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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

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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

Image for Die Pflanzenwelt Afrikas inbesondere seiner tropischen Gebiete. Vols I & II (in 3 vols) -   : Allgemeiner Überblick über die Pflanzenwelt Afrikas und ihre Existenzbedingungen. Die Pteridophyten, Gymnospermen und monoktyled   [Die Vegetation der Erde  IX]

Die Pflanzenwelt Afrikas inbesondere seiner tropischen Gebiete. Vols I & II (in 3 vols) - : Allgemeiner Überblick über die Pflanzenwelt Afrikas und ihre Existenzbedingungen. Die Pteridophyten, Gymnospermen und monoktyled [Die Vegetation der Erde IX]

By: Engler, A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015885

Condition: Good


[1908 - 1910]. Three volumes. Well illustrated, maps, large octavvo, very clean internally, green cloth faded on the spines, a little worn and rubbed. [From the library of the botanist D.R. Buxton, with his slightly heavy annotations on the contents pages, which helps to explain them] . A heavy set - extra postage will be needed. View more info

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Modern Ecology: Basic and Applied Aspects (Peter Moore's copy)

By: Esser, G. & Overdieck, D.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Amsterdam - London - New York, Elsevier: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014969

ISBN: 0444891838

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp xxx, 844, extremely clean internally, laminated boards slightly scuffed. From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his label on the front endpaper. Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. [This book is based on many case studies in the broad area of ecological studies and is derived from numerous sources originating from several countries. The book begins with discussions on morphology, stand structure, competition, mass and water balance at the stand level of vegetation as well as mineral cycles. A section deals with disturbances and management of agricul... View more info

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Palokologie - Eine Methodische Eunfuhrung

By: Etter, Walter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Basel, Boston & Berlin, Birkhauser: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011096

ISBN: 3764329602

Condition: Very Good


Text illustrations, large 8vo, pp (6), 294, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned, otherwise an excellent copy. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his address sticker on the upper cover]. View more info

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Light as an Ecological Factor : II

By: Evans, G.C.; Bainbridge, R. & Rackham, Oliver (editors)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 010697

ISBN: 0632000872

Condition: As New


Large 8vo, pp xiv, 616, extremely clean copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. Signature of Dr Peter Moore on the front endpaper. View more info

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The Principles of Pollination Ecology [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Faegri, K. & van der Pijl, L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford, London, Pergamon Press: 1966

Seller ID: 011523

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 248, slightly age-toned, endpapers slightly browned, but otherwise very clean internally, green cloth with very slight suggestion of fading at head and tail of the spine, otherwise very good, in a slightly worn frayed and torn dustwrapper. SCARCE. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effective nature conservation could be achieved only if good quali... View more info

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Plant Resistance to Herbivores and Pathogens : Ecology, Evolution and Genetics

By: Fritz, Robert S. & Simms, Ellen L. (editors)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, The University of Chicago Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012185

ISBN: 0226265544

Condition: As New


Large octavo, pp x, 590, the slightest of marks to the fore-edge, otherwise extremely clean internally, paperback, a very good copy, virtually as new. [Not illustrated] View more info

Nature and Dynamics of Forest-Savanna Boundaries

By: Furley, P.A.; Proctor, J. & Ratter, J.A.

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1992

Seller ID: 005905

ISBN: 0412443708


Large thick 8vo, a few text diagrams and illustrations, pp xxii, 616, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. 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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Biophysical Ecology

By: Gates, David M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Heidelberg & Berlin, Springer-Verlag: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014465

ISBN: 354090414x

Condition: Good


Large octavo, pp xxiv, 611, endpapers slightly foxed, owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, green cloth slightly rubbed, the spine very faded and slightly worn at the head and tail. View more info

Image for International Classification and Mapping of Vegetation (Classification Internationale et Cartographie de la Vegetation / Clasificacion Internacional y Cartografia de la Vegetacion)

International Classification and Mapping of Vegetation (Classification Internationale et Cartographie de la Vegetation / Clasificacion Internacional y Cartografia de la Vegetacion)

By: Gaussen, H. (editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Paris, Unesco: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010761

ISBN: 9230010464

Condition: Good


Large slim 8vo, pp 93, a large coloured folding chart at the rear, paperback, very slightly worn, spine slightly torn. Dr Peter Moore's copy with his signature on the upper cover. [Tri-lingual text - English, French, Spanish] View more info

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Taxonomy and Ecology of African Plants, their Conservation and Sustainable Use - Proceedings of the 17th AETFAT Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

By: Ghazanfar, Shahina A. & Beentje, Henk J.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 008223

ISBN: 184246115x

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xiv, 798, pictorial borads, a very good copy. [This book brings together sixty research papers in separate sections on taxonomy, forests and forestry, phytogeography, ecology, and the conservtaion and sustainable use of African plants. Also included are papers on recent advances in species and generic concepts, biological diversity, and the threatened and endangered plants of Africa. A separate section on African floras reflects the present state of knowledge and progress towards our understanding and documentation of the plants of Africa. View more info

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Groundwater/Surface Water Ecotones: Biological and Hydrological Interactions and Management Options

By: Gibert, Janine; Mathieu, Jacques & Fournier, Fred (editors)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010769

ISBN: 0521572541

Condition: As New


Text charts and diagrams, tall quarto, pp xvi, 246, clothbound, a very good copy. [Aquatic ecosystems have formed the focus of several UNESCO research projects because of the impact on them of human activities such as intensification of agricultural activity, erosion and sedimentation due to irrigation projects, groundwater pollution and eutrophication. Interfaces, or ecotones, between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems were found to have an essential role in the movement of water and materials throughout the landscape. Ecotones are zones where ecological processes are more intense and resourc... 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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Ecologia do Cerrado

By: Goodland, Robert & Ferri, Mario G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Editorial Universitaria de Sao Paulo: 1979

Seller ID: 009602

Condition: Very Good


{Portuguese text}. Illustrated with a few black and white photographs, large 8vo, pp 193, paperback, a very good copy.[Goodland was born in Brigg, Lincolnshire. He went to Taunton school in Somerset and then attended McGill University in Montreal for his undergraduate and graduate studies in biology and ecology. After researching tropical ecosystems in Brazil, he was appointed a professor, in 1974, at the University of Brasilia. Together with Howard Irwin, he wrote the book Amazon Jungle: Green Hell to Red Desert? (1975), a key work in the birth of the international environmental movement.] 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

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The Nature of Mediterranean Europe - an ecological history

By: Grove, A.T. & Rackham, Oliver

Price: £200.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 008282

ISBN: 0300084439

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 384, very clean internally, black cloth showing only slight signs of wear with slight bumping to the corners, still a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. EXTREMELY SCARCE. A heavy book - extra postage may be required. [Mediterranean Europe - southern Portugal and Spain, France, Italy, the Balkans, Greece, and the Mediterranean islands - is often interpreted as a "Lost Eden," once verdant and fertile, then progressively degraded and desertified by human mismanagement and the ignorance and folly of successive civilizations. In this e... View more info

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Australian Vegetation

By: Groves, R.H. (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014666

ISBN: 0521234360

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp xvi, 449, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped and a little creased. View more info