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Ecological Effects of Pesticides [Linnean Society Symposium 5)

By: Perring, F.H. & Mellanby, K. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press for the Linnean Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015688

ISBN: 012551350x

Condition: Very Good


Small quarto, pp xii, 193, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Natural Woodland: Ecology and Conservation in Northern Temperate Regions

Natural Woodland: Ecology and Conservation in Northern Temperate Regions

By: Peterken, George F.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014148

ISBN: 0521367921

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp xiv, 522, paperback, a slight crease to the lower corner of the upper cover otherwise a very good copy. [Natural Woodland describes how woodlands grow, die and regenerate in the absence of human influence, and the structures and range of habitats found in natural woods. The underlying theme is that natural woodlands should form a basis for forest management, policies and practices. George Peterken compares the ecology of both North American and European forests, to produce a fascinating account of woodland natural history for all those concerned with woodlan... View more info

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Handbook of Seagrass Biology - an ecosystem perspective

By: Phillips, Ronald C. & McRoy, C. Peter (editors) {Peter Moore's copy}

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York & London, Garland STPM Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015492

ISBN: 0824070259

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, a few illustrations, pp xiv, 353, very clean internally, green cloth in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is a little faded and with a slight tear on its lower cover. View more info

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Evolutionary Ecology

By: Pianka, Eric R.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Addison Wesley Longman: 2000

Edition: Sixth

Seller ID: 015238

ISBN: 0321042883

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition. Large octavo, charts and maps within the text, pp xvi, 512, a little age-toning at the margins, otherwise very clean internally, pictorial laminated boards, slightly bruised at the spine head otherwise a very bright copy. [This classic text presents a unique evolutionary approach to ecology. The entire text has been improved, updated, and extensively reorganized and a new chapter (16) has been added. The Sixth Edition reflects the extent to which humans now dominate ecosystems, with anthropogenic (human) effects interwoven into every chapter.] View more info

Population and Community Ecology : Principles and Methods

By: Pielou, E.C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002735

ISBN: 0677035802

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp viii, 424, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is slightly rubbed and slightly torn. View more info

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Introduction to Plant Geography and some related sciences

By: Polunin, Nicholas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Longman: 1967

Seller ID: 013732

Condition: Very Good


New impression, with minor corrections. Illustrated, a folding map, thick heavy octavo, pp xx, 640, a name crossed out on the front endpaper oitherwise exceptionally clean internally, in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. A very good copy. View more info

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Surviving With the Biosphere - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Environmental Future, held at Budapest, 1990.

By: Polunin, Nicholas and Burnett, John (editors)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011464

ISBN: 074860314x

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, a few text illustrations and charts, pp xxii, 572, the book and contents are virtually as new, the dustwrapper is slightly age-toned and very slightly creased around the edges. View more info

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Key Environments - Amazonia

By: Prance, Ghillean T. & Lovejoy, Thomas E. (Co-Editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001589

ISBN: 0080307760

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with monochrome photos, large 8vo, pp.xiv, 442, green cloth, very good copy, dustwrapper slightly worn and slight fading on the back cover. [This book belongs to the Key Environment Series.] View more info

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Grazing in Temperate Ecosystems: Large Herbivores and the Ecology of the New Forest [Peter Moore's copy]

By: Putman, R.J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Portland, Croom Helm & Timber Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014813

ISBN: 070994036x

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, octavo, pp x, 210, very clean internally, black cloth in very good condition, in a very bright dustwrapper. Virtually as new. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his small label on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Woodlands (New Naturalist 100)

By: Rackham, Oliver

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006461

Condition: As New


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp xiv, 609, the much scarcer variant with plain endpapers, green cloth in very good condition, an excellent as new copy, in a dustwrapper with a slightly marked spine and a very tiny nick at the spine head. [‘Trees are wildlife just as deer or primroses are wildlife. Each species has its own agenda and its own interactions with human activities’. This 100th volume of the New Naturalist series presents a landmark in natural history publishing. Looking at such diverse evidence as the woods used in buildings and ships, and how woodland has been portrayed in pictur... View more info

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Ecology of Salt Marshes and Sand Dunes

By: Ranwell, D.S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1975

Seller ID: 014464

ISBN: 0412105004

Condition: Good


Octavo, a few illustrations, pp xiv, 258, a slight faint fold to the forst few pages, owner's signature on the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, black cloth, sound but a bit marked, the spine lettering is completely faded out. View more info

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Pollination Biology

By: Real, Leslie (editor)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Orlandom San Diego, San Francisco, Academic Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015213

ISBN: 0125839804

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp xviii, 338, (not illustrated), very clean throughout, green cloth with gilt decoration, a very good copy. View more info

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Vegetation Processes in the Pelagic: A Model for Ecosystem Theory

By: Reynolds, Colin S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oldendorf/Luhe, Ecology Institute: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014863

ISBN: 0932-2205

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with charts and one colour plate, large octavo, pp xxviii, 371, laminated boards, a very good copy, virtually as new. SCARCE. [Recipient of the 1994 ECI prize in limnetic ecology. This book reflects Colin Reynolds' unusually wide-ranging research interests from pelagic in situ processes to unifying ecological concepts; from descriptions of pelagic vegetation to ecosystem dynamics; from assemblage structures and functions to cellular and molecular levels of organization. The heart of the book is the search for answers to the question: What can the pelagic microscopic vegetation tea... View more info

The Tropical Rain Forest - an ecological Study

By: RICHARDS, P.W

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 003816


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 450, front hinge slightly cracked, cloth dull and slightly worn, spine marked. Bookplate of Jim Russell, (designed by Felix Kelly). View more info

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Dimensions of Ecology

By: Richardson, Jonathan L.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The William Wilkins Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010705

ISBN: 0683072781

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, a few illustrations, pp xiv, 412, an extremely clean and bright copy, almost as new. [Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his tiny signature on the front endpaper. View more info

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Species Diversity in Ecological Communities: Historical and Geographical Perspectives

By: Ricklefs, Robert E. & Schluter, Dolph (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, The University of Chicago Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015532

ISBN: 0226718239

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with charts and diagrams throughout the text, large quarto, pp (6), 414, very clean internally, paperback, spine slightly faded, covers very slightly curled. [ The book looks at biodiversity in its broadest geographical and historical contexts. For many decades, ecologists have tended to study only small areas over short time spans in the belief that diversity is regulated by local ecological interactions. However, to understand fully how communities come to have the diversity they do and to address properly the urgent conservation problems we face, scientists must consider globa... View more info

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Ecology of Plant Communities - a phytosociological account of the British vegetation

By: Riely, J.O. & Page, S.E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Harlow, Longmans Scientific and Technical: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011987

ISBN: 0582446392

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp x, 178, slightly waved, otherwise a very good copy in a faded and very slightly worn dustwrapper. [This aims to be a comprehensive book which describes the plant communities of the British Isles in a straightforward manner. It also integrates information on the role of environmental factors in determining the British vegetation into the main text. The combined action of various environmental factors determines both the structure and distribution of plant communities. It is logical, therefore, to commence the book and individual chapters with information on th... View more info

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Hunting for Sustainabaility in Tropical Forests

By: Robinson, John G. & Bennett, Elizabeth L. (editors)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009011

ISBN: 0231109776

Condition: Very Good


Text illustrations and charts, large thick 8vo, pp xxii, 582, paperback, a very good copy. [Throughout the world people are concerned about the demise of tropical forests and their wildlife. Hunting by forest-dwelling people has a dramatic effect on wildlife in many tropical forests, frequently driving species to local extinction, with devastating implications for other species and the health of the forests themselves. But wildlife is an important source of protein and cash for rural peoples. Can hunting be managed to conserve biological communities while meeting human needs? Are hunting rates... View more info

Image for Plant Canopies - their growth, form and function

Plant Canopies - their growth, form and function

By: Russell, G.; Marshall, B. & Jarvis, P.G.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 010832

ISBN: 0521395631

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp x, 178, paperback, a very slight crease to the upper cover, otherwise almost as new. [This volume is a synthesis of current knowledge about the growth, development and functioning of plant canopies. The term canopy is taken to include not only the upper surface of woodland, as in the original definition, but also analogous surfaces of other plant communities. Although much research has been carried out on single leaves, canopies are much more than just a collection of individual leaves, and so exhibit properties of their own. It can be argued that it is primarily at the canopy ra... View more info

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A Biological Survey of the Sand Dune Region on the South Shore of Saginaw Bay Michigan

By: Ruthven, Alexander G. (editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan Geological and Biological Survey: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012336

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, pp 347, one folding map, the first few pages worn and chipped at the lower margin and corner, otherwise fairly clean and tight internally, cloth-backed paper covers, very worn fragile and browned, lacking many pieces, lower cover with horizontal tear. SCARCE. [Flora, mollusca, thysanoptera and orthoptera, mallophaga, fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.] View more info