Phillipp Dunn

Books & Bric-a-Brac

PO BOX 94 CAIRNS QUEENSLAND 4870 AUSTRALIA
Within Australia - Phone:- 07 40510309.Mobile Phone:- 0403740148
Overseas Callers - Phone:- International Dial Code + 61 + 7 + 40510309
Mobile Phone:- International Dial Code + 61 + 412655316

Email :- mail@phillippdunn.com

Home Clocks & Watches Jewellery Scientific Instruments Tribal Artifacts
Bookshop Clothing Militaria   Walking Sticks
Brassware Coins Miscellaneous Silver  
Breweriana Furniture Nautical &Marine  Tobacciana  
Ceramics Glassware Pictures/Prints Tools  
         

BOOKSHOP 

ANIMALS & PETS

 
 
D.C.Blood and J.A.Henderson

Veterinary Medicine
Bailliere Tindall London
1974 4th Ed hb green cloth 964 pp 260mm x 195mm x 2.2kg po name on fp and page edge GC clean
$20  Bookfinder $32+
 

Dog Books on breeds, training etc etc 8 Books

Clifford L.B.Hubbard
The Dalmatian - A Handbook
Nimrod Press England 1988 2nd Ed.. HB DJ 117 pages 225mm x 140mm Wt 450gms
Giving the origin and history of the breed, its show carrer its points and breeding. gc

Evelyn Miller
Fox Terriers
TFH 1991 HB 190pp 205mmx140mm wt 400gms gc

Narelle Robertson
Australian Cattle Dogs
TFH 1994 HB  224pp 205 x 140mm wt 412gms gc

Angeka Goode and Mike Hayes
The Complete Book of Great Working Dog Stories
ABC Books 2006 pb 597pp 205mmx135mm 640gms.foreword by Angela Goode. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Colour photographic paperback binding with black, white, pale green titles to the front panel and back strip. "People of the Bush regard their working dogs as the nation's greatest asset. Uncomplaining, tough, never needing to be fussed over, and hugely loyal, dogs rarely go on strike, don't hit the grog, only occasionally answer back, never asked a pay rise, scarcely take sickie and are always ready with infectious enthusiasm to start the day!" -- from the rear panel blurb. The omnibus of the author's three works: � Great Working Dog Stories, More Great Working Dog Stories & Working Dogs, Stories from All around Australia. Minor creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Age toning of the text block edges.

Jon and Barbara Prosser
What Dog is That - A guide to pedigree dogs in Australia
Angus and Robertson HB DJ 1974 264pp 250mmx170mm wt 800gms. Ex Library binding a bit loose ifc and ibc marked and back hinge partially split. Clean inside. Guide to 110 pedigree breeds in Australia. Includes selection, care, ailments, kennelling, whelping, etc

Elizabeth Meriwether Schuler - Editor
Simon & Schusters Guide to Dogs
Simon & Schuster - A fireside book. 1980 HB DJ 448 pp 200mmx125mm wt700gms. Over 320 breeds of dogs described and illustrated in colour.

Michael Tucker
Dog Training Made Easy
Weldon 1989 PB 160 pages 245mmx180mm wt 402gms. Book appears to have hardly been read and is gc. This Is To Help The Average Dog Owner Understand His Or Her Pet And Train It To Be A Well Behaved And Happy Dog.

Michael Tucker
The Eyes that Lead. The story of guide dogs for the blind
Robert Hale London 1984 HB DJ 200pp 220mmx140mm wt 450gms.Describes the choice of dog and the history of the breeds, and follows the arduous traffic training, obstacle tests and temperamental assessment to which each animal is subjected. Includes b&w photos. Ex-ibrary with usual stamps in GC

$40 the lot                        Wt 4.5kg                 Postage in Australia $18

Click on pictures to enlarge

   

        

       

 
 
 
 

Dogs

 
 
G.E.Studdy

The Studdy Dogs Portfolio

"The Sketch", London
(c.1922). Folio.. Originally there were 15 colour plates but alas only 9 original remain see scans. original pictorial wrappers. Loose leaf folder with illustrated front cover 350mmx270mmx200g. The remaining nine plates are all good.
$70   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $220 with complete plates
Click on pictures to enlarge

  

 


    

     

     

 

 

Prosser, Jon & Barbara
What Dog is That
Sydney: Angus & Robertson Original Cloth with dj binding lose but clean inside ex lib., usual markings. 8vo. A guide to pedigree dogs in Australia - a practical reference book that answers the basic questions that come with buying, owning and looking after a pedigree dog. Bw and colour photos. 264pp.A guide to pedigree dogs in Australia.
$   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $15
Click on pictures to enlarge
 

Georgiana Mueller

How to Raise and Train a Greyhound
TFH Publications USA 1965
pb 64p 200mmx140mmx200g contains description and history of the greyhound, breed requirements, grooming, the new puppy, training, breeding, are of the mother and family, health, and showing. Dogs Owner's Veterinary Guide On The Back Page, Black and White Photographs All Through bit of the fc missing thru label
$   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $7

$10 the Lot

Express postage $10 within Australia

B.Godbold

Pekingese in Australia
Jacaranda Press Brisbane
1962 1st Ed PB signed by the author (see scan). Photos. 155pgs. Includes the history of the breed in all mainland Australian states & NZ from about 1890. Written by noted breeder.
$35  
Bookfinder  $40 unsigned
   

 
 
 
 
 

General

Ronald McKie

The Company of Animals
Readers Book Club
 1967 Hard cover, no dust jacket. Good condition. Pages aged in colour. Text clean, a firm tight copy. Illustrated with interesting black/white photographs.A naturalist's adventures in the jungle of Malaya, photos 185mm x 125mm wt400gms green cloth covers good some foxing.
$4

Jeffrey Parker & William A Haswell

A  Manual of Zoology
Macmillan & Co
London 1920 4th reprint(1st Ed 1899). Red Cloth 550pp foxing but clean and firm. 300 detailed line drawn illustrations some in colour  185x125mmx800gms gc page edge browned spine faded. Overall GC
$10      Bookfinder $20
   

Gavin Maxwell

The Otter's Tale
Longmans 
1962 1st Ed. hb dj vgc po insc ifc Gavin Maxwell's charming books aimed at children of his life with otters as pets. Many photographs taken by author. 45 written pages bu many many bw photos  250mmx170x500gms
$5    Bookfinder $7
 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Insects

      Moths & Butterflies
 
 

Moths & Butterflies

E.B.Ford

Moths
Collins London.  1972 3rd Ed. hb dj  266 pages  220mmx160mmx650gms. The New Naturalist series 77 photos in color, 71 b/w Professor E.B.Ford FRS.of Oxford University. green cloth overall VGC slight sunning to top of cover. Very slight damage to bottom of endpapers. clean and firm.This is number 30 in the acclaimed New Naturalist Series by the author of Butterflies which was the first of the series. Topics include structure, genetics, polymorphism, dispersal, protective devices, injurious moths, distribution, habitat, faunas, races, melanism, evolution, etc, all beautifully illustrated.
$60   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $75-100+
Click on pictures to enlarge                                              ref 3658

 

 

Charles McCubbin

Australian Butterflies
Nelson 1971 1st ed.HB no dj 340mmx240mmx2.2kg covers slight marks and bottom of spine split. clean and firm GV overall. 206pp po name ifc. Forward by Sir Robert Menzies.forward, introduction, map & key to localities, glossary of scientific and technical terms, select bibliography, Butterfly index and plant index. The book is lavishly illustrated with coloured reproductions of Charles McCubbins' work, along with black and white line drawings. Khaki coloured boards with gilt lettering on spine. There is a minor bumping on the bottom edge, and the corners are slightly faded. Illustrated dustwrapper, which is protected, with minor creasing along bottom edge. Some wrinkles to top edge. This book is a vast text with over 350 Australian butterflies described. The description includes "introduction to taxonomy, classification and life histories; notes on collection and mounting the butterflies; a complete glossary of scientific terms, and appendix on the lives of the discoverers; indexes of popular, scientific and botanic names, map with geographic index showing territories of species, and bibliography of all significant Butterfly literature to date.".
$35  
Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $45-120
Click on pictures to enlarge                                           ref 3659
     
 

Allan Watson, Paul Whalley

The Dictionary of Butterflies and Moths in colour
Peerage Books
1984. VGC 296 pages dust cover 1.7 kg slight damage to rhs front cover otherwise all good. Hundreds of full colour photos etc.

$10      Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder $17

W.J.Stokoe

The Observer's Book of British Butterflies
Frederick Warne
1938 1st Ed. HB 191pp 140mmx95mm wt 220gms.green/blue cloth. no DJ. clear plastic cover,po insc.ifc binding a very slightly loose but clean inside. with numerous coloured and monochrome illustrations in the text (25)

$10

 

 
 

Reptiles

Malcolm Penny

Alligators and Crocodiles
Crescent Books 1991 hb no dj VGC internally blue covers slight marks. 300x270mmx1.2kg 128pages
118 pages of superb colour photographs of the animals from around the world, and their habits etc
$15  
Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $20
Click on pictures to enlarge           ref 3662
     

Grahame Webb and Charlie Manolis
Crocodiles of Australia
Reed Books Sydney, Australia 1989
160 pages with colour illustrations. Includes comprehensive studies on reproduction, growth, movement, behaviour, habitats and foods.
$10

 
 
 

 

Shells

R.Tucker Abbott

Seashells of the World
A Guide to the better known species
Golden Press NY
1972 sc fair cond  155mmx100x150g. Offers a brief sampling of the many thousands of species
$3   Bookfinder $

Alan Hinton

Shells of New Guinea and the Central Indo- Pacific
Rigby
1978 reprint. hb dj ex lib. gc 94 pages 700gms.Complete with maps of collection sites:an introduction to shell collecting; a text detailing popular families; colour plates throughout; and a comprehensive index.
$10   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $18

     

 
 
 
 
 

Horses and Horse Racing

Sean Brawley

Beating the Odds
Thirty years of the Totalizator Agency Board of New South Wales
Focus Publishing
1995 hb blue cloth  dj VGC  300mmx215mmx1.3kg 255 pp.,colour and b/w.illus.,the thirty year history of the N.S.W.TAB,one of the largest betting organisations in the world,a very good copy ISBN: 1875359206
$10   Bookfinder  $12.50
Click on pictures to enlarge
   

British Horse Society

Equitation Training of Rider and Horse to Advanced Levels
British Horse Society
1982 1st Ed with Country Life hb 144 pages Covers the Training of the rider from beginner to international competitor and training of the horse from foal to advanced level in riding, dressage, showjumping, horse-trials.220mm x 155mm x 500gms
$7  Bookfinder $13

Graeme Clark Editor

The Racing Game
A Tribute to the Australian Horse racing Industry
Joyce Childress Management pty Ltd  Sydney
1985 hb dj. VGC slight marks on black leather(ette) covers
A large book 340mmx270mmx2.3kg 296 pages. Very Good. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 1st ed. Folio HC with dw. Essays by various incl Bert Lillye, Jim Anderson & others. 396pp. Magnificent colour photography. isbn0959131310 Profusely illust. with col. photographic plates, many double-page. Introduction by Bill Collins. Short essays by various Racing journalists see scan inc Barry Farmer Grahame canning et al
$18  
Bookfinder  $18 - $110 Australia
Click on pictures to enlarge
       

Premium Yearling Sale 1993 - Dalgety Bloodstock International
Courses for Horses by Robert White 1985 1st Ed hb DJ
The Sporting Horse - Peter Churchill 1976 1st Ed. HB DJ
Six of the Best - Tait,s Top Horses - Blyth Tait & Kait Green 2000  HB DJ
The World,s Best Horseracing Book Ever -Gary Alderdice 1981 HB
Class Racehorses Australia and New Zealand 1995-96 TAB Queensland HB DJ
Class Racehorses Australia and New Zealand 1997  TAB Queensland PB

Hutchinson, Garrie  ++


They're Racing : The Complete Story of Australian Racing
Viking/Penguin Victoria 1999 First Edition Dust Jacket Good  Horses -- Australia 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Intro by Les Carlyon. Laminated Illustrated Boards Very Good 0670885029 1.8 kg; 320 pages, includes an indexed to the racehorses. The book is arranged chronologically and reproduces black-and-white and colour photographs, and art works. The book is an informative and in-depth history that starts from the first official race in Hyde Park through two predictions for 1999 Melbourne cup. With essays and stories, news of all the events in the racing world, timelines for every year as statistics for all the major races, this is the ultimate guide to racing in one volume. 300x240mmx1.9kg
Express postage $10 within Australia
$15   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $28
Click on pictures to enlarge
    
 

LAMBTON, Anne & OFFEN, John  ++


Thoroughbred Style - racing dynasties - the horses, the owners, the studs
London Stanley Paul, 1987 Large 4to hbk. some wear to d/w and taped on rear; illustrated throughout; covers studs in Britain, ireland, France, USA ifc slight marks and wear on end paper - rest of book clean and firm - over VGC. Foreward by the Earl of Derby  270mmx270mmx1.5kg
Express postage $10 within Australia
$15   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $28
Click on pictures to enlarge
 

Bert Lillye

Backstage of Racing
John fairfax  1985 hb dj brown cloth covers slight marks but clean and firm 167 pages 280mmx215x800gms Foreward by Harry Robinson. The Author Recounts His 50 Years As A Sporting (Racing) Journalist. Large. (167pp). Fully Illust Throughout With Coloured, Sepia & B/W Photo's + Line Drawings. Orig Brown Cloth Bds In Illust D.J.
$7  
Bookfinder  $10
Click on pictures to enlarge
    

POLLARD, Jack.  ++
 

The Pictorial History of Australian Horse Racing.
Sydney, 1971. Illusts. with 100's of plates. Large 4to. or.cl. QUARTO SIZE. HARDCOVER. (320pages). Pictorial and textual study from the eighteenth-century onwards. Includes special thirteen-page section on Phar Lap. First edition. In dust jacket   290mmx210x1.3kg
Express postage $10 within Australia
$10   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $17
Click on pictures to enlarge
 

Pollard Jack ++
 

The Pictorial History of Australian Horse Racing
Lansdown Press 1981 Revised and Enlarged Edition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Book is very good binding tight pages, jacket is very good, pp 400, list of winners of Australia's major races, horse index, general index, 450 black and white and colour photos 290mmx210mmx1.8kg
Express postage $10 within Australia
$15   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $35
Click on pictures to enlarge
    

Walter Osborne

The Thoroughbred World
Leon Amiel
hb dj (slight wear) no date but c1970 275mmx210mm wt 1.31kg.Lots of colour photos of horses - ' a treasury of fact and insight for the many who are intrigued by thorougbreds'. Lots of colour photos of horses - ' a treasury of fact and insight for the many who are intrigued by thorougbreds (12)
$5

   

 

Primac Association Ltd

1985 Queensland Yearling Sale
Primac 
1985 hb no dj unpaginated but 200+ pages approx. 220x140x550gms. List of Breeders, Dams of Yearlings and Index to Sires. A complete record of yearling sales in Queensland for the year.
$45
 

Horse Books - Four Books

Margaret Clarke
Care of the Australian Horse and Pony
Rigby
1982 139pp HB marks on covers but clean and firm inside wt640gms (10)

Eric Harding
Salute to the horse
Colorgravure
Melbourne undated but c1954      97pp with erratumHB  slight marks on cover but clean and firm inside.Illustations by Fred Whitcroft A very rare book. Cant find it listed anywhere !!! wt400gms (20)

Michael Schafer
The Language of the Horse. Habits and forms of Expression
Kaye & Ward London
1975 187pp HB Drak green cloth GC 133 photographs. Schafer approaches horse training from the horse's point of view. He talks about the habits of the horse under natural conditions and in domestication, the rhythms of daily life, social and sexual beaviour, the birth of foals, mare-foal relationships, and play behavior. Excellent guide to figuring out why your horse does that? wt675gms (12)

John Appleton
The Horse and Pony Handbook
Angus and Robertson Sydney
1972 1stED.163pp HB GC wt380gms Illustrated by Walter Stackpool pon inscr on FP. A basic handbook for those who wish to learn about horses or horsemanship (10)

$30 the lot

Weight 2.1kg    Postage in Australia $14

 
 
 
 
 

Birds

J.H.Prince

Australian Parrots and Cockatoos
Popular Books
 1985 hb no dj 80 pp 28 full colour plates. GC 370mmx260mmx900gms. Paintings by Neville Cayley FRZS in the Royal Zoological Society New South Wales Collection
$15   Bookfinder  $20
Click on pictures to enlarge

Bird  & Aviary Books - 3 Books Canaries, Diet & Aviaries

G.B.R.Walker
Coloured Canaries
Blandford Press
1976 1st Ed. HB DJ 139pp ex lib. usual markings. The first and complete guide for breeders and fanciers. illustrated by colour photographs and b&w sketches,wt387gms (20)

Kenton Lint
Diets for Birds in Captivity
Blandford Press
1981 1st Ed HB DJ  VGC 222pp. This book was written to fill a vital gap in the aviculture book market. wt526gms (10)

Les de Ross
Keeping Aviary Birds in Australia
Lansdowne Press
1972 1st Ed HB DJ(torn) 96pp FP torn Good introduction and complete guide for the large scale aviculturist. Text illustrated with colour of and black and white photographs and line drawings wt420gms (10)

$15 the lot

Total Weight 1.3kg  Postage in Australia $14


 

 
 
 
 
 

Turtles

Robert  BUSTARD

Kay's Turtles
 Collins L
ondon: , 1973; 1st edition green cloth hardcover with DJ and plastic coverGC 128p. with 12 p. of plates, some col. A Torres Strait Island girl has an extraordinary relationship with sea turtles. isbn 0 00 21143 5  220mm x  140mm  wt 500gms
$8

     

 
 
 
 
 
 

                Back to top