Thomas and Thomas and Ordering online.

Subject: Thomas and Thomas and Ordering online.
From: (Tony Palliser)
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 1996 21:46:33 +1000
I would like to second what Dr John Leonard has to say the Thomas and Thomas
book is invaluable for finding birds in Australia  and ordering books from
the NHBS
is indeed a real pleasure. but we have covered this before in a previous
string I
seem to recall.

One thing that I do think worth mentioning is that if you do want to order
by using your
credit card on line consider getting a second card with a small limit just
for peace of
mind.  Personally I think the chances of anything unpleasant happening are
Has anyone ever experienced any problems using a credit card over the internet?
am I still too trusting?


>X-From_:   Wed Oct 23 13:26:36 1996
>Date: Wed, 23 Oct 1996 13:19:56 +1000 (EST)
>From:  (John Leonard)
>Subject: Thomas and Thomas
>I've just got my copy and I think it contains lots of useful information,
>particularly the little sketch maps of inland sites are very valuable?I wish
>I'd had the book before going on a couple of trips earlier this year.
>The only thing is that as it is more specific than Bransbury, it will get
>out of date quicker, ie all those those owl-sites.
>People will probably want to support the organisations selling copies here,
>but for those who want to globalise, the cheapest place to get a copy is
>from the UK-based Natural History Book Service ( I
>got my Thomas and Thomas for under $30, air-mailed out, indeed it's the
>cheapest way to get almost any natural history book, even Simpson and Day.
>You can e-mail orders, though of course don't send your creidt card details
>on e-mail, you'll have to post them in first instance.
>Dr John Leonard
>PO Box 243, Woden,
>"a major part of the work of praeter-modernity
>will be the refabrication of authenticites."

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