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New release: Trilobites of the British Isles, now available on general release

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We are very pleased to announce that our latest title: Trilobites of the British Isles by Dr Robert Kennedy and Sinclair Stammers has now been formally released, as of 1st June, 2018. Reviews American Museum of Natural History Trilobite Website (April 2018; some abridged snippets follow): … when all is said-and-done, perhaps no country on Earth can match Great Britain in terms of either its ground-breaking academic pursuit of the subject, or its available trilobite resources. Written by noted trilobite collector/researcher Dr. Robert Kennedy, with the able assistance of photographer Sinclair Stammers, this highly informative, richly illustrated, 384-page volume goes...

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New book reviews: So you want to be a palaeontologist? and A guide to fossil collecting in England and Wales

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We are pleased to announce the recent publication of nice reviews of two of our recent titles in the latest edition of Down to Earth Magazine (February 2018, number 102, page 32). The books reviewed are: So you want to be a palaeontologist? Practical advice for fossil enthusiasts of all ages by David Penney. (snippets): ...this book takes the subject of palaeontology apart to demonstrate what a study of fossils entails, how it can be studied and then what anyone studying it can do with their new found knowledge and collecting talent. … It is full of practical advice and...

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Coming soon: TRILOBITES OF THE BRITISH ISLES

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We are very pleased to announce that the following title: Trilobites of the British Isles by Dr Robert Kennedy and Sinclair Stammers is due for publication in the next few months. As it currently stands we expect an early May publication date. This lavishly illustrated volume (approximately 800 colour photos over 384 pages) has now been in production for several months and we are just putting the finishing touches on it prior to running off the final printed copies. We expect the RRP to be in the region of £35 to £40 but a pre-release discount offer of around 20%...

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New book review: Field Guide to Butterflies of the Philippines

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We are pleased to announce a new nice book review of our recent title: Field Guide to Butterflies of the Philippines, just published in the journal Tropical Lepidoptera Research (2017, 27(2): 28). The review concludes as follows: "This book is certainly very useful for schools, research institutions, and universities, especially in the Philippines. As a person who grew up in the country, there is definitely a need for schools to have natural history books in their libraries and P. Hardy and J. Lawrence’s book should be in those libraries to help students, teachers, researchers, and citizen scientists in their subjects in biology...

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New Release for 2018: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent

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We are very pleased to announce our first release of 2018, formally published as of today: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland. Click cover below to go to the product page for more info (or see below) and order your copy.   Folkestone is arguably one of the best fossil-hunting grounds in the UK and is especially famed for its great diversity of exceptionally well preserved ammonites. In this family friendly photographic field guide the author covers the major different fossil groups likely to be found in the Lower Greensand, Gault Clay, Chalk and Pleistocene settings. More than 200 fossil species are illustrated...

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