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Ecology and Conservation of New Zealand's frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals. Once home to the mighty moa, New Zealand is the only place in the world where tuatara, Jurassic-style frogs and other bizarre creatures such as kiwi and kakapo still survive. This book presents a history of faunal change in New Zealand and a review of the ecology and conservation of those animals. Pictorial cardwraps. A few colour photos. ISBN: 0908812523. Messy mark from a label removal to rear cover. Spine lightly faded. Tiny nick to front vertical edge of cover. Contents clean.
The author attempts to bring up a cheetah cub as a domestic pet right in the centre of busy city life. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 160 pages. B/w photos. Slight bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel.
THE PRINCETON FIELD GUIDE TO PREHISTORIC MAMMALS
Written by Donald R. Prothero. Illustrated by Mary Persis Williams.
Stock no. 1826068
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Guidebook to hundreds of extinct species, from saber-toothed cats to giant mammoths. Large format. Blue cloth boardes, silver title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. B/w sketches. ISBN: 9780691156828. 4th printing. A lovely copy.
PENCILS, PATIENCE AND PRIMATES: THE LIFE AND ART OF DAVID DANCEY-WOOD
Written by David Dancey-Wood. Illustrated by David Dancey-Wood.
Stock no. 1824672
Published by Hawksbill Publications. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A portfolio of Dancey-Wood's work demonstrating the wide range of his subjects. Along with the superb reproduction of his pictures, he gives a remarkable account of his struggles, successes and dreams for the future. Large oblong format. Green cloth boards, no titles to boards. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780955494604. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A super copy.
Their Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology. Large format, heavy format. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. 421 pages. ISBN: 1840370947. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Name plate (Garfield the cat) to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a couple of small tears and barcode label stuck to rear panel.
New Revised Edition. The origin of our deer, the history of medieval and later deer parks and the introduction of species like the muntjac. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781846890130. Some fading to spine.
Morphology, Ecology and Behaviour of Nonhuman Primates. B/w photos. ISBN: 0125138504. Some knocks to top and tail of spine. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.
ANIMALI CHE SCOMPAIONO
Written by Franscesco Baschieri Salvadori; Pier Lorenzo Florio. Illustrated by Piero Cozzaglio.
Stock no. 1823817
Published by Arnoldo Mondadori. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Disappearing Animals. Text in Italian. Large format. Burgundy cloth spine with white title, red cloth boards. Fabulous colour illustrations. 202 pages plus index. A nice copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly scuffed.
New Naturalist Series. A comprehensive account of the natural history these fascinating animals. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour plates. ISBN: 000220147X. Spine is faded and creased. Some creasing to cover and page corners. Browning/foxing to outer page edges.
SEALS, SEA LIONS AND WALRUSES: A REVIEW OF THE PINNIPEDIA
Written by Victor B. Scheffer.
Stock no. 1823755
Published by Stanford University Press. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.
Terracotta cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0804705445. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.
One of the most intensive investigations ever carried out on foraging behavior and its consequences for survival and reproduction. This study is based on field observations of eleven yearling baboons. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0226015963. Spine lightly faded, creasing to top rear corner, a few minor grubby marks to covers. Text block lightly grubby. Contents clean.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Every dolphin, porpoise, whale, sea lion, manatee and sea cow described and illustrated in full colour. ISBN: 0876668104. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Rear joint cracked at top.