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January 31, 2011

New additions

Posted by Rita Dockery Jan 31, 2011

Here are the 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). Have you made an appointment to come and talk to us yet? 


Also, check out the sparkling and new Images of Nature gallery, free to visit in the Blue Zone.


Anthropology / Palaeontology


Lake District mountain landforms / Peter Wilson
Lancaster [England] : Scotforth Books, 2010


A catalogue of the collection of Cambrian and Silurian fossils, contained in the Geolological Museum of the University of Cambridge / by J.W. Salter ; with a preface by Adam Sedgwick and a table of genera and index added by John Morris.
Cambridge : University Press, 2010


An empirical synthetic pattern study of gars (Lepisosteiformes) and closely related species, based mostly on skeletal anatomy. The resurrection of Holostei / Lance Grande
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2010




Wild flowers of Greece / text by Kit Tan and Arne Strid ; colour plates by Niki A. Goulandris.
Kifissia, Greece : The Goulandris Natural History Mueum, 2009.


Bryophyte ecology and climate change / [edited by] Zoltán Tuba, Nancy G. Slack, Lloyd R. Stark.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.


Flora Zambesiaca. Volume 13. Part 4, Xyridaceae, Eriocaulaceae, Typhaceae, Restionaceae, Flagellariaceae, Juncaceae, Musaceae, Strelitziaceae, Costaceae, Zingiberaceae, Cannaceae, Marantaceae / edited by Jonathan Timberlake.
Richmond : Kew, 2010.


Flora Zambesiaca. Volume 13. Part 2, Eriospermaceae, Dracaenaceae, Arecaceae (Palmae), Pontederiaceae, Bromeliaceae, Mayacaceae / edited by Jonathan Timberlake.
Richmond : Kew, 2010.


A new atlas of the Kent flora / Eric G. Philp
Kent : Kent Field Club, 2010.


Index to chromosome numbers of Chinese Pteridophyta (1969-2009) / edited by Cheng Xiao & Zhang Shou-Zhou.
Shenzhen, China : Fairylake Botanical Garden, 2010.


Flora of tropical East Africa, Acanthaceae (Part 2) / by Iain Darbyshire, Kaj Vollesen and Ensermu Kelbessa ; editor : H. J. Beentje
Kew : Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 2010.





Insect biodiversity : science and society / Foottit, Robert George
Wiley-Blackwell, 2009


Norges sommerfugler : Hånbok over Norges dagsommerfugler og nattsvermere / Aarvik, Leif
Apollo Books, 2009


Gallenboek :  overzicht van door dieren en planten veroorzaakte Nederlandse gallen / van Leeuwen, Willem Marius Docters
Zeist : KNNV Uitgeverij, 2009


Wasps of Surrey / Baldock, David W.
Woking : Surrey Wildlife Trust, 2010




The species seekers : heroes, fools, and the mad pursuit of life on Earth / Richard Conniff.
New York : W.W. Norton, c2011.


The single helix : a turn around the world of science / Steve Jones.
London : Abacus, 2006.


The economics of ecosystems & biodiversity : report for business : executive summary / [Joshua Bishop ... [et al.]]
[Bonn : TEEB, 2010.


Marine environment and resources of Abu Dhabi / edited by Thabit Zahran Al Abdessalaam.
Abu Dhabi : Environment Agency--Abu Dhabi, c2007.


Secrets of nature [videorecording] : pioneering natural history films / British Instructional Films.
[London] : British Film Institute, c2010.




Field guide to stiperstones mines / edited by Adrian Pearce
Shropshire Mines Trust, 2010


The Cambridge handbook of earth science data / Paul Henderson, Gideon M. Henderson.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


Ornithology (Tring)


The birds of Thorne Moors: an annotated checklist / by Bryan P. Wainwright
Doncaster : Thorne & Hatfield Moors Conservation Forum, 2009.




Pitanie presnovodnykh bespozvonochnykh / A. V. Monakov
Moskva : Institut Problem Ekologii i Evoliutsii im. A. N. Severtsov, RAN, 1998.


Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest : tracking and identifying mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates / David Moskowitz.
Portland : Timber Press, 2010.


Opredelitel' lichinok krabov infraotriada Brachyura severo-zapadnoí chasti Iaponskogo Moria = Illustrayed [sic] key for the identification of brachyuran larvae in the northwestern Sea of Japan / E. S. Kornienko and O. M. Korn
Vladivostock : Dalnauka, 2010.


Shrimps and crabs of Kume Island, Okinawa / Kawamoto Tsuyoshi & Okuno Junji.
Tokyo : Hankyu Komyunikeshonzu, 2003


Fish defences. Volume 2 , Pathogens, parasites and predators / editors, Giacomo Zaccone ... [et al.].
Enfield, N.H. : Science, 2009.