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    A Natural History of Australian Parrots

    This book is a tribute to William T. Cooper (1934-2015) and is the final collaboration of Forshaw and Cooper combining the finest Cooper artwork with an updated, authoritative Forshaw text.

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The Nokomis Group

The Nokomis Group is owned and operated by Noleen Glavish and commenced trading in 1990 as a specialist publisher of high quality natural history books, portfolios, prints, gift cards and original artworks by Australian natural history artists.

We have now expanded to include a NEW BOOKS division in addition to those published by the Nokomis Group.   This came about in April 2018 as Andrew and Belinda Isles who own Andrew Isles Natural History Books made a decision to retreat from stocking new books and are concentrating on Antiquarian and Second hand books.  This new division is primarily a mail order business selling natural history books and we ship worldwide.  Our stock holding is substantial and if you click on the New Books tab above, you will see that we are offering a comprehensive range of natural history new books which is predominantly Australian but covers all parts of the globe.

Natural history subjects include birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates, botany, gardening, ecology, insects, marine, biology, aviculture, entomology and conservation.   We are constantly adding new titles and will be happy to source any titles which may interest you if they are not already listed.

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Australia’s First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples’ Contribution to Early Zoology

Penny Olsen and Lynette Russell have gathered together Aboriginal peoples’ contributions to demonstrate the crucial role they played in early Australian zoology.  The writings of the early European naturalists clearly describe the valuable knowledge of the Indigenous people of the habits of Australia’s bizarre (to a European) fauna.

Australia’s First Naturalists is invaluable for those wanting to learn more about our original inhabitants’ contribution to the collection, recognition and classification of Australia’s unique fauna. It heightens our appreciation of the previously unrecognised complex knowledge of Indigenous societies.

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