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New book review and special offer: BRITISH POLACANTHID DINOSAURS

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We are very pleased to announce that a nice new review of our recent title: British Polacanthid Dinosaurs by William T. Blows, has just been published in the latest Newsletter of the Palaeontological Association (March 2017, number 94: 97-98) and are pleased to offer a further reduction of £5.00 on our already discounted price using the code: PALASS17 until Sunday. The following is taken from the review (slightly edited): The bulk of the monograph, chapters 3 to 7, are a description of the skeleton as preserved in individual specimens in museum collections. These chapters are richly illustrated with photographs, mostly...

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Philippines Butterflies: Preorder now at 20% discount!

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We are pleased to announce that our latest title: Field Guide to Butterflies of the Philippines is due for formal release on 1st May (though we expect to have some advance copies available for distribution before then) and is now available for pre-order at a discount of 20%. Just click the cover image below to go to the product page where you can find out more about this title and pre-order your copy. This discount will be available for a limited time only, so take a look now to make sure you don't miss out.

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Book Review: Western Indian Ocean Tortoises

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We are very pleased to announce a new review of our title: Western Indian Ocean Tortoises: Ecology, Diversity, Evolution, Conservation, Palaeontology edited by J. Gerlach, which was published in the latest edition of Copeia 104(4):965-976 (December, 2016). From the review: "... a masterful account of the extinct and extant tortoises of these islands. It deserves a place in any herpetologists' or natural historian's library and we highly recommend it. The extensive references alone are worth the price of the book, as they compile a wealth of scattered, difficult-to-access literature. Eminent turtle and primate conservationist Russ Mittermeier wrote a short but...

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New title in preparation: Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation.

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We are very pleased to announce the latest title that is currently in the early stages of preparation, so probably will not be ready for release until late 2018 or early 2019. The title is: Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Middle Devonian Paleoecosystem from Wisconsin, USA by Kenneth (Chris) Gass. This will be a pictorial guide to the animals and plants that lived during the Devonian Period in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, over 380 million years ago, as told by the fossils they left behind. This heavily illustrated book (600 colour photos and line drawings) is supported by the author’s more...

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Forthcoming title: Field Guide to Butterflies of the Philippines

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We are pleased to announce that our forthcoming title Field Guide to Butterflies of The Philippines by Peter B. Hardy and James M. Lawrence is now close to completion and we are expecting to release this magnificent 488-page volume within the next few months. From the back cover The need for a comprehensive field guide to the butterflies of the Philippines has long been apparent. Interest in the butterflies in this country is rapidly moving away from the museum and commercial collector approach towards appreciating them as living organisms with a significant role in the ecosystem.All the 947 known Philippine...

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