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Image for Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States

Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States

By: Cowardin, Lewis M.; Carter, Virginia; Golet, Francis C. & LaRoe, Edward T.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Department of the Interior: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014978

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp (4), 103, paperback, covers very slightly worn, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Management and Ecology of Lake and Reservoir Fisheries

By: Cowx, I.G. (editor)

Price: £98.50

Publisher: Oxford, Fishing News Books (an imprint of Blackwell Science Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010899

ISBN: 0852382839

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp xii, 401, immaculately clean internally, decorated cloth, the lower cornes very slightly bumped otherwise this copy would be as new. [In this comprehensive edited book, international experts in fisheries management and ecology review and appraise the status of lake and reservoir fisheries, assessment of fisheries yields, trophic ecology, rehabilitation and conservation, including a special section on African lakes where so much information of huge relevance to fisheries managers is now available. Contributions come from around the world. Carefully edited by an internationally res... View more info

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Grazing in Terrestrial and Marine Environments

By: Crisp, D.J. (editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011101

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, a large fold-out chart, diagrams within the text, pp xvi, 322, the dustwrapper has been neatly and permanently covered in plastic, a signature has been crossed out on the front endpaper, otherwise an excellent copy from the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his tiny label at the front. [British Ecological Society Symposium Number Four] View more info

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Pioneer Ecologist: The Life and Work of Victor Ernest Shelford 1877-1968 [Peter Moore's copy]

By: Croker, Robert A.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015116

ISBN: 087474315x

Condition: Fine


A few illustrations, octavo, pp xviii, 222, an extremely bright copy in dustwrapper. From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his label on the front endpaper. [Shelford (1877 - 1968) was an American zoologist and animal ecologist who helped to establish ecology as a distinct field of study. Much of his work was on terrestrial ecology, but he also did much aquatic research. Some of his publication in Ecology were studies from locations such as stream communities, bottom communities in western Lake Erie, analysis of tundra communities, and of Mississippi floodplains.] View more info

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Rondane - Mountain Vegetation in South Norway and its Relation to the Environment [David Coombe's copy]

By: Dahl, Eilif

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oslo, H. Aschehoug & Co: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014155

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp 374, untrimmed, (not illustrated), a folding map in the rear pocket, corner of title page slightly marked, otherwise extremely clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly ge-toned, spine slightly worn. VERY SCARCE. [From the library of the Cambridge botanist David Coombe, inscribed "with the author's compliments".] View more info

Sandakan Rainforest Park - a scientifically & historically important forest

By: Damit, Alviana (et al)

Price: £13.95

Publisher: Sandakan, Sabah, Sabah Forestry Department: 2009

Seller ID: 006743

ISBN: 9834241860

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, 8vo, pp x, 110, paperback, a very good copy. [One of the last remaining lowland dipterocarp forests in the Sandakan peninsula. This attractive book offers a general guide to all aspects of its natural history]. View more info

Bird Flocks and the Breeding Cycle - a contribution to the study of avian sociality. (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1938

Seller ID: 005429

Condition: Good


Frontispiece, small 8vo, pp x, 124, cloth slightly faded and slightly worn. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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Bird Flocks and the Breeding Cycle - a contribution to the study of avian sociality

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013081

Condition: Good


Frontispiece, small octavo, pp x, 124, very clean internally, cloth faded on the spine, otherwise a good copy with the small book label of the ecologist Brian Hopkins.] View more info

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Wild Country - a Highland naturalist's notes and pictures

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013088

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp x, 104, spine slightly age-toned and very slightly frayed at the head, a very good clean copy overall. SCARCE. [From the library of the ecologist Brian Hopkins, with his signature on the front endpaper]. View more info

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Ecology of Refuse Tips

By: Darlington, Arnold

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann Educational Books Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009441

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, small 8vo, pp xii, 138, a good copy in a dustwrapper which is faded at the spine. With the pencilled signature of the Kew botanist Phillip Cribb on the frnt endpaper. View more info

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Ecological Studies in Southern Africa

By: Davis, D.H.S. (et al)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Hague, Dr. W. Junk: 1964

Seller ID: 008587

Condition: Good


A few plates, illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xxiv, 415, brown cloth, slightly worn. [A diverse and interesting collection of papers, including The Pleistocene environment in southern Africa; Bushman hunter-gatherers : a study in human ecology; plant lore of the bushmen; the eels of South African rivers; the oestroid flies of Africa, south of the Sahara, Karoo vegetation in relation to development of deserts etc.] View more info

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Mediterranean Type Ecosystems - Origin and Structure

By: di Castri, Francesco & Mooney, Harold A. (editors)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London & Berlin, Chapman & Hall and Springer-Verlag: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013500

ISBN: 0412684209

Condition: Good


Mainly illustrated in the text with maps and charts, large octavo, pp xiv, 405, (three stamps on the rear endpaper say "reception copy, do not remove", but no other markings), very clean internally, cloth very slightly worn, spine very slightly faded. [No other disjunct pieces of land present such striking similarities as the widely separated regions with a mediterranean type of climate, that is, the territories fringing the Mediterranean Sea, California, Central Chile and the southernmost strips of South Arica and Australia. Similarities are not confined to climatic trends, but are al... View more info

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Before Nature Dies

By: Dorst, Jean

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1970

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 015656

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 352, a small inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise an exceptionally clean copy internally, brown cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is rubbed to the rear cover but otherwise only very slightly worn. [Dorst, an ornithologist and professor of zoology in Paris, took a longer historical view than did Rachel Carson - sketching the principal ravages of man since the era of the discoveries, with particular emphasis on birds and mammals”. He traced "man's assault on nature" by continents, listing them in the chronological order of their devastation.... View more info

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Biology of Pteridophytes

By: Dyer, A.F. & Page, C.N. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012681

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with a few photographs and line drawings, large thick octavo, pp xviii, 474, slight foxing to the edges, lower corner creased to the half-title, otherwise a very clean copy internally, paperback, covers showing the slightest signs of use. [Cellular aspects of reproduction, environmental and biotic interactions, the biology of economic ferns, cellular aspects of development, ecology and diversification, the field approach.]. {Royal Society of Edinburgh Proceedings Section B Volume 86} 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

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A World of Wounds: Ecolgists and the Human Dilemma

By: Ehrlich, Paul R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oldendorf/Luhe, Ecology Institute: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014864

ISBN: 0932-2205

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp xxiv, 210, laminated boards, a very good copy, almost as new. [Recipient of the ECI Prize in 1993 for terrestrial ecology. Reviews and analyses the essential aspects of modern ecological research and its bearing on society and on related sciences. The author deplores that many ecologists are not doing enough to motivate society into counteracting the increasing degradation of our environment. Hence, he outlines and discusses what, in his opinion, research ecologists should do to avoid the world's plunge towards ecocatastrophe. View more info

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Integrated Experimental Ecology: Methods and Results of Ecosystems Research in the German Solling Project

By: Ellenberg, Heinz (editor)

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London & Berlin, Chapman & Hall and Springer-Verlag: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015117

ISBN: 0412101904

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp xx, 214, a very good copy in dua stwrapper with one closed tear. View more info

Image for Living With Coyotes - managing predators humanely using food aversion therapy

Living With Coyotes - managing predators humanely using food aversion therapy

By: Ellins, Stuart R.

Price: £12.75

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013591

ISBN: 0292706324

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim octavo, pp (6). 165, traces of an owner's label on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy in dustwrapper. [The coyote may well be North America's most adaptable large predator. While humans have depleted or eliminated most other native predators, the coyote has defied all attempts to exterminate it, simultaneously expanding its range from coast to coast and from wilderness to urban areas. As a result, coyotes are becoming the focus of increasing controversy and emotion for people across the continent— from livestock growers who would like to eradicate coyotes to con... 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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Life in Mud and Sand

By: Eltringham, S.K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The English Universities Press Ltd, for Temple Press Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013664

ISBN: 034005039x

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and diagrams, octavo, pp vi, 218, name inked out on front endpaper, lacking free front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned. View more info