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The Naming of Names: the Search for Order in the World of Plants

By: Anna Pavord

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03941

ISBN: 0747579520

Condition: Near Fine


The Naming of Names', is about the men who searched for the rules of nature's game. What were plants to be called? What were there similarities and differences? How should they be grouped and ordered? The world was surely more than a random, chaotic jumble - if only a rationale could be found. Sumptuously illustrated in full colour,'The Naming of Names' gives a compelling insight into a world full of intrigue and intensely competitive egos. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives

By: Antón, Mauricio; Alan Turner

Price: £16.50

Publisher: USA, Columbia University Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Sellers ID: 03589

ISBN: 0231102283

Condition: Very Good


This extensively illustrated book is an exposition of the origins, diversification, and adaptations of the larger- bodied members, extant and extinct of the cat family. The text also allows readers to understand the big cats' place in nature, occurrence and preservation in the fossil record. There is edge wear to the hardboards edges, top and base, and the D/W also has edge ware to its edges with some small tears to the base and wear to the corners, it is also starting t... View more info

British Grasses and their Employment in Agriculture

By: Armstrong M.A. S. F.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1950

Edition: 7th edition

Sellers ID: 02221

Condition: Poor


This book as been well read the green boards are marked and bumped on the corners the spine shows wear at the top and bottom and the title lettering is faded on the spine there is a dedication in ink on the fep.The pages are still tight and clean. View more info

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Nature of Cornwall

By: Bere, Rennie.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Barracuda Books Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03501

ISBN: 0860231631

Condition: Fine


This book is a comprehensive evocation of the county's wildlife, the first modern volume of its kind, informative, entertaining and a visual delight. The d/w/has been price clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

By: Christine Kenneally

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Viking: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03988

ISBN: 0670025550

Condition: Very Good


The Invisible History of the Human Race is a deeply researched and provocative perspective on one of the most intriguing and valuable areas of modern science: nothing less than the careful tracing back through time for the fullest account of who we are and what we might become. A good tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Flora of Cornwall and Supplement.

By: Davey. F.H.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, EP Publishing: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03493

ISBN: 071581334X

Condition: Fine


Here reprinted is the standard Flora of Cornwall originally published in 1909 together with the latter supplement of 1922. It includes a new foreword by L.J.Margetts to both the Flora and Supplement together with a revised combined index. A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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British Birds

By: Kirkman & Jourdain

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, T.C.& E.C. Jack Ltd: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03619

Condition: Very Good


This book objective is to provide ,in a compact and convenient form, the best available information sufficient to identify all British species except the rarest - their nests, their eggs, and their utterances. Notes on their habitat and geographical range have been added, chiefly has and aid to identification. The text is accompanied by two hundred colour plates. The green boards have some marks on it and wear to its corners. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child: A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence (Series in Affective Science)

By: Ladygina-Kohts, N. N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02782

ISBN: 0195135652

Condition: Very Good


This is a truly remarkable book on chimpanzee emotions and psychology that first appeared three quarters of a century ago in Moscow. This first English edition has been supervised by B.M. de Waal and includes all original photographs and line illustrations. The DJ shows light shelf ware. View more info

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

By: Mabey, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Profile Books Ltd: 2015

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03508

ISBN: 1861976623

Condition: Fine


The Cabaret of Plants celebrates the idea that plants are not simply ' the furniture of the planet', but vital, inventive, individual beings, worthy of respect - and that to understand this may best way of preserving life together on earth. A tight ,clean copy. View more info

The Private Lives of Birds: A Worldwide Exploration of Bird Behaviour

By: Michael Bright

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03981

ISBN: 0593022319

Condition: Near Fine


This book is the first to draw on the most up-to-date worldwide research to provide an engrossing, wide - ranging survey of how birds actually manage there lives, from the familiar species of our own gardens to the most exotic and colourful. There is light wear to the head and base of the d/w. View more info

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Tropical Crops Vol 1 & 2

By: Purseglove.J.W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Uk, Longmans: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03875

Condition: Very Good


The number of crops grown in the tropics is far greater than in temperate countries. These two volumes present the basic information on the botany and agronomy of the tropical dicotyledonous crops. Both volumes have owners inscription on their front end papers. The fore edge and base of the text block is lightly foxed. The D/W on both volumes have open tears to the head of the spine and the top corners, they are also lightly tanned and worn at the base. They are still ... View more info

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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Free Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition,4th printing

Sellers ID: 04058

ISBN: 059306173X

Condition: Near Fine


' It is no accident that we see green almost everywhere we look. It is no accident that we find ourselves perched on one tiny twig in the midst of a blossoming and flourishing tree of life; We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and it is no accident, but the direct consequence of evolution by non-random natural selection - the only game in town, the greatest show on Earth.' A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Beginner's Guide to Entomology

By: Rick Imes

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Bounty Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04192

ISBN: 0753703572

Condition: Very Good


This book shows the reader where and how to look for insects, how to record what you see and how to collect them It is illustrated throughout with colour plates and line drawings. There is fading to the spine and its edges. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Science Work Book

By: Science photo library

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Science photo library: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01617

Condition: Good


This book is full of stunning colour photo's concerning science, technology, industry, enviroment and health. The cover is creased on the front top corner and shows signs of shelf wear. View more info

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The Biology of Flowering Plants

By: Skene MacGregor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01315

Condition: Very Good


There is no dw and there are some names written in the end papers self worn and yellowed, foxing on edges dirty page edges to top of book. View more info

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Cryptogamic Botany Vol1

By: Smith Gilbert m

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw Hill: 1938

Edition: First Edition /seventh Impression

Sellers ID: 01274

Condition: Very Good


the book does not have a dw and has some written names on end papers top and bottom edges are slightly shelf worn and is full of illustrations. View more info

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In Search of the Neanderthals: Solving the Puzzle of Human Origins

By: Stringer, Christopher;Gamble, Clive

Price: £15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01703

ISBN: 0500050708

Condition: Very Good


Ever since the discovery of the bones of a pre- modern human in the Neander Valley, Germany, in 1856, the Neanderthals have provoked controversy. Who were these folk? How were they related to modern people? What caused their disappearance 35,000 years ago? The author sets out his view in this volume with archaeologist Clive Gamble. View more info

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The Monkey in the Mirror: Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human

By: Tattersall, Ian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03143

ISBN: 0198515693

Condition: Very Good


Reading this collection of riveting essays is to get the lowdown on some of the latest scientific thinking on what it is to be human, and how we have come to be the way we are. A nice clean, tight copy. View more info

The World is Made of Glass

By: West Morris

Price: £18.08

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00716

ISBN: 034032354X

Condition: Very Good


The World is Made of Glass is a story of love, sexual odsession,murder,the mysterious infection of guilt and the absolute need of forgiveness as a condition of human sanity. View more info