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MUYBRIDGE'S COMPLETE HUMAN AND ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Eadweard Muybridge. Illustrated by Eadweard Muybridge.
Stock no. 1818358
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1st thus 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Unabridged republication of the eleven volume work "Animal Locomotion: an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements originally published in 1887. Includes all 781 plates. Most of the plates show three different simultaneous perspectives on a single action - front, rear, and side or three-quarter view - which Muybridge achieved through ingenious use of from 152 to 56 cameras and his own electromagnetic tripping device. Large format. Pale blue cloth boards with dark blue title label and gilt title to spine. Very heavy! Text blocks slightly grubby. Contents are fine. Grey pictorial dustwrappers are lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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THE INSECTS: AN OUTLINE OF ENTOMOLOGY
Written by P.J. Gullan; P.S. Cranston. Illustrated by K. Hansen McInnes.
Stock no. 1817541
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

For students contemplating entomology as a career and also those in higher education for which the study of insects is prominent. Cardwraps. B/w diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0412493608. Reprint. A nice, clean copy.

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THE MAMMAL IN THE MIRROR: UNDERSTANDING OUR PLACE IN THE NATURAL WORLD
Written by David P. Barash; Ilona A. Barash.
Stock no. 1817315
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A voyage of self-discovery. Black cloth spine with gilt title, black paper sides. ISBN: 0716733919. A few minor grubby marks mainly to text block.

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GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION, SPECIATION, AND CLINES
Written by John A. Endler.
Stock no. 2127994
Published by Princeton University Press. 1977. Very good condition.

Monographs In Population Biology No. 10. Card wraps. B/w diagrams and equations. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to some pages; heaviest to outer page edges.

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LIFE
Written by Arthur E. Shipley.
Stock no. 1816524
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 1925. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. A Book for Elementary Students. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 204 pages including index. Remains of dustwrapper neatly taped in to rear endpapers. A nice, bright copy.

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AVIAN ECOLOGY
Written by C.M. Perrins; T.R. Birkhead.
Stock no. 1816488
Published by Blackie. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Tertiary Level Biology series. Directed at the advanced undergraduate, the immediate postgraduate, and the serious amateur wishing to know more about the ways of birds. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0216914779. Bookplate of Bryan L. Sage (a distinguished naturalist) to inside front cover. Contents clean.

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THE STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT OF MOSSES AND FERNS
Written by Douglas Houghton Campbell.
Stock no. 1815936
Published by The Macmillan Company. 2nd 1905. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib with bookplate and sticker to front pastedown, library number in white to spine. Edges rubbed, Small split to rear edge of spine. Front joint just starting to crack. Text block browned. Contents generally clean.

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AVIAN INVASIONS
Written by Tim M. Blackburn; Julie L. Lockwood; Phillip Cassey.
Stock no. 1317098
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st PB 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oxford Avian Biology Series. The Ecology & Evolution of Exotic Birds. ix & 305 pages. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780199232550. Minimal rubbing to corners of covers.

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HOW AND WHY SPECIES MULTIPLY: THE RADIATION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant; B. Rosemary Grant.
Stock no. 1815192
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The authors explain how the same finches studied by Darwin - and named after him - have continued to provide scientists with valuable information about the origin and evolution of new species. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and b/w diagrams. xix and 218 pages including index. ISBN: 9780691149998.

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THE BIOLOGY OF POLLUTED WATERS
Written by H.B.N. Hynes.
Stock no. 1813011
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biological aspects of pollution in simple terms and as comprehensively as possible. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w charts and illustrations. 202 pages. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.

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ALLMAN'S ANATOMICAL ATLAS
Written by F.J. Warwick; P. Ebenhoech.
Stock no. 1208649
Published by Allman & Son Limited. 1897. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth. 19 double-page colour plates. Covers slightly marked, corners bumped. Joints weakened but still firm. Endpapers grubby. Fingermarks to margins of first plate. A few plates have small tears at centre folds. Contents lightly browned but clean.

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ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF FLOWERS
Written by Lawrence Harder; Spencer C.H. Barrett.
Stock no. 1811878
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

New insights into the functional basis of floral diversity, presenting the latest theoretical and empirical research on floral evolution. Suitable for graduate level students taking courses in plant ecology, evolution, systematics, biodiversity and conservation. Cardwraps. Colour plates. B/w diagrams. xix and 370 pages including index. ISBN: 9780198570868. Light creasing to covers, corners lightly rubbed. Text block a little grubby. 'Damaged' stamped in red ink to title page but no other damage noticeable. Contents are clean.

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