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  • A Cultural History of Gardens in the Renaissance

    By Elizabeth Hyde

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780857850317
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • A History Of British Birds

    By William Yarrell

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112147056
    • Publisher: John Van Voorst
    • Published: 1871-1874
    4 volumes. 8vo. 4th edition. Ex-library with associated markings and stamps throughout. Rubbing and wear to extremeties of covers; approximately a one inch split to head of spine of volume one. Some foxing to leaves, more heavily to edges of text bock of volume one. VG. THE SET:
  • Advanced Logic for Applications

    By R. E. Grandy

    Our Price: $89.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789027710345
    • Publisher: D. REIDEL PUBLISHING COMPANY
    • Published: September 2007
  • American Monster: How the Nation's First Prehistoric Creature Became a Symbol of National Identity

    By Paul Semonin

    Our Price: $89.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780814781203
    • Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: September 2000
  • Animal Ethics in Animal Research

    By Helena Rocklinsberg

    Our Price: $94.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781108420617
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Arachnids

    By Jan Beccaloni

    Our Price: $99.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780520261402
    • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
    • Published: November 2009
    With around 11 distinctive lineages and over 38,000 species of spiders alone, arachnids are an amazingly diverse group of invertebrates--and with names like the Goliath Bird-Eating Spider, the Tailless Whip Spider, and the Harvestman, they can be both spectacular and captivating. Most books about arachnids focus on spiders, neglecting scorpions, ticks, mites, wind spiders, and other fascinating yet poorly understood groups. This adventurous volume summarizes all existing knowledge about each major type of arachnid, revealing their secrets through detailed species accounts, brilliant photographs, and a compelling cast of eight-legged characters. It examines the anatomy, habitat, behavior and distribution of each lineage, from the garden spider to the death stalker scorpion and even a species of mite that lives inside a monkey's lungs. Drawing on the vast resources at London's Natural History Museum, Arachnids spins a sensational tale, debunking common myths and delving deep into the lives of these bizarre and beautiful creatures.
  • Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914

    By J. Keri Cronin

    Our Price: $94.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780271080093
    • Publisher: Penn State University Press
  • Asil Arabians/Asil Araber

    By Asil Club

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783487083490
    • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
    • Published: December 2001
    In both German and English, this book from the Asil Club looks at the Asil Arabian horse, discussing everything from character, health, and performance to its history and breeding.
  • Bird Song: Biological Themes and Variations

    By C.K. Catchpole

    Our Price: $89.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521872423
    • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UP
    • Published: June 2008
    Bird song is one of the most remarkable and impressive sounds in the natural world, and has inspired not only students of natural history, but also great writers, poets and composers. Extensively updated from the first edition, the main thrust of the book is to suggest that the two main functions of song are attracting a mate and defending territory. It shows how this evolutionary pressure has led to the amazing variety and complexity we see in the songs of different species throughout the world. Writing primarily for students and researchers in animal behavior, the authors review over 1000 scientific papers and reveal how scientists are beginning to unravel and understand how and why birds communicate with the elaborate vocalizations we call song. Highly illustrated throughout and written in straightforward language, Bird Song also holds appeal for amateur ornithologists with some knowledge of biology.
  • Birds of South America, Volume II: The Suboscine Passerines

    By Robert S. Ridgely

    Our Price: $95.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780292770638
    • Publisher: University of Texas Press
    • Published: January 1994
  • Birth and Human Evolution

    By M. Maurice Abitbol

    Our Price: $84.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780897894708
    • Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
    • Published: July 1996
    A comparative study of the pelvic structure and the movement of the fetus during birth in contemporary and fossil primates, including humans.
  • Chemical Oceanography and the Marine Carbon Cycle

    By Steven Emerson

    Our Price: $88.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521833134
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: June 2008
    A textbook on chemical oceanography with full coverage of the marine carbon cycle.
  • Common Spiders of North America

    By Richard A. Bradley

    Our Price: $85.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780520274884
    • Publisher: Univ of California Pr
    • Published: December 2012
    "Common Spiders of North America is an exceptionally well constructed and illustrated guide that fills a large gap in America's natural history guides. It will stimulate scientific research and public interest in one of the most diverse and abundant of all animal groups."--Edward O. Wilson, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University "Bradley provides a very well written introduction to the biology, natural history, collection, and identification of spiders and provides stunningly beautiful illustrations of nearly 500 common species found in North America. This book is designed to be used by all arachnophiles (and brave arachnophobes) from young to old and from backyard naturalist to scientist. No other field guide on this subject provides such detailed information and illustrations about so many species. It is a must-have for anyone interested in nature and the animals with whom we share this planet."--Paula E. Cushing, co-author of Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
  • Composite Structures

    By I. H. Marshall

    Our Price: $99.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781851666478
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: September 1991
  • Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific

    By J. E. N. Veron

    Our Price: $77.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780824815042
    • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
    • Published: June 1993
    This gorgeous reference was originally published in 1986 (North Ryde, NSW, Australia: Angus & Robertson) and received the Australian National Awards Whitley Medal for Best Natural History book in 1988. It provides a means of identifying some 1,000 species of coral in all areas of Oceania and Southeast Asia, a reliable nomenclature, information on distribution and abundance, notes on structure and biology, and one of the finest collections of color photographs of corals to be found, from the microscopic detail of individual coral polyps to the panoramic grandeur of vast reefs. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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