Helsinki: Publisher unknown, 1960. Large octavo, two volumes, text illustrations, publisher's wrappers, a very good set.
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London: Bloomsbury Books, (1990. reprint). Octavo, colour photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. New Naturalist 61.
Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Small octavo, , fine copy in dustwrapper. In this entertaining and illuminating book, the biopsychologist Mark Blumberg explores the many ways that temperature rules the lives of all animals (including humans).
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Octavo, black and white illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. This volume explores hominoid evolution in Eurasia during the Miocene. What is the place of Europe in the origin of humankind? Whilst our earliest human ancestors may have come out of Africa, many of our more...
London: Pergamon Press, 1968. Octavo, text illustrations, signature.
(1949. Octavo, black and white photographs, graphs, line drawings. Bookplate of Roy Cooper, some foxing throughout otherwise a very good copy in dustwrapper.
London: Quercus, 2008. Octavo, paperback, illustrations. DNA evidence not only solves crimes - if you know how to read it, it can also reveal the history of life on earth. This fast-paced book guides the general reader on a tour of the DNA record left by three billion years of...
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Octavo, illustrations, very good copy in dustwrapper. Explores the study of bird song from the biological viewpoint and reviews the extensive literature on the subject.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Octavo, graphs, owner's signature, text illustrations, dustwrapper.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1969. Octavo, dustwrapper.
London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1960. Octavo, photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper.
London: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, volume sixteen, part eight, 1903. Large quarto, text illustrations. Binder's cloth, small library stamp on front end paper, otherwise a good copy.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. Octavo, fine copy in dustwrapper. Quantitative approaches to evolutionary biology traditionally consider evolutionary change in isolation from an important pressure in natural selection: the demography of coevolving populations. In this book, Fabio Dercole and Sergio Rinaldi have written the first comprehensive book on Adaptive Dynamics...
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. Octavo, text illustrations, dustwrapper. The imagined two-way correspondence between the author, Dover, and Darwin about the surprising findings of modern genetics and the evolution of biological novelties, from genes to organisms, is both erudite and entertaining. In the process, Dover presents a startingly original...
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. Octavo, photographs, signature, publisher's cloth.
Poole: Blandford Press, 1982. Octavo, illustrations, signature, fine copy in dustwrapper.
New York: W. H. Freeman, (1995. second edition). Small quarto, black and white illustrations, good copy in dustwrapper. Covers evolution; development of anatomical features (feathers, bills, wings), social and reproductive behaviour, survival methods, communication, and conservation.
London: Ivy Press, 2011. Octavo, colour illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. This is a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world. The Little Grebe incubates its clutch aboard an anchored floating platform; the Social Weaver establishes high-rise apartments by filling whole trees with immense structures containing dozens...
Farnham Royal: Farnham Royal Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, 1958. Quarto, fine copy in dustwrapper, bookplate of Roy Cooper.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1968. Quarto, sonograms, two records of bird song enclosed in a back pocket, lengthy and soppy inscription on flyleaf which devalues the book.
Washington: Smithsonian, 1968. Quarto, text illustrations, chipped dustwrapper.
Santa Barbara: The Author, (1969. second edition), Octavo, Slightly worn and yellowed dust wrapper.
London: Collins, 1965. Octavo, text illustrations, dustwrapper.
London: Macmillan, 1895. Octavo, text illustrations, publisher's grren and gilt cloth, some wear, a good copy.
Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Octavo, colour photographs, text illustrations, dustwrapper. This well illustrated volume synthesises more than 1,500 technical papers in this field. The focus is on the three primary mechanisms of colour production - melanin pigmentation, carotenoid pigmentation and structural coloration - but less common as well...