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New Release and review: Jurassic Fossils of the West Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce the release of our latest title: Jurassic Fossils of the West Dorset Coast: A Time Traveller's Journal by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers, with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz. ISBN 978-1-8381528-5-7, 160 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover, 250+ colour photographs & illustrations click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order ReviewsEverything Dinosaur blog: This book takes the form of an Edwardian diary. Imagine finding on the beach at Charmouth an old journal that catalogues the visit of two Edwardian gentlemen to the...

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New Book Review: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World

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Click cover to go to product page and order your copy We are very pleased to announce an excellent review of our recent title New Book Review: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World by Adrian Spalding, in the Entomologist's Rec. J. Var. 134 (2022): 52 (edited snippets follow): This is one of the more interesting books that has crossed my desk the last year. The author presents a fascinating review of the modern-day perceptions of wildlife conservation. It successfully avoids the bottomless pits of perceived wisdom and foregone conclusion, to present a refreshing interpretation of...

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New book review: An Illustrated History of Butterflies of the Afrotropical Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues and Socotra

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We are very pleased to announce the publication of a new book review of: An Illustrated History of Butterflies of the Afrotropical Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues and Socotra by James M. Lawrence and Mark C. Williams. The review, in Metamorphosis (Official Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa) Volume 32 (2021), Editorial content: 20 - 20 by Jeremy C.H. Dobson is available online here) and reads as follows:I remember paging through Bernard d’Abrera’s Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region for the first time: my eye would frequently be drawn to some image of an extraordinary butterfly...

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Forthcoming title - 10% discount: Jurassic Fossils from the West Dorset Coast: A Time Traveller's Journal

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We are very pleased to announce that our latest volume, Jurassic Fossils from the West Dorset Coast: A Time Traveller's Journal, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers is now very near completion. The expected formal release date is 1st February, 2022. Click cover to go to product page for more info and 10% pre-release discount on your order The ability to travel through time, whether it is to fix a mistake in the past or gain insight into the future, has long been embraced by science fiction and debated by theoretical physicists. An old journal, found on a Dorset beach,...

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75% off Alfred Russel Wallace books until Jan 1st

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We are pleased to offer 75% off our three Alfred Russel Wallace book titles until Jan 1st. No code required. Click covers to see product pages for more info and to order your copies. This will be the final opportubity to purchase these titles at discount price prior to our stock recycling clearance in early January, so jump on this offer now to avoid disappointment.

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