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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. ISBN 0070191409. Illustrated with photographs and
drawings by the author. (McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York. 1981) Used hyardcover 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.
An Illustrated Guide to The Estuarine Polychaete Worms of New South Wales -by- Pat Hutchings.
Illustrated -by- Ross Goldingay, The Australian Museum, Sydney. Covers habitat; habits; methods of collection;
equipment needed to identify Polychaetes; how to use the key; stages in identifying Polychaetes to species level;
key to the Polychaete families; Taxonomic Account: Polynoidae; Polyodontidae; Sigalionidae; Amphinomidae;
Chrysopetalidae; Phyllodocidae; Pilaegidae; Hesionidae; Syllidae; Nereididae; Nephtyidae; Glycerisae;
Goniadidae; Onuphidae; Eunicidae; Lumbrineridae; Dorvilleidae; Orbiniidae; Spionidae; Magelonidae;
Chaetopteridae; Cirratulidae; Opheliidae; Capitellidae; Arenicolidae; Maldanidae; Oweniidae; Ampharetidae;
Terebellidae; Trichobranchidae; Sabellidae; Serpulidae; Spirorbidae. (Coast and Wetlands Society. Sydney. 1984) Used
Spiral-bound softcover book. 160 pages. Heavy foxing and some insect damage to edges of covers. Foxing on edges
of pages. Else pages are 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.
Bibliography of The Great Barrier Reef Province -by- Edgar Frankel. Great Barrier Reef Marine
Park Authority. R77/463. Cat No. 78 8195 7. (Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1978) ISBN
064203902X. Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. 204 pages. Covers are lightly grubby. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Biology of Brackish Water -by- Dr. Adolf Remane and Dr. Carl Schlieper. Second Edition. (Die Binnengewasser Volume XXV).
English edition. Illustrated with 165 figures and 50 tables in the text and on 4 folders. (Wiley Interscience Division.
John Wiley and Sons Inc. New York. 2nd ed. 1971) ISBN 0471716405. Used book.
Hardcover book. No dust jacket. 372 pages. Good orange cloth covers with black lettering. Hinge has cracked at the title
page however binding is still firm. Foxing on edges of pages. Overall very good.
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.
Guide to Australian Shells -by- Alan Hinton. 77 colour plates illustrating over 1,600 individual
shells representing 1,060 distinct species of Australian shells. Illustrated in full colour with photographs by the
author. (Robert Brown & Associates Pty Ltd. Port Moresby. Undated but circa 1978) No ISBN. Used book. Hardcover book
in dust jacket. 77 pages plus index. Dust jacket bumped on edges. Foxing on first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else very good.
Introduction To The Algae Structure and Reproduction -by- Harold C Bold & Michael J Wynne. ISBN 0134777867.
Covers Cyanochloronta; Chlorophycophyta; Charophyta; Euglenophycophyta; Phaeophycopphyta; Chrysophycophyta; Pyrrhophycophyta;
Rhodophycophyta; Cryptophycophyta; Cultivation of Algae in the Laboratory. (Prentice-Hall Inc, 1978)
Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Pictorial covers. 706 pages. Covers are bumped and worn on corners
and both ends of spine, and sunned on the spine. Foxing on edges of pages, else pages are very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
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
Marine Invertebrates of Southern Australia Part I -edited by- S A Shepherd and I M Thomas.
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.
May Flies And Midges of New York Third Report On Aquatic Insects 1905 A Study Conducted at the Entomologic
Field Station, Ithaca N.Y. Under the Direction of Ephraim Porter Felt D.Sc -by- James G Needham, Kenneth J Morton &
O A Johannsen. Bulletin 86, Entomology 23, New York State Museum. (Published by the New York State Education Department,
Albany, Bulletin 343, June 1905) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, good green cloth lightly marked, good gilt lettering
on spine, 352 pages + 37 plates, knocked in corners, name & date on fep, hinge has cracked at fep however binding is
firm, light foxing on page edges, pages tanned, overall 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 hardcover book in dust jacket, 158 pages, inscription to previous owner on fep,
dust jacket a little stretched on edges, else very good. This book weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Physiology of Mollusca Volume I -edited by- Karl Wilbur and C M Yonge.
Chapters are: Classification and structure of the mollusca (Morton and Yonge); Physiological aspects of the
ecology of intertidal molluscs (Newell); Pgysiological aspects of ecology in nonmarine molluscs (Hunter);
Reproduction of mollucsc (Fretter and Graham); Development of molluscs (Raven); The culture of marine bivalve larvae (Walne);
Growth of molluscs (Wilbur and Owen); Shell formation of molluscs and regeneration of shells of molluscs (Wilbur); Osmotic
and ionic regulation of molluscs (Robertson); Muscle and neuromuscular physiology of molluscs (Hoyle); Special effectors:
luminous organs of molluscs - chromatophores of molluscs - pigments of molluscs - poison glands of molluscs (Nicol);
Locomotion of molluscs (Morton); The Buoyancy of marine molluscs (Denton). (Academic Press Inc. New York. 1964) No ISBN.
Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 473 pages. Dust jacket is sunned on cover and spine with faded lettering and also
worn and torn on edges and corners. Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. Foxing on edges of pages.
Else book is very good.
Parasitic Copepoda of British Fishes -by- Z 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.
Polychaete Conference Australian Museum July 1983 Programme, Abstracts and Participants. Programme
of the International Polychaete Conference held at the Australian Museum, Sydney, in July, 1983. (D. West, Government
Printer, New South Wales, 1983) Used spiral-bound softcover book. 98 pages. Notes written on most pages and inside
the rear cover. Underlining on many pages. Else pages are very good.
Research Methods in Marine Biology With Contributions From Numerous Scientists -edited by- Carl Schlieper.
Sidgwick & Jackson Biology Series. Translated from the German -by- Elizabeth Drucker. (Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1972)
ISBN 0283978099. Used book. Softcover. 354 pages. Spine sunned. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Sharks And Rays -by- Timothy V Tricas, Kevin Deacon, Peter Last, et al
-consultant editor- Leighton Taylor. ISBN 0864490941 (Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1997) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued.
288 pages. In AS NEW condition. Weighs 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 Algae -by- V J & D J Chapman. Second Edition. (Macmillan & Co Ltd, London, 2nd Ed, 1973) No ISBN.
Used hardcover in price-clipped dust jacket. 497 pages. Dust jacket
is grubby, and worn on edges with a few small tears. Initials written on fep. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
The Algae A Review -by- G W Prescott. (Riverside Studies
in Biology -editors- William C Steere & H Bentley Glass) (Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, 1968) Used hardcover book.
No dust jacket. 436 pages. Illustrated boards are worn on corners and both ends of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else
The Book of Seaweed -by- Alan Major. First Edition. ISBN 086033046X. (Gordon
& Cremonesi Publ, London, First Edition, 1977) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 234 pages. Dust jacket is
sunned on spine, bumped on corners. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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 Estuarine Environment -edited by- R S K Barnes and Professor J Green for the Estuarine and
Brackish-Water Biological Association (now renamed the Estuarine and Brackish-Water Sciences Association). ISBN 0853345392. Papers
presented at the inaugural symposium of the Association held on 13 October 1971. With 11 tables and 33 illustrations.
Papers presented: Estuarine and Brackish Waters An Introduction (W D P Stewart); Sedimentation in Estuaries (K R
Dyer); Chemical Processes in Estuaries (John Phillips); Physiological Problems for Animal Life in Estuaries (L C
Beadle); Aspects of Salt-Marsh Ecology with Particular Reference to Inorganic Plant Nutrition (R L Jefferies);
Standing Crop, Productivity and Trophic Relations of the Fauna of the Ythan Estuary (H Milne and G M Dunnet);
The Importance of Estuaries to Commercial Fisheries (P R Walne); The Effects of Pollution on the Thames Estuary
(M J Barrett); Summarising Review (Don R Arthur). (Applied Science Publishers Ltd. London. 1972)
Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 133 pages. Wear and some insect damage to edges of the dust jacket and
small tears at top of spine of dust jacket. Foxing on free endpapers. Else book is 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.
The Polychaete Worms Definitions and Keys to The Orders, Families and Genera -by- Kristian
Fauchald. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Science Series 28. (Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
County in conjunction with The Allan Hancock Foundation, University of California. February 3, 1977) NO ISBN.
Used book. Spiral-bound softcover book. 188 pages. Cover are worn, chipped on edges, sunned and torn around some spirals.
Foxing inside covers and on edges of pages. Some underlining in the text. Else pages are good.
Whales -by- Everhard Johannes Slijper. The Biology of the Cetaceans. Translated -by- A J Pomerans.
(Basic Books Publishing Co. New York. 1962) Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 62-13870. Used hardcover
book in dust jacket. 475 pages. Dust jacket is fair: discoloured, worn and chipped on edges and corners. Light
foxing on pages mostly on edges. Else book is very good. Weight 1.1 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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