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A History of the Cocker Spaniel

By: Grayson, Peggy

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 979723

ISBN: 0951919105

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Privately published by the author, Malmesbury, 1992. 23cm. Pp.[ix], 324 + 1. Frontispiece, 20 BW photos & figures, list of champions, 42 pedigrees. Hardbound, jacket, fine copy.Covers the early attempts to establish size and type, the evolution of the red and golden Cocker, the break between the English and American types, field trial dogs, and standards over the years. View more info

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Fauna of the USSR, Mammals, Voles (Microtinae)

By: Gromov, I. M. & I. Ya. Polyakov

Price: £30.00

Inventory number: 000077

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Smithsonian, 1992. 24cm. Pp.xxv,725. 3 plates, 78 figures, 41 tables. Hardbound.Fauna of the USSR, Mammals, Voles (Microtinae) deals with a subfamily of rodents which are of great practical importance as pests of agricultural crops as well as carriers and reservoirs of pathogens of several infectious diseases of animals and man.The introductory part describes the body structure and its adaptive peculiarities, geographical distribution, history of study o... View more info

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Lyme Disease, an Evidence-based Approach

By: Halperin, J.J. (editor)

Price: £85.00

Inventory number: 979069

ISBN: 1845938046

Condition: New<br>


2011. 28cm. Pp.288. Hardbound.Providing the medical practitioner with a broad scientific understanding, Lyme Disease, an Evidence-based Approach discusses the causative organism, its requisite ecosystem, disease epidemiology, host-Borrelia interactions, diagnostic testing, clinical manifestations, therapeutic options, and long term prognosis. It explicitly reviews both the basic biology of the infection and practical clinical aspects, linking the two to demonstra... View more info

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The Arable Weeds of Europe with their Seedlings and Seeds, with Supplement

By: Hanf, Martin

Price: £38.95

Inventory number: 979831

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, Germany & BASF United Kingdom, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England. ©1983. 24cm. Pp.494 + 31. Numerous colour photos and figures. Maps, keys. Hardbound, with paperbound supplement inside cover.Comprehensive work on the field and garden weeds of Europe covering over 700 species.Contains descriptions and illustrations (mostly in colour) of 716 broadleaved weeds of arable land in Europe at stages of their life cycle from seeds ... View more info

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An Account of the Origins and History of the German Shorthaired Pointer

By: Hardy, Michael Meredith

Price: £49.95

Inventory number: 979503

Condition: New<br>


Privately published, Hive Printers, Letchworth, no date [1962]. 15 x 25 cm. Pp.23. 2 colour photos, 10 fine art reproductions. Binding : ebook / PDF, 22.00MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above. View more info

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Katanga, Des animaux et des hommes

By: Hasson, Michel

Price: £95.00

Inventory number: 979784

ISBN: 9789492244178

Condition: New<br>


2015. 2 volumes, 28cm. Pp.296 ; 496. Colour photos, lists of species. Hardbound, slipcase.The first complete guide to the vertebrates of Katanga.The first volume provides an overview of the province’s geographic and historical context before exploring customs and beliefs regarding the fauna. The author then discusses the animal-related activities that are hunting and fishing, before ending with the more contemporary concern of nature conservation. View more info

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Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition – 3rd Impression

By: Hockney, Phil ; Richard Dean & Peter Ryan

Price: £80.00

Inventory number: 979843

ISBN: 0620340533

Condition: New<br>


2018. 32cm. Pp.1296. 80 colour plates. Hardbound.Roberts Birds of Southern Africa has been continuously in print for some 65 years and is the most popular African natural history book of all time. The scope and depth of biological information in the revised seventh edition of Roberts far exceeds that of any previous editions.Covers all 951 species recorded in the region and illustrates these in 80 new plates commissioned from the region’s best bird arti... View more info

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Wildlife Forensics. Methods and Applications (Developments in Forensic Science)

By: Huffman, Jane E & John R Wallace (editors)

Price: £17.50

Inventory number: 979817

ISBN: 047066259X

Condition: Used<br>


Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 25cm. Pp.xxiv, [ii], 370. 14 colour & numerous BW photos & figures. Softbound, inexpensive used secondhand copy, some pages creased and with some highlighting to the text. Published price GBP 52.50.Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications provides an accessible and practical approach to the key areas involved in this developing subject. The book contains case studies throughout the text that take the reader from the field, to the lab an... View more info

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The Doberman Pinscher : Brains and Beauty

By: Humphries, Rod & Joanna Walker

Price: £18.50

Inventory number: 004056

ISBN: 0876052162

Condition: New<br>


1999. 22x23cm. Pp.[xiv],242. Colour & BW photos, figures. Hardbound.The Doberman Pinscher: Brains and Beauty gives potential owners, new converts and veteran Doberman lovers all they need to know about this strong but sensitive companion. There are chapters on the Doberman's history, buying a dog, grooming, temperament, understanding the breed standard, breeding, health concerns and more. Dog shows, obedience competitions and all the activities Dobermans can part... View more info

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Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin

By: King, A.A; A.R. Fooks, M. Aubert & A.I. Wandeler (editors)

Price: £58.00

Inventory number: 979550

ISBN: 9290446390

Condition: New<br>


2004. 30cm. Pp.xx, 361. Softbound. Throughout the 20th and into the 21st century, control strategies for rabies in Europe have significantly reduced the human burden of disease.Rabies has been successfully eradicated from many European countries and in Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin leading experts describe the various approaches that have been taken.This comprehensive historical review aims to provide scie... View more info

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Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin

By: King, A.A; A.R. Fooks, M. Aubert & A.I. Wandeler (editors)

Price: £12.00

Inventory number: 979814

ISBN: 9290446390

Condition: New<br>


2004. 30cm. Pp.xx, 361. Binding : ebook. Throughout the 20th and into the 21st century, control strategies for rabies in Europe have significantly reduced the human burden of disease.Rabies has been successfully eradicated from many European countries and in Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin leading experts describe the various approaches that have been taken.This comprehensive historical review aims to provid... View more info

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Venoms to Drugs : Venom as a Source for the Development of Human Therapeutics

By: King, Glenn F (editor)

Price: £169.00

Inventory number: 979822

ISBN: 1849736634

Condition: New<br>


2015. 26cm. Pp.320. Hardbound.The pharmaceutical industry has become increasingly interested in biologics from animal venoms as a potential source for therapeutic agents in recent years, with a particularly emphasis on peptides. To date six drugs derived from venom peptides or proteins have been approved by the FDA, with nine further agents currently being investigated in clinical trials. In addition to these drugs in approved or advanced stages of development, m... View more info

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A Field Manual of Camel Diseases, Traditional and Modern Veterinary Care for the Dromedary

By: Koehler-Rollefson, B ; P.Mundy & E.Mathias

Price: £14.95

Inventory number: 002448

ISBN: 185339503X

Condition: New<br>


2006. 26cm. Pp.vxi,i,254. Text figures & maps. Paperback.The one-humped camel, or dromedary, is one of the worlds hardiest domesticated animals. A vital source of transport, meat, milk and income for pastoralists in the Sahel, East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, the camel can carry heavy loads for days in some of the worlds most hostile conditions. But even camels fall ill.A Field Manual of Camel Diseases is the first practical guide to camel dis... View more info

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Regional Petroleum Geology of the World, Parts I & II

By: Kulke, Holger (editor)

Price: £265.00

Inventory number: 003779

ISBN: 3443110215

Condition: New<br>


1994-1995. 2 volumes. 25cm. Pp.xxii,931; xii,730. 754 figures, 82 figures. Bound.Regional Petroleum Geology of the World features 140 contributions by 50 petroleum geologists working with companies and insitutions all over the world. The contributions provide concise information on petroleum occurrences on all five continents. Figure captions are bilingual (English and German) and about half of the contributions are in English. A detailed subject index provides e... View more info

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Sichuan Recipes, Chinese-English, Third edition

By: Lan, W. H

Price: £30.00

Inventory number: 000968

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Wan Li Book Co., Hong Kong, third edn., 1986. 26cm. Pp.121. Colour photos. Slick wrappers. View more info

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The Rabbit - Husbandry, Health and Production

By: Lebas, F., P. Coudert, H. de Rochambeau & R.G. Thébault

Price: £47.50

Inventory number: 978889

ISBN: 9251034419

Condition: New<br>


25cm. Pp.226. 26 colour photos, 54 diagrams, 59 tables. Paperback.New revised edition, the standard reference. Presents an introduction and background to trade and production and discusses rabbit meat quality. Covers nutrition, feeding, reproduction, genetics, selection, pathology, housing, equipment, rabbitry management, the production of skins & hair for textiles, and rabbit breeding and rural development. Extensively referenced. View more info

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The Rabbit - Husbandry, Health and Production

By: Lebas, F., P. Coudert, H. de Rochambeau & R.G. Thébault

Price: £37.50

Inventory number: 978889E

ISBN: 9251034419

Condition: New<br>


25cm. Pp.226. 26 colour photos, 54 diagrams, 59 tables. Binding : ebook.New revised edition, the standard reference. Presents an introduction and background to trade and production and discusses rabbit meat quality. Covers nutrition, feeding, reproduction, genetics, selection, pathology, housing, equipment, rabbitry management, the production of skins & hair for textiles, and rabbit breeding and rural development. Extensively referenced.ebook, 14.82KB ; s... View more info

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Lyme borreliosis in Europe. Influences of climate and climate change, epidemiology, ecology and adaptation measures

By: Lindgren, Elisabet & Thomas G.T. Jaenson

Price: £8.00

Inventory number: 979411

ISBN: 9289022914

Condition: New<br>


2006. 30cm. Pp.34. Figures, tables and maps (some colour), extensive bibliography. Binding : ebookTicks are highly sensitive to changes in seasonal climate. Since the 1980s, tick vectors have increased in density and spread into higher latitudes and altitudes in Europe. Future climate change in Europe is therefore likely to facilitate the spread of Lyme borreliosis in the same way, while reducing its occurrence in areas that become hotter and drier.Althou... View more info

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The First Principles of Good Cookery

By: Llanover, Lady

Price: £16.00

Inventory number: 002681

ISBN: 0948537302

Condition: New<br>


Brefi Press, 1991. 22cm. Pp.24,xii,491. Illustrated. Hardback, jacket, clean secondhand copy.Originally published in 1867, The First Principles of Good Cookery was the only Welsh cookery book written in the English language at the time. View more info

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The Elder, In History, Myth and Cookery

By: Loohuizen, R

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 003004

ISBN: 1903018315

Condition: New<br>


2004. 18cm. Pp.144. 20 photos. Paperback.The elder is a tree or bush (or even a weed) for which humanity has found a use for each and every part: the leaf, the bark, the wood or branch, the flower, the berries or fruit. Some of these functions are both mythic and grounded in superstition: that the elder encourgaes the fertility of cattle for instance; or its relation to witchcraft; or its place in Celtic folklore. Others are more nearly medicinal: it was an essen... View more info

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Traditional Recipes of India

By: Manekshaw, B. J

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 001110

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Nachiketa Publ., Bombay, 1974. 24cm. Pp.[viii],242. Figures. Hardound, jacket worn. View more info

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La Vera Alimentazione Mediterranea

By: Manfredi, Nino

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 002615

ISBN: 8870322157

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Musumeci Editore, first edn., 1985. 25cm. Pp.191. 21 colour photos, numerous figures and illustrations. Hardbound, jacket, very good copy.168 traditional recipes of Italian and Mediterranean cooking, Italian text. View more info

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The New Naturalists, Collins New Naturalist No.82

By: Marren, Peter

Price: £125.00

Inventory number: 979855

ISBN: 000219998X

Condition: Fine copy<br>


Collins, first edition, 1995. Original jacket in protective sleeve, warm ALS on headed paper from the author to a contributor to the book dated 25.1.94 tipped in. View more info

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Rabbit Production, 9th edition

By: McNitt, J I : P R Cheeke; S D Lukefahr & N M Patton

Price: £39.95

Inventory number: 979526

ISBN: 1780640110

Condition: New<br>


2013. 26cm. Pp.296. Paperback.This is a fully updated edition of a highly successful book about the production of farmed rabbits (originally published by Interstate in 2000). The book concerns rabbits bred for meat and fur, but also has plenty of information on pet rabbits and show rabbits. Beginning with an introduction to the field of rabbit production around the world and some basic breed and equipment information, further topics then covered include rabbit di... View more info

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The Type Mineralogy of Africa

By: Mees, Florian

Price: £25.99

Inventory number: 979860

ISBN: 9492669188

Condition: New<br>


2019. 30cm. Pp.648. Softbound.Starting with Trona (1773) and Prehnite (1788), many minerals have been described as new species for localities in Africa, including some famous mining sites such as Tsumeb in Namibia and Shinkolobwe in the DR Congo. This book offers the first systematic review of minerals with African type localities, focusing on the history of their description. Organized by country, all valid minerals are covered, but also non valid mineral... View more info

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Arthropods as Vectors of Emerging Diseases

By: Mehlhorn, Heinz (editor)

Price: £122.00

Inventory number: 979497

ISBN: 3642288413

Condition: New<br>


2012. 26cm. Pp.xv, 385. 123 photos & figures (23 in colour). Hardbound.Without a doubt the recently accelerating globalization supports the import of agents of disease into countries where they never had been or where they had long since been eradicated, leading to a false sense of living on a “safe island.” These newly imported or reintroduced diseases – called “emerging diseases” – may lead to severe outbreaks in cases where the countries are not pr... View more info

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The Mole, Collins New Naturalist Monograph No.22

By: Mellanby, Keith

Price: £10.00

Inventory number: 979851

ISBN: 0002131455


NMN 22. Collins, reprint, 1974. Small neat owner's ink stamp to front pastedown, original jacket price clipped and in protective sleeve, fine copy. View more info

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The Evolution of Sibling Rivalry

By: Mock, Douglas W. & Geoffrey A. Parker

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 979800

ISBN: 0198577443

Condition: As new<br>


OUP., 1997. 25cm. Pp.xiii, 464. Photos, text figures. Softbound.One of the main tenets of evolutionary biology is that organisms behave so as to maximize the number of their genes that will be passed on to future generations. Parents often produce more offspring than they can rear in case special opportunities or calamities occur. This frequently leads to deprivations and even death of some offspring. This book is about the evolutionary diversity, importance, and... View more info

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Granites: Petrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny

By: Nédélec, Anne & Jean-Luc Bouchez

Price: £30.00

Inventory number: 979809

ISBN: 0198705611

Condition: As new<br>


2015. 26cm. Pp.xii, 335. Photos & figures. Hardbound.This book - translated, edited, and updated from the original French edition Petrologie des Granites published by Vuibert in 2011 - gives a modern presentation of granitic rocks, or granites, from magma genesis to their emplacement into the crust and their crystallization. Mineralogical, petrological, physical, and economical aspects are developed in a succession of 14 chapters. Special 'info boxes' discuss top... View more info

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Sugar. The Grass that Changed the World

By: O'Connell, Sanjida

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 979749

ISBN: 1852270349

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


2004. 24cm. Pp.x, 246. Hardbound, jacket, signed by author.The story of sugar is a story of life and death. As glucose it's the fuel that drives us. It also causes obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Sugar's rise in popularity led to the global spread of slavery, the destruction of indigenous cultures, the proliferation of colonial economies and the growth of multinationals. Sugar is a part of everyone's daily diet, lusted after and craved, at once a luxury and ... View more info