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The British Tunicata - an unfinished Monograph (complete set)

By: Alder, J. & Hancock, A.

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society:

Seller ID: 005106


1904-1911. Three volumes, 66 plates (of which 49 are coloured), 3 frontispieces, pp xvi, 146; xxviii, 164; xii, 90; top edge gilt, blue cloth very slightly marked & worn, (cloth original, but not quite uniform), slight split to spine-head of vol 3 and slight fraying to bottom of spine of vol 1, front endpapers stuck down, neat signature in each vol, an inner joint in second volume a little weak. SCARCE View more info

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Transactions of the Symposium on Photo Interpretation, Delft, 1962

By: Archives Internationales de Photogrammetrie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Delft, Uitgeverij Waltman: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007833


Illustrated, large quarto, pp 532 (+ adverts), fore-edge quite foxed but otherwise clean internally, cloth slightly marked and worn, in a rubbed and frayed dustwrapper. [Very heavy - extra postage may be needed.] View more info

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Arenicola - the Lug-Worm (L.M.B.C. Memoirs on Typical British marine Plants and Animals, Number XXII)

By: Ashworth, J.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 011323


Illustrated with 8 lithographed anatomical plates (of which two are folding), + extra copy of plate 2, slim 8vo, pp 118, rather worn throughout, a marginal hole on the first six pages without any loss of text, no preliminary pages before the contents page, front hinge taped, original cloth-backed boards, slightly worn, rather marked by the addition of brown tape on the covers, which rather obscures the printing on the covers, a date of 1904 has been neatly added on the c... View more info

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The Estuarine Environment

By: Barnes, R.S.K. & Green, J. (editors).

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Applied Science Publishers Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013301


Slim octavo, pp xii, 133, black cloth, a neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy without dustwrapper. View more info

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Guide to Beach Litter

By: Barton, Julia & Dr Phillip Cowie

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Littoral Art Project: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012330


A large illustrated folded card pamphlet. Closed, it measures 25cm x 16.5cm, but when fully opened 25cm x 99 cm. A detailed guide to plastic, metal, ceramic, wood, glass, rubber etc. Postage will be reduced. [Julia Barton's current work reflects her grave concern regarding the dangers of plastic within the environment. The installation Neo Terra, presented as part of the Littoral Art Project, investigates the critical issue of plastic marine and beach litter. Plastic i... View more info

Image for Aeolid Nudibrancha of the Family Glaucidae from New Zealand Waters. Aplysiid Species from East Africa with Notes on the Indian Ocean Aplysiomorpha (Gastropoda : Opisthobranchia)

Aeolid Nudibrancha of the Family Glaucidae from New Zealand Waters. Aplysiid Species from East Africa with Notes on the Indian Ocean Aplysiomorpha (Gastropoda : Opisthobranchia)

By: Bebbington, Alan; Miller, M.C.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1974

Seller ID: 006779


Two illustrated articles (pp 32 & 36) contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 54 Number 1. A good copy in original wrappers. View more info

Nonsuch : Land of Water

By: Beebe, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & New York, Putnams: 1932

Seller ID: 005969


Illustrated, pp xvi, 245, edges uncut, a little worn internally with some marking, one neat signature on the front endpaper, cloth dull and slightly worn, spine rubbed and wrinkled. Almost certainly a Boots ex-library copy - there is the very faintest sign of a shield label on the upper cover, and the reamins of a label on the rear endpaper. (Marine research in the Bermudas) View more info

The Arcturus Adventure : an account of the New York Zoological Society's first oceanographic expedition

By: Beebe, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & New York, Putnams: 1926

Seller ID: 005970


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xx, 439, a few pages a little marked, generally slightly age-toned, attractive period pictorial endpapers, rear hinge slightly cracked, cloth a little worn and faded, spine very dull. (Marine expedition to the Galapagos via the Sargasso Sea and the Cocos) View more info

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The Hebrides - a natural history

By: Boyd, J.Morton & Boyd, Ian L.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 009453


Illustrated, thick 8vo, pp 416, paperback, the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. SCARCE. [The Hebrides is an area of great natural beauty, which draws back thousands of visitors year after year to its wonderful scenery and abundant wildlife. Yet, until now, there has been no up-to-date, complete natural history for its many followers to refer to. This new title fills the gap. In a style at once both readable and informative the Drs. J. M. and I. L. Bo... View more info

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The Natural Environment of the Inner Hebrides

By: Boyd, John Morton & Bowes, D.R. (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012675


Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp xvi, 648, very clean internally, paperback, a very good copy. SCARCE. A heavy book - postage may need to be increased if sending overseas. {Royal Society of Edinburgh Proceedings, Section B, Volume 83}. [Introduction, physical environment, marine and freshwater environment, vegetation and flora, evolution and fauna, land use and natural resources. Authors include A.J. Kerr, A.G. Bramwell, Colin Welch, M.A. Ogilvie, R.J. Berry, Franc... View more info

The Oyster - a popular summary of a scientific study

By: Brooks, William K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Baltimore & London, The John Hopkins University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 005479


(1905). Facsimile reprint 1996. Small 8vo, pp xxxviii, 230, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Wake of the Whale

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, London, Paris, Friends of the Earth: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011162


Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 160, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing very slight signs of wear. View more info

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A Report on some pontoniinid shrimps collected from the Seychelle Islands by the F.R.V. Manihine, 1972, with a review of the Seychelles pontoniinid shrimp fauna

By: Bruce, A.J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1976

Seller ID: 006773


Illustrated 66 page article contained in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society Volume 59 Number 2, September 1976, a good copy in original wrappers. [Also includes G.M. Hughes' Habitats and diets of Muricacean gastropoda at Aldabra Atoll} View more info

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The Margins of the Seas [Sea]

By: Burton, Maurice.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1954

Seller ID: 006936


Illustrated, pp 210, a good clean copy in the attractive period dustwrapper ( a little torn and frayed) View more info

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Life in Inland Waters, with especial reference to animals

By: Carpenter, Kathleen E.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1928

Seller ID: 006935


Illustrated, pp xviii, 267, fore-edge foxed, spine faded, very slightly worn. View more info

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The Trophic Cascade in Lakes

By: Carpenter, Stephen R. & Mitchell, James F. (editors)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 010901


A few illustrations, pp xiv, 385, paperback, the very slightest signs of use to the covers, but virtually an as new copy of the original printing. [Fluctuations in fish populations in lakes can cascade through food webs to alter nutrient cycling, algal biomass and primary production. Trophic cascades may interact with nutrients and physical factors to explain most of the variance in lake ecosystem process rates. In this 1993 book, a multidisciplinary research team tests ... View more info

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Echinoderm Larvae (L.M.B.C. Memoirs on Typical British marine Plants and Animals, Number XXII)

By: Chadwick, Herbert C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd: 1914

Seller ID: 011321


Illustrated with 9 lithographed anatomical plates, slim 8vo, pp viii, 32, very clean internally, rear hinge a little cracked but quite sound, original cloth-backed boards, slightly worn, rather marked by the adhesion remants of tape. View more info

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The Ocean River

By: Chapin, Henry & Smith, F.G. Walton

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011931


Octavo, pp x, 325, very clean internally, spine faded at its head, in a poor dustwrapper which is lacking part of the lower cover, the top of the spine and a thin portion of the top edge of the upper cover. [The story of the Gulf Stream] View more info

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Fishwatchers Guide to West Atlantic Coral Reefs [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Chaplin, Charles C.G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Valley Forge, Harrowood Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013054


Illustrated by Peter Scott, slim octavo, pp 64, paperback, lower corners slightly creased, otherwise a very good copy. SCARCE [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the verso of the title page.] View more info

The Impenetrable Sea (Presentation copy)

By: Constance, Arthur

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Oldbourne: 1958

Seller ID: 005941


A few illustrations, pp 279, pages very slightly age-toned, cloth slightly faded, in a slightly browned and chipped dustwrapper. [Presentation inscription from the author on the front endpaper]. View more info