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Image for Nature Protection Throughout the World. (La Proteccion de la Naturaleza en el Mundo).(La Protection de la Nature dans le Monde).(Welt-Naturschutz). Dedicated to the Memory of Doctor Hugo Salomon    [Richard Fitter's copy]

Nature Protection Throughout the World. (La Proteccion de la Naturaleza en el Mundo).(La Protection de la Nature dans le Monde).(Welt-Naturschutz). Dedicated to the Memory of Doctor Hugo Salomon [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: De La Tour, Georges Dennler (editor)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Private printing ?: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013469

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 545, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn, spine creased. A rare private printing. A comprehensive collection of articles in many languages. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Wonders of Creation : Natural History Drawings in the British Library (William Stearn's copy)

Wonders of Creation : Natural History Drawings in the British Library (William Stearn's copy)

By: Desmond, Ray

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014341

ISBN: 0712300716

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 249, very clean internally, olive cloth in very good condition, a very bright copy in dustwrapper. William Stearn's copy, with his bookplate, and a presentation signature from the author. View more info

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Introduction a l'Etude Systematique des Vertebres

By: Devillers, Ch.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paris, Doin: 1973

Seller ID: 007466

Condition: Good


Small square 8vo, pp 116, papderback, covers slightly worn and a little faded, neat name and date on front endpaper, otherwise a good sound copy. View more info

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Biological Conservation (Peter Moore's copy)

By: Ehrenfeld, David W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014733

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 226, lower corners very slightly turned, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn and marked. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his name on the front endpaper. ] View more info

Image for Voles, Mice and Lemmings - problems in population dynamics

Voles, Mice and Lemmings - problems in population dynamics

By: Elton, Charles

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford at The Clarendon Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015217

Condition: Good


Frontispiece (but no other illustrations), large octavo, pp (6), 496, a label covered up on the front endpaper and another one reading "Printer's Library". otherwise very clean internally, cloth slightly marked and very slightly worn. View more info

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Social Behaviour and Organization Among Vertebrates

By: Etkin, William (editor)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1967

Seller ID: 012583

Condition: Very Good


Third impression. Illustrated with line drawings, octavo, pp 307, endpapers slightly browned, otherwise very clean internally, cloth slightly marked and spottes, spine slightly faded, otherwise very good and sound. View more info

Image for KINGFISHER - NEWS AND COMMENTS ABOUT WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION AT HOME AND ABROAD, Volume 1 number 1 (February 1965) through to Volume 6 number 1 (1971).  [Lacking vol 2 parts 7 & 8].

KINGFISHER - NEWS AND COMMENTS ABOUT WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION AT HOME AND ABROAD, Volume 1 number 1 (February 1965) through to Volume 6 number 1 (1971). [Lacking vol 2 parts 7 & 8].

By: Fitter, Richard (editor). Gillmor, Robert (illustrator)

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Chinnor Hill, Oxford & St Albans,

Seller ID: 008940

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1 number 1 (February 1965) through to Volume 6 number 1 (1971). [Lacking vol 2 parts 7 & 8]. {The issues measure 202mm x 800mm, and the last six are slightly larger at 148mm x 208mm}. An extremely scarce and relatively unknown little journal. It is a valuable record of news, events, attitudes and approaches relating to nature and conservation of the time. It was the brainchild of Richard Fitter, and these copies have the bonus or originating from his library and archive, with his library stamp on a few of the earlier issues. The photographic front cover of Volume 3 (part 8&9) has ... View more info

Image for KINGFISHER - NEWS AND COMMENTS ABOUT WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION AT HOME AND ABROAD, Volume 1 number 1 (February 1965) through to Volume 6 number 1 (1971).  [Lacking vol 2 parts 7 & 8].

KINGFISHER - NEWS AND COMMENTS ABOUT WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION AT HOME AND ABROAD, Volume 1 number 1 (February 1965) through to Volume 6 number 1 (1971). [Lacking vol 2 parts 7 & 8].

By: Fitter, Richard (editor). Gillmor, Robert (illustrator)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chinnor Hill, Oxford & St Albans,

Seller ID: 008941

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1 number 1 (February 1965) through to Volume 6 number 1 (1971). [Lacking Vol 2 parts 7 & 8, Vol 3 parts 2 & 5, and Vol 3 parts 8 & 9]. {The issues measure 202mm x 800mm, and the last six are slightly larger at 148mm x 208mm}. An extremely scarce and relatively unknown little journal. It is a valuable record of news, events, attitudes and approaches relating to nature and conservation of the time. It was the brainchild of Richard Fitter, and these copies have the bonus or originating from his library and archive, with his library stamp on a few of the earlier issues. The later issue... View more info

Image for Deadly Beautiful - the world's most poisonous animals and plants  (Anthony Huxley's copy)

Deadly Beautiful - the world's most poisonous animals and plants (Anthony Huxley's copy)

By: Gadd, Laurence

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York and London, Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012577

ISBN: 0025420909

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp (xiv), 208, very slight marks to the endpapers, otherwise very clean internally, green and black cloth in very good condition, in a price-clipped and slightly worn dustwrapper. [From the library of the garden historian Anthony Huxley, with his stamp on the front endpaper.) View more info

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The Structure and Dynamics of Geographic Ranges

By: Gaston, Kevin J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014860

ISBN: 0198526415

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with maps and charts, octavo, pp xii, 266, paperback, a very good copy, virtually as new. [No species occurs everywhere. Indeed, the majority are absent from most places, and where they do occur they are usually quite rare. Gaston discusses the structure of these distributions - the structure of the geographic ranges of species. Gaston is particularly concerned with the factors that determine the limits to a species' geographic range, how the sizes of those ranges vary, and patterns in that variation. Also considered are the distribution of individuals amongst those sites where a s... View more info

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Social Foraging Theory

By: Giraldeau, Luc-Alain & Caraco, Thomas

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014891

ISBN: 0691048770

Condition: As New


Octavo, pp xvi, 362, paperback, a very good copy, as new. [Although there is extensive literature in the field of behavioral ecology that attempts to explain foraging of individuals, social foraging-the ways in which animals search and compete for food in groups-has been relatively neglected. This book redresses that situation by providing both a synthesis of the existing literature and a new theory of social foraging. Giraldeau and Caraco develop models informed by game theory that offer a new framework for analysis. Social Foraging Theory contains the most comprehensive theoretical approach ... View more info

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Global Environmental Change: Plants, Animals, and Communities

By: Graves, Jonathan & Reavey, Duncan

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Longman: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011471

ISBN: 058221873X

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, octavo, pp x, 226, extremely clean internally, paperback, with the label of Dr Peter Moore on the upper cover, a very good bright copy. View more info

Image for Animal Locomotion (World Naturalist series)

Animal Locomotion (World Naturalist series)

By: Gray, Sir James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013922

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xii, 479, edges age-toned, top edge slightly foxed, fore-edge very slightly marked, owner's neat name and attractive bookplate on the front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, the dustwrapper is a little worn and torn and has been permannetly sealed to the book. View more info

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Man and Wildlife

By: Guggisberg, C.A.W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013032

ISBN: 0237351110

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp 224, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. From the library of David McClintock, with his bookplate on the front endpaper. ["Includes an extensive reference guide to the world's national parks".] View more info

The Open Research Problems in the Life Sciences under Tropical Conditions. Proceedings of an International Conference Institut de la Vie, Fort-de-France 1985

By: Hall, D.O., Lamotte, M. & Marois, M.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Rotterdam & Boston, A.A. Balkema: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007817

ISBN: 9061916836

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp x, 188, "review copy" stamp on front endpaper, cloth slightly faded on the spine, otherwise a very good copy. [Gerald Wickens' copy, with a brief letter from John Cloudsley-Thompson requesting a review for The Journal of Arid Environments.] View more info

Image for Modern Wildlife Painting (Richard Fitter's copy)

Modern Wildlife Painting (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: Hammond, Nicholas.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Robertsbridge, Pica Press: 1998

Seller ID: 013140

ISBN: 1873403550

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 239, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [A fine survey of twentieth century art and artists. From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.]. {During the past century the western world has shown an unprecedented interest in wildlife and its identification and conservation, and the art of the era has both stimulated and reflected this interest. This stunning book examines the various forms of wildlife art-from photographic hyper-realism to the abstract-each illustrated by paintings or prints that... View more info

Image for A Struggle for Survival - the elephant problem

A Struggle for Survival - the elephant problem

By: Hanks, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1979

Seller ID: 006450

ISBN: 0600349209


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 176, a good copy in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper. [The Luangwa Valley, Zambia.] View more info

Image for A Selective Bibliography on Preservation, Macro and Microanatomical Techniques in Zoology

A Selective Bibliography on Preservation, Macro and Microanatomical Techniques in Zoology

By: Harris, R.H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Alderney, Biology Curators' Group: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015717

ISBN: 0950709220

Condition: Very Good


Tall quarto, pp (2), 148, paperback, a very good clean copy. EXTREMELY SCARCE. View more info

Image for A handbook to the cases illustrating adaptations for animal locomotion  (The Horniman Museum)

A handbook to the cases illustrating adaptations for animal locomotion (The Horniman Museum)

By: Harrison, H.S.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The London County Council: 1923

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014006

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Paperback, one plate but no other illustrations, 40 pages, covers very slightly worn, tiny piece missing from corner of upper cover. [Postage will be much reduced.] View more info

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Regeneration (Biology Studies)

By: Hay, Elizabeth D.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012579

Condition: Good


Illustrated with line drawings and photographs throughout the text, small slim octavo, ppxii, 148, a neat owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, cloth faded and a little marked and worn. View more info