boards. 171 pages. Foxing on edges of pages.
Bumped at top of spine. Else very good.
Living Marine Molluscs -by- C M Young and T E Thompson. ISBN 0002190990. The shells of oysters and scallops, whelks and
periwinkles, winkles, arkshells, top shells and clams, cockles, mussels and limpets are familiar to us all; this book is
about the animals which live inside them, and about the sea-snails, cuttlefish, octopus, squid, and sea slugs; includes
a history of malacology; a description of molluscan structure and their classification; biology of molluscs. The authors describe
in detail many species from British and North Atlantic areas but also draw examples from warmer latitudes and the world over.
Illustrated with black and white line drawings and colour and black and white photographs. (William Collins Sons & Co. London.
1976) Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 288 pages. Foxing on rear of dust jacket, on
endpapers and edges of pages. Else very good.
Marine Fishes of Australian Waters -by- Kenneth Pulley. ISBN 0701803371. (Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1974)
Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 104 pages. Dust jacket is stretched and worn along upper
edge and bumped with a small hole on rear side edge. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Marine Botany An Australasian Perspective -edited by- Margaret N Clayton & Robert J King. First Edition 1981. ISBN 0582710723.
(Longman Cheshire Pty Ltd. Melbourne. First Edition. 1981) Used softcover book. 468 pages.
Covers are worn on edges. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Marine Invertebrates of Southern Australia Part I -edited by- S A Shepherd and I M Thomas. (1982)
Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia. Chapters are: The Marine Environment (Thomas and
Shepherd); Food Webs (King and Shepherd); Sponges (Phylum Porifera) (Berquist and Skinner); Cnidaria (or
Coelenterata) (Southcott and Thomas); Hyroids (Class Hydrozoa) (Watson); Jellyfishes (Classes Scyphozoa
and Hydrozoa) (Southcott); Class Anthozoa (Thomas and Shepherd); Sea anemones (Orders Actiniaria,
Zoanthidea and Corallimorpharia) (Thomas and Shepherd); Stony Corals (Order Scleractinia or Madreporaria)
(Shepherd and Veron); Octocorals (Subclass Octocorallia) (Grasshoff and Verseveldt); Soft corals or
Alcyonarians (Orders Stolonifera, Telestacea and Alcyonacea) (Verseveldt); Pseudogorgian (Order
Gastraxonacea) (Grasshoff); Gorgonians or sea fans (Order Gorgonacea) (Grasshoff); Seapens (Order
Pennatulacea) (Utinomi and Shepherd); Polyclad flatworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes) (Prudhoe); Bristleworms
(Phylum Annelida) (Hutchings); Sipunculans (Phylum Sipuncula) (Edmonds); Echiurans (Phylum Echiura)
(Edmonds); Bryozoans (Phylum Bryozoa or Ectoprocta) (Bock); Echinoderms (Phylum Echinodermata) (Thomas);
Feather-stars (Class Crinoidea) (Shepherd, Marshall and Rowe); Sea-stars (Class Asteroidea) (Zeidler and
Shepherd); Brittle-stars (Class Ophiuroidea) (Baker); Sea urchins (Class Echinoidea) (Baker); Sea
cucumbers (Class Holothurioidea) (Rowe). (Issued by the Handbooks Committee on behalf of the
South Australian Government and published by favour of the honourable the Premier D O Tonkin, M.P. 1st
February 1982) No ISBN. Used book. Softcover book. 491 pages. Covers worn on edges and corners. Foxing on
edges of pages. Else very good.
Pacific Salmon And Steelhead Trout -by- R J Childerhose and Marj Trim. ISBN 0888942184. Covers
the six species of Pacific salmon - sockeye salmon, pink salmon, coho salmon, chum salmon, chinook salmon,
and masu salmon; provides details of
their life histories, their incredible deep sea migrations, and their spawning habits; it is at once a plea
for the salmonoids and an acknowledgement of the efforts of North American scientists to ensure their
survival; over 100 colour photographs, species paintings by Harry Heine, species distribution maps, and 90
finely detailed line drawings by Joey Morgan. Included is a Colour Evaluation Guide for Pacific Salmon poster
published by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. (Douglas & McIntyre. Vancouver. First Edition.
1979) Used large format hardcover book in dust jacket. 158 pages. Written inscription to previous owner on front free endpaper.
Dust jacket a little stretched on edges. Else very good. This book weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Parasitic Copepoda of British Fishes -by- Zbigniew Kabata. ISBN 0903874059. (The Ray Society, c/- The British Museum,
London, 1979) Large hardcover book in dust jacket, 2025 pages. Dust jacket, originally worn and knocked on extremities, has been covered in clear
contact. Inscription to previous owner by author dated 1979 on fep. Previous owner's name has been stamped on the title page and on the
outer edges of pages. Light foxing on edges of pages. All else is very good. This book weighs 2.2 kilograms.
Sea Snakes -by- Harold Heatwole (Australian Natural History Series). UNSW 1999. ISBN 0868407763. Marine Biology.
This book described the varieties and distributions of sea snakes, how they go about their daily lives underwater, what they eat and
what eats them, and how they reproduce and grow; it also discusses how sea snakes cope with excess salt and scarcity of fresh water,
and how they adjust to living at depth and enduring long periods without breathing; the nature of their venom and how it functions
in subduing large, active prey is also explained. Illustrated with tables, diagrams, black and white and colour photographs. Used
softcover book. 148 pages. (University of New South Wales Press Ltd. Sydney. 1999) Written gift inscription with a number on half
title page. Corners of cover are bumped. Else very good. Weight 550 grams.
Sharks And Rays -by- Timothy V Tricas, Kevin Deacon, Peter Last, John E McCosker, Terence I Walker, Leighton Taylor -consultant editor-
Leighton Taylor. ISBN 0864490941.
Marine Biology. A field guide to the sharks and rays with information on their intelligence; highly developed senses; their biology,
behviour and ecology; also covers the problem of their exploitation and details measures taken to conserve these unique creatures.
Illustrated in full colour. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. 288 pages. (Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1997) In AS NEW condition.
Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Shells of New Guinea and The Central Indo-Pacific -by- Alan Hinton. (published jointly by Robert Brown & Associates
Pty Ltd. Port Moresby -and- The Jacaranda Press. Milton, Qld. 1972) No ISBN. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 84 pages.
Dust jacket bumped on edges and chipped at both ends of spine. Foxing on dust jacket, first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else very good.
Success With Cichlids From Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika Keeping and Breeding African Cichlids -by- Sabine Melke.
ISBN 0866224890. 1993 English Edition. Translated -by- U Erich Friese. Every topic of importance relating to the world of
the fascinating and colourful fishes from Africa's Lake Malawi and Lake
Tanganyika: setting up aquaria; water quality maintenance;
food requirements; history and description of the lakes themselves; breeding requirements; diseases and parasites. Illustrated
with over 150 full colour photographs and drawings. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. 192 pages. (T.F.H. Publications Inc. 1993)
Corners of covers bumped. Else in fine condition. Weight 820 grams.
The Crustaceans of South Australia Parts I and II 1927-1929 -by- Herbert Hale. Handbook of the
Flora and Fauna of South Australia. (Issued by the Handbooks Committee on behalf of the South Australian
Government and published by favour of the Honorable the Premier D A Dunstan, Q.C., M.P. Adelaide. 1976) Used
book. Softcover book. 380 pages. Covers are sunned. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
The Fresh and Salt Water Fishes of The World -by- Edward Migdalski and George Fichter.
More than 500 full-colour illustrations and 186 drawings -by- Norman Weaver. (A Borzoi Book. Alfred A Knopf Inc.
New York. 1976) ISBN 0394492390. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 316 pages. Dust jacket is worn on
upper edge with small chips and tears. Light foxing on endpapers and edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 2 kilograms.
Whales Dolphins and Porpoises The Visual Guide to All The World's Cetaceans -by- Mark Carwardine.
ISBN 0732250668. Collins Eyewitness Handbooks. Illustrated -by- Martin Camm. A Dorling Kindersley Book.
Superb annotated illustrations or photographs accompanied by concise informative descriptions of the world's
cetaceans. Used softcover book. Card covers. 256 pages. (HarperCollins Publishers. Pymble, NSW. 1995) Remains of a
sticker on reverse of front free endpaper. Small tear to outer edge of front free endpaper. A few marks on upper
edge of pages. Some creases in the covers. Else in very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
What Shell Is That? -by- Neville Coleman. ISBN 0600072207. Shells. 750 species of shell are described and illustrated in
full colour. (Paul Hamlyn. Sydney. First Edition. 1975) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 308
pages. Foxing and marks on dust jacket and boards. Dust jacket is torn at both ends of spine. A few marks on front free
endpaper. Pages are very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
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