39187
BAKER, J. T., CARTER, R. M., SAMMARCO, P. W. & STARK, K. P. (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF CONFERENCE

Townsville. c. 1984. James Cook University / Australian Institute of Marine Science. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 545 PP with tables, graphs, maps. Pictorial soft cover. Bookplate inside front cover. Very good. 29.4 x 21.
90 papers presented at this seminar hosted by James Cook University and A.I.M.S., August 28-September 2 , 1983. Geoscience, Community Structure, Metabolism, Evolution of Islands, Oceanography, and Reef resource management.
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$30

49617
BARRETT, Charles
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF AND ITS ISLES (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1930. N.G.S. Volume 58, No. 3, September 1930. Contains article between P.354 and 384 with b/w illustrations (1 map and 38 b/w photos). Soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.
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13795
CANNON, Lester & GOYEN, Mark
EXPLORING AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF, A World Heritage Site

Sydney. 1989. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 240 PP with colour illustrations (maps and photos). Fp: Scuba diver with potato cod. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and inside of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 22. 0207161348
Natural beauty of the reef and how to admire & appreciate it (accommodation, snorkelling, fishing,...). Evolution of the reef, its inhabitants, the ecosystem, shipwrecks.
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60234
CHADWICK, Douglas H.
KINGDOM OF CORAL - Australia's Great Barrier Reef [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 199, No.1]

Washington. 2001. N.G.S. January 2001. 132 PP. Contains article pages 30 to 57 with 2 maps and 22 colour photos by David Doubilet. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
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41096
CLARE, Patricia
THE STRUGGLE FOR THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

London. 1971. Collins. 1st Ed. 224 PP, plus 8 pages with 15 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges, endpapers, and inside the dust jacket. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0002117940
Scientists versus the starfish Acanthaster Planci. Tourism and its impact. Mineral exploitation...
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45332
CLARKE, Arthur C.
THE COAST OF CORAL

New York. 2002. Ibooks. Paperback reprint of the 1955 original, with a 2001 introduction. (12), 264, (7) PP with 2 sets of 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 0743435079
Dives on the Great Barrier Reef in 1955. Chapter 18: on pearls and pearling in the Torres Strait.
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39231
DAKIN, William J.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF (in Walkabout Magazine)

Melbourne. 1951. Australian National Publicity Association. Volume 17, No. 1, June 1951. Contains article P. 29 to 33 with 1 map and 3 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30.5 x 24.3.
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16479
DAKIN, William J.
GREAT BARRIER REEF and some mention of other Australian coral reefs

Melbourne. 1955. Aust. Nat. Travel Assoc. Reprint of the 1950 original. 133, (2 Index) PP with b/w photos & maps. Hard cover (faded around edges), dj (chipped). Very good. 24.7 x 15.
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41759
DAKIN, William J.
GREAT BARRIER REEF and some mention of other Australian coral reefs

Melbourne. 1968. Walkabout Pocketbooks. Reprint of 1963 edition revised by Isobel Bennett. 176 PP with 67 b/w illustrations (photos & maps), plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 18.5 x 11.5.
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58325
ELLIS, Albert F.
ADVENTURING IN CORAL SEAS

Sydney. 1937. Angus & Robertson. 2nd edition of the 1936 original. XVI, 264 PP, plus 32 pages with 50 b/w illustrations. Fp: Schooner Olive under storm sails. FEP: Chart showing the Central Pacific. REP: Map of North Qld & Gulf of Carpentaria region. Cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Note on half title page. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.
A follow-up to the author's Ocean Island & Nauru, relating his travels and adventures throughout the South West Pacific with chapters on the island labour trade in Queensland and descriptions of life in North Queensland in the 1930's.
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$15

56320
FOLEY, John C. H.
CORAL GATEWAY - The Hydrographer Passage Story

Brisbane. 1987. Nairana. 1st Ed. VIII, 49 PP with colour photos. Eps: Map of the Hydrographer Passage. Pictorial laminated boards. Former owner's signature on title-page, o/wise fine. 28 x 21.7. 0731619838
The search for the hydrographer passage, its development, opening and operation of this shipping lane.
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$25

40775
FRANKEL, Edgar
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF PROVINCE

Canberra. 1978. AGPS / Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. 1st Ed. X, 204 PP with 1 map of the Great Barrier Reef Region. Illustrated hard cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.6 x 18.5. 0642036454
Over 4444 published works, and 112 serial publications and films... Charts...
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$20

47904
GENET, Nancy, GOULDTHORPE, Kenneth
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF (2 parts of Life Australia)

Melbourne. 1968. Life Australia. Part I: Volume 44, No.11, Issue 10 June 1968: Contains article between P. 28 and 37 with 13 colour photos, plus 12 pages with 3 b/w illustrations and 12 colour photos. Part II: Volume 44, No. 12, June 24 1968: Contains article between P. 35 and 60 with 19 b/w and 23 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. 33.7 x 26.5.
The Great Barrier Reef - Part I: It is menaced by hordes of starfish. Part II: Menace to the Barrier, the many theories.
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56925
HEENAN, David
DUNK ISLAND AND BEAVER CAY

Brisbane. 1994. Glenmede. 1st Ed., in Australia's Great Barrier Reef series. 48 PP with 1 map with 2 insets on double page, 8 b/w and 74 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 29.4 x 21.5. 0646168495
Holiday resort, research station...
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21063
HOLTHOUSE, Hector
SHIPS IN THE CORAL

Sydney. 1976. MacMillan. 1st Ed. (6), 146 PP with b/w illust., plus 8 colour plates. Fp: Map of N.W. part of the Coral Sea. Eps: Map of Torres Strait. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on half-title page and a little light foxing. Very good. 26.8 x 19.2. 0333210530
The story of the reef and the adjoining Torres Strait and Coral Sea - Torres, Cook, Flinders, Bligh, etc ...
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66154
HOLTHOUSE, Hector
SHIPS IN THE CORAL: Explorers, Wrecks and Traders of the Northern Australian Coast

Sydney. 1986. Angus & Robertson. Expanded and revised edition of the 1976 original. XIV, 337 PP with 2 maps and 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207153108
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$30

35163
LAWLER, Clarrie
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF - Australia's Marine Wonderland

Sydney. 1974. Australian Universities Press. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour photos by Walter Deas and Ben Cropp. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on prelims and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 22. 0724900012
Coral backbone of the reef, fishes & shells, spike & claw (on the underworld of the reef), birds & bushes of the islands of the Great Barrier Reef.
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30172
LOBEGEIGER, Ross & BURKE, John (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE POND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Brisbane. 1996. Department of Primary Industries. 1st Ed. VI, 45 PP with tables and figures. Illust. soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724266798
Workshop held at the Bribie Island Aquaculture Research Centre 23 July 1996. Marine farming questions, freshwater pond farming questions... Prawn feed, water quality and the fish pond.
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50141
LUCAS, Alan
BARRIER REEF RENDEZVOUS

Sydney. 1978. Horwitz Publications. 1st Ed. (6), 200 PP with b/w illustrations (5 drawings, 15 photos & 9 maps). Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket and cover sunned. Foxing, o/wise very good. 24.8 x 15.8. 0725504757
Adventures on the yacht "Rendezvous", along the coasts of Queensland, New Guinea and Timor.
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65055
LURIE, Richard
UNDER THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

London. 1966. Jarrolds. 1st Ed. 191 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos and frontispiece. Fp (in colour): Aqualung diver collecting Red Fan coral. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 21.6 x 14.
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34660
MCGREGOR, Craig
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Amsterdam. 1974. Time-Life International. 1st Ed. in The World's Wild Places series. 184 PP with 1 map, 19 b/w and 100 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 26 x 22.8. 705400921
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47832
MACK, George
CORALS AND THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Brisbane. 1950. Queensland Museum. 1st Ed. No pagination, 12 PP with 1 map, 1 diagram, 4 drawings by C. L. Sandercock, and 5 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 18.4.
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57616
MARDEN, Luis
WRECK OF H.M.S. PANDORA, found on Australia's Great Barrier Reef (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1985. N.G.S. Volume 168, No. 4, October 1985. Contains article between pages 422 and 451 with 1 map and 2 b/w and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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50708
MOFFATT, Bob
THE BARRIER REEF WORLD

Ashmore, Qld. 1988. Wet Paper Publications. 2nd printing in November 1988 of the November 1987 original (draft). 120 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, photos, sketches...). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30 x 21. 0958784019
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$15

51840
MURDOCH, Lesley (compiler)
DISCOVER THE GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK

Sydney. 2001. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of the 1996 revised edition (original of 1989). 96 PP with 2 maps (in colour), 7 b/w and over 160 colour illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.4. 0207189900
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51204
N/A
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF: KEEPING IT GREAT. A 25 year strategic plan for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area 1994-2019

Townsville. 1994. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. 1st Ed. Preface by David McDowell and Martin W. Holdgate. Forewords by Paul Keating, Wayne Goss and Kayt Raymond. (10), 64, (2 blank) PP with b/w illustrations including 2 maps (location map and Heritage Area). Pictorial soft cover. A coloured brochure (3 folds) loosely inserted. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0642174121
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40216
NAPIER, S. Elliott
ON THE BARRIER REEF - Notes from a No-ologist's pocket-book

Sydney. 1939. Angus & Robertson. 7th impression of the 1928 original. (12), 200 PP with 2 maps. Fp: Map of the Great Barrier Reef. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, and some pages. Very good. 19 x 13.
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42552
REEF SHIPPING
REEF GUIDE - A Shipmaster's Handbook to the Torres Strait and the Great Barrier Reef

Brisbane/Canberra. 1996. Queensland Transport/Australian Maritime Safety Authority. 1st Ed., with a foreword by W. A. O'Neil, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization. 36 PP with 1 table, 4 colour photos and 5 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
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$10

63174
REID, Frank
THE ROMANCE OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Sydney. 1954. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XIV, 191 PP with b/w illustrations by Geoffrey C. Ingleton (1 map, 1 tail piece and 26 head pieces). Cloth cover, gilt decoration on fronr cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with piece missing at back and repaired chips. Name of previous owner at bottom corner of half title page. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.3 x 16.5.
Early explorers... Escapes from Ile Nou (convict settlement), New Caledonia... Pearls and trocchus.
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39241
ROGERS, Gwyn
TREASURE ISLANDS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF (in Walkabout Magazine)

Melbourne. 1950. Australian National Publicity Association. Volume 16, No. 5, May 1950. Contains article from P. 29 to 33 with 1 map & 3 insets and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30.5 x 24.3.
Capricorn Group. Cumberland Group and the Whitsunday...
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50774
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Sydney. 1946. Angus & Robertson. October 1946 reprint of the 1936 original. XIII, (3), 282 PP, plus 35 plates with 51 colour photos & 15 plates with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Colour illust: A coral garden. FEP: Map of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef & the Capricorn & Bunker Group. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Hinge of back cover split on 8cms. Name of previous owner on half title page. Foxing, o/wise a good copy. 23.4 x 16.8.
The habits of, and the animal life associated with, 1250 miles of coral reef.
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64581
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Sydney. 1956. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of the 1936 original. XV, 279 PP, plus 35 pages with 50 colour plates & 15 pages with 30 b/w plates. Fp: Colour illust: A coral garden. FEP: Map of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef & the Capricorn & Bunker Group. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine which is dulled. Very good clean copy. 23.4 x 16.8.
The habits of, and the animal life associated with, 1250 miles of coral reef.
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56993
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Sydney. 1936. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XIII, (3), 282 PP, plus 35 plates with 51 colour photos & 15 plates with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Colour illust: A coral garden. FEP: Map of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef & the Capricorn & Bunker Group. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Lettering on spine lightly faded. Name of previous owner on half title page blocked with white liquid paper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 23.4 x 16.8.
The habits of, and the animal life associated with, 1250 miles of coral reef.
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$5

66384
ROYLEN
..."Good Voyage" on ROYLEN - Cruising the Great Barrier Reef

Mackay, Qld. c. 1965. Roylen Enterprises. Folded travel brochure. 4 folds with colour illustrations: 1 map of the Whitsunday Islands, 7 drawings (2 of accommodations) and 15 photos. Format: 23 x 49. Folded format: 23 x 12.2.
Cruising on one of their 7 cruisers: Roylen, Roylen II, Roylen Star, Roylen Vianne, Roylen Imf, Roylen Sandra, Petaj. Ships of 140 tons, 112 Ft)
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44775
SAAP, Jan
WHAT IS NATURAL ? - Coral Reef Crisis

New York. 1999. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XV, (3), 275 PP with 14 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 drawing and 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 195123646
The crown-of-thorns starfish and coral reefs.
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41762
SERVENTY, Vincent
AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF

Melbourne. 1955. Georgian House. 1st Ed. 87 PP, plus 8 pages with 30 colour photos and 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the Queensland coast from Fraser Island to Torres Strait. Hard cover. Small ink spot on front edge of 5 first leaves. Offsetting on endpapers, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 19.2 x 12.7.
A handbook on the corals, shells, crabs, larger animals and birds, with some remarks on the Reef's place in history.
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21009
SERVENTY, Vincent
AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF

Melbourne. 1955. Georgian House. 1st Ed. 87 PP, plus 8 pages with 30 colour photos and 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the Queensland coast from Fraser Island to Torres Strait. Hard cover, dj (small piece missing top corner). Very good. 19.2 x 12.7.
A handbook on the corals, shells, crabs, larger animals and birds, with some remarks on the Reef's place in history.
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$10

48232
STEENE, Roger
CORAL SEAS

Bathurst. 1998. Crawford House. 1st Ed. (14), 272 PP with 340 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Very good. Large format: 32.2 x 27.7. 1863331441
Life of world's coral reefs. Brilliant photography.
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$30

60832
STEERS, J. A.
THE QUEENSLAND COAST AND THE GREAT BARRIER REEFS (in The Geographical Journal)

London. 1929. The Royal Geographical Society. Article pulled out from Volume LXXIV, No. 4, issue for October 1929: 341 - 370 PP with 2 figures, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 16.5.
Paper partly read on 4th February 1929.
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$15

32192
WALSH, Anthony
LADY ELLIOT, First Island of the Great Barrier Reef

Brisbane. 1987. Boolarong. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 1 plan, 2 maps, 30 b/w illustrations, and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15.5. 0864390424
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$15

50798
WHEELER, Tony, & ARMSTRONG, Mark
ISLANDS OF AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF

Melbourne. 1994. Lonely Planet. 2nd edition of the 1990 original. 287 PP, (5 publications) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.4 x 12.6. 0864422229
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$10

60850
WHELAN, Howard
RAINE ISLAND - SPECK OF LIFE IN THE CORAL SEA [in Australian Geographic]

Sydney. 1992. A.G.S. No. 26, April-June 1992. 128 PP. Contains article pages 30 to 55 with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 map, 2 paintings & 39 photos), plus 1 folded plate with 2 maps and 9 artworks by Catherine Bone on the recto and 2 colour photos on the verso. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.
Raine Island: Australia's greatest tropical seabird nesting site.
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60947
WOODFORD, James
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Sydney. 2011. Pan Macmillan Australia. 1st paperback edition of the 2010 original. XI, 388 with 1 map, plus 32 pages with 54 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9781742610597
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$20

49616
ZAHL, Paul A.
ON AUSTRALIA'S CORAL RAMPARTS (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1957. N.G.S. Volume 111, No. 1, January 1957. Contains article between P.1 and 48 with 2 maps, 9 b/w and 41 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.
An American Naturalist on the Great Barrier Reef.
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$5