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Fossils of Folkestone, Kent: PRE-ORDER NOW and SAVE 20%

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We are very pleased to announce that our forthcoming title: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland is almost ready to go to the printer.   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 in a series of 100 full-page, colour plates. The author has been collecting fossils at Folkestone...

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MEGA FLASH SUMMER SALE up to 50% off RRP on ALL TITLES!

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Welcome to our FIRST mega sale, including up to 50% off the RRP on all titles ... but hurry as this offer can be removed at any moment. The sale is restricted to retail customers only and we do not know when or if it will be repeated. There will be something for everybody here, so please take a look at the broad range of entomology, palaeontology and general natural history titles we have available, ranging from field guides, edited volumes, monographs, photographic atlases, etc. No codes are required as all the titles are discounted accordingly on our website. Also,...

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600+ citations! Biodiversity of Fossils in Amber - £25 off RRP

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It is always a pleasure to hear that our books are valued and used by our customers, whether they be general readers, students or academics. It is also encouraging to see an increasing number of overseas institutional libraries stocking our titles for research purposes. A quick search of academic citation records shows that many of our titles have been cited in the scientific literature to date, but by far the best in this regard is our title: Biodiversity of Fossils in Amber from the Major World Deposits, edited by David Penney and published in 2010.  It was reviewed in the...

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Philippines Butterflies: Advance copies now available

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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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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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