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Image for The Ecology of Recently Deglaciated Terrain - a geoecological approach to glacier forelands and promary succession

The Ecology of Recently Deglaciated Terrain - a geoecological approach to glacier forelands and promary succession

By: Matthews, John A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010706

ISBN: 0521361095

Condition: As New


A few illustrations, pp xviii, 386, contents and cloth binding like new, the dustwrapper is very slightly faded and showing the slightest signs of use. The scarce original hardback edition. [Glacier forelands provide a unique type of field laboratory for the study of landscape ecology. Their restricted physical size and the relatively simple ecosystems which they support allow comprehensive investigations to be carried out, but their particular attraction is the existence of terrain of increasing age with increasing distance from a retreating glacier, allowing inference of ecological change ov... View more info

Recent Dynamics of the Mediterranean Vegetation and Landscape

By: Mazzoleni, S.; di Pasquale, G.; Mulligan, M; di Martino, P. & Rego, F.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Chichester, Wiley: 2005

Seller ID: 007700

ISBN: 0470093692

Condition: Very Good


[2004, reprinted 2005]. Illustrated with maps, charts and a few black and white photographs, large 8vo, pp xiv, 306, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. View more info

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Phytosociology. (Benchmark Papers in Ecology 6)

By: McIntosh, Robert P.(ed).

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Stroudsburg, Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 010389

ISBN: 087933312X

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp xvi, 388, very clean internally, cloth very slightly worn, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Ecological Data - Design, Management and Processing [Peter Moore's copy]

By: Michener, William K. & Brunt, James W.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Science: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015131

ISBN: 0682052317

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xii, 180. very clean internally, paperback, in very good condition. Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his signature on the front endpaper. [Ecologists are increasingly tackling difficult issues like global change, loss of biodiversity and sustainability of ecosystem services. These and related topics are enormously challenging, requiring unprecedented multidisciplinary collaboration and rapid synthesis of large amounts of diverse data into information and ultimately knowledge. New sensors, computers, data collection and storage devices and analytical and statistical methods provide a pow... View more info

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Nepal - an introduction to the natural history, ecology and human environment of the Himalayas

By: Miehe, Georg & Pendry, Colin (eds)

Price: £70.00

Publisher: 2015

Seller ID: 010421

ISBN: 1910877026

Condition: New


Well illustrated, thick quarto, pp (8), viii, 560, pictorial laminated boards, a very good new copy. Very heavy - extra postage will be required. [The Himalayas are Earth’s greatest mountain range, including its highest peaks, and they have profound effects on Asia’s climate, biodiversity and human cultures. Nepal is a microcosm for the Himalayas and this book, a companion volume to the Flora of Nepal, provides the definitive account of the country’s environment. It includes contributions from more than forty international experts describing the region’s geology, geomorphology, hydrolo... View more info

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Convergent Evolution In Chile and California: Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems

By: Mooney, Harold A. (editor)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Stroudsburg, Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014667

ISBN: 0879332784

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xiv, 224, a neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, cloth very slightly rubbed, spine head slightly bumped. View more info

Island Ecosystems - Biological Organization in Selected Hawaiian Communities

By: Mueller-Dombois, Dieter; Bridges, Kent W., & Carson, Hampton L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Stroudsberg, Hutchinson Ross: 1981

Seller ID: 003132

ISBN: 0879333812


A few illustrations, pp xx, 584, a good copy, with the signature of Frank White on the half-title. [Spatial Distribution of the Island Biota. Community Structure and Niche Differentiation. Temporal Relationships of island Biota. Genetic variation within Island Species.] View more info

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Hedgerows - Their History and Wildlife

By: Muir, Richard and Nina

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013461

ISBN: 0718128354

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 250, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Pesticides and freshwater Fauna

By: Muirhead-Thomson. R.C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & New York, Academic Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014810

ISBN: 0125097603

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp x, 248, a very bright clean copy in a rubbed and faded dustwrapper, with slight tears at the spine head. View more info

Image for Biotechnology and Ecology of Pollen: Proceedings of the International Conference on the Biotechnology and Ecology of Pollen, 9-11 July, 1985, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA [Peter Moore's copy]

Biotechnology and Ecology of Pollen: Proceedings of the International Conference on the Biotechnology and Ecology of Pollen, 9-11 July, 1985, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA [Peter Moore's copy]

By: Mulcahy, David L; Mulcahy, Gabriella Bergamini; Ottaviano, Ercole(editore)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, Tokyo, Springer-Verlag: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014994

ISBN: 0387962670

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp xxviii, 528, very clean internally, spine head and corners of the cloth very slightly bruised, otherwise a very good copy. From the library of Dr Peter moore, with his small label on the front endpaper. [Pollen was long believed to serve primarily a single function, that of delivering male gametes to the egg. A secondary and generally overlooked value of pollen is that it serves to block the transmission of many defective alleles and gene combinations into the next generation. This latter function comes about simply because pollen tubes carrying defective haploid genotypes f... View more info

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The Plant Community as a Working Mechanism

By: Newman, E.I. (editor)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013707

ISBN: 0632008393

Condition: Good


A few diagrams within the text, large slim octavo, pp 128, corners very slightly bumped, paperback, spine faded, covers very slightly worn. View more info

Die Einburgerung von Saugetieren und Vogeln in Europa - ergebnisse ind aussichten. (the naturalisation af mammals and birds in Europe)

By: NIETHAMMER, Gunther

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Hamburg & Berlin, Paul Parey: 1963

Seller ID: 005434


Text illustrations, large 8vo, pp 319, a good copy in slightly rubbed. worn and frayed dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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Scandinavian Aerobiology

By: Nilsson, Siwert (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Swedish National Science Research Council: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010652

ISBN: 9154600146

Condition: Good


Large 8vo, pp 222, papeback, covers slightly worn and bumped, spine head slightly torn, Dr Peter Moore's copy with his label on the upper cover. View more info

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Plant Biology of the Basin and Range

By: Osmond, C.B., Pitelka, L.F. & Hidy, G.M. (eds)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Springer-Verlag: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008235

ISBN: 03878512195

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp xii, 375, spine slightly faded, pictorial boards very slightly rubbed. View more info

Image for Caste and Ecology in the Social Insects

Caste and Ecology in the Social Insects

By: Oster, George F. & Wilson, Edward O.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 010540

Condition: As New


Small 8vo, pp xvi, 352, paperback, a very good copy, virtually as new. View more info

The Ecology of a Garden : The First Fifteen Years

By: Owen, Jennifer

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001442

ISBN: 0521343356

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, 403 pages, very slight signs of wear to the dust-wrapper, otherwise a very good copy. An amazingly detailed account of fifteen years of observations of the wildlife in a Leicestershire garden. Originally published at £65.00. [This is a unique account of the wildlife that existed in the author's Leicestershire garden over a fifteen year period between 1972 and 1986. Many suburban gardens are recognised as being rich in wildlife. Published accounts of their natural history, however, are largely anecdotal with little quantitative basis. This is therefore a unique docum... View more info

Image for Natural Resource Conservation - An Ecological Approach (Peter Moore's copy)

Natural Resource Conservation - An Ecological Approach (Peter Moore's copy)

By: Owen, Oliver S.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015471

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xii, 593, very clean internally, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is very slightly worn. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his small stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Natural Resource Conservation - an ecological approach

By: Owen, Oliver S. & Chiras, Daniel D.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 010822

ISBN: 002390111x

Condition: Very Good


Fifth edition. Illustrated, quarto, pp xiv, 538, extremely clean internally, pictorial laminated boards showing the slightest signs of uses, otherwise a very good copy indeed. View more info

Image for The Dynamic Nature of Ecosystems - Chaos and Order Entwined

The Dynamic Nature of Ecosystems - Chaos and Order Entwined

By: Pahl-Wostl, Claudia

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Chichester, John Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010707

ISBN: 0471955701

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with a few charts and diagrams, large 8vo, pp xiv, 267, for-edge very slightly marked, otherwise virtually as new copy in laminated boards. [The author presents the argument that it is the trade–off between the irregular, chaotic dynamics at the level of populations and the spatio–temporal organization at the level of the system as a whole that shapes ecological systems. This book combines the topics of theoretical analysis, natural science, philosophy and fundamental ecology in a synthetic treatment. Outlines a coherent framework to delineate the internal structure of ecologic... View more info

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Biodiversity and Terrestrial Ecosystems - Proceedings of the International Symposium, Taipei, 1994

By: Peng, Ching-I & Chou, Chang-Hung (eds)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Taipei, Institute of botany, Academia Sinica: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009847

Condition: Fair


Not illustrated, (a few charts and plans only), large 8vo, pp xx, 526, paperback. Compliments slip from the first editor tipped-in at front. Covers slightly worn generally; lower cover bumped at bottom edge, also affecting lower margins of most pages; lower margins also water damaged with slight adhesion but no loss of text. Extremely scarce, and contains many important contributions. View more info