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Hardcover. Spiders are among the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates, yet they are among the least studied and understood. Suitable for curious naturalists who want to understand this ubiquitous and ecologically critical component of our biosphere, this introduction to spider biology and anatomy explains spider relationships. Illustrator(s): Buchanan, Steve. Num Pages: 288 pages, 88 color illustrations, 25 b/w photographs, 27 line illustrations, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KB; PSVT7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 187 x 261 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1174. 288 pages, illustrations. Illustrator(s): Buchanan, Steve. Spiders are among the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates, yet they are among the least studied and understood. Suitable for curious naturalists who want to understand this ubiquitous and ecologically critical component of our biosphere, this introduction to spider biology and anatomy explains spider relationships. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1KB; PSVT7. Dimension: 187 x 261 x 26. Weight: 1166.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520274884
ISBN
9780520274884
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 80.25
€ 76.06

Paperback. Drawing on accounts from India to Africa and California to Tennessee, and on research in neuroscience, psychology, and animal behaviour, the author explores the minds, emotions, and lives of elephants. By exploring the elephant mind and experience in the wild and in captivity, he bears witness to the breakdown of ancient elephant cultures. Num Pages: 352 pages, 32 black-&-white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVP; PSVW7; WNCF. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 228 x 149 x 19. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300167832
ISBN
9780300167832
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.98

Paperback. Describing feline behavior from both a mechanistic and functional approach, this textbook provides an accessible overview of this fascinating subject. Num Pages: 264 pages, 56. BIC Classification: MZC; PSVW7; WNGC. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 232 x 158 x 16. Weight in Grams: 508.
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845939922
ISBN
9781845939922
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 46.87

Paperback. The story of molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn and her groundbreaking research on telomeres and what it reveals about the resourceful opportunism that characterizes the best scientific thinking. Num Pages: 408 pages, 7 figures, 16 photos. BIC Classification: BGT; PSAK1; PSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 145 x 25. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262512459
ISBN
9780262512459
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 18.25

Paperback. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Data Assimilation:Tools for Modelling the Ocean in a Global Change Perspective, held in Liege Belgium, May 1993 Editor(s): Brasseur, Pierre P.; Nihoul, J. C. J. Series: NATO Asi Series / NATO Asi Subseries I:. Num Pages: 260 pages, 30 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: PHVG; PSAF; RBKC; RNK; TQD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9783642789410
ISBN
9783642789410
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 126.09
€ 124.44

Paperback. The avifauna of the region includes representatives from both the Palaearctic and Oriental regions, with a wide range of Arctic, Temperate and sub-Tropical species, and quite a number of endemics. All birds recorded in the region are included making this the first single volume guide ever devoted to the eastern Asian avifauna. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 528 pages, 234 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1FP; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 148 x 31. Weight in Grams: 966.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713670400
ISBN
9780713670400
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 36.44

Hardcover. Num Pages: Illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: PSVW7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 279 x 10. Weight in Grams: 431.
Publisher
Charlesbridge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781580894180
ISBN
9781580894180
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.38

Paperback. An introduction to the field of mathematical biology. It covers a range of topics, including: Population dynamics, Infectious diseases, Population genetics and evolution, Dispersal, Molecular and cellular biology, Pattern formation, and Cancer modelling. Series: Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series. Num Pages: 350 pages, 4 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: PBWH; PDE; PS. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 175 x 20. Weight in Grams: 664.
Publisher
Springer London Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
350
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st ed. 2003. Corr. 2nd printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852335366
ISBN
9781852335366
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.20

Map. Illustrator(s): Askew, Richard. Series: Occasional Publications S. Num Pages: 12 pages, Col.ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; PSVT7; WNCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 141 x 241 x 1. Weight in Grams: 60.
Publisher
Field Studies Council United Kingdom
Number of pages
12
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851538638
ISBN
9781851538638
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.75

Paperback. Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: PS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
6th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781305628007
ISBN
9781305628007
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 96.87

Paperback. This concluding volume of Charles Darwin's biography looks closely at the wider publishing world of Victorian England and the different audiences which responded to Darwin's ideas. It considers the Darwinian revolution from his point of view and what it was like to become a scientific celebrity. Num Pages: 608 pages, 24pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JH; BG; PDX; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 153 x 46. Weight in Grams: 842.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712668378
ISBN
9780712668378
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 27.98

Paperback. Few lives of great men offer so much interest, and so many mysteries, as the life of Charles Darwin, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than 100 years after his death. His biography is recounted here, by trained biologist and historian of science, Janet Browne. Num Pages: 656 pages, 32pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JH; BG; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 154 x 48. Weight in Grams: 864.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844133147
ISBN
9781844133147
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 22.28

Paperback. The study of dinosaurs has been experiencing a remarkable renaissance over the past few decades. Scientific understanding of dinosaur anatomy, biology, and evolution has advanced to such a degree that paleontologists often know more about 100-million-year-old dinosaurs than many species of living organisms. Series: Topa Topics in Paleobiology. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSV; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 193 x 15. Weight in Grams: 780.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470656587
ISBN
9780470656587
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 79.76

Paperback. What does it mean to be a horse? The definitive and bestselling book explaining the mysteries of the horse using insights of modern science. Num Pages: 256 pages, 6. BIC Classification: PD; PSVW7; WNGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753801123
ISBN
9780753801123
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Learn the data skills necessary for turning large sequencing datasets into reproducible and robust biological findings. With this practical guide, you'll learn how to use freely available open source tools to extract meaning from large complex biological data sets. Num Pages: 538 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAK1; UM. Category: (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 237 x 182 x 34. Weight in Grams: 978.
Publisher
O'Reilly Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781449367374
ISBN
9781449367374
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.43
€ 39.54

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Strachan, Rob; Troughton, Guy; Bullion, Simone. Num Pages: 12 pages, 60ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; PSVW7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 243 x 2. Weight in Grams: 58.
Publisher
Field Studies Council
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851538768
ISBN
9781851538768
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.75

Paperback. Celebrates the imperfections of the human brain in all their glory, and the impact of these quirks on our daily lives. This book book is suitable for anyone who has wondered why their brain seems to be sabotaging their life, and what on earth it is really up to. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: GTR; JM; PD; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Guardian Faber Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783350827
ISBN
9781783350827
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.42

Paperback. Developed from the successful Norwegian book Den Store Kaninboka (The Big Book of Rabbits) this book covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content now also made relevant to veterinarians. Case studies from around the world give this valuable resource an international perspective. Num Pages: 232 pages, 200. BIC Classification: MZC; PSVP; TVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 191 x 245 x 12. Weight in Grams: 708.
Publisher
CABI
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780641904
ISBN
9781780641904
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.65

Paperback. Explains the DNA analysis process beginning with collection of evidence at a crime scene to the statistical interpretation of the results. This book details genetic genealogy and tracing domestic pet hairs to perpetrators. It includes a glossary with over 400 terms for reference of unfamiliar terms and an acronym guide to decipher the DNA dialect. Num Pages: 520 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MMQ; PSAK1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 192 x 38. Weight in Grams: 950. 520 pages, Illustrations. Explains the DNA analysis process beginning with collection of evidence at a crime scene to the statistical interpretation of the results. This book details genetic genealogy and tracing domestic pet hairs to perpetrators. It includes a glossary with over 400 terms for reference of unfamiliar terms and an acronym guide to decipher the DNA dialect. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: MMQ; PSAK1. Dimension: 233 x 192 x 38. Weight: 898.
Publisher
Academic Press
Number of pages
520
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780123749994
ISBN
9780123749994
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 50.93

Paperback. Investigating a whole host of species from around the globe, the first short and affordable introduction to animal behaviour Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: PSVP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780742601
ISBN
9781780742601
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Susannah Cahalan was a happy, clever, healthy twenty-four-year old. Then one day she woke up in hospital, with no memory of what had happened or how she had got there. Everything she had taken for granted about her life, and who she was, was wiped out. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: BM; JM; MQVB; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
PENGUIN BOOKS
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141975344
ISBN
9780141975344
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.82

Paperback. This book addresses the question of how life may have arisen on earth, in the spirit of an intriguing detective story. Series: CANTO. Num Pages: 144 pages, line diagrams, index, glossary. BIC Classification: PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 11. Weight in Grams: 19.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521398282
ISBN
9780521398282
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.39

Hardcover. Drawing on recent advances in evolutionary biology, prominent scholars return to the question posed in a pathbreaking book: how evolution itself evolved. Editor(s): Calcott, Brett; Sterelny, Kim. Series: Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology. Num Pages: 336 pages, 36 b&w illus., 6 tables. BIC Classification: PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 185 x 22. Weight in Grams: 678.
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262015240
ISBN
9780262015240
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.61
€ 57.31

Hardcover. This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged with the avian world. Each item contains around 500 words on a double-page spread and include an illustration of the object in question. Num Pages: 224 pages, More than 100 illlustrations. BIC Classification: PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 190 x 19. Weight in Grams: 828.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408186183
ISBN
9781408186183
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 19.80

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