Category: Primates


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Cousins: Our Primate Relatives (BBC/Discovery Channel)

By: Dunbard, Robin; Barrett, Louise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DK: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295390

ISBN: 0789471558

Condition: Near Fine

First edition. Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 2000 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. The extraordinary group of animals that demonstrate inquiring minds, sociable natures, superb agility, and manipulative ability -- the primates -- are the subject of this absorbing book. As human we consider ourselves the most remarkable creatures on earth, and yet the peculiar characteristics of the primates fascinate us and remind us of ourselves. Cousins covers every aspect of the world of primates, including the latest scientific theories about their behavior and evolution. The first chapter takes the reader in... View more info

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By: Godwin, Sara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Friedman / Fairfax: 1994

Seller ID: 1919455

ISBN: 1567991041

Condition: Near Fine

Minimal wear to corners. 1994 Stapled Binding. 128 pp. From Gorilla myths spread by early explorers to modern-day research proving the gorilla's intelligence, Gorillas tells the story of our interactions with the gentlest of the great apes. The studies conducted by George Schaller and Dian Fossey have taught us much about the lives of gorillas in the wild. Gorillas explores their intriguing habits and social behavior as it takes you through a typical gorilla day and presents important conservation issues. Gorillas also discusses gorillas in captivity, such as Koko, who have learned to speak an... View more info

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In the Shadow of Man

By: Goodall, Jane [van Lawick-Goodall, Jane]

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Delta Books: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2300067

Condition: Good

3rd printing. Lightly rubbed, faint toning. 1971 Trade Paperback. Goodall's pioneering work on Chimpanzee intelligence and social structure. View more info

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In the Shadow of Man

By: Goodall, Jane; Wrangham, Richard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261800

ISBN: 0547334168

Condition: Near Fine

Ink note on half-title page. 2000 Trade Paperback. xxx, 302 pp. World-renowned primatologist, conservationist, and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall’s account of her life among the wild chimpanzees of Gombe is one of the most enthralling stories of animal behavior ever written. Her adventure began when the famous anthropologist Dr. Louis Leakey suggested that a long-term study of chimpanzees in the wild might shed light on the behavior of our closest living relatives. Accompanied by only her mother and her African assistants, she set up camp in the remote Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Reserve in Tanza... View more info

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Beauty and the Beasts: Woman, Ape and Evolution

By: Jahme, Carole

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Soho: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205838

ISBN: 1569472319

Condition: Near Fine

First edition. A few light smudges to top page ridge. Near fine. Near Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. x, 406 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. Animal magnetism . . . or a disturbance in the field? What is it with female primatologists and their chimpanzees, orangutans, and gorillas? The sheer number of women in this field is startling, as are the dangers they risk pursuing their beloved subjects. Fiercely dedicated and devoted, they go to remarkable lengths to conduct their studies and to protect their great apes from poachers, revolutions, and human contamination. It is an impressive array of... View more info

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The Deluge and the Ark

By: Peterson, Dale; Goodall, Jane (Foreword)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1913197

ISBN: 0380711990

Condition: Very Good

First paperback printing. Spine creased, pages lightly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. 378 pp. Tells of the Deluge unleashed by human primates, homo sapiens, on the world's nonhuman primates, but also of the Ark - sanctuaries, reserves, captive breeding programmes, rehabilitation efforts and so on - that may help save the primates and other animals. View more info

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The New Illustrated Natural History

By: Wood, J.G. [John George]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2206713

Condition: Near Fine

A couple minor spots on front board, ink name and date on title page. 1874 Full-Leather. Beautiful full tree calf, extensive gilt decorations on spine and turn-ins, red leather spine label with gilt titles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A work of natural history by the author who popularized the field, illustrated with engravings throughout. Revised and adapted from J.G. Wood's earlier work 'Illustrated Natural History', originally published in 1853. View more info