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Tropical and Subtropical Zonobiomes (Ecological Systems of the Geobiosphere Volume 2)

By: Walter, Heinrich & Breckle, Siegmar-W

Price: £112.50

Publisher: Berlin, Springer Verlag: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008133

ISBN: 3540137939

Condition: Good


Illustrated with charts black & white photographs and maps throughout, large 8vo, pp xiv, 465, hinge at last page a bit cracked, pictorial cloth a lbit worn and rubbed, otherwise a good copy. View more info

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Temperate and Polar Zonobiomes of Northern Eurasia. (Ecological Systems of the Geobiosphere Volume 3)

By: Walter, Heinrich & Breckle, Siegmar-W

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Berlin, Springer Verlag: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008134

ISBN: 3540150293

Condition: Good


Illustrated with charts black & white photographs and maps throughout, large 8vo, pp xii, 581, pictorial cloth a bit worn and rubbed, otherwise a good copy. View more info

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Ecological Assembly Rules: Perspectives, Advances, Retreats

By: WEIher, Evan & Keddy, Paul (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 015241

ISBN: 0521655331

Condition: Very Good


First paperback edition, with corrections. A few illustrations, octavo, pp xii, 418, a very good copy. [It is over thirty years since Jared Diamond focused attention on the possible existence of assembly rules for communities. Since then there has been a proliferation of studies trying to promote, refute or test the idea that there are sets of constraints (rules) on community formation and maintenance (assembly). This timely volume brings together carefully selected contributions which examine the question of the existence and nature of assembly rules with some rigour and in some detail, usin... View more info

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Savanna Ecology and Management - Australian Perspectives ind Intercontinental Comparisons

By: Werner, Patricia A.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014917

ISBN: 0632031999

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, quarto, pp xii, 221, limp covers, a very good copy. [This volume is the fifth in a series of publications produced over the last five years on the ecology of tropical savannas. The volumes arise from work undertaken by the Responses of Savannas to Stress and Disturbance (RSSD) Program, under the auspices of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) Decade of the Topics Programme, co-sponsored by the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program. Savannas cover just under one third of the world's land surface and contain a large and rapidly growing proportion of th... View more info

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The Population Structure of Vegetation

By: White, J.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Boston & Lancaster, W. Junk Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010968

ISBN: 9061931843

Condition: Very Good


A few text illustrations, large 8vo, pp xiv, 666, (4), very clean internally, cloth very slightly worn and rubbed. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his tiny stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Arid Lands Today and Tomorrow. Proceedings of an International Research and development Conference, Tucson, Arizona, USA. October 20-25, 1985

By: Whitehead, E.E. (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007810

ISBN: 1852930314

Condition: Very Good


Very large thick quarto, pp xx, 1435, the last page creased, otherwise very clean internally, brown cloth, very slightly scuffed. Gerald Wickens' copy. with a presentation label on the front endpaper, and a brief letter to him loosely inserted. [Exttremely heavy - weighs nearly 3.5 kilos before packing. Extra postage will be required.] View more info

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Tropical Deforestation and Species Extinction

By: Whitmore, T.C. & Sayer, J.A. (editors)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London & New York, Chapman & Hall: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015472

ISBN: 041245520X

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xx, 153, paperback, a very good copy. [Not illustrated] View more info

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Classification of Natural Communities

By: Whittaker, R.H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1964

Seller ID: 008224

Condition: Good


Not illustrated, pp 239, paperbaclk, covers faded, slightly worn throughout. [A reprint from The Botanical Review 28 (1). 1962] View more info

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Communities and Ecosystems

By: Whittaker, Robert H.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: New York and London, Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.: 1975

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 010963

ISBN: 0024273902

Condition: Fair


Second edition. Octavo, pp xx, 385, a few turned corners, a little used throughout but still sound, paperback, covers curled and slightly worn. [Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his signature on the front endpaper]. View more info

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Ordination of Plant Communities (Peter Moore's copy)

By: Whittaker, Robert H. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Hague, Dr W. Junk: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014839

ISBN: 9061935652

Condition: Good


Illustrated with charts and diagrams, large octavo, pp (6), 388, a slip of paper has eft a mark on the title page and the opposite page, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly faded, spine slightly creased. [Dr Peter Moore's copy with his signature and stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Classification of Plant Communities (Peter Moore's copy)

By: Whittaker, Robert H. (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Hague, Dr W. Junk: 1978

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014840

ISBN: 9061935660

Condition: Good


Illustrated with a few tables and charts, large octavo, pp (4), 408, very slightly used internally, papeback, covers slightly worn, upper joint rubbed. [Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his signature and stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Extraordinary Fossil Biotas: Their Ecological and Evolutionary Significance

By: Whittington, H.B. & Morris, S. Conway (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013671

Condition: Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp 192, a few page corners slightly turned, paperback, covers slightly faded and worn, with slightly creased corners. [Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences, Volume 311, number 1148.] View more info

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Weatherwise - England's Weather Through the Past Thirty Years (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: Willis, John H.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014910

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 110, very clean internally, black cloth very slightly worn. [The weather recording took place at Southwell Lodge, Norwich. The photographic illustrations show the same Snowdrop clump, the same Daffodil Clump and the same Chestnut and Beech branches on the same day over a thirty year period. A small masterpiece of plant phenology !!]. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Ecology, Evolution and Biology - Readings from Scientific American

By: Wilson, Edward O. (introduction)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: San Francisco, W.H.Freeman and Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013411

ISBN: 0716708876

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp viii, 319, slight signs of use throughout, slight bump at the corners, paperback, covers faded and slightly worn. View more info

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A Field Approach to Biology. Unit 4 - Soil Studies and Disturbed Areas

By: Wilson, R.W. & Wright, D.F.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann Educational Books Ltd: 1972

Seller ID: 009595

ISBN: 0435599453

Condition: Good


A few illustrations, slim 8vo, pp 63, paperback, very slightly worn throughout, covers slightly age-toned. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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Simulating Ecological and Evolutionary Systems in C

By: Wilson, Will

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010962

ISBN: 0521776589

Condition: Good


Large 8vo, pp xvi, 301, upper corner a little bumped, so first 30 pages or so are slightly folded, otherwise very clean and sound, paperback, corners slightly folded. [Computer simulations provide a powerful tool for understanding ecological and evolutionary systems. Simulating Ecological and Evolutionary Systems in C models a diverse range of biological processes and systems, including competition, foraging, predation, mating systems, and life-history optimization, by simulating large collections of interacting individuals. Using the widely available computer programming language C, the book ... View more info

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Agrobiodiversity: Characterization, Utilization and Management

By: Wood, D. & Lenne, J.M. (eds)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Walq1999, CABI Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010961

ISBN: 0851993370

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp xiv, 490, pictorial laminated boards, two tiny bumps to the boards, otherwise as new. [This text provides a broad view of late-1990s thinking on agrobiodiversity - what it is, how it is conserved, and how it can be better utilized in sustainable farming. Emphasis is placed on functional interactions between components of agrobiodiversity in a range of farming systems, illustrated by many case studies. The book relates the evolution of agrobiodiversity and its successful management to the broader environment and to the growing need to conserve biodiversity in productive agricult... View more info

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Climate and Plant Distribution [Anthony Huxley's copy]

By: Woodward, F.I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 013614

ISBN: 0521282144

Condition: Good


Octavo, pp xii, 174, very good internally, paperback, the covers faded around the spine, and very slightly bumped at the corners. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. From the library of the botanist and garden historian Anthony Huxley, with his stamp on the front endpaper. [The central thesis for plant ecology is that climate exerts the dominant control on the distribution of the major vegetation types of the world. This book sets out to examine this often neglected area in two ways. In the first part the author analyses the distribution of species in relation to climate over different scales of time and plac... View more info

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Nature's Economy - A History of Ecological Ideas (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: Worster, Donald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 013445

ISBN: 052131870x

Condition: Good


Large octavo, pp xviii, 404, paperback, spinde faded and slightly creased, otherwise a good sound copy. [This wide-ranging investigation of ecology's past traces the origins of the concept, discusses the thinkers who have shaped it, and shows how it in turn has shaped the modern perception of our place in nature. Donald Worster focuses on the dramatic shifts in man's view of the living world that have occurred since the eighteenth century, looking closely at the contributions of such figures as Linnaeus, Gilbert White, Darwin, and Thoreau, as well as those of the twentieth-century ecologists ... View more info

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Soil and Groundwater Pollution: Fundamentals, Risk Assessment and Legislation

By: Zehnder, Alexander J.B. (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014836

ISBN: 0792337433

Condition: Good


Octavo, pp xii, 164, a small stamp on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, hardback in boards, slightly bumped at lower corners and base of spine, otherwise very good. [The pollution of groundwater as a result of soil pollution has long been treated as a minor problem, either because the necessary analytical apparatus was not available or because the extent of the pollution has been largely underestimated. It was only the incidents at Love Canal in the USA and at Lekkerkerk in the Netherlands that alerted governmental authorities and scientists to groundwater and soil pollution... View more info