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FISH DIVERSITY OF JAPAN: EVOLUTION, ZOOGEOGRAPHY, AND CONSERVATION
Written by Yoshiaki Kai; Hiroyuki Motomura; Keiichi Matsuura.
Stock no. 2140432
Published by Springer. Circa 2022. Fine condition.
This book reviews and summarizes the studies on the fish diversity of Japan. ISBN: 9789811674266. Still in original shrink wrap - UNREAD.
Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780793806201. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Small damp mark to top edge of some pages.
THE SHOCKING HISTORY OF ELECTRIC FISHES: FROM ANCIENT EPOCHS TO THE BIRTH OF MODERN NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
Written by Stanley Finger; Marco Piccolino.
Stock no. 2139749
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780195366723. 2nd printing. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Crease to bottom corner of front cover. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with white label to rear panel.
Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843751488. Slight fading to spine. Creasing to top corner of front cover and some corresponding pages internally. Foxing to outer page edges.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. B/w diagrams. This practical text is designed as a benchmark reference to the many technical aspects of salmon and trout farming, the varied issues of growth and development, operational and administrative concerns, environmental requirements and consequences, nutrition and feeding, disease prevention and control, harvesting and fish quality, genetics and breeding technology, and marketing. ISBN: 0852382456. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few marks to covers. Light page edge browning, with a few foxspots to outer page edges.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5". 272 pages. An authoritative work of outstanding interest. Many attractive colour plates - also black and white photo illustrations. Boards unevenly faded. Foxing to endpapers. Browning to text block. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few small closed tears and chips.
SMALL FRESHWATER CREATURES (POCKET GUIDES)
Written by Lars-Henrik Olsen; Jakob Sunesen; Bente Vita Pedersen.
Stock no. 1822359
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Describing over 500 animals, from spiders to salamanders, that you may meet in the ponds, rivers, and streams of Northern Europe. Grey pictorial boards, black title to spine. Illustrated endpapers, colour illustrations, 229 pages including index. ISBN: 0198507984. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents fine.
New Naturalist Monograph series. B/w photos. Trout anatomy, physiology, distribution and food, the effects of climate, water chemistry, human and other predators, their growth and weight, how to assess their age and condition. Uneven fading (offsetting from wrapper) to covers. Some page browning. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film; some browning and a few marks.
New Naturalist Monograph no. 16. 27 b/w plates. 24 diagrams. A study of the salmon's life stages. Detailed sections on spawning and homing, and a most interesting conclusion by the eminent author that salmon do not feed in fresh water. This raises an interesting question for those who indulge in fly-fishing! This book beautifully describes the strange and mysterious life history of the salmon. ISBN: 000213201X. A few light marks to boards. Text block browned. Name & year in red ink to front endpaper. Contents are lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened at spine and flap folds on verso with now yellowed tape (not visible to front), spine & corners lightly rubbed, rear panel slightly grubby. Overall a nice looking dustwrapper from the front.
TRANSACTIONS OF THE MIDLAND SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION WINTER SESSION OF 1864-5
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819468
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1865. Good condition.
Contents include: On Thor's Cave; On the Nest of the Ten Spined Stickleback; On the Embryo of the Pike; On the Jaw of the British Leopard; On some Peculiarities in the growth of the Hawthorn Tree; and much more. Pink cardwraps. 19 plates at rear. Writing in blue pencil to front cover, covers are unevenly faded and marked/grubby. Backstrip worn and front cover just starting to split from contents because of this. A little unobtrusive annotation to contents in pencil. Text block browned. Plates have some foxing present.
FRESHWATER FISHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (NN 75)
Written by Peter S. Maitland; R. Niall Campbell.
Stock no. 2130650
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
New Naturalist No. 75 Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN to verso of title page is 0002193833 but this is incorrect as this ISBN matches NN No.74 (Ferns). ISBN provided is on verso of dustwrapper of this title. ISBN: 0002193795. Foxing to top edge of outer page edges, else fine. Wrapper is faded to spine.
New Naturalist series 128. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Orange endpapers with blue New Naturalist logo repeating. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007511389. Still in original shrinkwrap!