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Report of the Second External Program and Management Review of the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR)

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Paris, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1985

Seller ID: 004480


(Not for publication ??). Small quarto, pp (c.220), typed and copied, printed on one side of page only, looseleaf, contained in plastic folder. [Heavy - extra postage may apply] View more info

Mercury - Environmental Aspects

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization: 1989

Seller ID: 004678

ISBN: 9241542861


Small 8vo, pp 115, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Methylene Chloride

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization: 1984

Seller ID: 004679

ISBN: 9241540923


Small 8vo, pp 55, neat signature on first page, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Wildlife Introductions to Great Britain : the introduction, re-introduction and restocking of species in Great Britain - some policy implications for nature conservation

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nature Conservancy Council: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015716

ISBN: 0861390903

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 32, paperback, very slight sigs of use, an old price on the upper cover. [Postage will be reduced.] View more info

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Politica del Gobierno Nacional para la Proteccion y Desarrollo de los Indigenas y la Conservacion Ecologica de la Cuenca Amazonica [Jack Hawkes' copy]

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bogota, Ministerio de Gobierno, Republica do Colombia: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015750

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and folding maps, square octavo, pp 121, paperback, very slight signs of wear, but a good copy. JProfessor Jack Hawkes' copy, with his signature on the front endpaper. ["National Government Policy for the Protection and Development of Indigenous People and the Ecological Conservation of the Amazon Basin".] View more info

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The Conservation of Medicinal Plants

By: Akerele, Olayiwola, Heywood, Vernon & Synge, Hugh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge Deighton, Bell & Co. Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001984

ISBN: 0521392063

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp (xx) 362, pictorial laminated boards, no dustwrapper, a very good copy. (This volume consists of the Proceedings of an International Consultation on 21 -27 March 1988 held at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Sections include: The Issue of Medicinal Plants; Science, Industry and Medicinal Plants; Techniques to Conserve Medicinal Plants; Policies to Conserve Medicinal Plants; and Experiences from Programmes to Conserve Medicinal Plants.) View more info

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Bird Reserves [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Arnold, E.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013132

Condition: Good


Illustrated with nine colour plates and 12 black and white plates, large octavo, pp xii, 216, slightly worn throughout, cloth slightly faded and slightly bumped, spine slightly creased, in a poor, torn and repaired dustwrapper. which is, however, largely complete, and now preserved in a plastic cover. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Toward an Ecologically Sustainable Forestry Project - Concepts, Analysis and Recommendations : Protecting biodiversity and ecosystem processes in the Rio Condor Project, Tierra del Fuego

By: Arroyo, Mary T.K.; Donoso, Claudio, (et al)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Santiago, Universidad de Chile: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010699

ISBN: 9561902346

Condition: Fair


Large 8vo, pp 253, corners bumped and dog-eared, paperback, covers worn at corners. [Joint English/Spanish text. Produced in an editon of 1000 copies only] View more info

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Ecological Studies in the Mixed Dipterocarp Forests of Brunei State [Frank White's copy]

By: Ashton, P.S.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford at The Clarendon Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014289

Condition: Good


A few photogarphic illustrations, large octavo, pp 75 + many tables and folding charts at rear, a card-mounted overlay slip loose at rear, a small errata slip tipped-in after the title page, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn, the spine is torn at the head and tail. Presentation copy signed by author to the botanist Frank White. [Oxford Forest Memoirs, number 25] View more info

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A Legacy of Change: Historic Human Impact on Vegetation of the Arizona Borderlands

By: Bahre, C.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008238

ISBN: 0816512043

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xviii, 231, a very good copy in a slightly worn 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

Condition: New


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 in all its forms is weaving itself into the fabric of the earth’s ecosystems and earth itself, silently burying within becau... View more info

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The African Elephant [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Bere, Rennie

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009172

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 96, a good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing only the faintest signs of use, with very faint foxing and a crease to the front foldover flap. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Alternative Waste Treatment Systems

By: Bhamidimarri, Rao (ed).

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & New York, Elsevier Applied Science: 1988

Seller ID: 006440

ISBN: 1851662383


Proceedings of the International Conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Large 8vo, pp x, 249, cloth faded and a little marked and worn, an ex-library copy with remains of a label and an erasure on the front endpaper, small label on upper cover, stamp on verso of title page. VERY SCARCE. [Septic tanks, biomass production, soil treatment, composting technology, anaerobic systems.] View more info

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International Organization and the Conservation of Nature [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Boardman, Robert

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Macmillan Press Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015699

ISBN: 0333262654

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp (10), 215, fore-edge a little foxed and slightly thumbed, otherwise very clean internally, black cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is slightly faded but otherwise very good. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Our Biosphere Under Threat - ecological realities and Australia's opportunities

By: Boyden, Stephen; Dovers, Stephen & Shirlow, Megan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 005275

ISBN: 0195531817


Small 8vo, pp 347, paperback, covers very slightly worn, otherwise a good sound copy. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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Plants and Islands

By: Bramwell, David (ed)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008169

ISBN: 0121254607

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp x, 459, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Grasslands Systems Analysis and Man

By: Breymeyer, A.I. & Van Dyne, G.M. (eds)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 005904

ISBN: 0521218721


Large thick 8vo, many charts and diagrams, pp xxiv, 950, a good copy in a slightly faded and worn dustwrapper. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his stamp on the front endpaper]. Very heavy - extra postage may be required. 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

ISBN: 009140360x

Condition: Very Good


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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The Return of the Osprey [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Brown, Philip & Waterston, George

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013057

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 223, cloth slightly worn and marked, in a rather worn and frayed dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Hidden Orchids - a photographic discovery of the disappearing native orchids of the United States and Canada

By: Bulat, Thomas J. & Marilyn

Price: £12.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Rudi Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 012716

ISBN: 0945213190

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp xvi, 112, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly curled and very faded. View more info