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Image for The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Centre for Science and Environment: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001944

Condition: Good


Illustrated with monocrome photos and line drawings, 4to, pp xvii, 393, (v), laminated boards, slightly worn and rubbed, base of board spine cracking but held together by the cellaphane layer of the laminated board, internally sound and tight, slight scuff on the rear pastedown endpaper. View more info

Report of the Second External Program and Management Review of the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR)

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Paris, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1985

Seller ID: 004480


(Not for publication ??). Small quarto, pp (c.220), typed and copied, printed on one side of page only, looseleaf, contained in plastic folder. [Heavy - extra postage may apply] View more info

Mercury - Environmental Aspects

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization: 1989

Seller ID: 004678

ISBN: 9241542861


Small 8vo, pp 115, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Methylene Chloride

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization: 1984

Seller ID: 004679

ISBN: 9241540923


Small 8vo, pp 55, neat signature on first page, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Image for Wildfowl Conservation -  Proceedings of the First and Second European Meetings. Two volumes. (Richard Fitter's copies)

Wildfowl Conservation - Proceedings of the First and Second European Meetings. Two volumes. (Richard Fitter's copies)

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Nature Conservancy Council:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010460

Condition: Very Good


[1963 - St Andrews. 1966 - Noordwijk Aan Zee]. Two volumes, a few illustrations, large 8vo, paperbacks, very slightly worn. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the endpapers.] View more info

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Urban and Environmental Planning in Nepal - analysis, policies and proposals

By: Adhikari, Ambika Prasad

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kathmandu, IUCN: 1998

Seller ID: 008266

ISBN: 9291440299

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp viii, 132, paperback, a very good copy. Extremely scarce. View more info

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The Conservation of Medicinal Plants

By: Akerele, Olayiwola, Heywood, Vernon & Synge, Hugh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge Deighton, Bell & Co. Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001984

ISBN: 0521392063

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp (xx) 362, pictorial laminated boards, no dustwrapper, a very good copy. (This volume consists of the Proceedings of an International Consultation on 21 -27 March 1988 held at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Sections include: The Issue of Medicinal Plants; Science, Industry and Medicinal Plants; Techniques to Conserve Medicinal Plants; Policies to Conserve Medicinal Plants; and Experiences from Programmes to Conserve Medicinal Plants.) View more info

Image for Bird Reserves    [Richard Fitter's copy]

Bird Reserves [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Arnold, E.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013132

Condition: Good


Illustrated with nine colour plates and 12 black and white plates, large octavo, pp xii, 216, slightly worn throughout, cloth slightly faded and slightly bumped, spine slightly creased, in a poor, torn and repaired dustwrapper. which is, however, largely complete, and now preserved in a plastic cover. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Toward an Ecologically Sustainable Forestry Project - Concepts, Analysis and Recommendations : Protecting biodiversity and ecosystem processes in the Rio Condor Project, Tierra del Fuego

Toward an Ecologically Sustainable Forestry Project - Concepts, Analysis and Recommendations : Protecting biodiversity and ecosystem processes in the Rio Condor Project, Tierra del Fuego

By: Arroyo, Mary T.K.; Donoso, Claudio, (et al)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Santiago, Universidad de Chile: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010699

ISBN: 9561902346

Condition: Fair


Large 8vo, pp 253, corners bumped and dog-eared, paperback, covers worn at corners. [Joint English/Spanish text. Produced in an editon of 1000 copies only] View more info

Image for Wildfowl in Great Britain - a survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales,  prepared by the Wildfowl Trust

Wildfowl in Great Britain - a survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales, prepared by the Wildfowl Trust

By: Atkinson-Willes, G.L. (ed).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010479

Condition: Good


Illustrated (including 12 plates by Peter Scott), large 8vo, pp xiv, 368, cloth slightly worn, in a poor frayed and stretched dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist andconservationist Richard Fitter with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for A Legacy of Change: Historic Human Impact on Vegetation of the Arizona Borderlands

A Legacy of Change: Historic Human Impact on Vegetation of the Arizona Borderlands

By: Bahre, C.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008238

ISBN: 0816512043

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xviii, 231, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Guide to Beach Litter

By: Barton, Julia & Dr Phillip Cowie

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Littoral Art Project: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012330

Condition: New


A large illustrated folded card pamphlet. Closed, it measures 25cm x 16.5cm, but when fully opened 25cm x 99 cm. A detailed guide to plastic, metal, ceramic, wood, glass, rubber etc. Postage will be reduced. [Julia Barton's current work reflects her grave concern regarding the dangers of plastic within the environment. The installation Neo Terra, presented as part of the Littoral Art Project, investigates the critical issue of plastic marine and beach litter. Plastic i... View more info

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Aldabra Alone

By: Beamish, Tony

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010480

ISBN: 0045910138

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 222, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Aldabra is the world's second-largest coral atoll. It is situated in the Aldabra Group of islands in the Indian Ocean that are part of the Outer Islands of the Seychelles. Uninhabited and extremely isolated, Aldabra is virtually untouched by humans. It has distinctive island fauna including the Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea). It consists of four islands around a large shallow lag... View more info

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Wych Elm

By: Beith, Mary; Coleman, Max; Coppins, Brian; Edwards, Ian; Helfer, Stephan; Toaig, Peter; Watling, Roy. [edited By Max Coleman)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004992

ISBN: 1906129215

Condition: New


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 148, paperback, a very good copy. [Wych Elm is a celebration of a quintessentially British tree. This book describes in detail for the first time the ecological and cultural history of a tree species ravaged by Dutch elm disease but still thriving in its last European stronghold in the Highlands and West coast of Scotland. In a fascinating story of life, death and rebirth this book shows how every part of the wych elm can be recycled, both... View more info

Image for The African Elephant   [Richard Fitter's copy]

The African Elephant [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Bere, Rennie

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009172

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 96, a good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing only the faintest signs of use, with very faint foxing and a crease to the front foldover flap. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Alternative Waste Treatment Systems

By: Bhamidimarri, Rao (ed).

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London & New York, Elsevier Applied Science: 1988

Seller ID: 006440

ISBN: 1851662383


Proceedings of the International Conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Large 8vo, pp x, 249, cloth faded and a little marked and worn, an ex-library copy with remains of a label and an erasure on the front endpaper, small label on upper cover, stamp on verso of title page. VERY SCARCE. [Septic tanks, biomass production, soil treatment, composting technology, anaerobic systems.] View more info

Our Biosphere Under Threat - ecological realities and Australia's opportunities

By: Boyden, Stephen; Dovers, Stephen & Shirlow, Megan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 005275

ISBN: 0195531817


Small 8vo, pp 347, paperback, covers very slightly worn, otherwise a good sound copy. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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Plants and Islands

By: Bramwell, David (ed)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008169

ISBN: 0121254607

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp x, 459, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Grasslands Systems Analysis and Man

By: Breymeyer, A.I. & Van Dyne, G.M. (eds)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 005904

ISBN: 0521218721


Large thick 8vo, many charts and diagrams, pp xxiv, 950, a good copy in a slightly faded and worn dusstwrapper. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his stamp on the front endpaper]. Very heavy - extra postage may be required. View more info

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Wake of the Whale

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, London, Paris, Friends of the Earth: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011162

ISBN: 009140360x

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 160, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing very slight signs of wear. View more info