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CRADLE MOUNTAIN, LAKE ST CLAIR AND WALLS OF JERUSALEM NATIONAL PARKS

By: Chapman John and Siseman John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pindari Publications, Australia: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 008182

ISBN: 0958787433

Condition: Good


Includes detailed track notes and information to all the popular routes, including day walks and some lesser known walking routes into remote wild country including the overland Track, Walls of Jerusalem, Pine Valley, Black Bluff Range, Cheyne Range and Eldon Range. Photos, maps and detailed descriptions. View more info

The New Ecological Home: A Complete Guide to Green Building Options (Chelsea Green Guides for Homeowners)

By: Chiras, Dan

Price: $32.00

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green: 2004

Seller ID: 011533

Condition: Good


326pp & 800g packed to post. As homeowners become more environmentally savvy and demand ecological choices, a new generation of architects and builders is emerging, intent on creating warm and inviting homes that cause only a fraction of the environmental impact of conventional building methods. Dan Chiras' The New Ecological Home provides an overview of green building techniques, materials, products and technologies that are either currently available or promise to be i... View more info

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Journey Into the Stone Age

By: Davies, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Travel Book Club: 1970

Seller ID: 009825

Condition: Excellent


Davies was one of the early hostorian/anthropologist/intrepid traveller to write a readily accessible book about the almost prehistoric peoples of New Guinea. Davies particular expertise was dietary deficiencies amongst "undeveloped peoples' - I think he'd have a field day in today's western world! 190 clean white well-bound pp. View more info

Re-visioning the Earth a guide to opening the healing channels between mind and Nature

By: Devereux, Paul

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Seller ID: 009658

Condition: Very Good - Good


The earth has geological ages in hundreds of millions of years to recover from us, BUT our survival on the planet demands attention. In this unique and groundbreaking book, Paul Devereux has written a practical guide to using the power and energy of nature to heal ourselves - emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Combining the most recent research on intelligence and perception with the wisdom and insight of ancient traditions, 304 clean white well bound pp. View more info

Birds of Prey

By: Ian Newton (Consulting ed) Penny Olsen (Ed advisor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: USA, Facts on File: 1990

Seller ID: 009831

Condition: Excellent


Produced by Weldon Owen Sydney this book holds 200+pp of extremely detailed information, illustration and photographs - all pp clean white & well bound. 12 chapters under the general headings of Raptors of the World, Raptor biology & Relations with Man. A checklist has suggested reading at the back. The dj has a small closed tear at rear & tape marks inside the dj on 2 fold points. A weighty reference (will need to post carded/bubbled in a 3kg satchel) View more info

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Birds of Prey

By: Ian Newton (Consulting ed) Penny Olsen (Ed advisor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Weldon/Merehurst: 1990

Seller ID: 011765

Condition: Excellent


Produced by Weldon Owen Sydney in conjunction with Merehurst, London. this book holds 240pp of extremely detailed information, illustration and photographs - all pp clean white & well bound. 12 chapters under the general headings of Raptors of the World, Raptor biology & Relations with Man. A checklist of suggested reading at the back. Book in lovely order bar upper corner bump. A weighty reference (will need to post carded/bubbled in a 3kg satchel) View more info

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Birds of Prey

By: Ian Newton (Consulting ed) Penny Olsen (Ed advisor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Weldon/Merehurst: 1990

Seller ID: 012460

Condition: Excellent


Produced by Weldon Owen Sydney in conjunction with Merehurst, London. this book holds 240pp of extremely detailed information, illustration and photographs - all pp clean white & well bound. 12 chapters under the general headings of Raptors of the World, Raptor biology & Relations with Man. A checklist of suggested reading at the back. Book in lovely order bar upper corner bump. A weighty reference (will need to post carded/bubbled in a 3kg satchel) View more info

Birds of Prey

By: Ian Newton (Consulting ed) Penny Olsen (Ed advisor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Weldon/Merehurst: 1990

Seller ID: 013249

Condition: Excellent


Produced by Weldon Owen Sydney in conjunction with Merehurst, London. this book holds 240pp of extremely detailed information, illustration and photographs - all pp clean white & well bound. 12 chapters under the general headings of Raptors of the World, Raptor biology & Relations with Man. A checklist of suggested reading at the back. Book in great order. A weighty reference (will need to post carded/bubbled in a 3kg satchel) View more info

Into the Woods The Battle for Tasmania's Forests

By: Krien, Anna

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc: 2010

Seller ID: 008846

Condition: Excellent


"In 'Into the Woods' Krien armed with a notebook, a sleeping bag and a rusty sedan ventures behind the battlelines to see what it is like to risk everything for a cause." 302pp in great order View more info

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The Photographic Guide to Identify Common and Important Mushrooms

By: Phillips, Roger

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Elm Tree Books: 1986

Seller ID: 009984

Condition: Very Good


No one who has enjoyed the vast canon that is the legacy of Phillips & Rix can have any doubt of the usefulness & accuracy of this gem. If you're a fungi person then this wonderful little addition is for you, 159 clean white well bound pp with the usual abundance of illustration & information. View more info

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Shrubs

By: Phillips, Roger & Rix, Martyn

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 1989

Seller ID: 009973

Condition: Excellent


Similar to their books on perennials, trees etc this covers 1900 shrubs described and listed in flowering order from late winter, through spring and summer to autumn. Each has text descriptions with gorgeous photos to illustrate. The Rix/Phillips books are like "abebooks" - clear, easy to navigate & give you all your botannical info in a concise informative way with similar plant types surrounding. Their work has been applauded across many fields of plants - tree... View more info

The Living Land

By: Pretty, Jules

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Earthscan: 1998

Seller ID: 010657

Condition: Very Good/good


A presentation of the case for returning life to the countryside, restoring the rural economy and putting agriculture on a sustainable footing. The Living Land sets out a new 'stakeholder' vision for rural regeneration in Europe. It integrates three themes: sustainable agriculture, localized food systems and rural community development. All three offer ways of rebuilding natural and social capital, and a large 'sustainability dividend' is waiting to be released from curr... View more info

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Soil Conditions and Plant Growth

By: Russell, E.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Longman: 1973

Edition: 10th

Seller ID: 011308

Condition: Very Good


A massive 849pp & approx 1.5kg to post. Sir Edward is the author of at least 13 titles along similar themes. This book is anextensive coverage of the physical, chemical & biological impacts on soil custodianship. A great resource for horticulture, agriculture & soil science. From the Table of Contents: Historical and Introductory; Food of Plants; Individual Nutrients Needed by Plants; Quantitative Studies on Plant Growth; Composition of the Soil; Constitution of Clay Min... View more info

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Pest Control and Sustainable Agriculture

By: S.A. Corey, D.J. Dall, W.M. Milne

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Melbourne, CSIRO: 1993

Seller ID: 010247

Condition: Very Good


CSIRO, Melbourne, 1993. pictorial hard cover. No Jacket. Proceedings of Australian Applied Entomological Research Conference which was held in Canberra from 28 April to 1 May, 1992. Includes bibliography. ill ; 27cm. 514 pages View more info

Antarctic Survival

By: Swan, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Macdonald: 1987

Seller ID: 009241

Condition: Excellent


Should you ever be marooned in the chilly Antarctic then let's hope you had the foresight to purchase this signed book. Col photos, maps, diagrams (maybe even recipes if you have to eat one of your colleagues, who knows, they may be thinking the same thing - get in first!) 47pp View more info

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The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics (Environmental Philosophies)

By: Thompson, Paul B

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routeledge: 1995

Seller ID: 010645

Condition: Very Good


This copy in great shape ex-Cheshire lib, usual stamps etc The Spirit of the Soil challenges environmentalists to think more deeply and creatively about agriculture. Paul B. Thompson identifies four `worldviews' which tackle agricultural ethics according to different philosophical priorities; productionism, stewardship, economics and holism. He examines current issues such as the use of pesticides and biotechnology from these ethical perspectives. This book achieves an o... View more info

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Australian Native Plants: A Manual for Their Propogation, Cultivation and Use in Landscaping

By: Wrigley, John W. & Fagg, Murray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins: 1982

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 012578

Condition: Excellent/Very Good


Australian Native Plants: Propogation, Cultivation and Use in Landscaping by Wrigley & Fagg is 2.3kg & 696pp with absolutely masses of illustrated information. Australian Native Plants is an invaluable reference for selection of suitable plants for every area of Australia and it is essential for planning a garden, whether large, medium or small. Australian Native Plants is the most comprehensive volume on the subject. It is indispensable for anyone interested in growing ... View more info