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New Books on Entomology & Natural History Books Oct/Nov 2018

A selection of new and forthcoming titles on Entomology and other natural history available from Pemberley Books

Highlights include:
* The long awaited 'Handbook to Bees of Britain and Ireland' by George Else and Mike Edwards - on Special Offer until the end of November.
* 'Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera' by Stephen Marshall, with 4,500 colour photographs - the same format as his much acclaimed work 'Flies: The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera'

New Titles

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Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles. Vol. 1-2

by Else, G.R.; Edwards, M.

Cat No. : 35740, Published : 2018, Illustrations : col photos, line drawings, distribution maps

£130.00 £150.00 (Save £20.00)

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This 2-volume set provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the current state of knowledge of the British bee fauna. As well as original work, it draws upon a wide range of sources and. . .(more)


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Die Wildbienen Deutschlands

by Westrich, P.

Cat No. : 36248, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 1700 col photos, 17 text figs, 14 tables

Hardback £95.00

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Text German. Comprehensive treatment of the wild bees of Germany. The author describes the habits, brood care and nests, predators and parasites, relationship between bees and flowers, threats and. . .(more)


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Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera

by Marshall, S.A.

Cat No. : 35518, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 4500 col photos, illus, charts

Hardback £52.50 £65.00 (Save £12.50)

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An accessible but comprehensive overview of beetles, illustrated with 4500 photographs. From the author of the acclaimed 'Flies: The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera' and 'Insects: Their. . .(more)


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A Coleopterist's Handbook

by Cooter, J.; Barclay, M. (Eds)

Cat No. : 36254, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 32 pages of col photos, text figs

Paperback £28.00

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4th edition, reprinted in paperback. Essential reference for the Coleopterist.. . .(more)


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Les Coléoptères de la province de Kerguelen (îles subantarctiques de l’océan Indien) Faune de France 99

by Voisin, J.-F.; Chapelin-Viscardi, J.-D.; Ponel, P.; Rapp, M.

Cat No. : 36101, Published : 2017, Illustrations : 29 col plates, 51 figs

Paperback £52.00

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Text French. With this volume the 'Faune de France' widens its horizons by covering the fauna of one of the French overseas territories, the Province of Kerguelen, or the Desolation Islands, in the. . .(more)


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The Secret Life of Flies

by McAlister, E.

Cat No. : 36305, Published : 2018, Illustrations : col illus

Paperback £9.99

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Cat No. : 31396, Published : 2017, Illustrations : col illus

Hardback £14.99

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Enter a hidden world of snail killers, silly names and crazy sex - the author dispels many common misconceptions and reveals how truly amazing, exotic and important these creatures really are. From. . .(more)


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Culicipedia: Species-group, genus-group and family-group names in Culicidae (Diptera)

by Harbach, R.E.

Cat No. : 36372, Published : 2018

Hardback £175.00

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Mosquitoes are undeniably one of the most studied groups of insects due to their great impact on human health as the agents that transmit the pathogens which cause malaria, filariasis and numerous. . .(more)


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Chironomidae (Diptera) of Ireland - A review, checklist and their distribution in Europe

by Murray, D.A.; O'Connor, J.P.; Ashe, P.J.

Cat No. : 35892, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 1041 maps, 20 figs (some col)

Paperback £24.00

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Grasshoppers of Greece

by Willemse, L.P.M.; Kleukers, R.M.J.C.; Odé, B.

Cat No. : 35931, Published : 2018, Illustrations : col photos, sonograms, distribution maps

Paperback £39.50

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A richly illustrated book treating the grasshoppers, crickets and bush-crickets of Greece. With a key, genus descriptions, distribution maps and oscillograms. This is the first easy to use. . .(more)


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Field Guide to the Butterflies of Sri Lanka

by van der poorten, G.M.; van der Poorten, N.

Cat No. : 35927, Published : SEP 2018, Illustrations : 1154 col photos, distribution maps

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A compact, easy-to-carry field guide covering all 248 species found in Sri Lanka including 31 endemic species. Illustrated with 1154 color photographs of live individuals of each species depicting. . .(more)


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Climate Change and British Wildlife

by Beebee, T.

Cat No. : 36240, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 260 col photos + illus

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There is no escaping the fact that the British climate is changing, and our wildlife is changing with it. In this remarkable account, Trevor Beebee examines the story so far for our plant, fungi and. . .(more)


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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

by Tree, I.

Cat No. : 36370, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 16 col + b/w plates, col illus

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Forced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap. . .(more)


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Sphagnum Mosses: The Stars of European Mires

by Laine, J.; Flatberg, K.I.; Harju, P.; Timonen, T.; Minkkinen, K.; Laine, A.; Tuittila, E.S.; Vasander, H.

Cat No. : 36239, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 1000+ col photos, line drawings

Paperback £62.00

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Describes the 60 species of European Sphagnum mosses to aid both identification in the field and in microscopic study in the laboratory. The many photographs show both the macroscopic and microscopic. . .(more)


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The Wren: A Biography

by Moss, S.

Cat No. : 36371, Published : 2018, Illustrations : col illus, b&w photos

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From the bestselling author of The Robin: A Biography. The wren is a paradox of a bird. On the one hand wrens are ubiquitous. They are Britain's most common bird, with 8.5 million breeding pairs and. . .(more)


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A Field Guide to the Birds of Taiwan

by Hsiao, Mu-Chi; Li, Cheng-Lin; Wu, Jian-Long

Cat No. : 35917, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 190 col plates, distribution maps

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Text English. Includes over 670 species found in Taiwan including 27 endemic species and 56 endemic subspecies. The colour plates illustrate seasonal, age, sexual, and subspecies differences. Also. . .(more)


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Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

by Vallely, A.C.; Dyer, D.

Cat No. : 35531, Published : 2018, Illustrations : 260 col plates

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Cat No. : 35578, Published : OCT 2018, Illustrations : 260 col plates

Hardback £77.00

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Birds of Central America is the first comprehensive field guide to the avifauna of the entire region, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Handy and. . .(more)


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Bat Roosts in Trees: A Guide to Identification and Assessment for Tree-Care and Ecology Professionals

by Bat Tree Habitat Key

Cat No. : 36373, Published : 2018, Illustrations : col photos, col illus, col tables

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This is a guide to finding tree-roosts. It is the result of the collaborative efforts of professional surveyors and amateur naturalists across Europe as part of the Bat Tree Habitat Key project, and. . .(more)


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Exploring Britains Hidden World: A natural history of seabed habitats

by Hiscock, K.

Cat No. : 34795, Published : 2018, Illustrations : col photos

Hardback £25.00

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A wealth of information about what lives on and in the seabed has been brought together in one sumptuously illustrated volume. The author describes the incredible variety of marine life that exists. . .(more)


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Field Guide to the Ladybirds of Britain and Ireland

by Roy, H.; Brown, P.M.J.

Cat No. : 35048, Published : NOV 2018, Illustrations : 100 col photos, 50 plates

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Cat No. : 35047, Published : NOV 2018, Illustrations : 100 col photos, 50 plates

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This brand new illustrated field guide covers all 47 species of ladybird occurring in Britain and Ireland in a handy and easy-to-use format. Twenty-six species are colourful and conspicuous and. . .(more)


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Rocky Shores

by Archer-Thomson, J.; Cremona, J.

Cat No. : 36300, Published : FEB 2019, Illustrations : col illus

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This book explores the species, communities and landscape of the narrow strip of land along our coastline. Limited in extent it may be, but no other habitat in Britain is as extreme and dynamic. As. . .(more)


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Les larves de libellules de Paul-André Robert L'Oeuvre d'une vie / Die Libellenlarven von Paul-André Robert sein Lebenswerk

by Brochard, C.; Robert, P.-A.

Cat No. : 36260, Published : DEC 2018, Illustrations : col illus

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Paul-André Robert (1901-1977) was a Swiss artist and naturalist. In Europe Robert is best known for his book Les Libellules (‘Dragonflies’), which appeared in 1958. Less well-known is the fact that. . .(more)


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Bees of Australia A Photographic Exploration

by Dorey, J.

Cat No. : 36247, Published : OCT 2018, Illustrations : col illus

Paperback £43.50

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Bees of Australia is an introduction to the native bees of Australia. There are an estimated 2000 to 3000 bee species in Australia.. . .(more)


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