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Trilobites of the British Isles: Advance copies just in!

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We are very pleased to announce that a limited number of advance copies of Trilobites of the British Isles by Dr Robert Kennedy and Sinclair Stammers are now available at 20% discount. For more info about this lavishly illustrated volume (approximately 800 colour photos over 384 pages) see below or click the image to go to the product page and order your copy, but hurry as the discount offer will expire shortly. From the back cover Trilobites of the British Isles is the first illustrated modern overview of the trilobite faunas of Great Britain and the Irish Republic. It is...

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NEW BOOK REVIEW: Field Guide to Butterflies of The Philippines

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We are pleased to announce a nice review of our recent title: Field Guide to Butterflies of The Philippines has just been published in the latest edition of Antenna, the Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society (2018, 42(1): 36, - snippets): "The book was written by two experienced lepidopterists: Peter B. Hardy, a retired civil servant with a passion for Lepidoptera from Cheshire who is the sole author of ‘Butterflies of Greater Manchester’ and (co)author of some 50 papers on butterfly ecology and diversity, and Dr James M. Lawrence of the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa who is the...

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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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