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Food and Fruit-bearing Forest Species - 3. Examples from Latin America

By: N/A

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 979356

ISBN: 9251023727

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


FAO., 1986. 30cm. Pp.xix,308. Numerous photos and figures. Softbound.Food and Fruit-bearing Forest Species - 3. Examples from Latin America provides information on the ecology, distribution, nutritional value and main uses of the species described.Original edition, one copy only. View more info

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Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History – Zoology

By: N/A

Price: £270.00

Inventory number: 979558

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History – Zoology, Volumes 1-2, 5-6, 8-12, 1950-1965, uniform navy cloth View more info

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society Volumes 5 - 39

By: N/A

Price: £350.00

Inventory number: 979618

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


1959-1994. 35 volumes. 26cm. Blue buckram, gilt.Bio. Mem. FRS Vols. 5-39, a good long run, nice condition from a private library and without the dustjackets, no library markings, stamps or lables, shipping at cost.Published annually since 1955 each Memoir is carefully researched resulting in a unique biographical collection of celebrated lives and important achievements. View more info

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Proceedings of the First National Conference on Land Classification

By: N/A

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 979648

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Univ. Missouri, 1940. 24cm. Pp.334. Black half-calf over linen backed boards, raised bands, gilt, trifle rubbed but a good copy.University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Agriculture Experiment Station Bulletin 421, nicely bound. View more info

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La Faune Terrestre de l'Ile de Sainte-Helene

By: N/A

Price: £235.00

Inventory number: 001445

Condition: Fine unused set<br>


1970-1977. 4 volumes. 26cm. Pp.viii,227; x,530; x,533; x,575. 45 plates, 838 figures, 4 maps. Paperback, fine set.La Faune Terrestre de l'Ile de Sainte-Helene, the standard account of terrestrial fauna of the volcanic tropical island of St. Helena.Between 1791 and 1833, Saint Helena became the site of a series of experiments in conservation and reforestation. This environmental intervention was closely linked to the conceptualisation of the processes of environmental change and helped establish the roots of environmentalism. A Millennium Forest project was established in 2002 t... View more info

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The Iraq Invasion of Kuwait, An Environmental Catastrophe

By: Al-Hassan, Jassim Mohammad

Price: £44.00

Inventory number: 002536

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Published by the author, Safat, Kuwait, second printing, revised, 1992. 29cm. Pp.162. 144 colour photos. Hardbound, jacket, fine copy.The author is a professor of biochemistry with decades of experience on the venomous marine creatures of the Arabian Gulf. The Iraq Invasion of Kuwait, An Environmental Catastrophe describes with the aid of photographs the immense environmental problems of the period. View more info

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Viruses of Vertebrates

By: Andrewes, Sir Christopher

Price: £12.00

Inventory number: 978725

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London, 1964. 24cm. Pp.xi,401. Hardbound, jacket trifle worn, nice clean copy. Wilson Smith's copy (1897-1965, FRS., virologist, Porton Down), with his signature.Viruses of Vertebrates, clean secondhand. View more info

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Bats and Human Health: Ebola, SARS, Rabies and Beyond

By: Beltz, Lisa A

Price: £107.00

Inventory number: 979806

ISBN: 1119150035

Condition: New<br>


2017. 26cm. Pp.300. Colour photos, figures, tables, bibliography. Hardbound.This book examines the multifaceted interactions between bats and humans, and how each affects the other both positively and negatively. Dr. Beltz's approach to this title includes a more comprehensive, balanced take on bats' role in human health and welfare - she aims to not only present them as disease carriers, but examines their positive contributions to human welfare from an ecological standpoint - bats pollinate valuable crops, and keep mosquito populations in check (subsequently limiting the s... View more info

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Training the Pointer-Retriever Gundog

By: Brander, Michael

Price: £28.95

Inventory number: 979836

ISBN: 1853102385

Condition: New<br>


25cm. Pp.176. 21 BW photos. Hardbound.Invaluable manual written for the owner who wants a thoroughly useful all-round working gundog that is able to quarter the ground, come to the point, flush, and finally, retrieve. Includes chapters on training and working two dogs and field trialing and includes a comprehensive glossary of terms used in training.Now out of print, we have one (1) copy only. View more info

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Field Guide to Eucalypts. Volume 1. South-eastern Australia, Second edition

By: Brooker, M. I. H. & D. A. Kleinig

Price: £165.00

Inventory number: 979829

ISBN: 1876473037

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


(1983), revised & updated edition, Bloomings Books Pty Ltd., 1999. 28cm. Pp.[viii], 353. Colour photos, keys, maps. Hardbound, jacket, clean secondhand.The genus Eucalyptus includes over 700 species, with almost a third of these occurring in south-eastern Australia in the crescent from the top of Spencer Gulf around to the northern New South Wales border including Tasmania. Nearly three hundred of the known species and subspecies in the area are included in this volume and each is described and illustrated.In each description the more important features are emphasized by the us... View more info

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Alternative Life-History Styles of Animals

By: Bruton, Michael N (editor)

Price: £205.00

Inventory number: 979801

ISBN: 9061936624

Condition: As new<br>


KAP., 1989. 25cm. Pp.xvii, 616. Text figures, photos. Hardbound.Expanded proceedings of a conference entitled 'Alternative Life History Styles of Fishes and Other Organisms' which was held in Grahamstown, South Africa, in June 1987, arising from conceptual models of fish life-history research. View more info

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The Slipper Orchids

By: Cash, Catherine

Price: £30.00

Inventory number: 989818

ISBN: 0881921831

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Timber Press, (1991) reprinted 1996. 29cm. Pp.xi, 228. 225 colour photos. Hardbound, dustjacket, fine copy.Botanical and horticultural aspects of Cypripedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, and Selenipedium, with particularly extensive information on hybridization. View more info

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A Recipe for Successful Retrieving

By: Chadwick, Carol

Price: £7.95

Inventory number: 978580

Condition: New<br>


Privately published, 2008. 24cm. Pp.27. 2 photos. Paperback.A Recipe for Successful Retrieving is an easy 35-45 minute read with simple step by step instructions for teaching by imprinting vital retrieving skills to the German Shorthaired Pointer. Building on reward and repetition, the puppy can learn to retrieve happily and easily to hand.The author has bred fourteen dual champion German Shorthaired Pointers. View more info

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Food-Grains of India

By: Church, A. H

Price: £0.00

Inventory number: 001152

Condition: Sold<br>


Chapman & Hall, 1886. 26cm. Pp.viii, 180. 35 full page plain plates. Original cloth, gilt, nice bright copy.Sold View more info

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Chemistry of Europe's Agricultural Soils. Part A: Methodology and Interpretation of the GEMAS Data Set. Part B: General Background Information and Further Analysis of the GEMAS Data Set.

By: Clemens Reimann; Manfred Birke, Alecos Demetriades, Peter Filzmoser & Patrick O'Connor (editors)

Price: £195.00

Inventory number: 979596

ISBN: 3510968468

Condition: New<br>


2014. 2 volumes. 28cm. Pp.520 ; 350. Softbound.During 2008 and until early 2009, a total of 2108 samples of agricultural (ploughed land, 0–20 cm) and 2023 samples of grazing land (0–10 cm) soil were collected at a density of 1 site/2500 km2 each from 33 European countries, covering an area of 5,600,000 km2.All samples were analysed for 52 chemical elements after an aqua regia extraction, 41 elements by XRF (total), and soil properties, like CEC, TOC, pH (CaCl2), following tight external quality control procedures. In addition, the agricultural soil samples were analysed for... View more info

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Atlas of Micromorphology of Mineral Alteration and Weathering

By: Delvigne, J.-E

Price: £99.99

Inventory number: 003319

ISBN: 2709914204

Condition: New<br>


1998. 30cm. Pp.496. 600 colour photomicrographs. Hardbound.Atlas of Micromorphology of Mineral Alteration and Weathering includes more than 600 photographs of thin sections of rocks and weathered materials.It illustrates all the steps of weathering of primary minerals, mainly in the humid tropics. View more info

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Zimbabwe Legacies of Stone, Past and Present

By: Dewey, W.J. & G.G. Bourgois (editors)

Price: £58.00

Inventory number: 001452

Condition: New<br>


2 volumes. 32cm. Pp.622. Numerous colour & BW photos and figures, maps. Hardbound, slipcase.Zimbabwe Legacies of Stone, Past and Present, a fine quality referenced exhibition catalogue of artifacts.Reduced from GBP£ 85.00We have a quantity of new stock, now fewer than 25 copies, for sale at this special price. Please note that is volume is heavy and may require additional shipping if ordered individually, we will mail you if this is the case. View more info

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Rocks & Minerals of the World, An Illustrated Encyclopedia

By: Duda, R. & L. Rejl

Price: £25.00

Inventory number: 978711

ISBN: 1840560258

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


1998. 30cm. Pp.520. 450 colour photos, 300 line drawings of crystal forms, practical identification tables. Hardbound, clean secondhand copy in jacket.Rocks & Minerals of the World, An Illustrated Encyclopedia, presents and illustrates over 600 various types of minerals and their important varieties with information on their crystals, the physical and chemical properties of individual minerals and the places they can be found. Explains the practical significance of rocks and minerals, their processing and cutting. View more info

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Choosing and Using Statistics: A Biologist's Guide. Third Edition

By: Dytham, Calvin

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 979816

ISBN: 1405198397

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Wiley-Blackwell, third edition, 2011. 25cm. Pp.xvi, 298. Text figures. Softbound, good used copy, no markings.Choosing and Using Statistics remains a invaluable guide for students using a computer package to analyse data from research projects and practical class work. The text takes a pragmatic approach to statistics with a strong focus on what is actually needed. There are chapters giving useful advice on the basics of statistics and guidance on the presentation of data. The book is built around a key to selecting the correct statistical test and then gives clear guidance on how to... View more info

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Elizabeth Taylor, My Love Affair with Jewelry

By: Elizabeth Taylor

Price: £350.00

Inventory number: 979365

ISBN: 0500510997

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


T&H., first (only) edition, 2002. 32cm. Pp.240. 175 colour & 105 BW photo-illustrations. Hardbound, jacket, fine secondhand copy.Tipped in are the two 'You' magazine 16-page pull-out sections (exclusive extracts from the book with colour & BW photos) published September and October 2002.In 'Elizabeth Taylor, My Love Affair with Jewelry', the legendary actress talks about her fabulous collection of jewellery which sold at Christies, New York, in December 2011 realising in excess of USD$115,000,000, with every single item sold, individual items reaching five, ten, or even 50 time... View more info

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Troubles with Bird Dogs, and What to Do about Them. Training Experiences with Actual Dogs Under the Gun

By: Evans, George Bird

Price: £53.75

Inventory number: 978749

ISBN: 0876912048

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


1975. 24cm. Pp.[x],307. Frontispiece, 142 photos. Hardbound, jacket a little worn at ends and edges.Troubles with Bird Dogs is the classic and definitive reference for working the English setter in its tradition role as a hunter, pointer, retriever gundog. Essential reading for every rough shooter. View more info

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Olive Propagation Manual

By: Fabbri, A. and others

Price: £38.50

Inventory number: 001864

ISBN: 0643066764

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


25cm. Pp.152. Paperback.This manual is intended as a practical guide underpinned with scientific principles for growers, olive propagators, teachers and students.It aims to give extended information on seed germination, rooting of cuttings and grafting and micropropagation of the olive tree. Each topic has a detailed description of the procedures, a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of the techniques and a description of materials and equipment used.Olive Propagation Manual is easy to read and use, with procedures illustrated in every step by photographs an... View more info

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A Handbook of the World's Conifers, Revised and updated edition

By: Farjon, Aljos

Price: £220.00

Inventory number: 979764

ISBN: 9004324429

Condition: New<br>


2017. 2 volumes. 28cm. Pp.1112. Colour photos & figures. Hardbound.This second edition, revised and updated, of 'A Handbook of the World's Conifers' includes all the world's 615 species of conifers, of which some 200 occur in the tropics. It gives as much information about these and the Southern Hemisphere conifers as about the better known species, drawing on research into the taxonomy, biology, ecology, distribution and uses by the author over nearly 35 years. The result is a truly encyclopaedic work, a true handbook of all the world's conifers, richly illustrated by the author with... View more info

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Wild Mammals : New Classification of the Ungulates / Mammifères sauvages : nouvelle classification des ongulés

By: François, Alain ; Claude Guintard & Jean-Pierre Mangin (editors)

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 979548

ISBN: 2953618503

Condition: New<br>


2010. 29cm. Pp.350. Numerous photos, figures & maps (mostly colour), indices. Softbound.Both scientific and philatelic, Wild Mammals : New Classification of the Ungulates is a unique and wholly original book on hoofed animals, which deserves to be discovered by a wider public.Jean-Pierre Mangin, President of the World Academy for Philately, one of its three authors, took up the challenge to avoid using photographs to illustrate the book. In all, he has selected two thousand stamps, two hundred coins, notes, maximum cards and post cards for its iconography. A first for a zoology... View more info

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Diagnostic Medical Parasitology, sixth edition

By: Garcia, Lynne Shore

Price: £80.00

Inventory number: 979805

ISBN: 1555818994


2016. 30cm. Pp.xxii, [ii], 1388. Colour photos, text figures, maps. Hardbound.The essential reference for selecting, using, and interpreting methods and results related to human parasitic infections.This major work by Lynne Garcia, a recognized authority on diagnostic parasitology, has been completely updated to include the dramatic changes that have occurred in the field of diagnostic medical parasitology over the past decade. Diagnostic Medical Parasitology, Sixth Edition, features newly recognized human parasites, improved diagnostic techniques defined by new regulatory requ... View more info

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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 of the group and its phylogeny. The taxonomic part presents characteristics of more than 130 extant as well as extinct species... 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 to flowering.In view of the importance of recognizing weeds at an early stage of development, a supplement is provide... View more info

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

By: Hardy, Michael Meredith

Price: £53.00

Inventory number: 978836

Condition: Clean and unused<br>


Privately published, Hive Printers, Letchworth, no date [1962]. 15 x 25 cm. Pp.23. 2 colour photos, 10 fine art reproductions. Original colour printed paper covers.A genuine modern rarity, 'rare' in its truest sense of only very few copies printed.An Account of the Origins and History of the German Shorthaired Pointer is the standard work in English on the origins of the breed. A must have acquisition and given the current very low price a useful gift for the breed enthusiast.Interesting to note that 50 odd years ago 90% of owners were interested in the sporting ability... 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.The second volume is a guide to the vertebrates of Katanga. For each featured species, the description of biological chara... View more info