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September 20, 2011

Very exciting news.


The Natural History Museum's first book for the iPad, the 19th-century masterpiece The Birds of America by John James Audubon, is launched today.


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The Library catalogue is available online at

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



Anthropology / Palaeontology

A geological excursion guide to the North-West Highlands of Scotland / edited by Kathryn M. Goodenough and Maarten Krabbendam.

Edinburgh : Edinburgh Geological Society : National Museums Scotland, 2011.

P 72Ab/1 o EDI


Leonard Horner : pioneering reformer / by Patrick O'Farrell

Edinburgh : Heriot-Watt University, 2010

P 92 o HOR


A woodland archaeology : Neolithic sites at Haddenham / by Christopher Evans & Ian Hodder ; with contributions from David Atkinson ... [et al.] ; principal illustrations by Crane Begg, Marc Berger & Andrew Hall.

Cambridge : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, c2006.

A 3 q EVA


Towards a new Stone Age : aspects of the Neolithic in south-east England / edited by Jonathan Cotton and David Field.

York : Council for British Archaeology, 2004.

A 3 q TOW



Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Volume 2, Dicotyledoneae : Acanthaceae - Asteraceae / Alain Dobignard et Cyrille Chatelain ; avec la collab. de Markus Fischer, Joëlle Orso et Daniel Jeanmonod.

Genève : Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, 2011.

581.9(61) DOB Q


Vanilla orchids : natural history and cultivation / Ken Cameron.

Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2011.

582.4P169 CAM


Rothmaler - Exkursionsflora von Deutschland : Gefäpflanzen: Grundband / Hrsg. E.J. Jäger

Heidelberg, Neckar : Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2011.



Trees of tropical Asia : an illustrated guide to diversity / James V. LaFrankie, Jr. ; with illustrations by the author ; supplemented with photographs by other regional biologists.

Philippines : Black Tree Publications, 2010.

581.9(5) LAF


Sravnitel'naia anatomiia semian. Tom 7, Dvudol'nye Lamiidae, Asteridae / redak. A. L. Takhtadzhiana

Comparative anatomy of seeds : Dicotyledons, Lamiidae, Asteridae

Sankt-Peterburg ; Petropoli : Nauka, 2010.

581.48 ANA


Pollination and floral ecology / Pat Willmer.

Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2011.

581.16 WIL Q


Flora of Iran. No.69, Cistaceae / F. Gholamian

Iran : Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, 2011.

581.9(55) PAR


Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 5, Dicotiledóneas : (Clusiaceae - Gunneraceae) / B. E. Hammel ... [et al.]

St. Louis, Miss. : Missouri Botanical Garden, 2010.

581.9(79P9.86) MAN Q




The superorganism : the beauty, elegance and strangeness of insect societies / Hölldobler, Bert

New York : W. W. Norton & Co., 2009

10G o HOL


Entomología del Parque Nacional Henri Pittier : Aragua, Venezuela / Osuna, Eduardo

Caracas : Fundación Polar, 2000

76B o OSU


Acarorum catalogus. 1, Acariformes: Calyptostomatoidea (Calyptostomatidae), Erythraeoidea (Smarididae, Erythraeidae) / Beron, PetÅ­r

Sofia ; Moscow : Pensoft  ; National Museum of Natural History, Sofia ; Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2008



Wespen / Witt, Rolf

Oldenburg : Vademecum Verlag, 2009




General Natural History


The factory of life : why soil biodiversity is so important / European Commission, Enivronment.

Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Union, 2010.

L 10E o FAC


A strategy for the National Biodiversity Network 2010-2020 / NBN Trust

Nottingham : The Trust, 2010.

L 65A q NAT


Assessing biodiversity in Europe : the 2010 report / European Environment Agency.

Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Union, 2010.

L 72 q EUR


The science of Captain Scott's Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13 : a report on the Scott Exhibition Research Project of the Natural History Museum and the Scott Polar Research Institute / Beau Riffenburgh


L 80 q RIF


Nature's interpreter : the life and times of Alexander von Humboldt / Donald McCrory.

Cambridge, UK : Lutterworth Press, 2010.

L 96A o HUM


The Times comprehensive atlas of the world. 13th ed.

London : Times Books, 2011.

L REFERENCE N 70 TIM – Straight to shelf; not displayed due to size




Aquatic invertebrates of the Ganga River system / Hasko Nesemann

Kathmandu : H. Nesemann, 2007.

Z 73F q AQU


Compendium of Brazilian sea shells / Eliézer de Carvalho Rios.

Rio Grande : Editora Evangraf, 2009.



Shells of the Hawaiian Islands. The sea shells : the verifiable species and their described variants illustrated by 2828 images on 225 plates / by Mike Severns.

Hackenheim : ConchBooks, 2011.



Shells of the Hawaiian Islands. The land shells : the endemic land and freshwater species and their described variants illustrated by 3117 images and 363 maps on 186 plates / by Mike Severns.

Hackenheim : ConchBooks, 2011.



A handbook of Indian crocodiles / Madireddi V. Subba Rao

Delhi : B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2011.