Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Octavo, photographs, text illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper. A charismatic naturalist, bird-watcher, teacher, artist, photographer, film-maker, and winner of the Nobel Prize, Niko Tinbergen was a prominent and influential scientist. Jointly with Konrad Lorenz, he laid the foundation for a new science, the biological...
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New York: AtlasBooks, 2006. Octavo, dustwrapper, Traces the twenty-one-year period between Charles Darwin's original idea about natural selection and the publication of "On the Origin of Species," in an account that offers insight into his experiences as a cautious naturalist.
New York: North Point Press, 2004. Octavo, dustwrapper, black and white photographs. WAS $45. Traces the life of John James Audubon, his efforts to record the wild birds of North America, and his fifteen-year struggle against a conventional scientific establishment to find a publisher for his masterwork, "The Birds of America."
New York: Harper Collins, 2011. Octavo, dustwrapper, WAS $35. " Meet the Hannibal Lecter of the conservation world....This expose reads like a thriller and proves once again that truth is stanger than fiction." Lee Child. Endangered species of butterflies were as lucrative as gorillas, pandas, and rhinos on the black...
Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty, 1998. Octavo, paperback, illustrations. WAS $22. The author of a number of books, including Wildflowers of Australia, Dr Thistle Stead was a botanist, educator, writer, academic and environmentalist, who was involved with many causes such as the creation of the Wirrimbirra Sanctuary and the Kosciuszko National Park.