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BIRDS OF THE SALTON SEA: STATUS, BIOGEOGRAPHY, AND ECOLOGY
Written by Michael A. Pattenden; Guy McCaskie; Philip Unitt.
Stock no. 1823510
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Salton Sea, California's largest inland lake, supports a spectacular bird population that is among the most concentrated and diverse in the world. Sadly, this crucial stopover along the Pacific Flyway for migratory and wintering shorebirds, landbirds, and waterfowl is dangerously close to collapse from several environmental threats. This book describes more than 450 species and subspecies. Grey cloth boards, green title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0520235932. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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.
Changes in farming practice and their environmental effects. New Naturalist series. Green cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 000219239X. Boards clean and bright. Minor tape marks to free endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual) else lovely and clean.
Ornithologists have been collecting data on the breeding habits of birds for many years. This book is an interpretation of the main adaptations of birds for breeding. A comprehensive survey so that readers can see what is known, and what remains to be discovered, and hence may be stimulated to add to knowledge. Red cloth boards, brown title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0412112205. Reprint. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine.
Comparing and contrasting the salt marsh and sand dune habitats and the ecological processes operating within them. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and charts. ISBN: 0412105004. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and edges.
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.
Card wraps. B/w graphs and illustrations. ISBN: 0412251108. Spine is faded. Couple of corners are a little creased. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.
GUIDE TO MT KAINDI: BACKGROUND TO MONTANE NEW GUINEA ECOLOGY
Written by J.L. Gressitt; Nalini Nadkarni. Illustrated by Margaret K. Gressitt.
Stock no. 2127988
Published by Wau Ecology Institute. 1978. Very good condition.
Card wraps. Handbook No. 5. B/w illustrations and photos. Foxing to covers and some internal pages. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.
Card wraps. B/w photos and graphs. ISBN: 0632018348. Some browning to covers. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges.
ECOLOGICAL ISOLATION IN BIRDS
Written by David Lack. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1816492
Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Brown cloth. A critical and new assessment of the importance of ecological isolation between species in nature. Line drawings, diagrams & maps. Top edge orange. ISBN: 0632068701. Bookplate of Bryan L. Sage (distinguished naturalist) to front pastedown. A few minor foxspots. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased, and browned at spine.
PRIMARY SUCCESSION ON LAND
Written by J. Miles; D.W.H. Walton.
Stock no. 2126545
Published by Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Special Publication Series of the British Ecological Society Number 12. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0632035471. Light bumping along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.
Glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0419205101. Ex-lib. with some usual markings. Bumping to corners and cover edges.