Paradoxical platypus: Hobnobbing with duckbills

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Fleay, David
Published by The Jacaranda Press, Brisbane (1980)
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Book Description The Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 1980. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xviii, 150 pages, illustrated throughout with colour and b/w photos, index, end-paper illustration: bird's eye view of swimming platypus. Prev owner's name in blue ink on the half title page (no text affected). Papered boards in dust-jacket. The author's summary of 46 years study and care of this extraordinary mammal. Related here in detail are the events leading up to, and following the hatching of Corrie -- the first platypus bred in captivity. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 020484

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Fleay, David Howells
Published by The Jacaranda Press, Milton, Queensland, Australia (1980)
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Book Description The Jacaranda Press, Milton, Queensland, Australia, 1980. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. xviii, + 150pp., monochrome, illustrated endpapers, intext b/white halftone plates, plus unpaginated colour-plate sections. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain brown boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. David Fleay (1907-1993) is uniquely placed to author this book, having spent much of his adult life studying Australia's wonderful, extraordinary mammal: the platypus. He oversaw the only successful platypus breeding program, and introduced the mammal to New York in 1947 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 14 chapters (Eras), beginning with 1920-1937, through to 1980, Index. Book weight approx. 880g. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 008107

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David Fleay.
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Book Description The jacaranda Press, Milton, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 150pp. illustrated. Book. Seller Inventory # 00556

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Fleay, David Howells
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Book Description Jacaranda Press, Milton, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 007488

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FLEAY, David.
Published by Jacaranda Press, Queensland, Australia (1980)
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Book Description Jacaranda Press, Queensland, Australia, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to. xviii + 150pp. Brown cloth with gilt titling to spine, illustrated eps, colour plates, b/w illustrations, index. Presentation copy signed by the author on half-title. This work is the culmination of the author's 46 years continuous study and care of this extraordinary mammal. A few light bumps to edges, lower spine lightly bumped and rubbed, top edge a little dusty otherwise a bright VG+ copy in mylar wrapped VG dust jacket. ( Lower edge a little creased ). Seller Inventory # 29829

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Fleay, David.
Published by Milton: Jacaranda Press, (1980 (1980)
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Book Description Milton: Jacaranda Press, (1980, 1980. first edition),Quarto,150 pp.,photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. Seller Inventory # 1765

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Fleay, David
Published by The Jacaranda Press, Brisbane (1980)
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Book Description The Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 1980. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xviii, 150 pages, illustrated throughout with colour and b/w photos, index, end-paper illustration: bird's eye view of swimming platypus. Or papered boards in dust-jacket. Ex-newspaper reference library with stamp on front free endpaper, minor edge wear to jacket, tape mark and old label on spine. SIGNED by author (With compliments David Fleay 1981) on half-title page. The author's summary of 46 years study and care of this extraordinary mammal. Related here in detail are the events leading up to, and following, the hatching of Corrie -- the first platypus bred in captivity. Size: 4to. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 034338

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