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Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills   The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills
Ian Clark, Fred Cahir
The first major study of Aboriginal cross-cultural exchanges with the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643108080 - AU $ 59.95    
Allure of Orchids   The Allure of Orchids
Mark Clements
Features an essay by orchid expert Mark Clements, accompanied by a portfolio of illustrations, both historical and modern, of this alluring species.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642278074 - AU $ 34.99    
Alumina to Zirconia   Alumina to Zirconia
IJ Bear, T Biegler, TR Scott
A history of the CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry, and the story of a significant part of Australia's mineral heritage.

Antarctic Dictionary   The Antarctic Dictionary
Bernadette Hince
A complete guide to the origin and definitions of Antarctic words.

Hardback - ISBN:9780957747111 - AU $ 34.95    
Art of Science   The Art of Science
John Kean
Presents the best of Museum Victoria’s remarkable collection of natural history artworks.

Paperback - ISBN:9781921833250 - AU $ 50.00    
Australia's Fossil Heritage   Australia's Fossil Heritage
The Australian Heritage Council
A detailed examination of Australia's fossil heritage revealing the richness and diversity of Australia's prehistory.

Australia: 300 Years of Botanical Illustration   Australia: 300 Years of Botanical Illustration
Helen Hewson
A magnificent overview of the way Australian plants have been depicted over the past three centuries.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643063662 - AU $ 79.95    
Australian Agriculture   Australian Agriculture
Ted Henzell
A journey through Australian agricultural practices from colonial times to modern day.

Australian Ark   The Australian Ark
Ian Parsonson
The definitive work on the introduction of domestic animals to Australia.

Botanical Life   A Botanical Life
Penny Olsen AM
A short biography, followed by a portfolio section of more than 100 stunning full-colour images of flowers painted by Robert David Fitzgerald.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277718 - AU $ 34.99    
Brush with Birds   A Brush with Birds
Penny Olsen AM
Paintings of Australian birds represented in the National Library of Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642276803 - AU $ 34.95    
Burke and Wills   Burke and Wills
EB Joyce, DA McCann
Reveals for the first time the true extent and limits of the scientific achievements of the Burke and Wills Expedition.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643103320 - AU $ 59.95    
Bush Capital Year   A Bush Capital Year
Ian Fraser, Peter Marsack
Follows a year in the nature reserves, rural and suburban areas of the ACT.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101555 - AU $ 49.95    
Business of Nature   The Business of Nature
Roslyn Russell
Gould's tale is one of enduring love and of a man's unending ability to see beauty in nature, despite the greatest of life's tragedies.

Hardback - ISBN:9780642276995 - AU $ 49.95    
Cayley and Son   Cayley and Son
Penny Olsen
Charts the lives and works of this Australian father-and-son pair of bird artists.

Hardback - ISBN:9780642277893 - AU $ 49.99    
Celebration of Wattle   A Celebration of Wattle
Maria Hitchcock
Wattle is the best known and most loved of all our native flora, however few Australians are aware of the important part wattle has played in the nation's history.

Paperback - ISBN:9781921719561 - AU $ 29.95    
Clearing a Continent   Clearing a Continent
LG Newton, R Norris


Hardback - ISBN:9780643065628 - AU $ 64.95    
Coast   Coast
Ian Hoskins
Traces our relationship with the New South Wales coast starting millennia ago to our present obsession with the beach as a place to live or holiday.

Hardback - ISBN:9781742232706 - AU $ 49.99    
Coastal Guide to Nature and History   Coastal Guide to Nature and History
Graham Patterson
Whether you are on holiday, walking, or just visiting the coast for a short outing, this book will enrich your appreciation of what you see.

Paperback - ISBN:9780992321703 - AU $ 30.00    
Collecting Ladies   Collecting Ladies
Penny Olsen AM
Profiles 14 'lady' plant collectors who produced some of the most beautiful books and botanical art out of Australia in the nineteenth century.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277534 - AU $ 39.99    
CSIRO at Sea   CSIRO at Sea
Vivienne Mawson, David J Tranter, Alan F Pearce
The story of what was the CSIRO Divisions of Fisheries and Oceanography traced through members of staff.

Curious Minds   Curious Minds
Peter Macinnis
Looks at the long line of naturalists who have traversed Australia in search of new plants and animals.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277541 - AU $ 39.99    
David Rivett   David Rivett
Rohan Rivett
Sir David Rivett was an Australian chemist and Chief Executive Officer of CSIR between 1927 and 1945.

Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes   Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes
Gary W Luck, Digby Race, Rosemary Black
Examines broad and local-scale patterns of demographic change in rural landscapes.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096912 - AU $ 89.95    
Desert Channels   Desert Channels
Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin
Combines art, science and history to explore the distinctive Desert Channels country of south-western Queensland.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643103535 - AU $ 49.95    
Desert Lake   Desert Lake
Mandy Martin, John Carty, Kim Mahood, Steve Morton
A visual and descriptive portrait of Paruku (Lake Gregory), enriched by Indigenous knowledge and the connecting medium of art.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643106284 - AU $ 59.95    
Discovery of Australia's Fishes   Discovery of Australia's Fishes
Brian Saunders
Traces the discovery of Australia's fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th Century.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643106703 - AU $ 99.95    
Eucalypt Flowers   Eucalypt Flowers
John Wrigley
Features more than 100 stunning images, drawn from the collections of the National Library of Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277671 - AU $ 34.99    
Eucalypts   Eucalypts
John Wrigley, Murray Fagg
A superbly illustrated celebration of the beauty and diversity of Australia's most iconic and best-known trees.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743310809 - AU $ 39.99    
Eye for Nature   An Eye for Nature
Penny Olsen
In this biography, Penny Olsen traces the path of Wiliam Cooper's life and beautiful art.

Hardback - ISBN:9780642278463 - AU $ 49.99    
Feather and Brush   Feather and Brush
Penny Olsen AM
The 300-year history of bird art in Australia.

Collector's Ed - ISBN:9780643065482 - AU $385.00    
Fields of Discovery   Fields of Discovery
Brad Collis
Provides a fascinating account of the achievements of CSIRO over the last 50 years.

Fifty Minerals that Changed the Course of History   Fifty Minerals that Changed the Course of History
Eric Chaline
A beautifully presented guide to the minerals that have shaped and defined our lives.

Hardback - ISBN:9781742379500 - AU $ 35.00    
Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History   Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History
Bill Laws
A beautifully crafted book that uncovers the fascinating stories of some of the world's best-known plants.

Hardback - ISBN:9781742372181 - AU $ 35.00    
First Vintage   First Vintage
Julie McIntyre
This beautifully illustrated and sumptuously produced book explores the forgotten history of the early Australian wine industry.

Hardback - ISBN:9781742233444 - AU $ 49.99    
Flammable Australia   Flammable Australia
Richard J Williams, A Malcolm Gill, Ross A Bradstock
Leading researchers give an overview of the field of fire ecology in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643104822 - AU $ 79.95    
Flocks of Colour   Flocks of Colour
Penny Olsen
With introductory essays by ornithologist Penny Olsen, this book covers over two centuries of discovery and beautiful illustration of parrots in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642278067 - AU $ 39.99    
Flood Country   Flood Country
Emily O'Gorman
Explores the different ways in which floods have been understood and managed in the inland since Australia’s colonisation.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101586 - AU $ 49.95    
Flooded Forest and Desert Creek   Flooded Forest and Desert Creek
Matthew Colloff
The ecology and life history of the most widely distributed species of Eucalyptus in Australia – the river red gum.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643109193 - AU $ 69.95    
Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 13   Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 13
S Curry, BR Maslin, JA Maslin


Paperback - ISBN:9780642568182 - AU $ 24.95    
Flutter of Butterflies   A Flutter of Butterflies
Michael Braby, Penny Olsen
A stunning showcase of butterfly and moth illustrations held by the National Library of Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277251 - AU $ 34.95    
Food Science and Technology in Australia   Food Science and Technology in Australia
JR Vickery
A review of research findings by Australian workers in government, university and industrial laboratories from 1900 to 1990.

From Fleece to Fabric   From Fleece to Fabric
VA Williams
Fifty Years of Wool Textile Research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643064461 - AU $ 30.00    
Gemstones in Victoria   Gemstones in Victoria
Bill Birch, Dermot Henry
Describes the history of gems in Victoria being inextricably linked to the discovery of gold in 1851.

Paperback - ISBN:9781921833069 - AU $ 29.95    
Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-arid Australia   Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-arid Australia
Simon Holdaway, Patricia Fanning
Examines the ways in which Aboriginal people interacted with their environment in the past at Fowlers Gap Station.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643108943 - AU $ 69.95    
Gift Vouchers   Gift Vouchers

Are you looking for a book or subscription to give as a present, but aren’t sure what to choose?

Voucher - ISBN:BVoucher25 - AU $ 25.00    
Gilded Canopy   The Gilded Canopy
Sandra Knapp, Bob Press
With specially commissioned photographs showing every single panel and full of intriguing plant histories, this book is a fascinating insight into one of London's best kept secrets.

Hardback - ISBN:9780565091989 - AU $ 49.95    
Green Harvest   Green Harvest
Rebecca Jones
Explores the ideas and practices that have shaped organic farming and gardening in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643098374 - AU $ 49.95    
Icon in Crisis   Icon in Crisis
Ron Sandland, Graham Thompson
Charts in detail CSIRO's dramatic and successful transformation in a changing political and financial environment.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233390 - AU $ 49.99    
Inventing Millions   Inventing Millions
Simon Torok, Paul Holper
Great things can be achieved by each of us if we think, persevere and follow our dreams.

Paperback - ISBN:9780733317149 - AU $ 24.95    
John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Birds of Australia   John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Birds of Australia
Sue Taylor
Features exquisite full-colour lithographs reproduced from the National Library of Australia's copy of The Birds of Australia.

Hardback - ISBN:9780642277657 - AU $ 49.95    
Koala   Koala
Ann Moyal
Embraces the story of the koala in Australian history.

Lennox Legacy   The Lennox Legacy
DE Rivett, CW Ward, LM Belkin, JAM Ramshaw, JFK Wilshire
A fifty-year history of CSIRO's Division of Protein Chemistry.

Life and Death of the Australian Backyard   The Life and Death of the Australian Backyard
Tony Hall
Examines the disappearance of the traditional, substantial Australian backyard.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643098169 - AU $ 69.95    
Living with Fire   Living with Fire
Tom Griffiths, Christine Hansen
This deeply moving book examines how one community rebuilt and redefined itself following the Black Saturday fires.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643104792 - AU $ 49.95    
Melbourne's Water Catchments   Melbourne's Water Catchments
James Viggers, David Lindenmayer, Haylee Weaver
Charts the unique history of the Melbourne water catchments and water supply.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300068 - AU $ 29.95    
Mistletoes of Southern Australia   Mistletoes of Southern Australia
David M Watson
The definitive authority on all 46 species of mistletoe found in southern Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643095939 - AU $ 49.95    
Mr JW Lewin   Mr JW Lewin
Richard Neville
A fascinating look at John William Lewin’s life and work.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233277 - AU $ 39.99    
Natural Curiosity   Natural Curiosity
Louise Anemaat
Uncovers never-before-published works from the artists of the First Fleet, including convicts-turned-watercolourists Thomas Watling and John Doody.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742234090 - AU $ 39.99    
Nature's Investigator   Nature's Investigator
TG Vallance, DT Moore, EW Groves, BR Maslin


Hardback - ISBN:9780642568175 - AU $ 79.95    
Nest   Nest
Janine Burke
Part natural history, part folklore, part exploration of art and aesthetics, part memoir, Nest is a beautiful book that will appeal to bird lovers, readers of literature and art lovers alike.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743318683 - AU $ 24.99    
Of Vets, Viruses and Vaccines   Of Vets, Viruses and Vaccines
Barry W Butcher
The Story of the Animal Health Research Laboratory, Parkville.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643065727 - AU $ 39.95    
Origins of CSIRO   The Origins of CSIRO
George Currie, John Graham
March 16th, 1966, marked the jubilee of Commonwealth sponsored scientific research in Australia and this book is an account of the origins of CSIRO.

Parkes: Thirty Years of Radio Astronomy   Parkes: Thirty Years of Radio Astronomy
DE Goddard, DK Milne
Presents accounts of the work and life at Parkes, and provides a fresh perspective on the growth of Australian science over the past three decades.

Pastoral Australia   Pastoral Australia
Michael Pearson, Jane Lennon
Tells the story of the expansion of Australia's pastoral industry, how it drove European settlement and involved Aboriginal people in the new settler society.

Pictures of Time Beneath   Pictures of Time Beneath
Kirsty Douglas
An original perspective on our understanding of place, time, nation and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097049 - AU $ 89.95    
Place for a Village   The Place for a Village
Gary Presland
Shows how natural landscapes have influenced the contours of the city and how we, in turn, have altered them.

Paperback - ISBN:9780980619027 - AU $ 39.95    
Prehistoric Mammals   Prehistoric Mammals
Ken McNamara, Peter Murray
What did Australia's prehistoric animals look like and how did they live?

Small Paperback - ISBN:9781920843540 - AU $ 18.95 Price includes standard postage within Australia.    
Quintessential Bird   The Quintessential Bird
Viola Temple Watts
Allows readers a glimpse into Betty Temple Watts' joyous world of birds.

Hardback - ISBN:9780642277312 - AU $ 34.95    
Rich and Diverse Fauna   A Rich and Diverse Fauna
MS Upton
This volume is the first comprehensive account of the formation of CSIRO Entomology and the Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC).

Rural Australian Gardens   Rural Australian Gardens
Myles Baldwin
Details travels from subtropical and temperate to alpine and arid regions around the country to find the best and most unusual gardens.

Hardback - ISBN:9781741964707 - AU $ 89.95    
Science on Ice   Science on Ice
Veronika Meduna
Follows deep-south scientists who huddle in tents and dive under ice to study ancient mud, fat fish, migrating penguins and fossilised forests.

Hardback - ISBN:9781869405830 - AU $ 49.95    
Sea   The Sea
Nic Compton
This spectacular book showcases some of the most stunning images of our oceans.

Hardback - ISBN:9781408146651 - AU $ 69.99    
Seen But Not Heard   Seen But Not Heard
Christobel Mattingley
The first publication to shine a light on the life and work of this much-overlooked but brilliant Australian artist.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277923 - AU $ 39.95    
Shaping Science and Industry   Shaping Science and Industry
CB Schedvin
Provides an account of the rapid growth of CSIR (to become CSIRO) during World War II.

Southern Light   Southern Light
David Neilson
These outstanding landscape and wildlife photographs reveal a part of the grandeur and mystery of this great southern realm.

Hardback - ISBN:9780958575317 - AU $ 98.00    
Stewardship of the Built Environment   Stewardship of the Built Environment
Robert A Young
Shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911801 - AU $ 48.99    
Tasmanian Devil   Tasmanian Devil
David Owen, David Pemberton
The story of the Tasmanian Devil is a remarkable one — surprising, controversial, funny and tragic.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742376301 - AU $ 24.99    
The Prom   The Prom
Travis Easton
Features magnificent photographs of the popular spots all those familiar with the promontory know and love.

Paperback - ISBN:9780957866966 - AU $ 24.95    
Thylacine   Thylacine
David Owen
Once reviled, feared and slaughtered by government decree, the myth of the Tasmanian Tiger continues to grow.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742376318 - AU $ 24.99    
To Feed A Nation   To Feed A Nation
Keith Farrer
A history of Australian food science and technology over two centuries.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643091542 - AU $ 44.95    
Upside Down World   Upside Down World
Penny Olsen AM
Documents how our scientific knowledge evolved, using collectors' and naturalists' journals to enhance these stories.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277060 - AU $ 39.95    
Urban Nation   Urban Nation
Robert Freestone
Provides the first national survey of the historical impact of urban planning and design on the Australian landscape.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096981 - AU $ 79.95    
Voyages of Discovery   Voyages of Discovery
Tony Rice
A beautiful illustrated volume which visually documents ten of the greatest natural history expeditions of all time.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742372259 - AU $ 39.99    
Winds of Change   Winds of Change
John Garratt, David Angus, Paul Holper
Describes the evolution and development of CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research research throughout the years.

Woodhen   The Woodhen
Clifford Frith
Tells the fascinating success story of the saving of the globally significant, iconic, flightless Woodhen of Lord Howe Island.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643108707 - AU $ 45.00    


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