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Philippines Butterflies: Advance copies now available

Posted by David Penney on

We have just received our advance copies of Field Guide to Butterflies of The Philippines by Peter B. Hardy and James M. Lawrence and they look GREAT! All the 947 known Philippine butterfly species are listed in this book, with two-thirds of them illustrated in 1,080 photographs on 157 colour plates, representing the most comprehensive treatment of the fauna to date. “This work will undoubtedly generate a new era in the study of butterflies of this region, an accessible guide that will underpin many a serious study to come in butterfly biology, ecology and, most importantly, conservation.”Prof Roger L.H. Dennis...

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Philippines Butterflies: Preorder now at 20% discount!

Posted by David Penney on

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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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

Posted by David Penney on

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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Top 5 tips for would-be fossil collectors

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Yesterday, Craig Chapman of UKAFH (UK Amateur Fossil Hunters) was interviewed by Wynne Evans on BBC Radio Wales about how to get started with fossil collecting in the UK, and in Wales in particular. The 10 minute interview starts at around 35 mins 45 secs in and can be heard by clicking here (but is only available for the next 29 days). Craig is a co-author of our new title, due out one week today, but advance copies are available via our website. Click the cover below to find out more and see what people are saying about this great...

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