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The Eco-Activists : youth fights for a human environment

By: Allaby, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & Co Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 005271

ISBN: 0853141150


8vo, pp xii, 226, paperback, a little worn throughout. Covers slightly scuffed, creased and marked. SCARCE. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his brief notes on the lower cover]. View more info

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Toward a Unified Ecology

By: Allen, Timothy F.H. & Hoekstra, Thomas W.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013237

ISBN: 0231069197

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xiv, 384, paperback, very slight signs of use but a really very good copy. [Offers the best general summary of the field, with a view toward fostering common disciplinary goals. Allen and Hoekstra begin with hierarchy theory as a basic premise and explain that the conventional 'levels' (ecosystems, landscapes, communities, populations, organisms) are not levels in themselves but criteria for observation.] View more info

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Human Monitoring After Environmental and Occupational Exposure to Chemical and Physical Agents

By: Anderson, Diana; Karakaya, Ali Esat & Sram, Radim J. (eds)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Berlin & Oxford, IOS Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011243

ISBN: 9051994958

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp viii, 331, a signature and date on the front endpaper, otherwise extremely clean internally, laminated boards, cotners slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy. [Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute] View more info

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Creative Sustainable Gardening

By: Anthony, Diana

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Machynlleth, Centre for Alternative Technology Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009637

ISBN: 1898049238

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 194, paperback, a good copy. [Permaculture, companion planting, benign pest disease and weed control, xeriscaping etc.] 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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Molecular Methods in Ecology

By: Baker, Allan J. (editor)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Science: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011511

ISBN: 0632034378

Condition: Good


Octavo, pp x, 337, very clean internally, paperback, upper cover creased, otherwise only the slightest signs of use. [The incorporation of molecular methods in ecological research has added an exciting new dimension to conventional studies, and opened windows into previously intractable areas of research, at the interface between ecology and genetics. Using these new methods it has now become routine to use genetic markers to study ecological phenomena, from molecular sexing of individuals and parentage of offspring, through to population structure of species and phylogenetic relationships of ... View more info

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North American Terrestrial Vegetation

By: Barbour, Michael G. & Billings, William Dwight

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 008138

ISBN: 0521386780

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 434, fore-edge thumbed, paperback, covers a little worn, spine creased. 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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Vegetationsökologische Grundlagen der Viehwirtschaft in den Uberschwemmungs-savannen des Rio Yacuma (Departamento Beni, Bolivien).

By: Beck, Stephan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vaduz, J. Cramer: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012289

ISBN: 3768213704

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, small octavo, pp (12), 186, (28), corners very slightly bumped, errata leaf tipped in to verso of title page, papeback, covers slightly creased otherwise a very good clean copy. [Dissertationes Botanicae Band 80] View more info

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Advances in Ecological Research. Volume 24

By: Begon, M. & Fitter, A.H. (editors)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010709

ISBN: 0120139243

Condition: As New


pp xiv, 419, laminated boards, an excellent copy, as new. [Includes ; "Mechanisms of primary succession - insights relating from the eruption of Mount St Helen"; "Fossil pollen analysis and the reconstruction of plant invasion"; "Species abundance patterns and community structure"; "Food webs - theory and reality"; "Soil fertility and nature conservation in Europe"; "The exchnage of ammonia between the atmosphere and plant communities".] View more info

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The Natural History of Islands (New Naturalist 109)

By: Berry, R.J.

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006474

ISBN: 0007267371

Condition: New


FIRST EDITION. NEW. Illustrated, pp xiv, 384, a very good copy in dustwrapper. In publisher's shrinkwrap View more info

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Genes in Ecology: 33rd Symposium of the British Ecological Society

By: Berry, R.J.; Crawfors, T.J. & Hewitt, G.M. (editors)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: 0xford, Blackwell Science: 1995

Seller ID: 013492

ISBN: 0632035048

Condition: Very Good


Large thick octavo, pp x, 534, very clean internally, limp covers, very slightly curled at the corners, a good sound copy. [Genetics and ecology ought to be complementary disciplines at the population level. This conviction underpins this integrative volume, which brings together geneticists and ecologists to confront the implications of the others' discipline for their own work. The book is divided into three sections: first 'Genes in Ecology', the influence of population genetics on our view of ecology; then 'Modules in Ecology', the use of molecular methods to investigate adaptive and ecolo... View more info

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Human Ecology

By: Bews, J.W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010526

Condition: Good


Small 8vo, pp xii, 312, cloth very slightly worn, faded on the spine, binding leaning, but otherwise very clean and sound. View more info

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Plants, Man and the Ecosystem

By: Billings, W.D.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Macmillan Press Ltd: 1970

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012884

ISBN: 0333146336

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Illustrated, octavo, pp x, 160, clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned and with very slight signs of use. View more info

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Biology and Wildlife of the Mediterranean Region

By: Blondel, Jacques & Aronson, James

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 013721

Condition: Good


A few illustrations, octavo, pp xxii, 328, paperback, covers showing only very slight signs of use, spine slightly faded. Lacking the title page, otherwise a very good copy. 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

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 dusstwrapper. [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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Garden Natural History (New Naturalist 102)

By: Buczacki, Stefan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006460

ISBN: 0007139934

Condition: New


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp x, 324, an excellent copy in dustwrapper. Still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap. [The author takes a broad look at the relatively unexplored world of the garden, and its relevance within the context of natural history overall. Though gardens are often viewed merely as artificial creations rather than easily accessible places to observe and encourage wildlife, ‘Garden Natural History’ rectifies this misconception. By viewing gardens within the wider context of the British ecological landscape, Buczacki follows the garden's development as a habitat withi... View more info