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

By: N/A

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 979356


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


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


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


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


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 e... 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


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


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


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 ... View more info

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Training the Pointer-Retriever Gundog

By: Brander, Michael

Price: £28.95

Inventory number: 979836


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


(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 ... View more info

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Alternative Life-History Styles of Animals

By: Bruton, Michael N (editor)

Price: £205.00

Inventory number: 979801


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


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


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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Bovine Tuberculosis

By: Chambers, M., S. Gordon, F Olea-Popelka & P. Barrow (editors)

Price: £95.00

Inventory number: 979844


2018. 29cm. Pp.256. Hardbound.This book is contemporary, topical and global in its approach, and provides an essential, comprehensive treatise on bovine tuberculosis and the bacterium that causes it, Mycobacterium bovis.Bovine tuberculosis remains a major cause of economic loss in cattle industries worldwide, exacerbated in some countries by the presence of a substantial wildlife reservoir. It is a major zoonosis, causing human infection through consumpti... View more info

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Food-Grains of India

By: Church, A. H

Price: £0.00

Inventory number: 001152


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


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, ... 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


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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British and Irish Butterflies, An Island Perspective

By: Dennis, Roger L. H. & Peter B Hardy

Price: £75.00

Inventory number: 979845


2018. 29cm. Pp.344. Hardbound.Islands are special places; they can be havens for unique plants and animals and refuges for wildlife. This book investigates the biogeography of butterfly species over the British islands, particularly the factors that influence their presence on the islands and that have made each island's butterfly fauna distinctive. The book contains a full log of records of species on the islands and much supporting information. The first three ... 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


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 ca... 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


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 ... 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


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 presentat... View more info

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Elizabeth Taylor, My Love Affair with Jewelry

By: Elizabeth Taylor

Price: £350.00

Inventory number: 979365


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 2... 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


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


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 equipme... View more info

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The Hunter-Gatherers of Gwisho

By: Fagan, Brian M. & Francis L. van Noten

Price: £39.00

Inventory number: 001451


1971. 26cm. Pp.xxii,230. 38 photo-plates, 68 figures & maps 29 tables (many folding). Paperback.The Hunter-Gatherers of Gwisho is a monograph on the culture and habits of a 'Later Stone Age' prehistoric population in central Zambia.Extensively referenced covering excavations and site descriptions, stratigraphy and chronology, ecology, population, economy, material culture and clothing. Includes the earliest archaeological record for the use of poison by l... 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


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.... 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


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 se... View more info

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Diagnostic Medical Parasitology, sixth edition

By: Garcia, Lynne Shore

Price: £80.00

Inventory number: 979805


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 Parasito... View more info

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A History of the Cocker Spaniel

By: Grayson, Peggy

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 979723


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


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