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From Gaia to Selfish Genes: Selected Writings in the Life Sciences, Barlow, Connie, editor
1 Barlow, Connie, editor From Gaia to Selfish Genes: Selected Writings in the Life Sciences
Cambridge (MA) and London MIT Press 1992 0262521784 / 9780262521789 First Paperback Paperback Good Quarto 
273 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Creasing to corners. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Writings from over 30 scientists and science writers, including James Lovelock on Gaia, Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan on symbiosis in the cell, Robert Axelrod and William Hamilton on the evolution of cooperation, E. O. Wilson on sociobiology and Richard Dawkins on selfish genes and memes. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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2 Bentley, Peter J. Comparative Vertebrate Endocrinology: Third Edition
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1998 0521629985 / 9780521629980 Third Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
xx, 526 pp. Faint scuffing to illustrated covers. All else as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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3 Biddle, Wayne A Field Guide to Germs
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1995 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xix, 196 pp. Corners of covers slightly bent, laminate just lifting from one corner. Light edgewear, Page edges lightly sunned. Spine uncreased. Interior clean and tightly bound. Black-and-white illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 Brown, T. A., editor Essential Molecular Biology: A Practical Approach. Volumes 1 and 2
Oxford New York Tokyo IRL Press at Oxford University Press 1995 0199631115 / 9780199631117 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
xix, 299 pp. (v.1), xx, 296 pp. (v.2). Two-volume set. Bumping to lower corner of vol. 1 and small creases to following pages. Volume 2 as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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5 Cranston, Peter, editor Chironomids: From Genes to Ecosystems
East Melbourne CSIRO 1994 0643056564 / 9780643056565 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
vi, 482 pp. A little creasing to lower end of backstrip. Large heavy book, probably not suitable for posting overseas. Will cost $9.00 to ship anywhere in Australia. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Doomsday Book of Animals. A Unique Natural History of Vanished Species., Day, David. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
6 Day, David. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh The Doomsday Book of Animals. A Unique Natural History of Vanished Species.
London Ebury Press 1981 0 85223 183 0 / 9780852231838 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Tim Bramfitt, Peter Hayman, Mick Loates, Maurice Wilson 
288 pp. Edgewear, including chipping, wrinkling, discolouration, to unclipped dw. Faint discolouration and a couple of light splotches to edges of text block. Faint yellowing to outer page margins. Internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. "David Day documents for the first time the extinction of almost 300 species and subspecies over the last 300 years ... (and) gives a 'waiting list' of 400 critically endangered species which will concern all readers of this immensely valuable book." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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7 Egginton, S., and H. F. Ross, eds. Oxygen Transport in Biological Systems: Modelling of Pathways from Environment to Cell
Cambridge Cambridge Univ Press 1992 0521414881 / 9780521414883 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
298 pp. Very slight wear to covers. Society for Experimental Biology Seminar Series 51. G. Shelton, Model applications in respiratory physiology; R. Alexander and I.S. Young, Dynamic models of breathing; S.F. Perry, Morphometry of vertebrate gills and lungs: a critical review; T.M. Mayhew, The structural basis of oxygen diffusion in the human placenta; A. Bellelli and G. di Prisco, Thermodynamic and stereochemical modelling of vertebrate haemoglobin; J.H.G.M. van Beek, Fractal models of heterogeneity in organ blood flow; S. Egginton and H.F. Ross, Planar analysis of tissue capillary supply; L. Hoofd, Updating the Krogh model -- assumptions and extensions; K. Groebe, Factors important in modelling oxygen supply to red muscle; P.M. Beckett and W. Armstrong, The modelling of convection and diffusion-driven aeration in plants. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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8 Lackie, J.M., and P. C. Wilkinson, editors Biology of the Chemotactic Response (Society for Experimental Biology, Seminar Series 12)
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1981 0521298970 / 9780521298971 First Paperback Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 177 pp. Front cover of illustrated wraps is a little curled. Very light scuffing and pen mark to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Introduction to Proteomics: Tools for the New Biology, Liebler, Daniel C.
9 Liebler, Daniel C. Introduction to Proteomics: Tools for the New Biology
Totowa, New Jersey Humana Press 2001 0896039927 / 9780896039926 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
ix, 198 pp. Very light wear to covers. Internally as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Earth Before History - Man's Origin and the Origin of Life, Perrier, Edmond
10 Perrier, Edmond The Earth Before History - Man's Origin and the Origin of Life
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. 1925 First Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
345pp. + 15pp of publisher's ads. Page edges moderately foxed, pages themselves only occasionally affected by minor foxing, mostly concentrated around first few pages. Small previous owner's stamp to endpapers and half-title. Binding very tight. Boards with light general wear, particularly at spine and corners. Gilt design to front cover is very bright. Maps, bibliography, index. Series: The History of Civilization. This volume discusses the formation of the earth, and the origin and evolution of life forms. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Schuhmacher, Eugen The Last of the Wild: On the Track of Rare Animals
London Collins 1968 First English Language Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
315 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clipped. Light general wear to jacket and grey cloth boards. Internally clean and solidly bound. Maps to endpapers. Black-and-white and colour illustrations throughout. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Smyth, J. D., and M. M. Smyth Frogs As Host-Parasite Systems I: An Introduction to Parasitology through the Parasites of Rana temporaria, R. esculenta and R. pipiens
London and Basingstoke Macmillan 1980 0333235657 / 9780333235652 First Paperback Paperback Good Landscape Octavo 
ix, 112 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Scuffing to lower edge of text block; faint foxing to upper edge. Upper corner of first page (half-title) has been messily rubbed through during an attempt to erase a previous name or price. Creases to upper and lower corners of pages. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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In Mendel's Footnotes: An introduction to the Science and Technologies of Genes and Genetics from the 19th century to the 22nd, Tudge, Colin
13 Tudge, Colin In Mendel's Footnotes: An introduction to the Science and Technologies of Genes and Genetics from the 19th century to the 22nd
London Random House / Jonathan Cape 2000 0224059777 / 9780224059770 First British Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
354 pp. Dustjacket and book as new. "Once we understand what Mendel did and why -- and why nobody did it sooner -- all subsequent advances fall naturally into place and a brilliant light is thrown onto the future of humanity." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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