Containing more than 4000 bibliographical entries, this is a critical review of information - published and unpublished, world-wide - on the behaviour and ecology of dragonflies (Insecta: order Odonata) in all stages of the life cycle for both physical and biotic environments. The author integrates information about tropical and temperate species in functional and evolutionary contexts, and reviews facts and ideas in the context of current biological thinking. The treatment emphasizes diversity of behaviour, as well as broad patterns.
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Book Description Collins, London., 1985. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Limpback edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. PAPERBACK. Condition: VG. \A clear plastic sheet has been shrunk wrapped over the book. Bookseller Inventory # 016598
Book Description Collins, London, Collins, The New Naturalist, 1960, 1960. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. SOFTBACK original printed card pages: [viii] 260 illus. 200 colour photographs 70 140mm x 215mm (5.5 x 8.5") as new. Bookseller Inventory # 15689
Book Description LONDON COLLINS, 1985. SOFTBACK COPY IN THE NEW NATURALIST SERIES, NUMBER 41. SOME WEAR TO THE COVERS, BUT VERY GOOD CONDITION. 70 PHOTOGRAPHS, 200 MAPS AND DIAGRAMS AND A KEY TO LARVAE BY A.E. GARDNER. Bookseller Inventory # 31041
Book Description Collins, London, 1985. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Softcover Edition. 1985. First paperback edition with a new preface (the firsat edition was in 1960). [xiv], 260pp., numerous black and white illustrations, 200 maps and diagrams, and a key to larvae by A.E. Gardner. This is a sought after volume in Collins' famous 'New Naturalist Library' series, renowned for its investigative approach to natural history. This intensive study throws light on the whole order of Odonata, one of the oldest groups of insects, cvoering their life history, ecology and ethology. The wokr was firtst published in 1960 and this edition has a new preface. In order to achieve an economic price it has been necessary to reproduce the colour plates of the original edition in black and white. The book is in very good condition with some shelf wear on the covers and rubbing to the spine ends and spine edges. The corners are also rubberd with slight curling and small creases. The contents are tight and clean with no inscription. Size: 8.5'' Tall. Bookseller Inventory # Nature109
Book Description LONDON COLLINS, 1985. SOFTBACK COPY IN THE NEW NATURALIST SERIES, NUMBER 41. VERY GOOD CONDITION. 70 PHOTOGRAPHS, 200 MAPS AND DIAGRAMS AND A KEY TO LARVAE BY A.E. GARDNER. Bookseller Inventory # 30878
Book Description Collins, 1960. New Naturalist limpback covered 1st edition and VG+ with no marks. Bookseller Inventory # 37936
Book Description London: Collins, 1985. Reprint. Paperback: pictorial card wrappers by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis. New Naturalist no.41, originally published in 1960; this first 'limpback' edition contains a new preface by the 3 authors. 260pp. With 70 b&w photos, 200 maps and diagrams, and key to the larvae by A.E.Gardner. Very Good. Light rubbing to edges and spine, small mark to back, otherwise clean wrappers and pages. Bookseller Inventory # 24032
Book Description 1985 Collins, 1985. Paperback. 1985 1st limp bound edition, very good, slight creasing on top outer corners of some pages. Card wrappers very good, slightly faded, slightly worn on edges. Bookseller Inventory # N41C
Book Description Collins., 1985. Book Condition: Very Good. Softback. Book- VG. 8.5x5.5. 260pp. 70 b/w photos, 200 maps & diags. An intensive study of the British dragonfly, written by three very distinguished naturalists. In exploring the life histories of the various dragonfly species, it illuminates our misunderstanding of the order as a whole. Bookseller Inventory # 1894701