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
is indeed a real pleasure. but we have covered this before in a previous
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out of date quicker, ie all those those owl-sites.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 (http://www.nhbs.com.uk). 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,
>ACT 2606, AUSTRALIA
>"a major part of the work of praeter-modernity
>will be the refabrication of authenticites."