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The Greatest Show on Earth; The Evidence for Evolution

by Dawkins, Richard

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Published
2009
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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9781416594789
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Free Press, New York, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. "Intelligent Design" is being taught in our schools; educators are being asked to "teach the controversy" behind evolutionary theory. There is no controversy. Dawkins sifts through rich layers of scientific evidence - from living examples of natural selection to clues in the… Read more
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The Tree of Knowledge; The Biological Roots of Human Understanding (New Science Library)

by Maturana, Humberto R. & Varela, Francisco J.

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Published
1988
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Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877734031
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Shambhala Publications, Boston & London, 1988. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. foreword by Professor J. Z. Young, Oxford University, preface by authors, glossary, sources of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and line drawingscoloured illustrated paperback binding dark brown coloured titles to the front panel and blue… Read more
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The Medusa and the Snail; More Notes of a Biology Watcher

by Thomas, Lewis

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Published
1979
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
ISBN
9780670465682
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Bantam, New York, 1979. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. These Further "Notes of a Biology Watcher" extend the explorations of man and his world that members of the Lives of a Cell will remember with gratitude. Among the other treasures in Dr Thomas's magnificent new book are essays on the human genius… Read more
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the search for our beginning – an enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life

by Hutton Song, Robert

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Published
1983
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
ISBN
9780198585053
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Oxford University Press, Oxford, Great Britain, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs & diagrams. second-hand copy, no damage to the dust jackets, previous owner's name on the 1st page, one page dogeared. No other damage, no annotations otherwise. This book, written for laymen, explains what mysteries meteorite research is unravelled –… Read more
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Shells ; an illustrated guide to a timeless and fascinating world

by Saul, Mary

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Published
1974
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Very Good Condition
Edition
Edition Unstated
ISBN
9780600380481
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Doubleday & Co, New York, 1974. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. the book has a purple splatter across the bottom edge of the pages, and traces of foxing to the front edge of the text block . Internally clean, and free of annotation. Illustrated with charts, diagrams, line drawings, black-and-white photographs and colour… Read more
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Dominant Mammal; The Biology of Human Destiny

by Burnet, Sir F. Macfarlane

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780855610067
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William Heinemann, Melbourne, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Diagrammatic. X, 206 pages, includes bibliography and index. 10 text figures, and illustrated title page, with the illustration being repeated on the front panel of the dust jacket and on the front board of the book. "Dominant Mammal is then, a… Read more
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Spiders Commonly Found in Melbourne and Surrounding Regions

by Walker, Ken L. & Milledge, Graham A

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Published
1992
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Good Condition
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First Edition
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9780958778534
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Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1992. First Edition. Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition. Illustrator: Graham Milledge. introduction by authors, suggested reading, and acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with colour photographs and black-and-white drawings by Graham Milledge. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel. The title says it all. Minor creasing of… Read more
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Dominant Mammal; The Biology of Human Destiny

by Burnet, Sir F. Macfarlane

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780140034226
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Penguin, Ringwood, 1971. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Diagrammatic. Includes bibliography and index. 10 text figures,"Dominant Mammal is then, a biologist's view of the human situation, but that outlook is still a humane one. The author can no more see the future than anyone else. He finds himself swinging between… Read more
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Everyday Miracle

by Eckstein, Gustav

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Published
1970
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
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Harper & Row, Publishers, New York and London, 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Slight rubbing of the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket, price clipping of the front fold over flap. Previous owner's name on the first page, age darkening and spotting of the edges of the paper. Illustrated with black-and-white… Read more
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Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics (Contemporary Biology)

by Stace, Clive A

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713128024
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Edward Arnold, London, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Illustrated. Preface by author, appendix, references and index. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs, line drawings and illustrations. Illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "This book is a concise and up-to-date view of… Read more
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Animals in disguise : a journey into nature's deceptions

by Zborowski, Paul 1955 –

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780730103516
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Reed Books, Balgowlah, NSW, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second-hand copy small tear at the bottom left of the rear panel, and slight loss of colour on the left-hand edge of the front panel. Internally clean, free of annotation. Illustrated with full-page and part page colour plates, and a couple of pages… Read more
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Darwin and his children : his other legacy

by Berra, Tim M. 1943-

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Published
2013
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780199309443
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Oxford University Press, New York, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. While much has been written about the life and works of Charles Darwin, the lives of his ten children remain largely unexamined. Most "Darwin books" consider his children as footnotes to the life of their famous father and close with the death… Read more
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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, and Beasts Tell Us About Evolution, Biodiversity, and Ourselves

by Schilthuizen, Menno

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Published
2010
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
ISBN
9780670785919
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Viking, New York, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Drawings. A clean copy, no damage, with a dust jacket that shows no damage either. In this book the author invites readers to discover animal underbelly is – and along the way celebrates the wondrous genital diversity of life in all shapes and sizes.… Read more
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Man and the Vertebrates: 1 & Man and the Vertebrates: 2 ( A303, A304 )

by Romer, A. S

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Published
1965
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Very Good Condition
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Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1965. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Black-and-white plates & drawings. Aged toning of the page edges, reading creases on the spine, otherwise clean and neat and tidy. Volume 2 has some stippling marks on the front cover which don't show up in the photograph. The purpose of these books is to… Read more
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What Darwin Really Said

by Farrington, Benjamin

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Published
1966
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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Macdonald, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. acknowledgements, introduction by author, bibliography and index. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustup with black, gray and orange coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. "This book records, often in his… Read more
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The How and Why Wonder Book Of the human body 5013

by Keen, Martin

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Published
1970
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
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Wonder Books, New York, 1970. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Darrel Sweet. a clean copy with no damage Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (3), 4-48, pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Darrel Sweet. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Medicine & Health; Biology; Children. Inventory No: 0262976. . … Read more
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the Mitchell Beazley Atlas of the Body and Mind

by Rayner, Claire – contributing editor

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780855330613
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Mitchell Beazley, London, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. the dust jacket is slightly crumpled at the top edge and at the bottom of the spine. Internally clean, illustrated with colour drawings, and photography. There are over 400 illustrations in total, and the book is written to clearly elaborate the interactions of the… Read more
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Racial Myths – the race question in modern science

by Comas, Juan

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Published
1965
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Good Condition
Edition
reprint
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UNESCO, Paris, 1965. reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. there is a split in the spine measuring approximately 1.5 inches starting at the bottom, and the blue has started to dry out. Previous owner's name on the first and last pages. Otherwise clean, and complete. The book looks at general observations on racial prejudices and myth, and… Read more
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The Case of the Midwife Toad

by Koestler, Arthur

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
reprint
ISBN
9780330246422
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Picador, London, 1978. reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 192 pages, acknowledgements, 5 appendices, references, bibliography, index; the book is illustrated with 8 pages of black-and-white photographs. In 1926 an Austrian experimental biologist, Paul Kammerer, committed suicide. The suicide itself came as a climax to a great evolutionary controversy. … Read more
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codes of evolution – the synaptic language revealing the secrets of matter, life and thought

by Dozier, Rush W. Jr

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517586426
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Crown, New York, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: diagrams. a clean copy with no damage to describe of either the dust jacket, or the book. "– Has imaginatively put together a formidable perspective-making collection of facts and ideas about the universe to make comprehensible how all this came to pass and… Read more
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