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Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780884024163, Harvard University Press, March 2017
384 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 174 colour illus., 7 halftones, 1 map, 1 table
This book brings together an international body of scholars working on eighteenth-century botany within the context of imperial expansion. The eighteenth century saw widespread exploration, a tremendous increase in the traffic in botanical specimens,...
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£64,00
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Four Seasons of Flowers A Selection of Botnanical Illustrations from the Rare Book Collection at Dumbarton Oaks
ISBN: HB: 9780884023845, Harvard University Press, August 2013
104 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 3 halftones, 37 colour illus.
"Four Seasons of Flowers" is an illustrated volume that presents a selection of the manuscripts, herbals, and printed botanical texts from the Rare Book Collection at Dumbarton Oaks. Representing pivotal works in the intellectual history of Europe fr...
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£17,00
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Yellowstone's Wildlike in Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674073180, Harvard University Press, April 2013
368 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 1 map, 31 halftones, 8 line illus.
"As a people and nation, we consistently invest in Yellowstone science, as the wildlife populations wax and wane and as the climate changes, migrations are allowed or prevented, wolves are eliminated and restored, and invasive species of animals and...
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£36,00
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Concealing Coloration in Animals
ISBN: HB: 9780674052352, Harvard University Press, April 2013
274 pp., 20.9x13.3 cm, 52 colour illus.
The biological functions of coloration in animals are sometimes surprising. Color can attract mates, intimidate enemies, and distract predators. But color patterns can also conceal animals from detection. Concealing coloration is unusual because it i...
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£29,00
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Bioluminescence Living Lights, Lights for Living
ISBN: HB: 9780674067165, Harvard University Press, March 2013
208 pp., 23.1x16.3 cm, 6 graphs, 74 colour illus., 3 halftones, 11 line illus.
Bioluminescence is everywhere on earth – most of all in the ocean, from angler fish in the depths to the flashing of dinoflagellates at the surface. Here, Therese Wilson and Woody Hastings explore the natural history, evolution, and biochemistry of t...
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£36,00
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March of the Microbes Sighting the Unseen
ISBN: PB: 9780674064096, Harvard University Press, May 2012
336 pp., 21.1x14.7 cm, 38 illus.
Though nothing in the natural world would be quite the same without them, microbes go mostly unnoticed. They are the tiny, mighty force behind the pop in Champagne and the holes in Swiss cheese, the granite walls of Yosemite and the white cliffs of D...
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£13,00
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I Have Landed The End of a Beginning in Natural History
ISBN: PB: 9780674061620, Harvard University Press, October 2011
432 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 32 halftones, 24 line illus.
Gould's final essay collection is based on his remarkable series for Natural History magazine – exactly 300 consecutive essays, with never a month missed, published from 1974 to 2001. Both an intellectually thrilling journey into the nature of scient...
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£16,00
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Lying Stones of Marrakech Penultimate Reflections in Natural History
ISBN: PB: 9780674061675, Harvard University Press, October 2011
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 31 halftones, 13 line illus.
Gould covers topics as diverse as episodes in the birth of paleontology to lessons from Britain's four greatest Victorian naturalists. This collection presents the richness and fascination of the various lives that have fueled the enterprise of scien...
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£20,00
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Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms Essays on Natural History
ISBN: PB: 9780674061637, Harvard University Press, October 2011
432 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 28 halftones, 20 line illus.
With his customary brilliance, Gould examines the puzzles and paradoxes great and small that build nature's and humanity's diversity and order.
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£16,00
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Field Notes on Science and Nature
ISBN: HB: 9780674057579, Harvard University Press, May 2011
320 pp., 23.6x17 cm
Once in a great while, as the "New York Times" noted recently, a naturalist writes a book that changes the way people look at the living world. John James Audubon's "Birds of America", published in 1838, was one. Roger Tory Peterson's 1934 "Field Gui...
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£21,00
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