Natural History

Natural History


  • A Bird Atlas of Kenya

    By Adrian Lewis

    Our Price: $320.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789061917168
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: June 1989
    Explanatory overview of Kenya's 1065 species. From typescript. Many range maps. A couple of b&w photos. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
  • A History of the Earth and Animated Nature

    By Oliver Goldsmith

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112016291
    • Publisher: A. Fullarton and Co.
    2 volumes. 4to. Later printing. General wear to boards, with gentle bumping to corners. Scuffing to leather of spines, with tearing to ends. Top of rear joint of vol. 1 starting. Cracking to gutter of frontis of vol. 2, with a few neat notes to plates. Small closed tear to top edge of p. 487 of vol. 1. Faint offsetting from plates. Good. THE SET:
  • Advances in the Biology of Turbellarians and Related Platyhelminthes

    By International Symposium on the Turbellaria 1984

    Our Price: $349.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789061935421
    • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Print on Demand
    • Published: December 1986
  • Analytical Techniques

    By T. P. Mommsen

    Our Price: $390.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780444820327
    • Publisher: Elsevier Science
    • Published: October 1994
  • Applied Dairy Microbiology

    By Elmer H. Marth

    Our Price: $340.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780824705367
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: May 2001
    Marth and Steele (both food science, U. of Wisconsin-Madison) present a comprehensive textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in food/dairy science and food/dairy microbiology. The second edition contains revised versions of chapters from the first edition plus four new chapters. Coverage includes the microbiology of the milk-producing animal; the microbiology of unfermented dairy foods; microorganisms used in fermented dairy foods (the use of starter cultures; genetics and metabolism of starter bacteria); fermented dairy foods; probiotics and prebiotics; public health concerns, and dairy product safety issues and practices. Also suitable as a reference for others in the dairy industry, for veterinary students and practicing veterinarians, and to those in local, state and federal regulatory agencies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • Arthropod Relationships

    By Richard A. Fortey

    Our Price: $349.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780412754203
    • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub
    • Published: October 1999
  • Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

    By Eric B. Kraus

    Our Price: $355.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780195066180
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    • Published: November 1994
  • Avian Migration

    By Peter Berthold

    Our Price: $399.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783540434085
    • Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG
    • Published: April 2003
    The reader of this comprehensive presentation benefits from an outstanding overview of all aspects of the fascinating phenomenon of bird migration. The book is written by leading experts from around the world. The text summarizes reviews and discussions of the most recent hypotheses. In doing so, it covers the entire research field from phenomenology through to ecology, physiology, control mechanisms, orientation, evolutionary aspects and conservation measures. It also examines the most modern methodological approaches including, satellite trakcking, molecular techniques or stable isotope investigations and envisages forthcoming developments in the course of global warming.
  • Biology of Echinodermata

    By T. Yanagisawa

    Our Price: $365.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789054100102
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: July 1991
    The proceedings of the Seventh International Echinoderm Conference, held at Atami, Japan, September 1990. In addition to sections covering ecology, evolution, reproduction, morphology, molecular biology, developmental biology, physiology, behavior, and paleontology, there are four plenary lectures and three symposia on the mechanism of fertilization and induced egg activation, on the molecular biology of cell differentiation in echinoderm eggs and embryos, and on Echinometra a complex under speciation. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
  • Bottom Soils, Sediment, and Pond Aquaculture

    By Claude E. Boyd

    Our Price: $349.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780412069413
    • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
    • Published: July 1995
  • British Birds with Their Nests and Eggs

    By Arthur G. Butler

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111832182
    • Publisher: Brumby & Clarke
    6 volumes. Folio. 1st edition. With 24 chromolithographic plates, and many more in black and white. Rebound in half morocco, with wear to joints and spine ends. T.e.g. Front boards of volumes 1 and 3 detached. Toning and minor soiling to edges of leaves. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Repair to front hinge of vol. 5. VG. THE SET:
  • Chlorophylls and Bacteriochlorophylls: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Functions and Applications

    By Bernhard Grimm

    Our Price: $399.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781402045158
    • Published: November 2006
    The first dedicated new work since 1991, this book reviews recent progress and current studies in the chemistry, metabolism and spectroscopy of chlorophylls, bacteriochlorophylls and their protein complexes. Also discussed is progress on the applications of chlorophylls as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy of cancerous tumours, and as molecular probes in biochemistry, medicine, plant physiology, ecology and geochemistry. Each section offers an introductory overview followed by concise, focused and fully-referenced chapters written by experts.
  • Cichlid Fishes

    By Miles H. A. Keenleyside

    Our Price: $379.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780412322006
    • Publisher: Springer Verlag
    • Published: May 1991
  • Communicating Risks to the Public: International Perspectives

    By R. E. Kasperson

    Our Price: $349.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780792306016
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: March 1991
  • Development and Manufacture of Protein Pharmaceuticals

    By Steve L. Nail

    Our Price: $349.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780306467455
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: August 2002
    This text focuses on development, manufacture, and commercialization of pharmaceutical protein dosage forms. The text envelops and emphasizes GMP attributes of quality, safety, purity, and strength. Each author provides practical, proven approaches and methods to achieve quality protein dosage forms on a commercial scale. No other book on protein goes into such practical detail on the requirements, and how to meet them, for developing, manufacturing, and gaining regulatory approval of protein dosage forms.