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New buys

Posted by Rita Dockery Sep 21, 2010

New books recently added to the Library collection

 

Anthropology / Palaeontology


The early modern human from Tianyuan Cave, China / Hong Shang and Erik Trinkaus.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2010.

 

Lichens / William Purvis
London : Natural History Museum, 2010.

 

Chetvertichnye otlozheniia i rel'ef dolin Chui i Katuni / I.D. Zol'nikov, A.A. Mistriukov
Novosibirsk : Parallel', 2008

 

Dinosaur doctor : the life of Gideon Mantell / by Edmund Critchley.
Stroud : Amberley, 2010.

 

The forest primeval : the geologic history of wood and petrified forests / Leo J. Hickey.
New Haven, Conn. : Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 2003.

 

Plants in Mesozoic time : morphological innovations, phylogeny, ecosystems / edited by Carole T. Gee.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2010.

 


Botany

 

Ethnobotany and medicinal plants of India and Nepal. Volume 3 / edited by V. Singh
Jodhpur : Scientific Publishers, 2009.

 

Proceedings of the Second World Seed Conference : Responding to the challenges of a changing world : the role of new plant varieties and high quality seed in agriculture
Geneva : FAO, [2010].

 

A guide to growing carnivorous plants / The Carnivorous Plant Society
Hampshire : The Carnivorous Plant Society, 2010.

 

Flowers of the Norfolk Broads / Simon Harrap.
Edgefield, Norfolk : Simon Harrap, 2010.

 

Wild flowers of the Victoria Falls area / Helen Pickering and Evelyn Roe.
London : Helen Pickering, 2009.

 

An illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar / John Norton, Sara Abdul Majid, Debbie Allan, Mohammed Al Safran, Benno Böer & Renee Richer.
Gosport, UK : Browndown Publications, 2009.

 

Specimens of the plants collected in the Imperial Palace and the Imperial Villas. Part III, Sympetalae (Diapensiaceae - Compositae)
Tsukuba City : Showa Memorial Institute, 2010.

 

Specimens of the plants collected in the Imperial Palace and the Imperial Villas. Part IV, Monocotyledonae, Gymnospermae, and Pteridophyta
Tsukuba City : Showa Memorial Institute, 2010.

 


General

 

Checklist of legally protected British species : fauna & flora protected by British and international legal instruments arranged alphabetically by scientific and common English names / compiled by Christopher J. Betts.
Worcester, UK : Christopher Betts-Environmental Biology, 2008.

 

Ireland's ocean : a natural history / Michael Viney & Ethna Viney.
Cork : Collins, 2008.

 

Development of taxonomic capacity in Central America / edition, Alvaro Herrera ; Global Taxonomic Initiative, Convention on Biological Diversity = Deasarrollo de la capacidad taxonómica en América Central / eitor; Alvaro Herrra ; Iniciativa Mundial en Taxonómia, Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica
Costa Rica: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, 2002.

 

Ecuador : Territorio Cofan Dureno / editores: Randall Borman ... [et al.]
Chicago, Ill. : Field Museum, Environmental and Conservation Programs, 2007.

 

A birdstuffer's library : a 19th century naturalist's library / Joan Webb
Sydney : The Author, 2009.

 

Darwin : l'arbre de vie / Barbara Continenza.
Paris : Belin, 2009.

 

Darwin in Scotland : Edinburgh, evolution and enlightenment / J.F. Derry.
Dunbeath : Whittles, 2009.

 

Amber : the natural time capsule / Andrew Ross.
London : Natural History Museum, 2010.

 

Sustaining digital resources : an on-the-ground view of projects today : Ithaka case studies in sustainability / Nancy L. Maron, K. Kirby Smith and Matthew Loy ; with a foreword by Kevin Guthrie and Laura Brown.
New York, NY : Ithaka S+R, [2009]

 

Ornithology (Tring)

 

The jewel hunter / Chris Gooddie
Old Basing, Hants: Wildguides, 2010

 


Zoology

 

Citizens of the sea : wonderous creatures from the census of marine life / Nancy Knowlton.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2010.

 

Sharks and rays of Borneo / Peter R. Last ... [et al.].
Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing, 2010.

 

Indonesian primates / edited by Sharon Gursky-Doyen, Jatna Supriatna.
New York : Springer, 2010.

 

Marine mammal ecology and conservation : a handbook of techniques / edited by Ian L. Boyd, W. Don Bowen, Sara J. Iverson.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

Molluscs of the Urals and the adjacent areas. The family Lymnaeidae (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Lymnaeiformes) / I.M. Khokhutkin, M.V. Vinarskii, M.E. Grebennikov
Ekaterinburg : Goshchitskii, 2009

 

De amfibieën en reptielen van Nederland / eds Raymond C.M. Creemers, Jeroen J.C.W. van Delft
Leiden : Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis , 2009.

 

Timber rattlesnakes in Vermont and New York : biology, history, and the fate of an endangered species / Jon Furman.
Hanover : University Press of New England, 2007.