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THE HUMAN BODY
Written by Jonathan Miller; David Pelham. Illustrated by Harry Willock.
Stock no. 2137404
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

A three-dimensional study. Discover what happens inside your body! Glazed pictorial boards. 6 intricate pop-ups of body parts. Large format. Designed by David Pelham. Paper engineering by Vic Duppa-Whyte and David Rosendale. ISBN: 0224020862. Bumping along cover edges and to corners. Slight odour (musty) to book. Some foxing and marks throughout. Pop-ups and moving pieces all appear very good.

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ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant.
Stock no. 1322653
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

With a new foreword by Jonathan Weiner. Cardwraps. 492 pages. B/w drawings and photos. Princeton Science Library. ISBN: 0691048665. Minimal rubbing to corners. Very light, dusty mark to base of textblock.

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THE ORIGIN OF HUMAN SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Written by W.G. Runciman.
Stock no. 1322648
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

These papers bring an interdisciplinary approach to bear on what is arguable the central question in the study of human social evolution. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 259 pages. B/w diagrams. Published for The British Adademy, this is Proceedings of the British Academy 110. ISBN: 0197262503.

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AVIAN EMBRYOLOGY
Written by Marianne Bronner-Fraser.
Stock no. 2135755
Published by Elsevier. Circa 2008. Almost very good condition.

2nd Edition. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos/illustrations. Methods In Cell Biology Series Volume 87. ISBN: 9780125641746. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to top of spine. Initials in ink to outer page edges; name in ink to half-title page. Front endpaper has been cut out. A reading copy.

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ANIMAL EYES
Written by Michael F. Land; Dan-Eric Nilsson.
Stock no. 1821270
Published by Oxford University Press. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Oxford Animal Biology Series. A comparative account of all the types of eye in the animal kingdom, which includes their optical systems, form and function, ecology and evolution. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0198509685. Reprint.

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DOSE FINDING IN DRUG DEVELOPMENT
Written by Naitee Ting.
Stock no. 1820458
Published by Springer. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Statistics for Biology and Health series. This book introduces the drug development process in clinical trials, including its design and analysis. Yellow and purple matt boards. ISBN: 9780387290744. Boards scuffed, marked, and faded to spine. Corners rubbed. A few corner creases to contents. One or two highlights to margins.

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BAYESIAN ADAPTIVE METHODS FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
Written by Scott M. Berry; Bradley P. Carlin; et al.
Stock no. 1820371
Published by CRC Press. Circa 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series. For readers involved in clinical trials research, this book significantly updates and expands their statistical toolkits. Blue glazed boards. ISBN: 9781439825488. Boards a little scuffed, remains of label to rear board. Binding error to rear pastedown and endpaper which means the pastedown is creased vertically and last page of index is stuck to the pastedown. Contents otherwise fine.

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THE MAMMAL IN THE MIRROR: UNDERSTANDING OUR PLACE IN THE NATURAL WORLD
Written by David P. Barash; Ilona A. Barash.
Stock no. 1817315
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A voyage of self-discovery. Black cloth spine with gilt title, black paper sides. ISBN: 0716733919. A few minor grubby marks mainly to text block.

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LIFE
Written by Arthur E. Shipley.
Stock no. 1816524
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 1925. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. A Book for Elementary Students. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 204 pages including index. Remains of dustwrapper neatly taped in to rear endpapers. A nice, bright copy.

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AVIAN INVASIONS
Written by Tim M. Blackburn; Julie L. Lockwood; Phillip Cassey.
Stock no. 1317098
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st PB 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oxford Avian Biology Series. The Ecology & Evolution of Exotic Birds. ix & 305 pages. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780199232550. Minimal rubbing to corners of covers.

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HOW AND WHY SPECIES MULTIPLY: THE RADIATION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant; B. Rosemary Grant.
Stock no. 1815192
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The authors explain how the same finches studied by Darwin - and named after him - have continued to provide scientists with valuable information about the origin and evolution of new species. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and b/w diagrams. xix and 218 pages including index. ISBN: 9780691149998.

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THE BIOLOGY OF POLLUTED WATERS
Written by H.B.N. Hynes.
Stock no. 1813011
Published by Liverpool University Press. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biological aspects of pollution in simple terms and as comprehensively as possible. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w charts and illustrations. 202 pages. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.

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