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October 18, 2010

New buys

Posted by Rita Dockery Oct 18, 2010
New books added to the Library collection

Here are the most recently arrived additions to the Library collection. These books are now on display in the Main Reading Room, Botany Reading Room (for all Botany titles) and Tring (for all Ornithology titles).  You are welcome to make an appointment to use them.

Anthropology / Palaeontology

Vanished ocean : how Tethys reshaped the world / Dorrik Stow
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010

Silent stories : insect fossil treasures from dinosaur era of the Northeastern China / Ren Dong, Shih Chungkun, Gao Taiping, Pao Yunzhi and Zhao Yunyun
Beijing : Science Press, 2010


The intricate beauty of Sphagnum mosses : a Finnish guide for identification / Jukka Laine ... [et al.].
Helsinki : Department of Forest Ecology, University of Helsinki, [2009].

Vanilla / edited by Eric Odoux and Michel Grisoni.
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2011.

Flora of North America : north of Mexico. Vol. 8, Magnoliophyta : Paeoniaceae to Ericaceae / edited by Flora of North America Editorial Committee.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

Seeds of Amazonian plants / Fernando Cornejo and John Janovec.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2010.

Atlas of the marine flora of Southern Spitsbergen / edited by Romuald Z. Klekowski and Jan Marcin W¸eslawski.
Gdansk : Ossolineum, 1995.

The Kew Plant glossary : an illustrated dictionary of plant terms / Henk J. Beentje ; illustrations by Juliet Williamson.
Richmond : Kew, 2010.

Catálogo de las Briofitas de Bolivia diversidad, distribución y ecología / Steven P. Churchill ; Ninel N. Sanjines A. ; Claudia Aldana M.
St. Louis Missouri Botanical Garden [u.a.] 2009.

Weeds : How vagabond plants gatecrashed civilisation and changed the way we think about nature / Richard Mabey
London : Gardners Books 2010.


Pisauridae (Arachnida: Araneae) / C. J. Vink and N. Dupérré
Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand : Manaaki Whenua Press, 2010

Aphids and other hemipterous insects
Lublin, Poland : John Paull II Catholic University of Lublin 2010

Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands / edited by Justin Gerlach & Yuri Marusik
Manchester : Siri Scientific Press, 2010

Illustrated catalogue of the beetles. II, The prionids of the neotropical region / Ivo Jeni
Ronov p.R. : Kulturní Dedictví, 2010

Review of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from eastern Canada / by Jan Klimaszewski ... [et al.]
Sofia : Pensoft, 2010

A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea. Vol. 4, Plusiinae II / Gottfried Behounek, László Ronkay & Gábor Ronkay
Budapest : Heterocera Press, 2010


Victorian popularizers of science : designing nature for new audiences / Bernard Lightman.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2007.

Frozen evolution, or, That's not the way it is, Mr. Darwin : [a] farewell to selfish gene / Jaroslav Flegr ; [translation into English, Madeleine S'tulíková].
Prague : Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, c2008.

Emerald ekoloka mrea u Srbiji = Emerald ecological network in Serbia / editors, Nenad Sekulic, Jasmina S'inz'ar-Sekulic
Beograd [Belgrade] : Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, 2010.

Salvemos San Rafael = Saving San Rafael / Emily Y. Horton
Asunción, Paraguay : Asociación Guyra Paraguay, 2008.

Big bugs life-size / George Beccaloni.
London : Natural History Museum, 2010.

E-journals : their use, value and impact.
London : Research Information Network, 2009.

Introducing RDA : a guide to the basics / Christine Oliver.
London : Facet Publishing, 2010.


Secrets of the gem trade : the connoisseur's guide to precious gemstones / Richard W. Wise.
Lenox, Mass. : Brunswick House Press, 2006.

Introduction to planetary science : the geological perspective / Gunter Faure, Teresa M. Mensing.
Dordrecht : Springer, 2007.

Protoplanetary dust : astrophysical and cosmochemical perspectives / edited by Dániel Apai and Dante S. Lauretta.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Ornithology (Tring)

Bird observatories of Britain and Ireland / edited by Mike Archer ... [et al.].
London : T & AD Poyser, cop. 2010.

Materialy k rasprostraneniiu ptits na urale, v priural'e i zapadno Sibiri. vyp 14 : sbornik statei / [otv. red. V. K. Riabttsev]
Ekaterinburg : Izdatel'stvo Ural'skogo Universiteta, 2003

Materialy k rasprostraneniiu ptits na urale, v priural'e i zapadnoi Sibiri. vyp 14 / [otv. red. V. K. Riabttsev, V. V. Tarasov]
Ekaterinburg : Izdatel'stvo Ural'skogo Universiteta, 2009.


The game of conservation : international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals / Mark Cioc.
Athens : Ohio University Press, 2009.

Airway chemoreceptors in the vertebrates : structure, evolution and function / editors, Giacomo Zaccone ... [et al.].
Enfield : Science Publishers, 2009.

Wildlife of the high Andes and Atacama desert : a field guide to the El Loa province = Fauna del altiplano andino y desierto de Atacama : guia de campo de la Provincia del Loa / Gilmar Ramirez Leyton
Santiago, Chile : Phrynosaura, 2009

Evolutsiia polovogo razmnozheniia mshanok otriada Cheilostomata (Gymnolaemata) / A.N. Ostrovskii
Sankt-Peterburg : Izdatel'stvo S.-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, 2009

The infanticide controversy : primatology and the art of field science / Amanda Rees.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Phylogeny, taxonomy and evolution of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiae) / Paco Cárdenas
Bergen : University of Bergen, 2010

Venomous snakes of Europe, northern, central and western Asia = Giftschlangen Europas, Nord-, Zentral- und Westasiens / Patrick David, Gernot Vogel.
Frankfurt am Main : Chimaira, 2010.

Agamid lizards of southern Asia, Draconinae. 2, . - Leiolepidinae / Ulrich Manthey
Frankfurt am Main : Chimaira, 2010.