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Monday 19th December 2011

 

Friday 23rd December 2011 - Monday 2nd January 2012 (inclusive)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erythacus rubecula, European robin by John Gould
Plate 48 from The Birds of Great Britain, Vol. 2 (1873)

 

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Botany

 

 

The flora of North Stradbroke Island / K. Stephens & D. Sharp.
[Brisbane, Qld.] : State of Queensland, Environmental Protection Agency, 2009.
581.9(943) STE

Medicinal plants of South Africa / Ben-Erik Van Wyk, Bosch Van Oudtshoorn, Nigel Gericke.
2nd ed.
Pretoria : Briza Publications, 2009.
615.10(68) WYK

The orchids of Mount Kinabalu / Jeffrey J. Wood ... [et al.] ; in collaboration with Reed S. Beaman, Rimi Repin and Jaap J. Vermeulen.
Kota Kinabalu : Natural History Publications (Borneo) ; Kew : In association with Royal Botanic Gardens, 2011.
581.9(595) WOO Q

Katalog tipovykh obraztsov sosudistykh rastenii vostochnoi azii, khraniashchikhsia v gerbarii Botanicheskogo Instituta im V. L. Komarova (LE). Chast' 1, Laponiia i Koreia / editor-in chief : A. E. Grabovskaya-Borodina
Mosow - St. Petersburg : KMK Scientific Press, 2010.
58.005 KOM STP

Algae of Ukraine : Diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Vol.3, Chlorophyta / edited by Petro M. Tsarenko, Solomon P. Wasser & Eviatar Nevo.
Ruggell : A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G., 2010.
ALGAE 582.26 TSA

Lichens : an illustrated guide to the British and Irish species / Frank S. Dobson.
6th rev. and enl. ed.
Slough : Richmond Pub. Co., 2011.
LICHEN 582.29 DOB

Guía Darwin de las plantas de los Cerrados de la Chiquitania / John R.I. Wood (editor) ; [auctores: Fabiana Mamani ... [et al.]
Santa Cruz, Bolivia : Museo de Historia Natural "Noel Kempff Mercado", 2011.
581.9(84) WOO Q

The Ambonese herbal : being a description of the most noteworthy trees, … &c. / by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; translated, annotated and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman.
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2011.
615.10(595P431) RUM Q

 

 

Entomology

 

Insects in Chongqing Municipality / Chen, Bin
[Beijing] : [Science Press] ; 2010
73H o CHE

Blackflies of South India : with a special aspect of Onchocerciasis / Anbalagan, S.
New Delhi : A.P.H. Pub.Corp., 2011
DIPTERA A.52

Zhongguo Beifang Yaowen Youchong = Tendipes in the North of China / Wang, Juncai
[China] ; 2011
DIPTERA W.66

Chalcidoidea and Chrysidoidea Fauna in the Northeast China / Fang, Hong
Beijing : Beijing Normal University Publishing Group ; 2010
HYMENOPTERA F.31


A cladistic study of the Arctiidae (Lepidoptera) by using characters of immatures and adults / Jacobson, N. L.
Lanham: Entomological Society of America, 2002
MACROLEPIDOPTERA J.30The Maltese countryside : a pictorial guide to the flora of the Maltese Islands / Guido Bonett and Joe Attard.

 


General

 

Biodiversity, biogeography and nature conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea. Vol. 1 / Dimitry Telnov, executive editor
Riga : The Entomological Society of Latvia, 2011
L 77A q BIO

Cruise handbook for Svalbard / Bjørn Fossli Johansen (ed.), Kristin Prestvold & Øystein Overrein.
Tromsø : Norwegian Polar Institute, 2011.
L SERIALS S 539E

 

 

Zoology

 

Animal behavior desk reference : a dictionary of animal behavior, ecology, and evolution / Edward M. Barrows.
3rd ed. Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
Z REFERENCE 95A BAR

Fishes : the animal answer guide / Gene Helfman and Bruce Collette.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Z 22 o HEL

Dvustvorchatye molliuski Belogo Moria : opyt ekologo-faunisticheskogo analiza : =Clams of the White Sea : ecological and faunistic analysis / A.D. Naumov
Sankt-Peterburg : ZoologicheskiÄ­ Institut R.A.N., 2006.
Z MOLLUSCA 72Q o NAU

Identification manual for common turtles and tortoises / the Endangered Species Import and Export Management Office of the People's Republic of China.
Beijing : China Forestry Pub. House, [2002?]
Z REPTILES 70 IDE

Zhongguo mao yi gui lei jian suo tu jian = Identification manual for traded turtles in China / Shi Haitao deng bian zhu.
Beijing : Zhongguo da bai ke quan shu chu ban she, 2008.
Z REPTILES 73 IDE
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Due to building works our public Reading Room service will move and as a result the number of visitors that we can accommodate will be reduced.

 

Please contact the Library for further details if you were planning on making an appointment during this period.

 

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020 7942 5460

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Anthropology / Palaeontology

 

Proceedin[g]s of the 7th Romanian Symposium on Paleontology, Cluj-Napoca, 22-24 October 2009/ edited by Ioan I. Bucur, Emanoil Sasaran, Dana Pop
Cluj : Presa Universitara Clujeana, 2011
72V q ACT

 

Silurian fossils of the Pentland Hills, Scotland / edited by Euan K. Clarkson ... [et al.] ; technical editing by David J. Batten.
London : Palaeontological Association, 2007
P 72 Ab/2 o SIL

 

Botany

 

Flora Algarum Marinarum Sinicarum. Tomus II, Rhodophyta no. II : Acrochetiales, Nemaliales, Bonnemaisoniales / redactor principalis : C. K. Tseng ; authors : Zeng Chengkui ... [et al.]
Beijing : Ke xue chu ban she [Science Press], 2005.
ALGAE 582.273 ZHE

 

Zhongguo yin hua (bao zi) zhi wu ke shu ci dian = Zhongguo yinhua (baozi) zhiwu ke shu cidian / Zang Mu, Li Xingjiang zhu bian.
Beijing Shi : Gao deng jiao yu chu ban she, 2011.
CRYPT REF 582.21 DIC

 

Flora of the Guianas. Series A, Phanerogams. Fasc. 28, Leguminosae : subfamily 87. Mimosoideae / R.C. Barneby, J.W. Grimes & O. Poncy
Richmond, Surrey : Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2011.
581.9(88) GOR

 

Fern flora of Taiwan / Yea-Chen Liu, Wen-Liang Chiou, Ho-Yih Liu
Taipei, Taiwan : Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, 2009.
FERNS 582.35(51) LIU

 

Panarctic checklist : lichens and lichenicolous fungi / [Hörður Kristinsson, Mikhail Zhurbenko & Eric Steen Hansen].
Akureyri, Iceland : CAFF, 2010.
LICHENS 582.29 KRI Q

 

The last great plant hunt : the story of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank / Carolyn Fry, Sue Seddon and Gail Vines.
Richmond, Surrey : Kew Publishing, 2011.
502.7 FRY Q

 

Revision of <Eryngium> L. (Apiaceae-Saniculoideae) : general part and palaearctic species / by Arno Wörz
Stuttgart [u.a.] : Schweizerbart, 2011.
582.4P80 WOR Q

 


General

 

Exploring environmental history : selected essays / T.C. Smout.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011.
L 10A o SMO

Ecossistemas costeiros do Espírito Santo : conservação e preservação / Luis Fernando Tavares de Menezes, Fábio Ribeiro Pires, Oberdan José Pereira, organizadores.
Vitória : EDUFES, 2007.
L 76D o ENC

Monsoon traders : the maritime world of the East India Company / H.V. Bowen, John McAleer, Robert Blyth.
London : Scala, cop. 2011.
L 85 o EAS

A user's guide to principal components / J. Edward Jackson.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2003.
L 93 o JAC

Multivariate statistical methods : a primer / Bryan F.J. Manly.
Boca Raton, FL : Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, c2005.
L 93 o MAN

Mineralogy

Timescales of magmatic processes: from core to atmosphere / Anthony Dosseto, Simon P. Turner and James A.Van Orman
Wiley-Blackwell 2011
553.21 TIM  

Ornithology (Tring)

Action plan for the conservation of the Brazilian Merganser (Mergus octosetaceus) / Baz Hughes ... [et al.].
Brasília IBAMA 2006.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 HUG                        

The bird fancier : a journey to Peking / Alastair Morrison.
Canberra, Australia : Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, c2001.
ORNITHOLOGY 96A MOR                       

The egg collectors of Great Britain & Ireland : an update, a compilation of information additional to the original book published in 2000 / by Andrew C. Cole and William M. Trobe.
Leeds : Peregrine Books, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 96 COL                        

Godwits : long-haul champions / Keith Woodley.
North Shore, N.Z. : Raupo, 2009.
ORNITHOLOGY 18(2C) WOO                    

National plan of action for the conservation of albatrosses and petrels / Tatiana Neves ... [et al.].
Brasília : IBAMA, 2006.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 NEV                        

Plano de Ação Nacional para a Conservação de Albatrozes e Petréis (Planacap) / Tatiana Neves
Brasilia, Brazil : ICMBio ; 2006.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 NEV                        

Plano de Ação Nacional para a Conservação de Aves de Rapina / Elisario Strike Soares
Brasilia, Brazil : ICMBio, 2008.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 SOA                        

Plano de Ação Nacional para a Conservação de Galliformes Ameaçadas de Extinção (aracuãs, jacus, jacutingas, mutuns e urus) / L. F. Silveira, E. S. Soares, C. A. Bianchi
Basilia, Brazil : ICMBio, 2008.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 SIL                        

Plano de Ação Nacional para a Conservação do Mutum-de-Alagoas (Miti mitu = Pauxi mitu)
Brasilia, Brazil ; ICMBio ; 2008.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 SIL                        

Plano de manjeo da arara-azul-de-lear (Anodorhynchus leari) Yara de Melo Barros ...[et al].
Brasília IBAMA 2006.
ORNITHOLOGY 88 BAR


Zoology

Rat Island : predators in paradise and the world's greatest wildlife rescue / by William Stolzenburg.
London : Bloomsbury, 2011.
Z 10J o STO

Die Tierwelt der Hohen Tauern hrsg. von der Nationalparkinstitut Hohe Tauern des Hauses der Natur. Eberhard Stüber/Norbert Winding Wirbeltiere
Innsbruck : Tyrolia-Verl., 2011.
Z 72M o STU

Illiustrirovannye opredeliteli svobodnozhivushchikh bespozvonochnykh evraziÄ­skikh moreÄ­ i prilezhashchikh glubokovodnykh chasteÄ­ Arktiki. Tom 2 = Illustrated keys to free-living invertebrates of Eurasian Arctic seas and adjacent deep waters. Vol. 2, Nemertea, Cephalorhyncha, Oligochaeta, Hirudinida, Pogonophora, Echiura, Sipuncula, Phoronida and Brachiopoda / edited by B.I. Sirenko
Moskva : KMK. Tovarishchestvo nauchnykh izdaniÄ­, 2010
Z 72Q o SIR

Moluscos del Mar de Bellinghausen (Anárctica) : observaciones y distribución de los gastrópodos con concha, bivalvos y escafópodos del Oeste de la Península Antártica, recolectados en las Campañas Antárticas Españolas BENTART 2003 Y 2006/ C. Aldea & J. S. Troncoso. 2010.
Z MOLLUSCA 80 o ALD

Field guide to snakes of the Pilbara, Western Australia / Brian Bush and Brad Maryan.
Welshpool DC : Western Australian Museum, 2011.
Z REPTILES 77 BUS

The eponym dictionary of reptiles / Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Z REFERENCE 95B BEO
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Posted on behalf of CAHR.

 

6 December 2011 - 7 December 2011

 

The Centre for Arts and Humanities Research (CAHR) at the Natural History Museum, London, welcomes everyone to this interdisciplinary conference to celebrate the World Collections Programme-funded partnership between the Natural History Museum, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the British Library.

 

The conference will explore the history of botany and the exchange of materials in nineteenth century India. It will specifically explore the collections of Nathaniel Wallich (1786-1854), a major figure in the history and development of botany. We welcome everyone interested in natural history, art history, botany, South Asian studies, social history, history of the British Empire, museum studies and digital humanities to join us for this exciting conference.

 

Register for the conference by 20 November 2011. Full conference fee is £74.85. Day rate (Tuesday 6 December only) is £48.35.

 

The full conference fee includes:

  • Teas and coffees on both days, and a buffet lunch at the Natural History Museum on day one
  • Workshops to include private viewings of the Wallich collections at Kew Gardens on day two
  • A complimentary ticket for entry to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and a wine reception on day two
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The Library catalogue is available online.


If you wish to view these or any other items, please contact the library to arrange an appointment - library(at)nhm.ac.uk or 020 7942 5460.

 

 

Botany

 

An illustrated flora of North Cyprus : an essential guide to the wild flowers of the eastern Mediterranean / D.E. Viney.
Ruggell, Liechtenstein : A.R.G. Ganter Verlag ; Köenigstein, Germany : Distributed by Koeltz Scientific Books, 2011.
581.9(564.3) VIN

Plant discoveries 2007, 2008 and 2009  : new species, varieties and new records / Botanical Survey of India.
Calcutta : Botanical Survey of India, 2007, 2008, 2009.
581.9(54) GOV Q

Linneo a Bologna : l'arte della conoscenza = Linnaeus at Bologna : the art of knowledge : Bologna, Orto e Museo botanico, 22 ottobre 2007-31 gennaio 2008 / a cura di Donatella Biagi Maino e Giovanni Cristofolini.
Torino : Umberto Allemandi, [2007].
92 LIN BIA

The cyclamen of Greece : a guide to the species of cyclamen growing in Greece / Peter Moore and Melvyn Jope
Surrey : The Cyclamen Society, 2011.
582.4P99 MOO

Aquatic plants of Pennsylvania : a complete reference guide / Timothy A. Block and Ann Fowler Rhoads ; illustrations by Anna Anisko.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
581.9(748) BLO Q


Entomology

 

The lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. Memoir 4. Part 2 / Wolfram Mey (ed)
Schwanfeld : Delta Druck ; 2007
SERIALS S 1309 Aa

Buchreihe zur Entomologie : Esperiana Memoir 5 / Hacker, Hermann H.
Schwanfeld : Delta Druck ; 2010
SERIALS S 1309 AaThe Maltese countryside : a pictorial guide to the flora of the Maltese Islands / Guido Bonett and Joe Attard.

 


General

 

Seasonally dry tropical forests : ecology and conservation / edited by Rodolfo Dirzo  ... [et al.].
Washington : Island Press, c2011.
L 10E o SEA

Morphometrics with R / Julien Claude.
New York : Springer, c2008.
L 93 o CLA

Smoking coasts and ice-bound seas: Cook's voyage to the Arctic : catalogue to the exhibition at the Captain Cook Memorial Museum / with contributions from Glyndwr Williams ... [et al.].
Whitby : Captain Cook Memorial Museum, 2008.
L 96 q SMO


Ornithology (Tring)

Avian survivors : the history and biogeography of Palearctic birds / Clive Finlayson.
London : Poyser, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 10 FIN                        

The Norfolk cranes' story / John Buxton and Chris Durdin.
Sheringham : Wren, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 72Aa/9 BUX                    

Sandhill and whooping cranes : ancient voices over America's wetlands / Paul A. Johnsgard.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 75C JOH                       

Vögel : die ornithologische Sammlung des Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch Oldenburg / Kay Fuhrmann, Carsten Ritzau.
[Birds: The ornithological collection of the Landesmuseum Natur und mensch Oldenburg, Germany (Aves)]
Darmstadt : Primus, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 97 LAN                        

Avifauna of the eastern Himalayas and southeastern sub-Himalayan mountains : center of endemism or many species in marginal habitats? / edited by Swen C. Renner and John H. Rappole.
Washington, D.C. : American Ornithologists' Union, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY S 5101 E                      

Birds of Melanesia : The Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. / by Guy Dutson.  Illustrated by Richard Allen, Adam Bowley, John Cox and Tony Disley.
London, : Christopher Helm, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 77B DUT                       

Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii and the Central and West Pacific / text and ill. by Ber van Perlo.
London : Collins, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 77 PER                        

Birds of North America and Greenland / by Norman Arlott.
London : Collins, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 75 ARL                        

Birds of Seychelles / Adrian Skerrett, Tony Disley.
London : Christopher Helm, cop. 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 79 SKE                        

Guía de nidos de aves del Paraguay. / by Martín de la Peña. Illustración; Gabriela Arancio. Adaptación para Paraguay: Hugo del castillo y Arne Lesterhuis.
[Guide to nests of birds of Paraguay]
Asunción, Paraguay : Guyra Paraguay, 2010.
EGG PEN                                   

Hunting tactics of peregrines and other falcons / Dick Dekker.
Surrey, B.C. : Hancock House, c2009.
ORNITHOLOGY 18(1F) DEK                    

Die Vogelarten - The Bird Species, Charadriiformes : Systematik der Vogelarten und -unterarten der Erde - Systematics of the Bird Species and Subspecies of the world / Norbert Bahr.
Minden, Westf : CHRIST MEDIA NATUR, 2011.
ORNITHOLOGY 70 BAH


Zoology

Priority! : the dating of scientific names in ornithology / edited by Edward C. Dickinson, Leslie K. Overstreet, Robert J. Dowsett.
Eastbourne : Aves, 2011.
Z 18 q PRI

Shell houses and grottoes / Hazelle Jackson.
Princes Risborough : Shire, 2001.
Z 35 o JAC

Cosmopolitan earthworms: an eco-taxonomic guide to the peregrine species of the world / by Robert J. Blakemore
Yokohama : VermEcology So(i)lution, 2010.
Z ANNELIDA 40C BLA

Workshop on research and conservation of the genus <Sotalia> : book of abstracts / editors: Salvatore Siciliano ... [et al.]
Rio de Janeiro : Armação dos Búzios, 2006.
Z MARINE MAMMALS 17F WOR

British seashells : a guide for collectors and beachcombers / Paul Chambers ; original Victorian illustrations by George Sowerby.
Barnsley : Remember When, 2009.
Z MOLLUSCA 72A o CHA

Amphibians, reptiles and turtles of the Cimarron National Grassland, Kansas / Joseph T. Collins, Suzanne L. Collins, Travis W. Taggart ; with photographs by Suzanne L. Collins.
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Forest Service , 2011
Z REPTILES 75 COL
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The Library catalogue is available online at www.nhm.ac.uk/library


If you wish to view these or any other items, please contact the library to arrange an appointment library@nhm.ac.uk or 020 7942 5460

 

 

Botany

 

 

RHS Plant Finder 2011-2012 / devised by Chris Philip and realised by Tony Lord ; editor-in-chief Janet Cubey ; RHS editors, James Armitage ; compiler Judith Merrick.
London : Dorling Kindersley, 2011.
REFERENCE QR 20

 

Lichen flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert region. Vol. 3, (balance of the microlichens, and the lichenicolous fungi) / ed. by Thomas H. Nash III, Corinna Gries and Frank Bungartz
Tempe, Ariz. : Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, 2007.
LICHEN 582.29 NAS

 

The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles : an identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae / edited by David M. John, Brian A. Whitton, Alan J. Brook
2nd ed.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
ALGAE 582.26(28:410) FRE Q

 

 

Entomology

                      
Phylogenetics : the theory of phylogenetic systematics / Wiley, E. O.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
15 o WIL

 

Aracnidi sotteranei delle Alpi Occidentali italiane / Isaia, Marco
Torino : Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali; 2011
ARACHNIDA 29A ISA

 

Biology of snail-killing Sciomyzidae flies / Knutson, Lloyd Vernon
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
DIPTERA K.33a

 


General

 

Wrestling with nature : from omens to science / edited by Peter Harrison, Ronald L. Numbers, and Michael H. Shank.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
L 3 o WRE

 

Africa as a living laboratory : empire, development, and the problem of scientific knowledge, 1870-1950 / Helen Tilley.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
L 74 o TIL

 

The lost photographs of Captain Scott : unseen photogrpahs from the legendary Antarctic Expedition  / David M. Wilson.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2011.
L 80 o WIL

 

Learning conversations in museums / edited by Gaea Leinhardt, Kevin Crowley, Karen Knutson.
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002.
L 84 o LEA

 

 

Zoology

 

The afterlives of animals : a museum menagerie / edited by Samuel J.M.M. Alberti.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011.
Z 3A o AFT

 

Guía de campo de los mamíferos de Uruguay : introducción al estudio de los mamíferos / Enrique M. González.
[Montevideo, Uruguay] : Vida Silvestre, Sociedad Uruguaya para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, 2001.
Z MAMMALS 76E GON

 

Brasil mar das baleias (Brazil Sea of Whales)/ Márcia Engel, Enrico Marcovaldi.
São Paulo Bambu 2007.
Z MARINE MAMMALS 17F ENG

 

Stadi di accrescimento del molluschi marini del Mediterraneo. Vol. 2; Stages of growth of the marine molluscs of the Mediterranean Sea. / M. Scaperrotta, S. Bartolini & C. Bogi
Ancona : L'Informatore Piceno, 2010
Z MOLLUSCA 72P q SCA

 

Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa / ed. by Alwyn P. Marais & Alan D. Seccombe.
Groenkloof : Centre for Molluscan Studies, 2010.
Z MOLLUSCA 74G q IDE

 

The Maltese countryside : a pictorial guide to the flora of the Maltese Islands / Guido Bonett and Joe Attard.
San Gwann, Malta : Publishers Enterprises Group (PEG), 2005.
EURO HERBARIUM 581.9(458.2) BON Q