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Danum Valley: The Rain Forest

By: HAZEBROEK, Hans P., Tengku Zainal Adlin & Waidi Sinun

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2011

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008794

ISBN: 9838121355

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xxvi, 568, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy in dustwrapper and still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. . Book weighs about 2.5 kilos when packed, so extra shipping will be required. [Through this superbly illustrated, multi-faceted and adventure-filled opus, Danum’s mysterious rain forest is brought to life - from its simple strength as some of the last pristine landscapes still guarding the evolutionary secrets of nature, awesome mass flowering re-enacted through captivating aerial photography, to glimpses into a spectacular diversi... View more info

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National Parks of Sarawak

By: HAZEBROEK, Hans P.; Abang Kashim binAbang Morshidi

Price: £49.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2006

Seller ID: 008215

ISBN: 9838120324

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xii, 502, dustwrapper, a very good copy. (2001, reprinted with minor changes 2006). [Covers seventeen current or proposed parks in great detail. Gunung Mulu. Lambir Hills. Loagun Bunut. Niah. Similajau. Nako. Kubah. Sarawak's Turtle Islands etc. Few places on Earth can be as exciting and diverse in their offering of nature as is Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state. Occupying a biologically and geologically very rich portion of northwest Borneo, Sarawak, the "Land of the Hornbills", has some of the most captivating national parks one can ever ex... View more info

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Flowers of the Coast

By: Hepburn, Ian

Price: £21.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015542

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xiv, 236, a minute owner's name and date on the front endpaper, otherwise an extremely clean copy internally. Green cloth, a slight bubble on the upper cover, otherwise very good. The dustwrapper has slight minor fraying along the top and bottom edges, slightly more pronounced on the spine, not price-clipped, perhaps slightly faded overall, and certainly so on the spine where the number is virtually lost. Nevertheless, still an impressive copy, and now nicely protected in a removable cover. View more info

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Taxonomy and Ecology; Proceedings of an International Symposium Held at the Dept. of Botany, University of Reading (Systematics Association. Special, Volume number 5)

By: Heywood, V.H. (editor)

Price: £6.75

Publisher: London & New York, Academic Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007807

ISBN: 0123469600

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp x, 370, two large "review" stamps on front endpaper otherwise very clean internally, green cloth, spine very slightly rubbed otherwise very good, in a rubbed frayed and torn dustwrapper. View more info

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Spatial Optimization for Managed Ecosystems

By: Hof, John & Bevers, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011473

ISBN: 0231106378

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, illustrated with charts and figures, pp xxii, 258, one gathering is slightly indented at the for-edge, otherwise this copy is virtually as new, paperback. [Spatial optimization is a methodology used to maximize or minimize a management objective, given the limited area, finite resources, and spatial relationships in an ecosystem. Optimization approaches can be used to evaluate a great variety of options and allow tradeoff analyses that might be impossible with other methods. This book presents ideas and methods for directly optimizing the spatial layout of the landscape features in whi... View more info

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Genes, Crops and the Environment (Peter Moore's copy)

By: Holden, John; Peacock, James & Williams, Trevor

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015153

ISBN: 0521437377

Condition: As New


Octavo, pp xiv, 162, paperback, a very good copy. Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his small name label on the front endpaper, otherwise as new. [The genetic combinations found in plants are the basis for plant breeding programs, which are essential to the security of our present and future food supply. This book explains what these genetic resources are, how they are handled, and why they should be safely conserved for the future. The authors also explore the applications of this research to political and operational programs in all parts of the world and its impact on the conservation of biodiver... View more info

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Health Ecology : health, culture and human-environment interaction

By: Honari, Morteza & Boleyn, Thomas (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London & New York, Routledge: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011466

ISBN: 0415154472

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xviii, 276, as new internally, paperback, covers very slightly used. This is a copy of the scarce original printing, NOT the current print to order. [This ground-breaking study offers new challenges to those teaching, studying or developing strategies and policies in health and the environment.Bringing together a variety of approaches from different perspectives and different locations, the contributors examine the various dimensions of health ecology in a human ecology framework, examining how local, regional and global factors impinge upon the health and environment of individuals... View more info

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The Adaptive Geometry of Trees [Monographs in Population Biology 3]

By: Horn, Henry S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014537

ISBN: 0691023557

Condition: Good


Second printing, 1976, with a new preface. Small octavo, pp xiv, 144, very faint creasing to some margins, a neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, cover faded, a tiny label on the upper cover. [Through use of the models Professor Horn has devised, plant ecologists, foresters, and botanists will be able to predict the growth and productivity of a forest, the invading and senile species in a forest, the effect of shade tolerance on forest succession, and similar questions.] View more info

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Comparative Ecology

By: Ito, Yosiaki

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 013283

ISBN: 0521229774

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xii, 436, black cloth , a very good copy throughut. [This book considers the patterns of population fluctuations of animals and intraspecific social relations by means of comparative methods and discusses the evolution of population regulation mechanisms and social relations. The author proposes that parental care has evolved in environments in which it is difficult for the young to obtain food, whilst high fecundity has evolved in the opposite environment. He presents evidence from a wide range of organisms to argue that during evolution animals repeatedly face the 'choice' of two... View more info

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Arctic and Alpine Environments

By: Ives, Jack D. & Barry, Roger G. (editors)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012414

ISBN: 0416659802

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large very thick octavo, pp xviii, 999, pictorial cloth, a very good copy on a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Evolution and Environment in Tropical America

By: Jackson, Jeremy B.C.; Budd, Ann F. & Coates, Anthony G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011458

ISBN: 0226389448

Condition: New


A few illustrations, large 8vo, pp x, 425, paperback, a fine copy. [How were the tropical Americas formed? This volume draws on extensive, multidisciplinary research in its attempt to develop new views of the geological formation of the isthmus linking North and South America, and of the major environmental changes that reshaped the Neotropics to create its present-day marine and terrestrial ecosystems. The 24 contributors use current work in paleontology, geology, oceanography, anthropology, ecology and evolution to form this argument of rapid environmental and evolutionary change. Their conc... View more info

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Desert Wildlife

By: Jaeger, Edmund C.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 010519

ISBN: 0804701245

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp xii, 308, upper corner very slightly bumped otherwise extremely clean internally, paperback, spine faded, covers very slightly worn. View more info

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Ecology of Plants in the Tropics (Studies in Biology)

By: Janzen, Daniel H.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015016

ISBN: 0713124822

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, small slim octavo, pp 66, a very small mark to the fore-edge, paperback, covers slightly faded and very slightly worn. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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European Forests and Global Change : the likely impacts of rising CO2 and temperature

By: Jarvis, Paul G. (editor)

Price: £29.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010645

ISBN: 0521584787

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp xviii, 380, pictorial boards showing the slightest signs of rubbing, corners very slightly bumped, but still a very good copy. [Studies of global climate change predict that increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration and temperature are expected to occur over the next century. To help gain an insight into the potential effect of these changes on forests, this book describes how major European tree species respond to experimentally manipulated environmental conditions. The effects on photosynthesis, respiration and development are described and the results used to generate models ... View more info

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Seashore Studies (Practical Ecology series)

By: Jenkins, Morton

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011233

ISBN: 0045740194

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 92, papeback, from the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his tiny stamp on the front endpaper, a very good copy, virtually as new. View more info

Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak - an account of its environment and biota, being the results of The Royal Geographical Society/Sarawak Government expedition and survey 1977-1978, Part 1.

By: Jermy, A. Clive & Kavanagh, Kathryn P.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Kuching, The Museum: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008137

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 278, tiny owner's initials on title page, upper corner slightly bumped, two foldign maps within the text, two large folding maps in rear pocket, paperback, covers very slightly worn. [VERY SCARCE. Published as The Sarawak Journal, Volume XXX, number 51.] View more info

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Discover Box Hill - a guide for teachers and parents

By: Juniper Hall Field Centre Staff

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Box Hill Managemant Committee: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013412

ISBN: 1851538992

Condition: Very Good


[Not dated - c.1987 ?]. Well illustrated, tall quarto, pp (44), paperback, ring bound, very slight signs of use, but a very good copy. View more info

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The Impact of Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gases on Forest Ecosystems

By: Karnosky, David; Ceulemans, Reinhart; Scarascia-Mugnozza, Giuseppe; Innes, John L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wallingford, CABI Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014912

ISBN: 0851995519

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp x, 357, laminated boards, a very good copy, virtually as new. [Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases such as ozone, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and chlorofluorocarbons, are all increasing in the atmosphere. These gases are directly affecting biological processes in trees and ecological processes in forests.They are also causing considerable radiant energy to be trapped near the earth's surface resulting in the so-called "greenhouse" effect which may significantly alter global climate in the 21st century. However, this issue is subject to s... View more info

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Biogeography and Ecology in Australia [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Keast, A., Crocker, R.L. & Christian, C.S. (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Den Haag, W. Junk: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013107

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 640, cloth slightly faded and very slightly marked. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Population

By: Keddy, Paul A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London & New York, Chapman & Hall: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010967

ISBN: 0412313502

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Octavo, pp xii, 202, a faint paper crease to the early pages (probably a minor production fault) but really not serious, otherwise very clean internally, laminated boards with very slight bumping to the corners, otherwise a very good copy. [The role of competition within communities, in shaping the structure and composition of the community matrix itself and in influencing day to day functioning of the system is particularly controversial. This book offers a synthesis of these arguments and provides an overview of existing knowledge about competition and organizing that knowledg... View more info