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Mendel's Principles of Genetics

By: Bateson, W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1913

Seller ID: 012622


Third impression, with additions. Illustrated, including six colour plates, pp xiv, 413, a bit used and thumbed throughout, cloth rubbed and a little marked, lacking the top 7mm of the spine, joints cracked but firm. A duplicate from the Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Laboratory, with a withdrawn stamp on the front endpaper, but no other markings. 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


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

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Charles Darwin - a man of enlarged curiosity

By: Brent, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010483


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 536, original cloth-backed boards in very good condition, a very good copy in a rather worn and frayed dustwrapper. View more info

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Baboon Metaphysics - the evolution of a social mind

By: Cheney, Dorothy L. & Seyfarth, Robert M.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009609


A few illustrations, large 8vo, pp x, 348, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [n 1838 Charles Darwin jotted in a notebook, "He who understands baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke.". Baboon Metaphysics is Dorothy L. Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth’s fascinating response to Darwin’s challenge. Cheney and Seyfarth set up camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, where they could intimately observe baboons and their social world. Baboons live in groups of... View more info

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Reproduction, Heredity & Sexuality (Fundamentals of Botany series)

By: Cook, Stanton A.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1964

Seller ID: 006942


Illustrations and diagrams in the text, pp viii, 117, slim 8vo, paperback, covers slightly browned and faded, otherwise a good copy. View more info

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Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution (The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 65)

By: Cronk, Quentin C.B.; Bateman, Richard M. & Hawkins, Julie A.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011019


Large thick 8vo, a few illustrations, pp xvi, 542,fore-edge slightly marked, paperback, very slight signs of wear to the covers, but overall a very good copy. {A heavy book - extra postage may be needed}. [A benchmark text, Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution integrates the recent revolution in the molecular-developmental genetics of plants with mainstream evolutionary thought. It reflects the increasing cooperation between strongly genomics-influenced researchers... View more info

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Adaptation and Natural Selection in Caves - the evolution of Gammarus minus

By: Culver, David C.; Kane, Thomas C. & Fong, Daniel W.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 006554


pp (10), 223, a good copy in a slighty torn dustwrapper. View more info

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La Lotta per l'Esistenza (The Struggle for Existence)

By: D'Ancona, Umberto

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Turin, Giulio Einaudi: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009475


[Italian text]. Thick square 8vo, pp 357, uncut and unopened, very clean internally, paperback, covers a little rubbed and chipped, spine creased. View more info

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Embryos and Ancestors

By: De Beer, G.R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford, at the Clarendon Press: 1951

Seller ID: 007240


Revised edition. Illustrated, pp xii, 159, very slight mark on the fore-edge, neat owner's stamp on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, black cloth very slightly worn. View more info

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Charles Darwin - Evolution by Natural Selection (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: De Beer, Gavin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010776


Small 8vo, illustrated, pp xii, 290, fore-edge very slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, green cloth very slightly worn, in a slightly worn and creased dustwrapper which is lacking a piece on both the upper and lower cover, but which is now nicely protected in a removable plastic cover. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper]. View more info

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Historical Aspects of Organic Evolution [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Fothergill, Philip G. (foreword by J.W. Heslop-Harrison)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011621


Octavo, pp xviii, 427, very clean internally, navy blue cloth, the spine extremely sunned and bleached, but otherwise tight and sound. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effective nature conservation could be achieved only if good quality information abo... View more info

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Plant Resistance to Herbivores and Pathogens : Ecology, Evolution and Genetics

By: Fritz, Robert S. & Simms, Ellen L. (editors)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, The University of Chicago Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012185


Large octavo, pp x, 590, the slightest of marks to the fore-edge, otherwise extremely clean internally, paperback, a very good copy, virtually as new. [Not illustrated] View more info

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Plants Invade the Land. Evolutionary and Environmental Perspectives

By: Gensel, Patricia G. & Edwards, Dianne (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011533


Illustrated, quarto, pp xii, 304, first few pages lightly creased, otherwise in good condition internally, paperback, covers slightly faded, upper cover badly curled and with a creae, lower cover lightly curled. ["What do we now know about the origins of plants on land, from an evolutionary and an environmental perspective? The essays in this collection present a synthesis of our present state of knowledge, integrating current information in paleobotany with physical... View more info

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Reproductive Biology and Evolution of Tropical Woody Angiosperms - a symposium from the XIVth International Botanical Congress, Berlin, 1987

By: Gottsberger, Gerhard & Prance, Ghillean T. (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011080


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp (4), 195, paperback, a very good copy. [Signed by the second author on the title page). {Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Volume 55}. View more info

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The Origin of Adaptations [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Grant, Verne

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York and London, Columbia University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010926


Large 8vo, a few text illustrations, pp x, 606, a slight mark to the fore-edge otherwise the contents are extremely clean, green cloth in very good condition, in a frayed and slightly torn dustwrapper. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effective nature c... View more info

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Understanding Evolution

By: HANSON, Earl D.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York and London, Oxford University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 006229


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp xii, 556, pictorial cloth, slightly worn, lower cover a bit scuffed. [Heavy book - extra postage may be required] View more info

Ethological Dictionary - German, English, French. Ethologisches Woerterbuch - Deutsch, Englisch, Franzosich. Vocabulaire Ethologique - Allemand, Anglais, Francais.

By: HEYMER, Armin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Berlin and Hamburg, Paul Parey: 1977

Seller ID: 005436


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 237, paperback, covers very slightly worn. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

Evolutionary Studies in World crops - diversity and change in the Indian subcontinent (original hardback edition)

By: Hutchinson, Joseph

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 005516


Hardback, a few illustrations, pp 175, dustwrapper, a good copy. View more info

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Evolution and Environment in Tropical America

By: Jackson, Jeremy B.C.; Budd, Ann F. & Coates, Anthony G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011458


A few illustrations, large 8vo, pp x, 425, paperback, a fine copy. [How were the tropical Americas formed? This volume draws on extensive, multidisciplinary research in its attempt to develop new views of the geological formation of the isthmus linking North and South America, and of the major environmental changes that reshaped the Neotropics to create its present-day marine and terrestrial ecosystems. The 24 contributors use current work in paleontology, geology, ocean... View more info

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Population

By: Keddy, Paul A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London & New York, Chapman & Hall: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010967


First edition. Octavo, pp xii, 202, a faint paper crease to the early pages (probably a minor production fault) but really not serious, otherwise very clean internally, laminated boards with very slight bumping to the corners, otherwise a very good copy. [The role of competition within communities, in shaping the structure and composition of the community matrix itself and in influencing day to day functioning of the system is particularly controversial. This book offers... View more info